1925 The National Geographic Magazine Vol XLVIII, No 5: The MacMillan Arctic Expedition Returns
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This expedition was financed by Eugene McDonald and led by Donald MacMillan accompanied by Richard E. Byrd in planes; the aerial surveys had disappointing results due to poor weather, but the expedition was a success for its demonstration of SW radio communications from the Arctic Region.
Published by the National Geographic Magazine, which was founded in 1888 and backed this expedition. Volume XLVIII, No. 5 of November 1925.
Written by Donald B. Macmillan, an American explorer and researcher who made over thirty Arctic expeditions. He also compiled a dictionary of the Inuktitut language.
From the library of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; with their bookplate and stamps throughout.
Illustrated with a folding map frontispiece in colour, as well as remarkable photographs in black and white throughout of the people and sights encountered locally during the expedition.
In a full cloth binding. Externally generally smart; a library sticker to the tail of the spine, with the head and tail of the spine rather bumped and worn. Library bookplate to the front pastedown, and stamps to the map, endpapers and blanks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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