London - Cairo - Gaza - Baghdad - Basra - Koweit - Bahrein - Sharjah - Gwadar - Karachi - Delhi - Rangoon - Singapore (Weekly)

[Aviation]. Bradshaw's International Air Guide. No. 1.

London & Manchester, Henry Blacklock & Co., November 1934.

8vo. 176 pp. With a folding colour map loose in a lower cover pocket, showing maps of Europe, the world, and the British Isles with established air routes. Original printed blue wrappers.


First edition of this early comprehensive guide to both domestic British and international flights. Comprises no fewer than 241 numbered timetables ranging from flights on the British Isles to air routes from Berlin to Buenos Aires, as well as weekly service from London to India and the Middle East, including connections to Kuwait, Bahrein, Sharjah, and Basra. Further includes information on fares and ticket regulations, baggage allowances, in-flight meals, international times, currencies, weights and measures, as well as the addresses of booking offices and air companies.

Original bookmark advertising Grosvenor House, a London hotel, detached from cord and loosely inserted. Occasional light spotting. An excellent copy of this useful manual produced as air travel entered its golden age.