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Author: ZIMMERMAN, A. FOREWORD BY E. T. KENGEN. Title: De zon tegemoet. Een populaire beschrijving van de eerste officieele postvlucht van Holland naar IndiŽ met de H. - N.A.F.A.
Description: Weltevreden, d'OriŽnt, 1928. Royal octavo. Pp. (2), 107, (5). Frontispiece. Plus a number of photographic plates, printed on different paper, bound-in. Commercial advertisements, one of which with a mounted photo-plate. Original pictorial wrappers. Overall very good. (Head of spine bit chipped; overall toning of old paper; last leaves of advertisements bit frayed at edges.) ∂ ~ First edition. The story of the first official postal flight from Holland to India. Contains a wealth of information regarding the early days of formal aviation connection between the two countries. Illustrated with some rare photographic material, including original air-photographs taken by the flight Second Pilot.
Keywords: Aviation aircrafts air crafts planes aeroplanes commercial flights postal Holland Netherlands India Java Indonesia Transportation Travelling Travel
Price: EUR 80.00 = appr. US$ 86.95 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 2116
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