New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pierce, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 307pp, with minimal shelf wear to the dust jacket, light bumping to head and foot of spine and f.o. book plate on the ffe. Very Good + / very good. Item #17553
The Fledgling was a pilot who took off for its first flight in a plane that was to become nortorious among WWI pilots. "The Camel was a savage moody beast and could be treacherous. She could perform every stunt with amazing ease or positively refuse to do anything but auger into the ground. I loved her."