By A. W. Greely
Boston   Little, Brown and Company
9" by 6" x, 270pp
A fascinating insight into polar exploration, signed and inscribed by the author, renowned polar explorer A. W. Greely, and complete with a folding map in colour.
By A. W. Greely

1928 The Polar Regions in the Twentieth Century

Boston   Little, Brown and Company
9" by 6" x, 270pp
A fascinating insight into polar exploration, signed and inscribed by the author, renowned polar explorer A. W. Greely, and complete with a folding map in colour.
Special Price £128.00 Regular Price £160.00
: 1kgs / : 766R41

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Author's Presentation Copy, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

This work looks at the discoveries and breakthroughs made through arctic exploration worldwide in the early 1900s.

Adolphus Washington Greely (1844-1935) was a polar explorer and US Army Officer. He commanded the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition in 1881, and was one of six survivors out of the original twenty-five; however, they were successful in discovering much of Greenland before falling victim to low supplies. Greely penned a number of works on his experiences in the Arctic after his retirement.

Illustrated with full plates and a map in full colour bound to the rear.

Inscribed by the author to the front endpaper. 'To Mr. S. J. Green, with good wishes, A. W. Greely.'

A fascinating insight into the development of Arctic exploration during the twentieth century, penned by an expert.

Condition

In a full cloth binding. Externally very smart, with just a touch of bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Author's inscription to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound; frontispiece is slightly disbound but firm. Pages are a touch age-toned, but otherwise clean.

Near Fine

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