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The Spirit of St. Louis

By: Lindbergh, Charles A.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004185

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This book is about the trip Lindbergh took in 1927 in The Spirit of St. Louis. The custom-built, single engine, single-seat monoplane was flown solo by Charles Lindbergh on May 20-21, 1927, on the first non-stop flight from New York to Paris for which Lindbergh won the $25, 000 Orteig Prize. Lindbergh took off in the Spirit from Roosevelt Airfield, Garden City, New York and landed 33 1/2 hours later at Aéroport Le Bourget in Paris, France, a distance of approximately 3, 600 miles. The Spirit is now on permanent display in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington D. C. T... View more info