Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Frank Everest Signed Book: The Fastest Man Alive. (London: Cassell & Company Ltd, 1958). First edition. Signed on the half-title page in blue ink: "Sincere Regards & Best Wishes/ to William Stanhope from---/ Frank K. Everest/ Brig Gen USAF (ret.)". Everest was an aeroengineer and test pilot who, in the 1950s, set multiple air speed records and was known as the "fastest man alive" for a period. He was inducted into the Aerospace Walk of Honor in 1991. Hardbound, no dust jacket, octavo, 204 pages, illustrated. Fine.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    19th Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 143

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 December 8 Winter Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - New York Luxury Accessories - New York.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 July 16 - 18 The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 July 16 - 18 The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $4,640,331