Beyond The Blue Horizon - Alexander Frater
"On The Track Of Imperial Airways"
The legenday Imperial Airways Eastbound Empire service from England to Australia began in 1935 and was teh world's longest and most adventurous scheduled air route. It took 14 1/2 days and called and thirty five aerodromes in seventeen countries.
Fifty years later, Alexander Frater followed the same route using local air services, this is his account of his re-creation and the fellow intrepid travellers he met along the way. A fascination travel biography and history of aviation in one.
Hardcover in good used condition, previous owner's name inside front cover. Some very minor foxing. Published William Heinemann, 1986.