Buckley - SQUADRON 95, signed by WWI ace - 1933


Regular price $375.00

Buckley, Harold.  SQUADRON 95.  Paris, The Obelisk Press, 1933.  228 pages, illus, blue cloth covers with embossed donkey (insignia of the 95th Aero Sqdn), 8vo (6.5x8.5").  Inscribed and signed by 6-victory WWI ace Edward P. Curtiss as a Major General.  Curtiss had a long career in aviation through WWII.  He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, French Legion of Honor and the Collier Trophy.  Classic history of this famous WWI Aero Squadron, the first to the front.  Fair condition, small spine tears top and bottom, hinge weak, cover edge wear.  Very rare book, especially with the Curtiss autograph.