First through the Clouds; The autobiography of a Box-Kite Pioneer. With a foreword by Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert. F. Warren MERRIAM.

First through the Clouds; The autobiography of a Box-Kite Pioneer. With a foreword by Air Chief Marshal Sir Philip Joubert

London: B.T. Batsford, 1954. First edition. Small quarto, original cloth, 176 pp., frontispiece and plates. One corner of the boards gently bumped, previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper, overall a most attractive copy with the dust-jacket. Item #1502

Commander Warren Merriam was an aviation pioneer and early flying instructor, who taught many of the famous Aces of the First War. This book is an account of the dangerous and experimental days of aviation, and is of keen interest to historians of the subject.

Price (AUD): $100.00

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