Description: Famed American aviator Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974) boldly signed this copy of his autobiography “We”, which recounts his education as an aviator, his early career, and the 1927 flight from New York to Paris that made him famous. Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis monoplane on the first solo transatlantic flight and the first non-stop flight between North America and mainland Europe, earning instantaneous world fame.
This is copy 844 of 1,000. Gilt-stamped vellum and orange paper over boards, text block edges deckled, pictorial pastedowns, 308 pages, includes several plates with halftone images. Foreword by Myron T. Herrick, U. S. Ambassador to France, 1912-14, 1921-29.
Condition: Vellum stained, corners and spine ends bumped and lightly worn, scattered foxing and light stains. Overall good condition and now protected in a new clear mylar jacket.