“WE GO THROUGH CAMERAS THE BACK WAY TO THE COURTROOM”: ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH’S THIRD MEMOIR, LOCKED ROOMS AND OPEN DOORS
LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. Locked Rooms and Open Doors. Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1933-1935. New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1974). Octavo, original blue and beige cloth, facsimile autograph endpapers, original dust jacket. $150.
First edition of the third volume of Lindbergh’s memoir featuring her diaries and letters, with 32 pages of illustrations.
Locked Rooms covers Lindbergh's five and a half-month trip with Lindbergh charting transatlantic routes in a seaplane; the trial of Bruno Hauptmann for the kidnapping and murder of her first child, Charles Jr; and the family's move from the United States to England. Her third memoir, it continues the moving narrative of her life begun with Bring Me a Unicorn: Diaries and Letters 1922-1928, in 1972, and Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead: Diaries and Letters 1929-1932 in 1973. With "First Edition" on copyright page, and letters beginning with "B."
A fine copy.