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1st edition. "Almost as soon as the first aviators took to the skies in their fragile craft the need for some form of insurance became apparent...They risked their lives and the early aviation journals and magazines are littered with appeals to help the widows and families of unlucky pioneers. For the insurers it was a daunting prospect...Covering The Skies tells the story of this market from the perspective of the Lloyd's brokers who now form the family tree of Willis Corroon Aerospace and who were central to the aviation market throughout the period covered." 26.5cms x 19.5cms. Pp.vii/208, colour and black & white illustrations throughout.Blue cloth, dustwrapper rubbed with edge wear and small tear to top of spine. VG.G+.
Title: Covering the Skies. A History of Willis Corroon Aerospace.
Publisher: London: Willis Corroon Aerospace, 1998. 095336500X:
ISBN Number: 095336500X
ISBN Number 13: 9780953365005
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Seller ID: 43501
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