Open Cockpit Over Africa


A light stain on lower edge -max size 30x5mm, extending 15pp into the book. No signs of ownership or having been read. All pages uniformly tanned. 32pp of b&w photog plates, map as frontis. Smith was one of the pioneers of the African air-routes. In this book he recounts what it was like to fly open-cockpit, single-engine aircraft over the length and breadth of primitive Africa in the early 1930s. Please see also “Scott’s Book” of 1934 in this catalogue. 172 pp.

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Authored by Smith, Victor and published by Faircape Books of Cape Town in 1992 . Soft card cover, illustrated this First Edition copy is in Fine in Plastic condition with a dust jacket. The size of the book is mm with pages. ISBN 079850773X .