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North to the Orient - LINDBERGH Anne Morrow LINDBERGH Charles - 1935. [1277420]
1935 - LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. North to the Orient. With Maps by Charles A. Lindbergh. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1935). Octavo, original sliver-stamped blue cloth, cartographic endpapers, original dust jacket. $2900.First edition, presentation copy, of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's account of her journey to Alaska and along the Arctic Circle to Russia, China and Japan, inscribed on the half title by Anne Morrow Lindbergh to publishing magnate (and the publisher of this volume) Donald C. Brace: "For Mr Donald C. Brace," and signed by both Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh.In July of 1931, Anne Morrow Lindbergh took off with her husband Charles in their aircraft Sirius on a journey that would extend for over two months and take her to places "where no white woman had been before." Their voyage took them from College Point, Long Island, to Alaska, then by way of St. Lawrence Island to Siberia, Kamchatka, and Japan. From Osaka, where they discovered a stowaway in the plane, they crossed the Yellow Sea to China and went up the Yangtze River to Nanking, where they brought aid to flood refugees. This copy is inscribed to Donald C. Brace, the famous publisher responsible for sending this volume to press. Donald Brace and Alfred Harcourt were both graduates of Columbia University, where they met and decided to co-found Harcourt Brace. Charles Lindbergh was close friends with Harcourt, who shared his isolationist political views.Book about-fine, bright dust jacket with light wear to extremities. A near-fine signed and inscribed copy with a most outstanding provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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