CHICHESTER, Francis. The Lonely Sea and the Sky. ~i~[London], Hodder and Stoughton, .
8vo. Original cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper after a painting by David Cobb, marine artist, price-clipped; pp. 352, plates after photographs, illustration to the text after drawings; apart from minimal margial fraying to the rarely seen wrapper, and name on front fly leaf, a very good copy.
~b~First edition, flat-signed by the author on title-page.~i~ The autobiography of the navigator, aviator sailor, and navigational scientist for both aviation and ships. Signed first editions of this title are extremely rare. Thre was a later limited and signed edition, which can be found.