The high-flying Duchess: Mary du Caurroy Bedford 1865-1937

By: Meriel Buxton

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Known to the press as " The Flying Duchess " after she took up flying in her sixties, Mary established world record flight times to India and the Cape. but her real success lay in her medical career. Shot at by tribesmen, with engine troubles forcing emergency landings in perilous places, she cheated death a hundred times in the air but eventually mysteriously disappeared in her plane. There is an inscription on the title page. There is slight wear to the head of the spine on the D/W. A good near fine copy.

Title: The high-flying Duchess: Mary du Caurroy Bedford 1865-1937

Author: Meriel Buxton

Categories: Aviation,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: UK, WoodPerry Books Ltd: 2008

ISBN: 0955892503

ISBN 13: 9780955892509

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12

Sellers ID: 03675

Keywords: Duchess of Bedford, the flying duchess, Aviation. Biography.,