The Seven Skies: A Study of B.O.A.C. and Its Forerunners Since 1919 (John Pudney) soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Putnam, 1959, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd printing, first published 1959. Contains: Black & white photographs; Tables; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Appendix;
From the cover: This book appropriately marks the fortieth anniversary of British civil aviation.
The first scheduled international air service in the world opened in August 1919, between London and Paris with converted war planes flimsy ancestors of the mighty fleets serving the worldwide network of B. O. A. C. today.
In The Seven Skies John Pudney traces the ancestry of B. O. A. C. from the amalgamation of the early private enterprises into Imperial Airways, and the building up of British Airways, on to their combination in 1940 to form B. O. A. C. B. E. A. later developed as a sister service. This immense development has taken less than a lifetime. Some of t…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a snag to the head of the spine.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 320 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my History Individual Organisations catalogue?