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Birth of a Spitfire

( Lord BEAVERBROOK ) BECKLES, Gordon

BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER

Published: Collins, 1941

Stock code: 40587

Price: £120.00

The first publicly published account of Lord Beaverbrook's innovative and astonishingly successful 'Saucepans for Spitfires' fund-raising campaign. His Ministry of Aircraft Production was the first to develop its own 'treasury' by ignoring the conventional red tape and deriving its funding from the public at large. EXTREMELY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Enser, p.346.