BOOKS & LITERATURE Scott #0 PERU CIVIL AVIATION Stamp

Condition: PERU CIVIL AVIATION
Country: PERU
Peruvian Civil Aviation *** by Herbert H. Moll. *** This 87 page monograph covers the early experimental flights made by Peruvians such as Jorge Chavez, the first person to fly over the Andes, and Juan Bielouvic whom the author knew personally. The early flights of the 1920's and 1930's are chronicled, and the development of the Faucett and PANAGRA airlines are discussed, with many illustrations of first flight covers. Inroads in Peruvian aviation service made by European carriers such as Air France and Lufthansa are covered in Chapter 4, and the book finishes with a discussion of postal rates. Mr. Moll is a well known international philatelist and judge, and published the first specialized catalog of Peru in 1957.
$44.00
Item Id #: 003615