DANS LE CIEL DE LA PATRIE [IN THE SKY OF THE HOMELAND.]
Paris: “Societe Spad.”, 1918. Texte de J. Cocteau. Illustrations De Benito. Croquis d’Appareils De Capelle. Imprime par Draeger.  pages. Illustrated with 11 colour plates after paintings by Edouard Garcia Benito showing cubist-like aerial views of landscapes and planes; 4 pages with black & white portraits of French WW1 pilots; 3 pages of showing various planes in flight. Illustrated endpapers with silhouettes of squadron insignias including the flying crane. Bound in pictorial boards with a black string binding; the printed signature of Louis Bleriot, of SPAD to the front cover. Preface by Jean Cocteau, With a final essay on the SPAD fighter planes by Jacques Mortane. Text in French. Small stain on front cover; binding just a little rubbed; else a very good copy of a superbly illustrated book.