The Red Air Fighter.

RICHTHOFEN, MANFRED FREIHERR VON.

£250.00

Publisher

The 'Aeroplane' and General Publishing Co., Ltd.

Place

London

Date

1918

Synopsis

With preface and explanatory note by c.g. gray (editor of the aeroplane)

Item Description

First Edition. Small 8vo., 7.5 x 5 inches 140 + [2] pp. Bound in the original pictorial cloth lettered in black, spine skilfully re-backed, extremities a little rubbed but a fine copy of a cheaply produced popular title. With frontispiece portrait and 5 photographic plates. Scarce first English edition of this account of the great air ace the 'Red Baron', was a fighter pilot with the German Air Force during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories. He was killed over the Somme in April 1918 and this account of him rushed into print.

[Stock No. 26389]

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