Smith & Paterson, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, Later Impression, Inscribed by Author, Illustrated By: James Wieneke
"Following the tragic events of February, 1937, when the Stinson Airliner VH-UHH, crashed in the McPherson Range, I have received many oft repeated & apparently sincere requests to write the story of that memorable rescue in which it was my good fortune to play the principal part. So at lastthe tale is here recorded in authentic detail, a saga of courage & endurance on the part of both rescued & rescuers, furnishing another page in the growing history of Australian character & achievement. I alsoreceived repeated requests to write something of my early life & training, & this, too, I have done to the best of my ability..." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 324 pages. DJ has some shelf-wear, numerous chips & tears to extremities, foxing, as well as some bumping to corners and extremities.. Covers have some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Illustrator: James Wieneke. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Australia; Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 19709.