By Walter Mittelholzer; trans. Eden & Cedar Paul
London   George Allen & Unwin Ltd
9" by 6" 175pp
The first English translation describing the author's expedition to Spitsbergen, illustrated with folding maps and plates.
By Walter Mittelholzer; trans. Eden & Cedar Paul

1925 By Airplane towards the North Pole

London   George Allen & Unwin Ltd
9" by 6" 175pp
The first English translation describing the author's expedition to Spitsbergen, illustrated with folding maps and plates.
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

This work describes the Junkers Spitsbergen Expedition, an aid expedition planned for Roald Amundsen by Junkers Motorenbau in 1923. This expedition saw Arthur Neumann and Walter Mittelholzer undertaking the first powered flight north of the 80th parallel, as well as Mittelholzer taking the first aerial photographs of Spitsbergen. 

The first English translation of this work, translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. 

Written by Walter Mittelholzer, a Swiss pioneer in aviation and Lieutenant in the Swiss Airforce. This was his first work.

With the emblem of Hafod-y Ddol School in gilt to the front board, and a prize bookplate awarded to Glyn Bull for Special Services by E. Silk.

Containing some forty-eight aquatint illustrations and four maps. Collated, complete.

Condition

In the publisher's original full cloth binding. Externally very smart, with just some slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Prize bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with the foredge just a little spotted.

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