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Book - 'Scott's Book : The Life & Mildenhall - Melbourne Flight of C.W.A. Scott Told by Himself', John Leggitt, Hodder & Stoughton, 1934 Document Reg. No: HT 22377

Summary:
Book titled 'Scott's Book : The Life & Mildenhall - Melbourne Flight of C.W.A. Scott Told by Himself', by John Leggitt, published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1934. This book is biographical account of the life of airman Charles William Anderson Scott who with co-pilot Tom Campbell-Black won the 1934 MacRobertson Centenary Air Race from London to Melbourne in their De Havilland DH88 Comet 'Grosvenor House'.
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263 page book with extensive printed black text. The cover has a colour drawing of C.W.A. Scott's face above a drawing of a red airplane. The title is printed in red and sub-title in blue.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: celebrations, melbourne centenary 1935, centennial air race london to melbourne 1934, air transport
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Pioneering Flights
Tertiary Classification: aviators
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, England, Great Britain, 1934
Other Association (See Comments): Charles Scott, London, England, Great Britain, 1934

Charles Scott provided a series of interviews to journalist John Leggitt who wrote them as a narrative prior to the 1934 Centenary Air Race. The narrative became this book with the addition of a final chapter covering the race.
Author: John Leggitt, London, England, Great Britain, 1934

Charles Scott provided a series of interviews to journalist John Leggitt who wrote them as a narrative prior to the 1934 Centenary Air Race. The narrative became this book with the addition of a final chapter covering the race.
References: Flypast: A Record of Aviation in Australia - Neville Parnell & Trevor Boughton, AGPS, Canberra, 1988

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