Solo To Sydney..

CHICHESTER, FRANCIS..

Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy.

£12.00

Publisher

Conway Maritime Press.,

Place

Greenwich

Date

1982

Synopsis

By francis chichester. with a foreword by lady chichester and an introduction by the baron von zedlitz.

Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. 208 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated by 10 black and white plates, including portrait frontispiece, photographs, facsimiles and map.

Notes

First published in 1930. Using his own advanced navigation procedures, Francis Chichester (1901-72) flew solo from Croydon to Mascot Aerodrome, Sydney in his Gipsy Moth aircraft, 1929-30. Chichester later turned his navigation expertise to sailing, including long distance ocean voyages.

[Stock No. 25245]

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