Title: A Thousand Miles An Hour
Author: Herbert Strang
Illustrator: Howard Elcock
Year: 1924 (First Edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Remarks: Gift inscription
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Description: An adventure in the Amazon jungle.
Contains an excellent full-colour frontispiece, 12 quarter-page b&w illustrations, plus a full-page diagram of the 'Levity Machine' (the aircraft depicted on the cover).
Pictorial matt boards. Spine bumped; slight damage at head. Corners very lightly bumped; one is chipped. School presentation inscription on front pastedown, in black ink, has been crossed out with blue ballpoint. Page tips lightly foxed. Pages are of blotting paper and only have a hint of foxing.
Measures 21 cm × 16 cm (8.4″ × 6.4″). 8vo. 160 pp.