Quarto, orange cloth (hardcover), 211 pp. Near-Fine, with bookplate; in a Near-Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: This book is divided into eight sections, each of which is copiously illustrated with not only many pictures of aces but of the aircraft in which they fought. These sections are: British, French, American, Italian, Belgian, Russian, German and Austro-Hungarian. Each section is divided into parts to give not only biographies of the aces, but the military background to their particular air service. In addition there are appendices listing aces by scores, with various remarks such as unit in which served or machine flown, etc. There are also tables of fighter aircraft production data, identification markings, unit deployments, etc., as well as lists with accompanying details to include every airman of the 1914-1918 War who was awarded the British V.C.; the German Ordre pour le Merite, or the American Congressional Medal of Honor. There are 135 individual biographies, and over 1, 500 airmen named...
Very Good + 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Book plate on paste down end paper. Text Clean; binding sound. VG +, no dust jacket. 211 pages including Appendicies and Index; illustrations: portraits, photographs; 29 cm. Additional postage may be required; please inquire with zip or postal code, thank you.
Good-Very Good. No Jacket. Book. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Pp: 211. Illustrated with a full colour painting frontispiece by J. D. Carrick, many contemporary b&w photographs of Aces of both sides and their aircraft. Appendices, index. Articles on the aces of Britain, America, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Russia and Austro-Hungary by different authors. Light soiling to the binding, spine lightly sunned.
Used-Good. Good hardback in good dust jacket. Tidy copy in tight binding; orange cloth with gilt titles on spine; some foxing on end papers, else pages neat. Dust jacket not price clipped; moderate shelf wear.
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