INTO THE SILK: True Stories of the Caterpillar Club

By: Mackersey, Ian

Price: $38.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


239pp. Unpaginated, b/white halftone plates (including frontis) throughout. All called-for plates extant and attached. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bumped and faded on head and heel. Plain blue boards bumped on foredge corners (upper rear worst), and lightly faded on head. An original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, textblock edges flecked, else leaves randomly splotched. Colour-art illustrated (Roy Nickolds), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, nipped and creased, and colour-faded (text fully legible) on spine. 'Into The Silk' is the story of some of the members of the European branch of the Caterpillar Club, whose members have all survived, by luck, chance or miracle, parachute incidents . . . Conents include: Prelims., Foreword. Introduction. 16 chapters. Epilogue. How to Join the Club. Glossary. Index. Additional ephemera: A newspaper cutting from 1972 featuring a subsequent story regarding a WW2 pilot whose survival was truly miraculous . . . Book weight approx. 465g.

Title: INTO THE SILK: True Stories of the Caterpillar Club

Author Name: Mackersey, Ian

Categories: Aviation, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: Second Impression

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1957

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - (approx. 23cm x 14.5cm)

Seller ID: 013842

Keywords: Military History, Aeronautical Clubs, Caterpillar Club, Parachute Stories, Non Fiction, Mackersey, Ian (1925- )