THE THIRD ROUTE. Philip Sassoon.


Pp. viii+292(last blank), printed in red & black, frontispiece, plus 23 plates, folding map; light blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, with publisher's device in blind on lower board, the boards slightly canted and a trifle soiled, faint vertical scratch at centre of lower board, fore-corners slightly worn; the outer leaves faintly offset, scattered light foxing; William Heinemann Ltd, London, 1929. First edition. O'Brien F0938. *Philip Sassoon was private secretary to Field Marshal Haig from 1915-18, and after the First World War held several ministerial posts, including Under-Secretary [and later Secretary] of State for Air, in which role he carried out the first general inspection of British overseas air stations. The Third Route, his account of the development of the air route from England to India, includes a couple of references to T. E. Lawrence. Item #153223

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