High Failure. Solo Along the Arctic Air Route
High Failure. Solo Along the Arctic Air Route

GRIERSON, John. High Failure. Solo Along the Arctic Air Route.

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GRIERSON, John. High Failure. Solo Along the Arctic Air Route. London, William Hodge & Company, 1936.

8vo. Publisher's cloth (white and blue threads interwoven), spine lettered and ruled in black; in the original pictorial dust-wrapper (not price-clipped); map to front endpapers; pp. xii, 305; with 30 plates of black and white photographs including a frontispiece; boards with light discolouration to edges as well as spine; spine of wrapper sunned, with a few spots, rubbing to extremities and chips to head and tail of spines, small portion of top edge of upper board torn away; light discolouration to endpapers; spotting to edges; plates bright and clean, a good copy.
First edition. John Grierson provides his account of the first solo flight to be made from Great Britain to Canada via Greenland. This text details his adventurous journey along the transatlantic air route and is an 'interpid piece of pioneering history' (front flap).

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