Eric Fox Pitt Lubbock.
AVEBURY, Lady Alice.
London: A. L. Humphreys for Private Circulation, 1918,
First Edition. quarto, original full green morocco stamped in gilt and blind on front cover and spine. (viii), 253pp. A. L. Humphreys for Private Circulation, Item #24411
Lubbock entered the RFC as an observer in August 1915 and served with No. 5 Squadron, earning the M.C. He underwent flight training in February 1916 and served as an intructor until October 1916 when he joined No. 45 Squadron. As a Captain and Flight Commander he was killed in action 11 March 1917. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait and nine plates. Original presentaion binding by Hatchards, Piccadilly. Inscribed by Alice Avebury on the title page: To my Dear little Weenie with love from Mother March 1918". Front cover detached at hinge (a binder could easily repair this), light wear and bumping to corners.