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[POLAR EXPLORATION]. BYRD, Richard Evelyn (1888–1957). Skyward. New York and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1928. Royal 8vo. Numerous photogravures and illustrations from photographs. Original publisher’s half blue cloth gilt, uncut (spine gently cocked). Contemporary newspaper clippings regarding Byrd laid in. LIMITED EDITION, number J3 for presentation, from a total edition of 500 copies of the “Author’s Autograph Edition” SIGNED BY BYRD and the publisher. Issued with a portion of fabric mounted on the front pastedown (showing both sides) which covered the plane Josephine Ford on her historic flight over the North Pole on May 9th, 1926. PRESENTATION COPY, with an additional inscription on the frontispiece: “To my friend / Van Lea Black / the salt of the Earth / from / Dick Byrd / N.Y. City / Sept. 28, 1928”. Arctic Bibliography 2592. –– [Together with:] Into the Home of the Blizzard. 1928. 8vo. Illustrated. Original printed wrappers; original presentation box. LIMITED EDITION, this copy unnumbered.
 [POLAR EXPLORATION]. BYRD, Richard Evelyn (1888–1957). Skyw...
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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $840.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Saturday, February 26, 2022.
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