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    Amelia Earhart. 20 Hrs. 40 Min. Our Flight in the Friendship. The American Girl, First Across the Atlantic by Air, Tells Her Story. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, [1928]. Author's autograph edition, limited to 150 signed copies, of which this is number 62, signed by the author and publisher and containing "one of the small silk flags which Miss Earhart carried in the 'Friendship' from Boston to Wales." Large octavo. [2, blank], 374, [4, blank] pages. With 61 in-text illustrations. Bound in publisher's half maroon cloth over red marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, boards and spine ruled in gilt; corners just a touched bumped. Peach-colored endpapers, edges untrimmed, small silk American flag to front pastedown, as called-for; front hinge weak and cracked but holding, flag affixed to front pastedown with clear mylar, small abrasions where mylar was removed or attempted to be removed. Internally clean and bright, a few leaves uncut; very minor, scattered foxing. In a glassine dust jacket; worn with chips and tears and some losses. Near fine book.

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