"We" (Signed Limited Edition)
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1927.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1927. First edition. Number 976 of a thousand copies signed by the author and publisher. A Fine copy of the book with a previous owner's bookplate on the front paste-down (Francis and Jane McCann), lacking the publisher's glassine jacket and box.
Written with an eye for the mechanical aspects of his aviation journey, Charles Lindbergh records his pioneer solo flight across the Atlantic in We. Lindberg wrote this book only two months after completing his historic flight, which would inspire Amelia Earhart and countless other pilots to continue pushing the boundaries of modern aviation. Horace Green, in his 1927 review of We, applauds the meticulous attention to detail revealed in the pilot’s narrative, noting that “the outstanding feature is the fact that Lindbergh’s success was laid on careful foundations… his plans are exact, careful and weighed in the balance” (The New York Times). Fine (Item #5261)