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SEAGO, Edward.

High Endeavour.

London : 1944 Stock Code: 45399
£45.00
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Notes

First edition, first impression, of "the true story of Jimmy Chipperfield, the circus man and animal trainer who, on the outbreak of war, with little education and against heavy odds, was determined to become a fighter pilot" (Jean Goodman, Edward Seago: The Other Side of the Canvas, 1978, p. 177).

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Description

Quarto. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece of Jimmy Chipperfield and 19 monochrome plates from paintings by Seago; title page printed in red and black.

Condition

Spotting to front free endpaper and to front panel of dust jacket, which is lightly nicked and creased to the edges, age toned and price clipped. A very good copy.

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