BOYINGTON, Gregory "Pappy" - Baa Baa Black Sheep

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BOYINGTON, Gregory  Pappy  - Baa Baa Black Sheep
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G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, (1958). First Edition, stated seventh printing. Inscribed and signed by “Pappy” Boyington on the half-title page, “To Arnold Prosser, May you have a long smooth-flying career. Best ever, Col. Greg ‘Pappy’ Boyington, Feb 16, 1959.” Octavo (8 5/8 X 5 7/8 in., 225 X 148 mm). 384 pages. Red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Very Good in Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with tape reinforcement along the spine on the verso. Boyington was a Medal of Honor winner with the USMC. As a Flying Tiger, he shot down six Japanese planes and 22 in the Marine Corps. His exploits were the subject of the Black Sheep Squadron television series starring Robert Conrad.