Pioneer of the Air. The Life and Times of Colonel S.F. Cody.
Aldershot: Gale & Polden Ltd, 1953,
First Edition. octavo, blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (xxx), 164pp. Gale & Polden Ltd, Item #15588
Inscribed and signed by the author on the front endpaper. Cody, born in Texas, was a buffalo hunter and horseman before going to England and becoming a pioneer in aviation, first with kites and then airplanes. A colorful character he claimed the title "Colonel" after being addressed by King George V as "Colonel Cody." With black and white photographic illustrations. Several paper tape mends to the verso of the jacket and one small, clear tape mend on front of jacket. Jacket price-clipped.
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