Skyward

By: Byrd, Admiral Richard Evelyn

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece and several B&W photographs. Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, Jr., USN (1888-1957) was an American naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest honor for valor given by the United States and was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Aircraft flights, in which he served as a navigator and expedition leader, crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a segment of the Arctic Ocean, and a segment of the Antarctic Plateau. Byrd claimed that his expeditions had been the first to reach both the North Pole and the South Pole by air.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 79. Photographs. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. (xliii), 388 pp

Title: Skyward

Author Name: Byrd, Admiral Richard Evelyn

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Biography & Memoir, History, Biography,

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1981

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 13169

Keywords: History Biography; Americana; Avation; Medal of Honor; flying;