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The Romance of Flying

By: Knight, Clayton

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, King Feature Syndicate: 1942

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16636

Condition: Very Good


This stapled, colorful, comic book-styled magazine offers a history of flying (mainly in the US and Great Britain) starting with the Wright Brothers and going through the Dolittle raid in WWII. Each two-page spread features a story from the history of aviation along with a full color illustration by Wright. A special section has photographs of all of the Dolittle Raiders. This book would probably be considered a comic because that is how well-known illustrator Knight presents it, but there is enough text to make it an interesting and informative source. This copy has generally light edge and c... View more info