"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": The Spirit of St. Louis; Inscribed by Charles A. Lindbergh in the year of Publication

  • The Spirit of St. Louis.
  • The Spirit of St. Louis.

The Spirit of St. Louis.


Item Number: 96985

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.

First edition, early printing of Lindbergh’s autobiographical account about the events leading up to and including his 1927 solo trans-Atlantic flight. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, “To Dave Read With best wishes Charles A. Lindbergh 1953.” Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by George W. Thompson.

Winner of the 1954 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography, this is Charles Lindbergh’s riveting account of the first nonstop flight between the United States and Europe he undertook in 1927. "At its exciting best, this book keeps the reader cockpit close to a rare adventure" (Time).

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