CHICHESTER, Francis (1901-72). Gipsy Moth Circles The World. FIRST EDITION. Colour plates (A-N), 39 photographs, 12 illustrations (all as called for).
(Light age toning, internally very clean). Publisher’s blue cloth (light wear). Unclipped dust-jacket (light creasing and chipping to corners and spine). London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1967.
SIGNED by Francis Chichester on his Ex-Libris bookplate that has been adhered to the front endpaper (glue adherent has crinkled/creased the endpaper). The signature is dedicated: ‘’To Mary Stewart with best wishes from Francis Chichester’’. (?? Dedication possibly relating to the author Mary Stewart, as Francis Chichester and Mary Stewart both had works published with Hodder & Stoughton).
A very interesting book about a pivotal journey by a celebrated figure.
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