Joysticks and Fiddlesticks The Unofficial History of a Flying Kangaroo. F. S. BRIGGS, S. H. HARRIS.

Joysticks and Fiddlesticks The Unofficial History of a Flying Kangaroo

London: Hutchinson, circa 1936. Octavo, original green cloth, 232 pp., plates. Dust-jacket chipped, significant water staining of the rear board and reverse panel of the dust-jacket; front board a little abraded. Overall a good copy. An exciting first-hand account of the pioneering years of Australian aviation by Francis Briggs, one-time pilot for Prime-Minister Billy Hughes. Briggs had a sterling First War record and here provides a detailed and arresting account of his experiences. Item #353

Price (AUD): $250.00