R.J. MITCHELL

Schooldays to Spitfire

Dr Gordon Mitchell's copy

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    Unique Presentation copy to Dr Gordon Mitchell

    ‘To Gordon Mitchell
    With grateful thanks and congratulations
    on a really historic record of a great man’

    Signed by Lord Harold Balfour of Inchyre, March 3 1986
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    Air Vice-Marshal Johnnie Johnson

    Nelson & Saunders, First Edition 1986. 350 pages and well illustrated with photographs

    Fine condition hardback book. Clean, tight and bright.  Fine condition, unclipped dustjacket. A very pleasing copy.

    The life story of RJ Mitchell, designer of the Schneider Trophy racers and the immortal Spitfire, is told by his son Gordon and a galaxy of distinguished contributors who have either a particular knowledge of RJM’s work, worked with him at Supermarine or had a special association with his aircraft.

    Lord Balfour contributed the foreword to this book and Johnnie Johnson compiled the tributes from a number of veteran fighter pilots.

    A unique signed copy of an excellent Spitfire book.