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Skyward; Man's Mastery of the Air as Shown By the Brilliant Flights of America's Leading Air Explorer; His Life, His Thrilling Adventures, His North Pole and Trans-Atlantic Flights, Together with His Plans for Conquering the Antarctic By Air

Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1928
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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Presentation copy from the author: "To Gertrude from Dick with affectionate good wishes. N. Y. City. Aug. 9, 1928". Illustrations. Gilt lettering front cover and spine. Slight chipping spine top. Damp stain rear cover near spine bottom, inside unaffected. End papers are map of Arctic Circle. Title page and photograph at pages 74-75 loose at top. Copyright and dedication pages split at spine. Small margin spot title page to dedication page and pages 110-116. Uncut page sides. Offsetting pages 44-45, 174-175 and 316-317. Chapters include: Learning to Fly; First Trans-Atlantic Flight; Political Interlude; The ZR-2 Disaster; I Turn Explorer; The North Pole; Success at Last!; This Hero Business; Trans-Atlantic Flight; A Narrow Escape; A Glimpse into the Future; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 4959

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Title: Skyward; Man's Mastery of the Air as Shown ...

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

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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