Adventure Was the Compass

By: Heflin, Alma

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After acquiring a plane, Heflin and Margie McQuin flew to Alaska. This tells the story of their flight and their subsequent adventures while there. Heflin became the first US woman to hold a test pilot's position. A difficult title to turn up in a dust jacket, or not desecrated by librarians. Salmon cloth w/blue illustration to front cover, blue lettering to spine, 285 pages (including appendix). Bumped lightly worn corners/spine ends, a little fading around edges, dusty edges, previous owner's notation ("Tracy/United Baptist/Sunday School") to front pastedown, moderate general wear, in edgeworn dust jacket w/sun-darkened spine, 1" abrasion/scrape to middle of same, short edge tears.

Title: Adventure Was the Compass

Author Name: Heflin, Alma

Illustrator: Martha Powell Setchell

Categories: Non-fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, Atlantic Monthly Press/Little, Brown & Company: 1942

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: About Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 015065

Keywords: Alma Heflin, Margie McQuin, Martha Powell Setchell, aviation, pilot, pilots, aviators, aviatrices, aviatrice, Alaska, flight, airplane, plane, aeronautics, planes, airplanes, women, adventurers, NOISBN