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    One of 150 Copies Signed by Earhart with a Flag from her Flight

    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: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First edition, Author's Autograph Edition, one of 150 copies signed by Earhart and Putnam with one of the original American flags that was on her plane during the flight affixed to the front pastedown (as issued). Octavo. [2, blank], 374, [2, blank] pages. With sixty-one illustrations inserted throughout. Original three quarter red cloth over marbled board, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Some mild wear and sunning to binding, hinges starting, tissue guard over frontispiece torn. Overall, a very good copy of this elusive edition. From the library of noted collector Irving W. Robbins, Jr. with his bookplate.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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