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Little America

aerial exploration in the Antarctic the flight to the South Pole.

Stock Code 104632

New York, Putnam's, 1930

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Author's autograph edition. 'The true first edition of Byrd's official narrative of his initial Antarctic expedition. For many it marks the end of the "heroic age" in Antarctic exploration and its replacement by the "mechanical age". The use of the aeroplane, the aerial camera, the radio and the snowmobile were all brought to bear on Antarctica's vastness' (Taurus).

First edition, author's autograph edition, limited to 1000 copies printed on rag paper, signed by the author and publisher, 8v, etched frontispiece portrait, title vignette, 4 maps (2 folding), 72 photographic illustrations on 55 plates, 17 text vignettes, original parchment backed blue boards gilt, parchment tips, light soiling to spine, a very good copy.

Taurus 114.
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Little America

BYRD, Richard Evelyn.

Stock code: 104632

$618.00

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