KON-TIKI. Across the Pacific by Raft. Signed and inscribed by Thor Heyerdahl.
by Heyerdahl, Thor
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1950. 304 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear, and a large dark spot of discoloration that affects the bottom of the spine. The unclipped dustjacket has two large chips and is slightly sunned on the spine, with numerous small tears and overall shelfworn; protected in archival mylar. Illustrated by numerous black and white photographs. Signed and with a lengthy inscription on the half title page that takes up the entire page "To my dear friend Ben in full appreciation of the grand job you have done for this book, and in memory of all the pleasant moments we spent together in promoting it! With all best wishes from [signed] Thor Chicago 12/7 1950." Endpapers are map-illustrated. Minor ink smudging on the back of the inscribed page. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition/Very good- condition (DJ). Octavo (8vo).
(Inventory #: 016920)
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