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Adrift On An Ice-Pan Signed with illustration by Grenfell

Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, M.D.

Published by Boston Houghton Mifflin, 1925
Condition: NF Hardcover
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Boston Houghton Mifflin June 1925 - 24th impression. 12mo, [xxvi], (1), 69pp., photographic frontis, 7 full-page black-and-white photoghraphic plates, Appendix. Publisher's gray cloth with dark blue lettering on cover and spine. Binding and contents excellent - A Near Fine copy of this scarce later edition. Signed and illustrated with lone figure on an ice flow stating "Greetings" Winfred T. Grinfell. Dr. Grenfell's suspenseful account of his near disastrous experience in 1908 when he and his sled dogs became marooned on a small floating ice-pan when out on a medical call in remote Newfoundland. Grenfell and his dogs came close to drowning and freezing to death before being rescued. Tragically, three dogs had to be sacrificed to save the rest of the group during the ordeal. The appendix contains an account of the rescue as told by one of the rescuers. Bookseller Inventory # RSX.1014

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Title: Adrift On An Ice-Pan Signed with ...

Publisher: Boston Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:NF

Signed: Grenfell w/ illustration

Edition: 24tf.

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