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BUSK (Mrs Mary) E.T. Busk, A Pioneer in Flight, With a Short Memoir of H.A. Busk, Flight Commander, R.N.A.S. 1st Ed., xi+167pp., 8 plates. Murray. 1925  #56017
[HLMainPic] Edward Teshmaker Busk was an aviation pioneer employed at the Royal Aircraft Factory in June 1912. He was killed in a flying accident at Laffan's Plain in Nov. 1914. His brother Hans joined the RNAS in Jan. 1914; became an instructor at Upvaon until in Oct. 1915 he was attached to Commander Samson's wing in the Mediterranean & posted missing, believed killed, during a lone bombing raid on the German Galata aerodrome (includes his active service journal which was returned to his mother with his kit). Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG, nice clean & bright copy. See illustration on our website.   £60

     


 

 



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