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Peary's Discovery of the North Pole: Speech of Hon. J. Hampton Moore of Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives March 22, 1910

MOORE, J. Hampton

Published by N.p. [Government Printing Office], Washington, 1910
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Small 4to. Red cloth spine and heavy stock stiff glazed red, gold, and white marbled wrappers. 36pp. Fine/very good. Turn-of-the-century marbled wrappers are bright and pristine, while original outer wrappers (title page and concluding text page) are a bit age toned, lightly soiled and a bit edge chipped. First edition. Moore here defends the explorer against his many detractors and argues that his North Pole accomplishment be officially recognized and the National Geographic Society's report accepted. Moore (1864-1950) was a Pennsylvania representative from 1906 to 1920, but is better known as a two-time (not two-timing) mayor of Philadelphia (1920-23 and 1932-35). Bookseller Inventory # 32864

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Title: Peary's Discovery of the North Pole: Speech ...

Publisher: N.p. [Government Printing Office], Washington

Publication Date: 1910

Binding: Paperback

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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