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By: Byrd, Admiral Richard Evelyn

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 13169

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... View more info