By Lawson W. Brigham
Annapolis, Maryland   Naval Institute Press
9.5" by 6.5" xv, 336
An exploration of Soviet activities in their maritime arctic region, with a personal inscription by the editor.
By Lawson W. Brigham

1991 The Soviet Maritime Arctic

Annapolis, Maryland   Naval Institute Press
9.5" by 6.5" xv, 336
An exploration of Soviet activities in their maritime arctic region, with a personal inscription by the editor.
£55.00
: 0.75kgs / : 755R18

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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, Uncommon, With Dustwrapper

Lawson Brigham is a seagoing officer who has published a number of works on U.S. Arctic policy, the Soviet Arctic, polar navigation and ship technology, working as a Captain in the United States Coast Guard at the time of publication.

From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice Back.  Kenn Back was a British meteorologist with the British Antarctic survey for many years.  He spent eight winters in the Antarctic and is a descendent of Captain George Back. In addition, he served as base commander at Halley, Faraday and Rothera stations.  His library collection was built over decades and highlights his love of polar exploration. 

With a personal inscription from the editor to William H. Littlewood, a distinguished oceanographer who worked for the United States Navy as Chief Oceanographer and led the American Oceanographic Team in Antarctica; he travelled to Antarctica at the age of eighty with an expedition as a guest, placing an Explorer's Club flag at Littlewood Nunataks.

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In the publisher's original full cloth binding with an unclipped dust wrapper. Externally lovely. Dust wrapper has very slight bumping to edges but otherwise in excellent condition. Ownership bookplate to the front pastedown and title page. Internally firmly bound, pages are bright and clean.

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