Copley, Greg,: Australians in the Air
Book Number: 0234844
Rigby, Adelaide, 1976. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 1.640 kg.; XIII, 289 pp., acknowledgements, preface, foreword by Sir Norman Brealey, list of colour illustrations, selected sources and index. Orange coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with copious black-and-white and colour photography, black-and-white and colour illustrations, facsimiles of documents and the occasional black-and-white line drawing. Maroon coloured boards with white titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a bi - plane over a landscape, with white and black titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. There is slight rubbing at the heel of the spine, otherwise there is no damage to describe. This book presents Australian aviation from its beginnings to now (to the time of book's publication). The author has used the story of many Australian aviators, both famous and obscure, in a linked fashion to give a clear picture of the development of Australian aviation. "As a book for the general reader it is full of drama, humour, historical information and human interest.". -- from the front fold over panel. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Aviation; Australia; Inventory No: 0234844. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.