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Fifteen (15) Biographies/Autobiographies of Military Figures, Explorers, Businessmen, and other notable 20th century figures, most signed, including Sir Edmund Hillary. 1st item: Signed High Adventure, First Edition, by Sir Edmund Hillary, 1955. Published by E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York. Title page signed "Ed Hillary." Includes original dust jacket wrapped in Mylar with paper backing. 8 3/4" H x 6" W x 1 3/8" D. 2nd item: Signed High Adventure by Sir Edmund Hillary, 2003. Published by The Easton Press, Norwalk. Front matter paper signed "E. P. Hillary." Includes certificate of authenticity, note about book, and a PSA/DNA Letter of Authentication, number AB07327, dated Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Bound in burgundy leather, gilt edged pages. 9 3/8" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. 3rd item: Signed Little America Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic the Flight to the South Pole, Author's Autograph Edition, by Richard Evelyn Byrd, rear Admiral, U.S.N., Ret., 1930. Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, London. Front end paper signed "Charles Z. Horn/Minneapolis/Mn." 10" H x 6 3/4" W x 2" D. 4th item: Signed Discovery: The Story of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition, First Edition, by Richard Evelyn Byrd, Rear Admiral, U. S. N., Ret., 1935. Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York. Front end paper signed "R E Byrd." 9 5/8" H x 6 5/8" W x 1 3/4" D. 5th item: Signed The Kingdom of Swing by Benny Goodman and Irving Kolodin, 1939. Published by Stackpole Sons, New York. Front end paper signed "Benny Goodman." 8 3/8" H x 5 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. 6th item: Signed Admiral Halsey's Story by Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, USN and Lieutenant Commander J. Bryan III, USNR, 1947. Published by Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, London. Frontispiece signed "W.F. Halsey." Includes original dust jacket wrapped in Mylar with paper backing. 9 3/8" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 3/8" D. 7th item: Signed Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an Illustrator, First Edition, by Norman Rockwell, as told to Thomas Rockwell, 1960. Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York. Half title page signed "sincerely Norman Rockwell." Library ex libris labels to inside of front cover and front end paper with "Discard" in black ink. 9 5/8" H x 6 1/2" W. 8th item: Signed View From the Ninth Decade Jottings from a Merchant's Daybook by J. C. Penney, 1960. Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, Toronto. Front end paper signed "J C Penny." Includes original dust jacket wrapped in plastic with paper backing. 8 5/8" H x 5 7/8" W 1 1/8" D. 9th item: From Father to Son: The Letter of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker to his Son William, from boyhood to manhood, edited, with notes and introduction, by William F. Rickenbacker, 1970. Published by Walker and Company, New York. Includes original dust jacket. 9 3/8" H x 6 7/8" W x 1" D. 10th item: Signed Grinding it Out The Making of McDonald's by Ray Kroc with Robert Anderson, 1977. Published by Henry Regnery Company, Chicago. Front end paper signed "Ray Kroc." 9 3/8" H x 6 3/8" W x 1 1/8" D. 11th item: Signed Faith of My Fathers, First Trade Edition, by John McCain with Mark Salter, 1999. Published by Random House, New York. Front end paper signed "John McCain." Includes original dust jacket, price clipped. 9 5/8" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. 12th item: Signed Walter Cronkite: His Life and Times, Second Printing, by Doug James, 1991. Published by J M Press, Brentwood. Title page signed "Walter Cronkite." Includes original dust jacket, price clipped. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 1/4" D. 13th item: Signed Wisdom of the 90s by George Burns written with Hal Goldman, 1991. Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York. Signed and inscribed "Very Best George Burns." Includes original dust jacket. 8 3/8" H x 5 1/4" H x 3/4" D. 14th item: Multi signed The Doolittle Raid: American's Daring First Strike Against Japan by Carroll V. Glines, 1991. Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen. Title page signed "Carroll V. Glines" with six (6) Doolittle's Raid member signatures to half title page and dedication page. Includes original dust jacket. 9 3/8" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 1/4" D. 15th item: Signed General H. Norman Schwarzkopf The Autobiography It Doesn't Take a Hero written with Peter Petre, 1992. Published by Linda Grey Bantam Books, New York. Title page signed "Norman Schwarzkopf." Includes original dust jacket. 9 5/8" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 7/8" D. CONDITION: Books in overall good condition with normal shelf wear, light toning, some with tears, separation from binding, etc. Signatures in overall very good, legible condition.