THE WAR IN THE AIR : BEING THE STORY OF THE PART PLAYED IN THE GREAT WAR BY THE ROYAL AIR FORCE. VOL. II.

Jones, H. A.


£100.00




The Clarendon Press, Oxford, FIRST EDITION, 1928. Xix + 489 pp., 13 maps, most of which are cold., & fldg., + 3 fldg., tables. Black cloth ; gilt ; lower edges uncut ; 22 x 15cm. Blind tape re-enforcing one of the index page joints, another is a little slack o/w V.G. A FIRST EDITION copy published by Oxford University Press in 1928, this is the second volume in the definitive history of the RAF in World War I based chiefly on the records of the Air Ministry. This volume looks at The Dardanelles Campaign ; The Western Front to the Battle of Loos ; The Months before the Somme Struggle ; The Battles of the Somme, 1916 ; and, The Royal Naval Air Service in Home Waters (1915). Illustrated with three folding tables and thirteen maps, most of which are coloured and folding, this is a SCARCE and collectable volume. [See also Volume I by Raleigh, Item No. 433].


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