1st Edition "Per Ardua Ad Astra: 70 Years with the RFC and the RAF" Michael Donne & Cynthia Fowler

1st Edition "Per Ardua Ad Astra: 70 Years with the RFC and the RAF" Michael Donne & Cynthia Fowler

Code: emb70010pa


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ARTIFACT: This is a first edition hardcover copy of "Per Ardua Ad Astra: 70 Years with the RFC and the RAF" by Michael Donne and Squadron Leader Cynthia Fowler. The book takes its title from the Royal Air Force motto, which translates to "Through Adversity to the Stars". The book covers the time from the Royal Flying Corps' birth by royal decree in 1912 until the publication of the book. It has several black and white photographs, some colorized. The book comes with its original dust jacket and was published by Frederick Muller Limited of London.

VINTAGE: Published 1982.

SIZE: 191 pages; approximately 10-3/4" in height and 8-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Glossy paper dust jacket, clothbound cover, paper.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: "From the Library of Robert W. Fitz" bookplate; Copyright ?? Michael Donne and Cynthia Fowler 1982.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Great Britain and Commonwealth military book collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAX05 LDEX4/14

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The book has only light wear to the dust jacket.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.