Military Memorabilia

Vintage Spirit of St. Louis Lindbergh Lindy Bookend and "Lindbergh: His Story in Pictures" by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Signed Collector's Edition, 1929

Vintage single bookend, most likely used as doorstop or paperweight. Reflects a shallow relief of "The Spirit of St. Louis" with Charles Lindbergh at center. Reminiscent of Lindbergh's famous flight from New York to Paris. Relief is detailed and intricate. Overall good condition. Some scuffs visible. Back side has "3G" written in black marker. "Spirit of St. Louis" is clearly visible on front bottom. Dimensions: 5 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W x 2 1/4" D. This book is the "Collector's Edition" limited printing of Lindbergh: His Story in Pictures, numbered 70 of only 250 copies signed by both author and publisher. This printing was issued with an original envelope actually carried by Lindbergh on his first International Air Mail Flight from Miami to the Canal Zone on the opening of the Pan-American Airways. Envelope is tipped to front paste-down.
 

Donated by The Great Republic

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Military Memorabilia
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Art, Home Decor, Military Memorabilia
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The Great Republic