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Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) 20 HRS. 40 MIN. , Signed Copy with Typed Letter Signed Inserted.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937) 20 HRS. 40 MIN., Signed Copy with Typed Letter Signed Inserted. New York/London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, the Knickerbocker Press, 1928. Octavo, second printing, inscribed to Mr. and Mrs. George White, of Brownsville, Texas; with a typed letter signed 14 March 1929 to Mrs. White, thanking her for hosting the pilot while in Texas, sending this book, and mentioning that she is still enjoying the fresh gladiolas and sweet peas; the book bound in red publisher's cloth, bumped, toning to half-title, 8 x 5 1/4 in.; the letter folded, with some stains, tacked to ffep, 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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George White, G. P. Putnam's Sons, Pearson PLC, Brownsville, London

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