Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., (1942). First edition. Black and white photographs. Cloth over boards. Octavo. xxiv, 295 pages. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Bound in dark blue cloth over boards, red topstain, spine titled in black. Some moderate browning and old dampstains to jacket, browning to endpapers and title page. Minor edge wear to jacket.
Women took the skies at almost the same time men first flew, both in 18th century balloons and early 20th century airplanes. Here are the stories of many notable and pioneering women aviators, including Harriet Quimby--first licensed female pilot in America, Amelia Earhart, Mae Haizlip, Jacqueline Cochran, Katherine Stinson, and others.