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Title:The Luck of the Draw : Horses, Spitfires & Kittyhawks
Signed:By Author
Item ID:BB06-18673
Publisher:Publishing Services, Sydney, 2003
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
Dust Jacket:Good
Publishing Services, 2003, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Inscribed by Author

"The author is a descendant of a long line of colonial families, the best known being that of the explorer & builder, Sir Thomas Mitchell. Although a city boy,Ted Sly's youth involved life with horses & rough-riding & work on an outback Queensland cattle station, that instilled in him a love of the rural lifestyle. When war came, he joined the 7th Light Horse but was soon persuaded to get away from the dirt & dust & join the RAAF. After training in Rhodesia he wento England & 452 RAAF Squadron...Next came the Middle East where he flew 22 operational sorties in Kittyhawks with 450 RAAF Squadron...Ted was next posted to 92 RAF East India Squadron..." Signed and dedicated by the author to Squadron Leader Phil Hamilton-Foster. Old bookshop stamp on first end paper. There is a crease on the first title page & a small spot on the half-title page. There are also a few stains on the back cover. Size: 240mm-310mm. 184 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, as well as some bumping to corners and extremiies. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Military & Warfare; Australia; 1940s; Biography & Autobiography. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 1876439874. ISBN/EAN: 9781876439873. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18673.
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