Fair. 1932 former library book with typical markings. The covers are starting to pull away some from the binding. Clean inside pages. Good binding. Some age spotting on pages. Protected in plastic sleeve for the collector.
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VG-(spine slightly sunned). No Jacket. Octavo. Thirsting for a new adventure and announcing that “an adventure not in the air is obsolete, ” Richard Halliburton hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens in 1931 and fearlessly set out to circle the world in an open cockpit biplane optimistically named The Flying Carpet. For Halliburton, it was the ultimate in romantic, risky exploration and was a means of seeing the world in a way that few had ever seen it before. True to form, his journey was breathtakingly audacious. Silver titles on black cloth. Maps showing the Flying Carpet's flight on end papers. Hinges toned, as usual with this edition.
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