INSCRIBED BY WORLD WAR I ACE EDDIE RICKENBACKER IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION
RICKENBACKER, Edward V. Edward V. Rickenbacker. An Autobiography. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, (1967). Octavo, original half black cloth, original dust jacket.
First edition, inscribed by Rickenbacker in the year of publication: “With my best wishes to 'Joe Hood' Eddie Rickenbacker 1967.”
America's "Ace of Aces" during World War I, Rickenbacker "was much more. He became a highly skilled corporate executive and manager who contributed constructively to the economic life and strength of the United States and to the development of modern aviation transportation" (ANB). With numerous photographic illustrations.
A fine inscribed copy.