Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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Excellent signed book, "Into the Valley: A Skirmish of the Marines", by John Hersey (New York: Alfred A. Knopf), 1943, First Edition, 140pp. 8vo., Hersey's first-hand account of combat on Guadalcanal. The book has been signed by nine U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aces and other aviators who participated in the battle, including: JOE FOSS, ROBERT E. GALER, HENRY "HANK" HISE, ED SIMMONS, JOHN P. CONDON, KEN WATERS, DONALD "FLASH" GORDON, ARCHIE G. DONAHUE, and GEORGE T. CHANDLER, as well as Medal of Honor recipient MITCHELL PAIGE of the First Marine Division and the author, JOHN HERSEY. Both of the latter sign on the title page along with Foss, with Hersey crossing out and signing over his name and adding a dedication to our consignor. Shows slight toning withing and minor bumps to the covers, with wear and slight splitting to the original dust jacket, else very good.
GUADALCANAL AVIATORS
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Minimum Bid: $80.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $325.00
Estimate: $160 - $300
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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