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THE FUN OF IT. RANDOM RECORDS OF MY OWN FLYING AND OF WOMEN IN AVIATION by  Amelia Earhart - Hardcover - 4th Edition - (1932) - from Parnassus Book Service and Biblio.com

THE FUN OF IT. RANDOM RECORDS OF MY OWN FLYING AND OF WOMEN IN AVIATION

by Earhart, Amelia

Condition: Good/No jacket


New York:Harcourt Brace and Company, (1932). 4th Edition. hard cover. Good/No jacket. New York:Harcourt Brace and Company. (1932). 4th printing. 218pp+1pp ads., with record in pouch on rear board. Illustrated. Hardcover.   Book in good condition. Brown boards rubbed, shelfworn and soiled, with wear to edges. Page edges soiled.  Internally, end pages age toned, but no previous owners marks or signatures found. Frontispiece is loose but laid in and last page of photographs between 206/7 is missing. The binding is tight but front hinge is cracked and rear is starting. 

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