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    Richard E. Byrd Signed Book with Fabric Samples, Skyward, by Commander Richard Evelyn Byrd, (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, 1928). First Edition, number 397 of 500 copies, signed by the author and the publishers. Octavo, xv, 348 pages, with foldout map at the end, 10 photogravure plates, and 23 other plates. On the front blue paste-down endpaper are mounted two fabric samples, under which is printed, "Above is a portion of the fabric (showing both sides) which covered the plane Josephine Ford on her historic flight over the North Pole on May 9th, 1926 piloted by Commander Richard E. Byrd". Light edge bumps and wear to the book, no dust jacket, the signature is very fine.

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    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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