Sydney: Jackson & O'Sullivan, 1934. Octavo, original blue cloth, [x], 256 pp., endpaper maps, photo plates and portrait, facsimile of the London to Sydney log book. A few external spots and a little foxing, overall a near-fine copy with a small cache of contemporary newspaper clippings loosely inserted. First Australian edition signed by Jean Batten on the half-title page.
An account of Jean Batten's solo flight from London to Sydney in 1934 in her de Havilland biplane, achieving a new world record. Item #2344
Price (AUD): $150.00