Byrd | Richard Evelyn

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

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    Description

    Limited edition of Little America by Richard Byrd, signed by the author.

    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 acetate 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 / The Knickerbocker Press

    Edition

    First Edition / Limited Edition

    Date Published

    1930

    Binding

    Hardcover

    Condition

    Near fine

    Author

    Byrd | Richard Evelyn