First Edition of Rickenbacker: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Him
Rickenbacker: An Autobiography.
Rickenbacker, Edward V (Eddie).$450.00
Item Number: 42067
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1967.
First edition of the American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed and dated in 1968 by Eddie Rickenbacker on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
America's "Ace of Aces" during World War I, Rickenbacker "was much more. He became a highly skilled corporate executive and manager who contributed constructively to the economic life and strength of the United States and to the development of modern aviation transportation" (ANB).