Byrd | Richard Evelyn

Little America – Aerial Exploration In the Antarctic. The Flight To The South Pole.

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Octavo, xvi, 436pp. Blue paper boards, white vellum spine, title in gilt on spine. Blue endpapers, uncut edges. Tissue covered frontispiece portrait of Byrd opposite title page. Housed in glassine cover. Multiple photographic illustrations, four maps with two fold-out maps at rear. Light toning to white vellum spine. From a deluxe limited edition of 1000 signed copies, this is number 564, signed by author Richard Byrd. (Conrad 253) (Taurus 114)
Comments: Richard E. Byrd was an American naval officer and polar explorer. He was known for being the first explorer to reach the North Pole and South Pole by air, but those claims are disputed.

Additional information

Location Published

New York / London

Publisher

G.P. Putnam's Sons

Edition

First Edition / Limited Edition

Date Published

1930

ISBN
Binding

Hardcover

Condition

Near fine

Jacket Condition
Writer

Byrd | Richard Evelyn