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Hardback. Tall 8vo. (approx 10 x 8 inches.) Grey cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front with white Polar Bear on spine and back with gilt medallion portrait on front. White edging. In very good condition. Cover is worn and darkened and faded in areas. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine rubbed. A couple of small marks. Endpapers darkened. Neat inscription to front. Mild foxing to endpapers and outside page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. This book is Peary's record of his last expedition 1908-09 and the voyage of the 'Roosevelt' through the ice of Smith Sound-Robeson Channel to winter quarters at Camp Jesup, Cape Sheridan on Ellesmere Island. Hunting, sledging and the final march to the Pole. 326pp. 116 b&w photo illustrations; 4 are photogravure. Large fold-out colour map at rear.
Title: The North Pole. Introduction by THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
Categories: Antarctic / Arctic,
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton. 1910 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 76745
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Antarctic / Arctic Antarctic / Arctic ROBERT E. PEARY, North Pole, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, expedition, 1908-09, Camp Jesup, Cape Sheridan, Ellesmere Island, Hunting, sledging, 1910, 1st edition,