Langate, 1980, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First, Signed by Author
800 g; "Adversity in Success. Extracts from Air Vice Marshal Hewitt's Diaries 1939-1948." 330pp., 32 pages of black and white photographs. Pocket fixed onto rear paste down includes erratum to index and map. Limited edition of 3000 copies, this signed and numbered by author no 622. Hewitt commanded an operational group in the South West Pacific during WWII. Based on the contents of letters the author wrote to and received from his wife and on daily entries in his diaries, this book provides an authentic description of the operations of the war time RAAF. This copy also benefits from an inscription by Air Vice Marshal Hewitt on the dedication page, where he gifts this book to his housekeeper "a lady and as excellent a housekeeper as I could wish to have in my old age of 80+" the dustwrapper has no damage aside from the clear plastic that a previous owner carelessly stuck to it, leaving a bubbled surface. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Papua and New Guinea; Military; New Guinea; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0959462201. ISBN/EAN: 9780959462203. Inventory No: 0201679.