Fletcher Ladd McCordic, 1st Lieut. 88th Aero Squadron 1891-1919. A Tribute. Wilson G. CROSBY.
Fletcher Ladd McCordic, 1st Lieut. 88th Aero Squadron 1891-1919. A Tribute.
Fletcher Ladd McCordic, 1st Lieut. 88th Aero Squadron 1891-1919. A Tribute.

Fletcher Ladd McCordic, 1st Lieut. 88th Aero Squadron 1891-1919. A Tribute.

Chicago: Privately Printed, 1921,

First Edition. octavo, brown cloth with gilt decoration on front cover. T.e.g. (92)pp. Privately Printed, Item #31730

A family memorial written by Crosby in McCordic's own words and in those of his friends and comrades and supplemented by his many letters home. After training at Wright Flying School he enlisted in January, 1917, with subsequent training in Tennessee, Chanute Field, and Kelly Field. He sailed for France and Issoudun and was attached to the US 88th Aero Squadron in February, 1918, flying Sopwith and Salmson observation aircraft. He was killed in a flying accident on February 29, 1919. Illustrated. Foreword by Wilson Crosby. Paper torn at top half of front inner hinge, minor wear to cloth at top and botom of spine. Near fine.

Price: $200.00