The Far Horizon : Twenty Years of Adventure, Development, and Invention on the New Air Frontier : The Life Story of Birger Johnsen. Henry Wysham Lanier.

The Far Horizon : Twenty Years of Adventure, Development, and Invention on the New Air Frontier : The Life Story of Birger Johnsen

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933.

First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #8646

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, cocked, hinges started, cover soiling, spine darkened, tone, wear; noDJ. Still serviceable and solid hardcover.; "... has done stunt flying for county fairs and air acrobatics for the movies; has been air observer for the Irrigation Service and "wild duck patrol" in the Sacramento Valley rice fields; has carried mail in Mexico, where he was commandeered by a Mexican general, and in China, where he was captured by pirates. His progress from pioneer to veteran, regarded historically, is almost a history of aviation; but it is also, so colorfully as Mr Lanier described it, a continuously thrilling narrative." ; Ex-Library; xv, 284 pages.

Price: $24.95

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