Amy Johnson - Lone Girl Flyer.
JOHNSON Amy.; DIXON Charles (nd (1930).)
£350.00 [First Edition]
Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.
Map, illustrations. First edition. 8vo., cloth. London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.
A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper 'To Sir Francis Peek. With the best wishes of Amy June 1930'. Sir Francis Peek was a partner in Peek and Winch, a firm of tea importers based in London and Liverpool, and a member of the biscuit making firm Peek Freans and Co.
Amy Johnson was 26 years old with only 100 hours experience when she set off in her Gipsy Moth to fly single handed to Australia. This book details the flight and its dangers, and the problems Johnson had to overcome before she triumphantly landed in Australia.
Boards spotted, rubbed and stained, some foxing.
Stock Code: 222278