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Lindbergh, Charles A.. The Spirit of St. Louis., 1953.First Edition

Lindbergh, Charles A.. The Spirit of St. Louis. London, John Murray, 1953.Stated First Edition, Cloth Bound, 8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾” tall, Good/ No Jacket, 531pp. Green cloth, gilt spine titles. Illustrated with plates, diagrams, appendix, glossary. Describes the planning and execution of the first non-stop flight between America and Europe. Much of the book describes the flight in detail. Includes full details and specifications of the Ryan aircraft “The Spirit of St Louis” and of its Wright Whirlwind aero-engine. Scarce FIRST EDITION. Ex-library, a little rubbed, edges tanned, minor marks to cover. Flyleaf removed, usual stamps incl. to verso. Otherwise clean, binding tight. (Flight, Biography) (ref.-000033)

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December 13, 2011 at 4:09 pm

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