Victory Through Air Power.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942,

First Edition. octavo, black cloth in dust jacket. x, 354pp. Simon & Schuster, Item #17582

Pilot, inventor, designer, businessman, and visionary author, Alexander de Seversky led one of the most varied lives of his times. Born a Russian nobleman, he served in the Czarist naval air service, survived the Civil War, emigrated to the United States, started a great aircraft company, lost control of it, and ended up being best-remembered for writing Victory Through Air Power. Illustrated. Dust jacket with wear at edges, book very good. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed by de Seversky on the front endpaper and dated Nov 4, 1942.

Price: $175.00

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