first edition book, Dave Dawson with the R.A.F., is from a War Adventure Series
written by Robert Sidney Bowen Jr (1900 – 1977) who was a World War I aviator,
newspaper journalist, magazine editor and author.
this book, Dave Dawson and Freddy Farmer are the youngest licensed pilots of
the R.A.F. Thrills aplenty are in store for them as they bag German plane After
German plane in a series of daredevil maneuvers. Dropped by parachute into
Belgium, deep in Nazi-occupied territory, on a dangerous spy mission, they
escape at the risk of their lives with the information which enables England to
foil the planned German invasion.
book is covered in orange cloth with brown lettering and pictoral. It is in
very good condition. The dust jacket is worn with jagged edges. It measures 8
¼” x 4 ¼” x 1 1/8”. The binding is solid with no loose pages. It was published
by The Saalfield Publishing Company – 1941. This book would be a great addition
to your collection.