SEVERSKY, Alexander P. de. Air Power: Key to Survival [title continued on wrappers with a Prologue on the Lesson of Korea]. New York, Simon and Schuster, .
8vo. Original cloth with silver-coated dust-wrappers, designed by Sol Immerman; pp. xxiv, plates after photographs, illustrations in the text, colour-printed fold-out world map; very light spotting to wrappers and a little offsetting from endpapers; otherwise very good.
First edition, advance copy and presentation copy signed by the author, dated 9/5/50 on front fly-leaf. The author had been a pilot since 1915, and produced this wonderful Cold War book.