Item #385 Amy Johnson Lone Girl Flyer. Charles DIXON.

Amy Johnson Lone Girl Flyer

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., circa 1930. Small octavo, original green cloth, vii, 152 pp., eight double-sided plates. Previous owner's inscription on front end-paper, cloth a little stained, dust-jacket chipped and rubbed. Overall very good copy. This copy also contains two pieces of loosely inserted newsletter slips. This book describes the story of Amy Johnson, a female pilot during the early days of aviation. It covers the story of her historic flight between Great Britain and Australia, being the first woman to fly from London to Australia solo, which was a huge achievement during her time. Item #385

Price (AUD): $160.00

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