Rickenbacker: An Autobiography
Rickenbacker, Eddie. Rickenbacker: An Autobiography
New York: Prentice Hall, 1967. Hardback 8vo; third printing, signed by the author. 458 pp. Sky-blue cloth; black cloth quarter-binding; dark blue monogram of author’s initials to front board; gilt lettering to spine; author signature with year (1967) to ffep; pictorial dust jacket. Condition: Very good. Minor bumping to head and corners; faint 1" damp to front board; slight shelf wear; head of front board sunned, fore and top edge toned. Dust jacket condition: Very good. Unclipped; minor crinkles to head and tail. $75A legend in his own lifetime, Eddie Rickenbacker was probably best known as the “Ace of Aces”, flying for the U.S. Air Service during World War I. An early pioneer of car racing, owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, trailblazer for commercial air travel, he survived many near-fatal crashes and two world wars. Rickenbacker is the astounding record of his life and many achievements.
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