Title: Winged Victory.
Publisher: (1961) Cape,, London:
Publication Date: 1961
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: Reissue of the 1934 reprint.
octavo, (vi), 456pp. With Henry Williamson's Tribute to Yeates and a Preface to the New Edition. Laid in is the eight page Prefactory booklet reprinted pages of the text and order form for the book, covers reproduce the just jacket in color. There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918, based very largely on the author's experiences. Combat, loneliness, fatigue, fear, comradeship, women, excitement - all are built into a vigorous and authentic structure by one of the most valiant pilots of the then Royal Flying Corps. Some barely noticable foxing to first few leaves of text block. Book has a very slight musty odor. Just jacket has a bit of foxing. Jacket is not price clipped. blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 24513
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