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Sir Charles Kingsford Smith....
Item # 629708
October 20, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1930
* Aviator Charles Kingsford Smith
* England to Australia air race
* Record breaking airplane flight
Page 11 has a one column heading: "CUTS RECORD 5 DAYS IN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT" with subheads and photo of Smith. (see) Coverage on his record breaking flight from England to Australia.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century