Author:Byrd, Richard Evelyn

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Skyward

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author and the Publisher

Seller ID: 036230

Condition: Good


Number 253 of the Author's Autograph Edition, limited to 500 signed and numbered copies. Signed by the author and the publisher, and with two strips of fabric from the wings of the Josephine Ford, the plane Commander Byrd flew over the North Pole in May 1926, affixed in a sleeve to the front paste down. 348 pages, plus folding map. Lacking suite of ten photogravure plates and slipcase. Light wear at corners and heel. Book plate of Russel Van Arsdale Lee (U.S. Physician, 1895-1982) on front paste down. Blank front fly leaf shows smudges, and there is a little separation between said fly l... View more info

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Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn (Introduction By Claude A. Swanson)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 037337

Condition: Good+


405 pages, indexed. Map end leaves. Signed in name only by the author beneath frontispiece portrait. Blue cloth covers show light rubbing along edges, and light wear at spine ends and corners. Spine is slightly faded. The inked name of a previous owner is seen in the margin of the map front paste down. Volume remains tight and is otherwise very clean. View more info