First edition. Octavo, pp 184. Bound in blue cloth covered hard boards, gilt to spine, and in the original dust jacket, un-clipped (18s 6d). Illustrated with photographs. Bira’s account of his flight from Tredethy in Cornwall to Bangkok , a journey which took him two months from September to November 1952. The book is a personal account both of the challenges of the journey and an account of the many places he visited en route through Europe, the Middle East, India and Burma .
Book is in very good condition, some spotting to cloth and edges, clean and bright internally; jacket has a wonderful illustration of Bira and his plane above the Royal Palace in Bangkok and is in Near Fine condition.