Byrd | Richard E.

Alone

First Edition | First Printing

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    First edition of Alone by Richard E. Byrd.

    Octavo, 296pp. Blue cloth, blue lettering on spine and front cover. No additional printings noted on copyright page. Top edge dyed blue, uncut, clean text block. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $2.50 on front flap, shallow chipping along top edge, light sunning to spine, a very good example. (DAB 6, 92) Signed by the author on the half-title.

    Richard E. Byrd (1888-1957) was an American naval officer and polar explorer. He is known for being the first explorer to reach the North Pole and South Pole by air, but the North Pole claim is in dispute.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    G.P. Putnam's Sons

    Edition

    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published

    1938

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Jacket Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Byrd | Richard E.

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    Richard E. Byrd