Signed Photograph of Charles A. Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh Signed Photograph.
Lindbergh, Charles A.
Item Number: 50062
Black and white photograph of Charles A. Lindbergh in his flying gear, signed and dated “C.A. Lindbergh 11/1/29.” In fine condition. Double matted and framed. The photograph measures 8 inches by 12 inches. The entire piece measures 16 inches by 20 inches. A striking image, rare and desirable signed by Lindbergh.
Other Books by this Author
Black and white photograph of Charles A. Lindbergh standing in front of his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis. Inscribed by Lindbergh, “To E. C. Thompson Sincerely Charles A. Lindbergh.” Accompanied by the original transmittal envelope addressed to Thompson and bearing a postal cancellation dated July 15, 1927. Thompson has signed along the bottom margin of the photo, with an inscription to Doty. Earl C. Thompson was a St. Louis businessman who donated funds to buy the plane that would famously be named The Spirit of St. Louis. The photograph measures 8 inches by 10 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 18.5 inches by 21.5 inches. A striking image with noted provenance.
"Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream again": First Edition of The Spirit of St. Louis; Inscribed by Charles A. Lindbergh Prior to Publication
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.
First edition of Lindbergh’s autobiographical account about the events leading up to and including his 1927 solo trans-Atlantic flight. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author on the title page prior to publication, “To Clifford F. Scherer With best wishes from Charles A. Lindbergh August, 1953.” The recipient Clifford F. Scherer was a senior vice-president of Morgan Guaranty, the successor to J.P. Morgan & Company. Lindbergh’s father-in-law, Dwight Morrow, had been a partner in J.P. Morgan before he entered politics. Lindbergh was one of Morgan’s select clients, along with Calvin Coolidge and John Pershing. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by George W. Thompson. A nice association.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1927.
Author’s autograph edition of Lindbergh’s autobiography, which provides the account of the life of one of the century's greatest adventurers, the first man to complete a solo non-stop transatlantic flight. One of 1000 numbered copies, this is number 896, signed by both Charles Lindbergh and the publisher on the limitation page. Octavo, half bound salmon paper covered boards, frontispiece with tissue-guard, 51 black and white plates. Fine in the original glassine, laid-in publisher notice, and advertisement pamphlet bound at the rear, housed in original publisher’s numbered blue box, which shows wear. Introduction by Myron T. Herrick.
First Editions of Lord Skidelsky's Monumental Biography of J.M. Keynes; Each volume inscribed by Him
John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed 1883-1920; The Economist as Savior 1920-1037; Fighting For Britain 1937-1946.
London: Macmillan, 1983-2000.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed biography on J.M. Keynes. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author in each volume. Each are near fine with the dust jackets that show only light wear.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.