Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 29

Price Realized: $ 188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
BYRD, RICHARD E. Two books, each Signed, "REByrd," on a front blank: Skyward * Alone. The first, additionally inscribed with an Autograph Note: "To Edward S. Shea with deep gratitude for the things he has done for our antarctic expedition and with warm regards," on the signed front blank. Additionally signed by maritime historian Frank O. Braynard on the dedication page. 359 pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth, edges rubbed, faint scattered soiling; abrasion at lower right corner of signature page (without affecting text), newspaper clippings pasted to verso of front and recto of rear free endpapers; lacking dust jacket. The second, 296 pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth, some fading to spine, minor chipping at head of spine; hinges starting, faint scattered foxing to preliminaries and subsidiaries, faint soiling to lower edge of text block; lacking dust jacket. New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928; 1938; inscriptions: New York, 21 August 1928; Np, nd

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With--Photograph, unsigned, showing Byrd in uniform reclining in a deckchair with the ocean visible in the distance. 2 3/4x4 1/2 inches. Np, nd.