Peary | Robert E.

The North Pole

First Edition

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    Signed first edition of The North Pole by Robert E. Peary.

    Quarto, xxxii, 373pp. Publisher’s blue cloth, pictorial front cover, gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt. Complete with 8 color plates, hundreds of black and white photographs and large fold-out map at rear. Light rubbing to edges, loss of gilt at bottom of spine, bright illustrations and coloring on front cover. Inscribed by Robert E. Peary on the front free endpaper: “To Edward A. Carruthers, with best wishes of R.E. Peary. – Apr. 12th ’17.”

    Book contains an introduction by President Theodore Roosevelt. This book recounts the voyage of Rear Admiral Robert Peary in his 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

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1910

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

    Peary | Robert E.