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Hardback. 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine faded, light fading around edges. Minor scratches to boards. Inside pages clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. The expedition was composed of Oxford University students with a Leader and a Sergeant of the RCMP. They spent the winter of 1934/5 in Northern Greenland and then split into three groups to explore further, one group discovering a new range of mountains. 319pp. Many b&w photo illustrations, illustrated tailpeices, b&w maps and diagrams. Large folding coloured map at rear.
Title: Arctic Journeys. The Story of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition 1934-5. Preface by LORD TWEEDSMUIR.
Categories: Antarctic / Arctic,
Publisher: London. Hodder & Stoughton. 1937 1st edition:
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Seller ID: 76749
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Antarctic / Arctic EDWARD SHACKLETON, Arctic Journeys, Oxford University, Ellesmere Land, Expedition, 1934-5, LORD TWEEDSMUIR, Northern Greenland, Hodder & Stoughton, illustrations, illustrated, tailpeices, b&w, maps, diagrams,