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Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
Flight to Arras [Signed] and Wind, Sand and Stars
Reynal and Hitchcock, 1942. Arras: Signed by author on half-title page. Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 255. Blue cloth with gilt titling, deckle edge, publisher's ink to top edge. Jacket with $2.75 price. Illustrated endpapers, with full-page gravure illustrations throughout by French artist Bernard Lamotte. This is NOT the limited edition of 500. Ex-library with a few subtle markings, jacket has moderate wear with numerous small chips and tears. Boards bumped at either end of spine, slightly cocked. This memoir of Saint-Exupery's time as a reconnaissance pilot for the French Air Force during the early years of World War II won the Le Grand Prix Littraire de l'Aro-Club de France.Wind: Octavo (21 cm), pp. 306. Patterned paper boards, pictorial endpapers, illustrations throughout. Jacket (with $2 price on rear flap) is good with dampstaining (that also shows faintly on boards, and the bottom corner of a few internal pages) and many chips. Boards have light edge wear and bumping. This National Book Award-winning novel draws on Saint-Exupery's experiences as a commercial pilot flying postal routes in South America, Africa and Europe. First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: ElkRiverBooks [Livingston, Montana, US]

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