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Price Realized: $6,500 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2462 Lot 5
(AVIATION.) Earhart, Amelia. 20 hrs. 40 mins. Our Flight in the Friendship. The American Girl, First Across the Atlantic by Air, Tells Her Story. 61 illustrations inserted throughout. Tall 8vo, publisher's 1/2 maroon cloth over marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, few insignificant blemishes to boards, soft vertical crease to spine; George Kirkman bookplate to verso of front free endpaper; housed in custom cloth drop-back case. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000
first edition, the author's autograph edition, number 12 of 150 copies signed by earhart and putnam containing, as issued by the publisher in a cellophane envelope mounted to the front pastedown, a miniature silk American flag carried by Earhart in her flight on the "Friendship" from Boston to Wales. Although Earhart was not the pilot of this flight, with it she made history by becoming the first woman to travel by air across the Atlantic.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,500