Chatto and Windus, 1956.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Blue boards with gilt titles. Pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy with clean boards. Some spotting to textblock edges & endpapers o/w clean with no inscriptions. The very good+/near fine dustwrapper is complete & quite crisp with light wear only and a hint of spotting. None of the usual toning to wrapper spine. Original price of 15snet to front flap. An attractive copy of the first edition.
The thrilling story of the top scoring Allied fighter pilot of the Second World War; He scored 38 victories with the final one in September 1944.