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    Richard E. Byrd Signed Book: Alone (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1938), third impression, 296 pages, chapter decorations by Richard E. Harrison, full blue cloth, 8vo (5.75" x 8.25"), dust jacket, signed and inscribed "To Ruth Lemaster R E Byrd" on the free front endpaper. From the dust jacket, "This is the book that Admiral Byrd was four years deciding whether to write- the account of an experience so intimate- and perhaps so catastrophic- that for a long time he could not bring himself to tell it... the account of Byrd's five months' isolation at Advance Base... where in 1934 he nearly died." Fine condition with some edge roughness and spine discoloration on the dust jacket. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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