Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. BISHOP, WILLIAM ARTHUR. The Courage of the Early Morning: A Frank Biography of Billy Bishop, the Great Ace of World War I. David McKay Company, (1965). Hdcvr, 1st Amer. ed., 211 pp., xlib copy w/ usual markings, w/ d.j., lacking frnt endppr.7.50.
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), xi, 211 pp. Fine, in Very Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with slight edgewear. "William Avery Bishop survived more than one hundred and seventy air battles during World War I and was given official credit for shooting down seventy-two German aircraft. Experts on aerial warfare acknowledge that his relentless airfighting techniqes and skills as a brilliant individualist and marksman were unique and his record unsurpassed. He was the first man in British military history to receive the Victoria Cross, the Distinguished Service Order, and the Military Cross in one ceremony. This remarkably objective biography, written by Bishop's son, is a warmhearted, entertaining, and often surprisingly outspoken account of the escapades and heroics of a man of great courage..."
Very Good in Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall "The Courage of the Early Morning: A Frank Biography of Billy Bishop, the Great Ace of World War I ". Second printing. Black-and-white photos. 211 pages including index. Scarce.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Tight, clean and crisp. A touch of light shelf wear to dustjacket, otherwise an excellent copy now protected in a new Mylar cover. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library.; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 211 pages.
Very Good. Hardcover w / dustjacket. First edition copy. Stated First American Edition. Near Fine condition; edges, corners, and covers of book show very minor wear. No underlining; no highlighting; no internal markings. No pricing stickers. No remainder mark. Book is Fine/DJ is very good with light edgewear & a short closed tear at top front hinge. No price clip. 1-14-10 Militaria. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1966. Hardcover w / dustjacket.
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