New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Used - Good/Very good. Dark blue cloth boards show only minor signs of shelf-wear. Spine is worn at head. Printed in silver text on spine and a biplane illustration on the front board. Corners sharp. Binding tight and square. Pictorial endpapers are reproductions of an original aquatint by Bernard Poole. Light toning to edges. Text block is clean, unmarked, toned from age. Page 554 has publishing defect where page was printed with corner folded; text still fully intact. 14 x 22 3.5 cm. Appendices with B&W photos, glossary and diagrams. 562 pp. / Good. Some shelf-wear and small tears are evident. Edgewear. Toned from age. Brodart protective cover applied. Item #6820
The classic, bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning account of Charles A. Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight.
Charles A. Lindbergh captured the world's attention--and changed the course of history--when he completed his famous nonstop flight from New York to Paris in 1927. In The Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh takes the reader on an extraordinary journey, bringing to life the thrill and peril of trans-Atlantic travel in a single-engine plane. Eloquently told and sweeping in its scope, Lindbergh's Pulitzer Prize-winning account is an epic adventure tale for all time.