Lucas, Laddie Flying Colours The Epic Story of Douglas Bader
Publisher: Hutchinson, London;
Date of Publication: 1981
Stock Code: 4482
FIRST EDITION signed by Author and Subject. Large octavo. 303 pp. Illustrated. Book condition: Near Fine. Jacket condition: Near Fine. Publishers’ dark green cloth with silver titles to spine in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket. Cover cloth very lightly rubbed at spine tips and jacket a little creased head of spine, otherwise fine. Signed by both Author Laddie Lucas and Subject Douglas Bader, in year of publication, to title page.
Lively biography authorised by Bader and supplemented by his private papers, log books, notes and photographs. Lucas was also an RAF fighter in World War II, and as a relative of Bader by marriage was uniquely placed to tell his story.