Twenty Thousand Miles in a Flying-Boat. My Flight Round Africa
COBHAM, Sir Alan
his title chronicles Cobham's historic encircling of the African Continent. Lady Cobham accompanied her husband throughout the long journey, in so doing establishing a record for air travel by a woman.
- Publisher: David McKay Company
- Edition: 1st Edition
- Date Published: 1930
- Place Published: Philadelphia
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: Yes
- Jacket Condition: Fair
249 p. 22 cm. 1 map, 32 b&w plates. First edition. Dust jacket, edges worn, chip in front and top of spine, spotting. Corners mildly bumped. Cobham was a British aviator and pioneer of long-distance flight who promoted "air-mindedness" in the British public. E.B. T Bookplate and signature on front paste-down endpaper of J.H. Moore, once president of Labatt's brewery.