Peary | Robert E.

The North Pole – Its Discovery in 1909 Under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club

Second Edition

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Second edition of The North Pole by Robert E. Peary. Octavo, xxxii, 373pp. Original blue cloth, pictorial front cover, gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt. 10 color plates, multiple black and white photographs. Previous owners bookplate on front end paper. Library sticker on spine. Fold-out color map at rear, in fine condition. Laid in advertisement for the “General Hubbard Edition,” which is extremely scarce to find.

Comments: Book contains an introduction by President Theodore Roosevelt. This book recounts the voyage of Rear Admiral Robert Peary in his successful quest to be the first person to reach the north pole. An attractive copy.

Additional information

Location Published

New York

Publisher

Frederick A. Stokes Company

Edition

Second Edition

Date Published

1910

Binding

Cloth

Condition

Near fine

Author

Peary | Robert E.