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Discovery of the North Pole

Cook, Frederick A. & Robert E. Peary [edited By J. Martin Miller]

Published by J. T. Moss, 1909
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Sample book, not complete: "This prospectus shows sample pages of the text and some of the illustrations . . ." Cook's own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st, 1908. and the Story of Commander Robert E. Peary's Discovery April 16th 1909. . . .Special introduction by General A. W. Greely. . . . Also containing a true and authentic account of other great polar expeditions, including Franklin, Greely, Abruzzi, Nares, Nordenskjold, Nansen, Sverdrup, Shackelton, etc." Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering and borders on spine and front board. Inlaid illustration on front board. Illustrated with half-tone reproductions of photographs and text drawings. "Two men have at last set foot at the apex of the world . . . For centuries the bravest explorers and navigators of the greeatest European countries have made attempts to capture this prize. . . . Dr. Cook and Commander Peary were at one time fellow explorers belonging ot the same expedition. Afterwards they became the keenest of rivals." --from the Editor's preface. There are a few signs of very minor rubbing to the original cloth binding. Corners bumped. Otherwise, overall, in very good condition. 428 pages. Very hard to find. Cook's own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st, 1908. and the Story of Commander Robert E. Peary's Discovery April 16th 1909. . . .Special introduction by General A. W. Greely. . . . Also containing a true and authentic account of other great polar expeditions, including Franklin, Greely, Abruzzi, Nares, Nordenskjold, Nansen, Sverdrup, Shackelton, etc." Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering and borders on spine and front board. Inlaid illustration on front board. Illustrated with half-tone reproductions of photographs and text drawings. "Two men have at last set foot at the apex of the world . . . For centuries the bravest explorers and navigators of the greatest European countries have made attempts to capture this prize. . . . Dr. Cook and Commander Peary were at one time fellow explorers belonging ot the same expedition. Afterwards they became the keenest of rivals." --from the Editor's preface. There are a few signs of very minor rubbing to the original cloth binding. Corners bumped. Otherwise, overall, in very good condition. 223 pages. Veryscarce. Bookseller Inventory # 11874

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Title: Discovery of the North Pole

Publisher: J. T. Moss

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

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