First edition. Octavo, pp xii, 292. Orange cloth covered hard boards, black ruled lines to upper board and black lettering to spine. With frontispiece photograph of the author and numerous further photographic illustrations and five route maps. Mildred Mary Petre, also known as Mrs Victor Bruce, earned her pilot’s licence in 1930 and the following year she flew solo around the world becoming the first person to fly from England to Japan , the first person to fly across the Yellow Sea and the first woman to fly solo around the world. This book is her own account of her extraordinary exploits.
Book is in VG condition, spine faded, stain to the top border of the plate facing p102. A scarce book.