Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic; The Flight to the South Pole

By: BYRD Jr., Richard E.

Price: $95.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A memoir of Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd's aviation adventures flying in Antarctica, based at Little America, and including his first-ever flyover of the South Pole. With 74 black & white photos and maps, including two fold-out maps. Signed by Byrd on half title page. Though stated as a first edition, this is actually the first trade edition, following the Author's First Deluxe Edition. --- In full electric blue cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on cover and spine; gilt-stamped frame and aircraft to front cover. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A somewhat loosened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, and with mild discoloration to cloth on front and back panels, prior owner's dated signature to front endpaper, some small tears to cloth at spine ends, else a sound copy. ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xvi, 422 pages

Title: Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic; The Flight to the South Pole

Author Name: BYRD Jr., Richard E.

Categories: >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Edition: First Trade Edition

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 82848