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Premier Auction - Session I - March 24, 2023

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 584

Two Signed Charles Lindbergh Titles

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
The Spirit of St. Louis by Charles A. Lindbergh, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953, with original dust jacket, association copy signed by Lindbergh and inscribed "To Townsend Ludington/With best wishes, and in memory of early days"; "We" by Charles A. Lindbergh, New York/London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1927, Author's Autograph Edition, number 819 of 1000, signed by Lindbergh and the publisher

Note: Charles Townsend Ludington, Sr. (1896-1968) was known as a pioneer in the world of aviation. Throughout his career, he helped found and run several American airlines, planned and designed airports, created designs for airplanes, gliders, and protection devices for pilots, and authored a textbook on aerodynamics. The books offered here are from his personal collection and were passed down to his descendants.


light wear to extremities, bumped corners; Spirit with some light wear, small tears, and creasing to dust jacket; "We" with some chipping to spine, light staining to boards
Estate of Charles Townsend Ludington, Sr., Ardmore, Pennsylvania; Estate of Charles Townsend Ludington, Jr., Chapel Hill, North Carolina