The Steep Ascent by Anne Morrow Lindbergh is for sale. Anne Morrow Lindbergh was the wife of Charles Lindbergh and was also an aviator as well as an author of poetry and novels and was famous for writing such books as The Unicorn and Other Poems. Anne Morrow Lindbergh The Steep Ascent was published by Harcourt Brace and Company in New York USA in 1944 and is the first edition book.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh The Steep Ascent original dark blue binding has a plain blue front board and back board and lettering in white to the spine. The binding is in Good condition being complete but with stains and marks, which is barely visible due to the dark cloth used.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh The Steep Ascent has 120 numbered pages, top edge tinted blue. The front endpaper has the name of Rosamond Scott, Washington D.C. with the date 1944 in pencil.
Although the paper is not of the best quality due to the war effort, the pages are still in remarkably clean and attractive and in overall Very Good condition with only the slightest of age toning.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh The Steep Ascent is a flying story that was published during the course of the Second World War in which Anne Morrow Lindbergh says in the Preface (in part) “It may seem an anachronism to publish today a flying story that is not a war story. The adventures of peace should not and cannot be set up against the adventures of war.”