Over to You: Ten Stories of Flyers and Flying

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Information on identifying editions is from Richard Walker’s “Roald Dahl – A Guide to Collecting His First Editions”.

  • First editions:
    • Reynal & Hitchcock, 1945-1946, USA.
      • To identify: Used a single statement and published with a dust jacket priced at $2.50. Note: There was an interrupted print run in December of 1945; see Richard’s site for more details.
    • Hamish Hamilton, 1946, UK.
      • To identify: Used a standard single statement (‘First published’ followed by the date, no later dates or printing statements) and published with a dust jacket priced at 7s/6p.
  • Buy this book:


  • “…to Whom So Much Was Owed” by Michael Straight published in March 9, 1946 issue of The Saturday Review – USA (read online
  • “Ten short stories on flying” published in June 21, 1947 issue of The Argus – Melbourne, Australia (read online
  • “Good in action” published in July 15, 1947 issue of The Telegraph – Brisbane, Australia (read online
  • “Ten Short Stories of Flying” published in July 26, 1947 issue of The Age – Melbourne, Australia (read online

Fun Stuff


Czech Covers – Přepínám – deset povídek o letcích a létání

Dutch Covers – Over en sluiten

Estonian Covers – Sinu kord. Kümme lugu lenduritest ja lendamisest

French Covers – À tire-d’aile

German Covers – steigen aus… maschine brennt… 10 fliegergeschichten

Russian Covers – Перехожу на прием