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BURN, MICHAEL, - MARY AND RICHARD - The story of Richard Hillary and Mary Booker.

Title: MARY AND RICHARD - The story of Richard Hillary and Mary Booker.
Description: Andre Deutsch, London, 1988, 1st edn., 249pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, in December 1941 Mary Booker met and fell in love with Richard Hillary, a Battle of Britain fighter pilot twenty years younger than her and still recovering from surgery by pioneer plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe after being badly burned in his Spitfire. In January 1943 Hillary was killed and Mary Booker married in 1947. Thirty years later, after her death, letters between the two lovers Hillary and Mary Booker were discovered and the story of their relationship forms the basis of this book, lightly bumped at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed and creased at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,

Keywords: war ww2 raf bob

Price: GBP 9.00 = appr. US$ 12.85 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 41471

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