Ride on the Wind

Chichester, Francis

Published by Hamish Hamilton (1936), London, 1936
Used Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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Previous owner's pencil signature and bookseller's sticker on front endpaper. Large pieces missing from the dust wrapper spine, and a large chip and tears to the rear panel of the dust wrapper. The blurbs on the dust wrapper flaps are intact. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. 285 pages + frontispice + plates. Blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 218 x 136mm. "When Mr. Francis Chichester took off from Sydney Harbour he had already flown from London to Sydney - but that, he decided, had been too tame. . . . This time he was looking for 'the most interesting countries I could find, uninhabired, hostile, or little known'; and his plan was to go as far as 'Elijah,' the seaplane, would take him. The flight was cut short by a spectacular crash at Katsura, on the south-east coast of Japan, but not before the author had met with many exciting experiences." - from dust wrapper blurb. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 11918

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Title: Ride on the Wind

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton (1936), London

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Poor

Edition: First Edition.

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Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle, trading as Renaissance Books. Contact details: Renaissance Books, 271 High St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. Phone: +64 3 4719294. Email: info@renaissancebooks.co.nz. Website: www.renaissancebooks.co.nz. GST #39 820 209. Terms of Sale: All books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for a full refund of the book price, not including shipping. Return shipping also refunded where books are not as described.

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