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Twenty Thousand Miles in a Flying-Boat. My Flight Round Africa

COBHAM, Sir Alan

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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.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: David McKay Company
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Date Published: 1930
  • Place Published: Philadelphia
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Details:
    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.