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1927 Summer of Eagles :  The story of an unforgettable summer when a  courageous group of airmen risked their lives in uncharted skies in search  of gold and glory

1927 Summer of Eagles : The story of an unforgettable summer when a courageous group of airmen risked their lives in uncharted skies in search of gold and glory

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1927 Summer of Eagles : The story of an unforgettable summer when a courageous group of airmen risked their lives in uncharted skies in search of gold and glory

by Huttig, Jack

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Chicago: Nelson-Hall Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author. Association copy, signed, dated and numbered by Jack Huttig "To Harold and Marge Evans, my oldest and very best friends, Jack Huttig, 6-5-80. / #5 of 6 "authors copies" ?? by Nelson-Hall." About very good with worn ends and discolored cloth cover; heavily worn and chiped dust jacket now in an archival cover. Pp xiv, 146, [40] leaves of plates. Illustrated. This book documents the attempts of men and women aviators to win the Orteig Prize for flying nonstop from New York to Paris and the Dole race from Oakland to Hawaii. The Orteig Prize was a reward offered to the first Allied aviator(s) to fly non-stop from New York City to Paris or vice versa. Several famous aviators made unsuccessful attempts at the New York–Paris flight before the relatively unknown American Charles Lindbergh won the prize in 1927 in his aircraft Spirit of St. Louis. The Dole Air Race, also known as the Dole Derby, was a deadly air race across the Pacific Ocean from Oakland, California to Honolulu in the Territory of Hawaii held in August 1927. ; 8vo .

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E Ridge fine Books US (US)
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Title
1927 Summer of Eagles : The story of an unforgettable summer when a courageous group of airmen risked their lives in uncharted skies in search of gold and glory
Author
Huttig, Jack
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Nelson-Hall Company
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1980
Keywords
Transatlantic Flights- History, Transpacific flights - History, Dole Air Race - Dole Derby - 1927, Orteig Prize - Charles Lindbergh - 1927
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History; Antiquarian & Collectible Books; Exploration, Geography & Maps;

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