Enemy Coast Ahead
IN FULL MOROCCO
Published: Michael Joseph, 
Stock code: 42133
8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece; attractively bound in full navy blue crushed morocco, sides with gilt frame border, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, marker ribbon, original backstrip and front endpaper photograph preserved and mounted on new and separate leaves, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation.
Gibson's own account of his exploits in Bomber Command and a WWII RAF classic, culminating in his account of the 'Dambusters' raid. It contains a ROH of the pilots and crews who flew with him in 83 Squadron, 106 Squadron and the immortal 617 Squadron. The frontispiece reproduces the well-known studio portrait of Gibson by Gordon Anthony; the front endpapers carry the famous aerial photograph of the breached Mohne dam. All early editions are scarce. Enser, p.65; Mulholland & Jordan, G20.