THE WONDER BOOK OF THE AIR. C. B. Allen, Bernt . Knight Lauren D. Lyman. Balchen, Clayton, introduction.
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE AIR

THE WONDER BOOK OF THE AIR

Chicago: John C. Winston Company, 1936. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Top-of-the-line juvenile non-fiction of the 1930s. Author Lyman had won a Pulitzer for her NYTimes reporting. Balchen was Admiral Byrd's chief pilot on his South Pole flight. Wide 8vo, blue cloth in gilt and black in uncommon pictorial dustjacket by commercial artist White. 340p, amply illustrated in duotone. Some pencilled underlining largely in rear of text. Christmas 1936 ownership on front pastedown. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #012655

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