New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961.
First edition. (First printing as stated on copyright page with correct, priced dust jacket.) xviii, [ii], 390 pp. Publisher's cloth with gilt stamping. Near Fine in About Very Good unclipped dust jacket with faint dampstain to top of front panel, small tear to rear panel, rubbing, scuffs to spine panel. The uncommon first appearance of pilot and aviation writer Ernest K. Gann's memoir, which vaguely inspired a 1964 aviation disaster film by the same name. The Chicago Tribune once called it "A splendid and many-faceted personal memoir that is not only one man’s story but the story, in essence, of all men who fly." Item #140941068