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Earhart | Amelia

20 Hrs. 40 Min.: Our Flight In The Friendship

First Edition | First Printing



Signed first edition, first printing of 20 Hrs. 40 Min.: Our Flight In the Friendship by Amelia Earhart.

Octavo, 314pp. Publisher’s maroon cloth, title stamped in gilt on front cover, title on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Stated “This is a copy of the first edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, light wear to spine ends, gilt rubbed from spine. Faint foxing to title page and frontis. Previous bookseller’s label affixed to front free endpaper.

Signed by the author on verso of frontispiece portrait.

This book recounts Amelia Earhart’s flight aboard the Friendship as a passenger in 1928, when she became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by air. A few years later, in 1932, Ms. Earhart would become the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic. In 1937, in an attempt fly around the world, Earhart’s plane disappeared and was never recovered.

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New York


G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press


First Edition, First Printing

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Very Good


Earhart | Amelia

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