The North Pole

With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

PEARY, Robert E.

PEARY, Robert E. The North Pole With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

Hodder & Stoughton, 1910.

First edition. 4to. Grey green cloth, lettered in gilt, with gilt vignette of Peary on the upper cover and polar bears in white on the spine and rear board. Bordered in white on the spine and upper cover. One hundred and sixteen black and white photographic illustrations, including 4 photogravures. Colour fold out map to the rear. A very good copy indeed, tear to the initial tissue guard and some offsetting to endpapers. Boards and contents clean and crisp.

The personal account of Peary's final expedition, 1908-09. Detailing the planning and preparation; the voyage of the 'Roosevelt' through the ice of Smith Sound-Robeson Channel to winter quarters at Camp Jesup, Cape Sheridan on Ellesmere Island; hunting, sledging and the final march to the Pole.

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