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    Letter Scrapbook For 1929 National Air Races, oblong folio with brown suede covers, tooled gilt title on front cover, contains 25 typed letters, many on company letterheads, to Cliff Henderson, managing director of the races. Highlights include:

    Amelia Earhart TLS, one page, 8vo, on Cosmopolitan letterhead, September 25, 1929, in which she writes in part, "...I was quite unaware I had won any cup, but I shall be glad to decorate my office with the Los Angeles Times Trophy, when it comes...".

    Eddie Rickenbacker TLS, "Eddie", one page, 8vo, on personal letterhead, saying in part, "...It always has been and always will be my desire to assist in the promotion of aviation in my humble way...". Normal light aging, very fine condition overall. From the collection of Cliff Henderson.


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