Cape Town to Clyde. Richard HUMBLE.
Cape Town to Clyde.

Cape Town to Clyde.

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1932. [Early Flight] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 15cm), pp.xii; 91 [1]. With a frontispiece and one further illustrated plate, as well as two folding maps. INSCRIBED in blue ink to flyleaf: 'To Captain Bob Ostler | with the author's | compliments & thanks | Richard Humble | Inverness 3rd March 1979 | a poor book but a great | experience! | RH.' Publisher's blue cloth with black titles to spine and upper board. With the light blue illustrated dust-jacket, priced at 5s. Light spotting to endpapers; some toning to spine and board edges. Jacket spine and front panel toned almost to tan, with just a few marks, and some very light bruising to edges. Near fine. The story of a mind-bogglingly ambitious flight-adventure in a Puss Moth Monoplane all the way from Cape Town in South Africa to Renfrewshire in West Scotland, with just eight months of flying experience. Item #54461

Price: £95.00

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