Signed limited edition of Alone by R.E. Byrd.
Octavo, ix, , 296pp. Blue morocco, title in gilt on spine, raised bands, decorative compartments. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Light wear to spine, wear along bottom edge. Lacking slipcase. Previous ownership bookplate affixed to front endpaper. (Conrad 291) Signed on the limitation page by RE Byrd, this being number 118 of 225 copies.
The story of Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s second Antarctic expedition in 1934. When it was published in 1938, it was an international best seller.