"If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio": First Edition of The Wright Brothers; Signed by David McCullough

  • The Wright Brothers.

The Wright Brothers.

Item Number: 4665

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015.

First edition of this dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated. Signed by David McCullough on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

A story of timeless importance, told with uncommon empathy and fluency. . . . A story, well told, about what might be the most astonishing feat mankind has ever accomplished. . . . The Wright Brothers soars" (Daniel Okrent The New York Times Book Review).