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The North Pole Its Discovery In 1900 Under The Auspices Of The Peary Arctic Club.With An Introduction By Theodore Roosevelt And A Foreword By Gilbert H.Grosvenor.

PEARY, Robert E[dwin] [1856-1920]

Editorial: Frederick Stokes Company, New York, 1910
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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This is the 373 page so-called "Ice Edition" with half-title. 8 colour plates (incl. frontis.), 32 double-sided plates (with multiple illus.), large folding coloured map (loose), & several text facsimiles. original decorative cloth, gilt, t.e.g. (first tissue guard defective otherwise a very nice bright copy). First Trade Edition. Narrative of Peary's last expedition, 1908-09, on the Roosevelt, describing the passage through the ice of Smith Sound-Robeson Channel, the wintering at Camp Jesup, Cape Sheridan, north of Ellesmere Island, and the march on the Pole, which was reached on April 6, 1909. Peary's record was disputed by Dr. Frederick Cook, who claimed to have preceded him in 1908, but Cook's claim was disallowed, and most arctic scientists agree that Peary was the first man to reach the Pole. Possess to analyze; read to learn; go forth to share. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 003603

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Título: The North Pole Its Discovery In 1900 Under ...

Editorial: Frederick Stokes Company, New York

Año de publicación: 1910

Encuadernación: Full Cloth

Condición del libro: Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No DJ

Tipo de libro: Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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