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NORTHWARD OVER THE 'GREAT ICE" A Narrative of Life and Work along the Shores and upon the Interior Ice-Cap of Northern Greenland in the Years 1886 and 1891-1897

Peary, Robert E.

Published by Frederick A. Stokes Co, New York, 1898
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Large Octavo. Author's first book, in two volumes, 521, 625pp., With a Description of the Little Tribe of Smith-Sound Eskimos, the Most Northerly Human Beings in the World, and an Account of the Discovery and Bringing Home of the "Saviksue," or Great Cape-York Meteorites. with maps, diagrams and about eight hundred illustrations by photograph, bound in blue cloth lettered and stamped in white, spine lettering white, top edges gilt, all others uncut. Spine are faded with just bit of rubbing. The author states "This narrative has been written to supply a complete authentic record of my Arctic work.and covers all my work. The reader will find no padding, no resumes of previous work nor constant reference to other explorers." A very good set. Bookseller Inventory # 014805

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Title: NORTHWARD OVER THE 'GREAT ICE" A Narrative ...

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Co, New York

Publication Date: 1898

Edition: First American Edition.

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