FORTY YEARS ON... 1909 – 1949. 1949.
Title FORTY YEARS ON... 1909 – 1949.
Published London. Handley Page Ltd. 1949.
Stock Code 11284
Description 95 pages. Original cloth-backed boards. Oblong: 22 x 28 cm. Covers worn and rubbed; corner knocked; generally a little shaken; but purportedly Sir Frederick Handleypage's copy with a telegram from Winston Churchill to him on the front endpaper. The telegram reads: 'Sir Frederick Handleypage C/O Hydrophid London = on the occasion of your 40th anniversary I send you my congratulations on the fine achievement of your company and my good wishes for your celebrations this evening and the continued success of your great undertaking = Winston Churchill.' The cable was sent from Westham the 17th of June 1949. The condition of the telegram is very good.