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WORTLEY (Rothesay Stuart) Letters from a Flying Officer. 1st Ed., xii+207pp., portrait frontis., 25 photos. Oxford Univ. Press. 1928  #41510
First illustrated ed. of Wortley's fictionalised account of wartime flying in the form of a diary from 1914 onwards, with editorial explanations & additions. In fact, he served as a staff officer until joining the RFC in 1917, becoming CO of No. 88 (Bristol Fighter) Sqdrn. & winning the MC. He died of illness soon after the war & John Buchan & Duff Cooper provide a short biographical memoir. Orig. red/blue cloth, cocked, sound but somewhat worn.   £14

     


 

 



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