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THROUGH THE OVERCAST: The Weather and the Art of Instrument Flying by Assen Jordanoff - Hardcover - 3rd Printing - 1939 - from Kubik Fine Books Ltd,  ABAA and Biblio.com

THROUGH THE OVERCAST: The Weather and the Art of Instrument Flying

by Assen Jordanoff

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New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1939. 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Frank L. Carlson and Fred L. Meagher. 356p. A decorated royal blue cloth hardcover book in good condition. Hinges shaken, but intact. Piece of paper stapled to rear free endpaper. Fingerprint-sized brown stain on p. 314. Bottom corner of text block is dampstained. The cover has several small, spotty stains on the front, and the edges are lightly rubbed. Otherwise clean and tight. Jordanoff explains the means by which weather data are gathered via aircraft. Contains many black and white illustrations and diagrams.


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