WOW how cool is this out-of-print 1950’s story about two children obsessed with their self made flying suits – where are our jetpacks. The lithograph prints throughout are MAGNIFICENT!!!
Collector's 1954 first edition, first printing vintage hardcover children’s book - SKYJETS For Fliers of Tomorrow.
BRILLIANT color and black and white lithograph prints including full page color prints; each a superb work of art. Photos do not fully capture exact color hues; wait until you see. Personally we couldn't stop looking at these outstanding illustrations!
Written by Lois Donaldson and Arthur K. Bilder. Pictures by A. K. Bilder. Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co, Chicago, Illinois. Copyright: 1954, first edition, first printing. Lithographed in the USA. ASIN: B002O8Q14K. No ISBN. No dust jacket as issued.
Plot: Boy and girl who ordered mail-order flight suits and went flying around their town, visited their grandma and were home in time for dinner.
Hardcover, vibrant color pictorial boards, Illustrations FINE, approx 32 pages, bright & clean, 9" x 6". Near Fine vintage condition. Cover near fine/excellent/bright/clean/light shelfwear includes light bump spine tips. Pages near fine/bright/clean/minimal shelfwear includes fbep light shelfwear. Hard to find a such a special book looking this nice; hard to believe its 60 years old.
Do not pass up this very rare collector's gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!!