Very good. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY, 1928. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, VG, Hard Cover, Size=6"x8.5", 359pgs. Blue cloth slightly faded on spine & nicked head of spine, o.w. clean, tight & bright. No ink names, bookplates etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Very good. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY, 1928. 1st Edition, VG, Hard Cover, Size=6"x8.5", 359pgs. Top page ends dirty, o.w. clean & tight. NO ink names, bookplates etc. Has frontis of author. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Cover soiled, pages starting to brown, otherwise good, no DJ. 8vo, 359 pages 7 b/w plates, grey cloth binding. 2 page autographed letter signed (ALS) by Maerie A. Byrd to a previous owner (Walter Merriam Pratt) is tipped in to the front free endpaper. Marie Byrd was Richard Byrd's wife.
Very Good binding. Signed. Illustrated; Inscribed and signed on verso of frontispiece. No pencil or ink markings in text. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. Light edgewear to boards. Very tiny closed tears at head and tail of spine. Boards slightly cocked. Digital pictures of book available upon request; Not Ex-Libary. Very Good binding.
Very Good. No Jacket. Signed by Author Twelfth printing, March 1931. Very Good. SIGNED by BYRD, in black ink, on blank leaf before frontis illustration. This is the "Boy's Edition. " It includes a special Foreword for the edition, as well as the original Foreword by Rear Admiral William A. Moffett and an Introduction by Byrd written in February 1931. This is a clean, firmly bound copy. Pages are clean, unmarked and near fine, excepting a 2-page spread with spotting/soiling at bottom margin. Hardcover of printed cloth over boards is clean but has significant rubbing and scuffing; spine ends are worn with small chips from cloth at top of spine. Despite the wear the cover remains attractive and front cover portrait of Byrd is clear and colorful. Binding and hinges firm. Illustrated endpapers. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2"; xxix + 359 text pages and 7 full page photos, including the frontis.
Very Good. Deluxe edition limited to 500 numbered and signed copies. Contains a bit of the cloth of one of the wings of the plane, Josephine Ford, and also includes an extra series of plates in photogravure.
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