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Herrera, Emilio

Flying; the memoirs of a Spanish aeronaut, translated by Elizabeth Ladd, edited by Thomas F. Glick

Univerisyt of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. 1984, vii, 231p., photo section, first US edition cloth boards in glossy dj, fine copy. Herrera was in aviation as scientist and experimental balloonist, had a minor international reputation (facilitating consultations with Eddington and Einstein), and was about to balloon to Paris when the Civil War broke out. The gas bag was cut up for raingear. He spent WWII as an exile in France under the German occupation.

Cat.No: 20752

Price: $20.00

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