First Edition of Eddie Rickenbacker's Seven Came Through; Inscribed by Him in the Year of Publication
Seven Came Through: Rickenbacker’s Full Story Including His Message to America.
Rickenbacker, Captain Edward V.$300.00
Item Number: 72078
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1943.
First edition of Rickenbacker’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication opposite the half-title page, “With my every best wish To “Hortense Shyab” Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker 1943.” The recipient worked at Doubleday, the publisher of this work. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the crown of the spine.
Seven Came Through is the true account of 21 days adrift in a life raft by Eddie Rickenbacker, a famous aviation hero and pioneer.