Fighting the Polar Ice. Anthony Fiala, W. S. Champ, William J. Peters, Russell W. Porter, Oliver S., Fassig.
Fighting the Polar Ice

Fighting the Polar Ice

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907.

Hardcover. Very good. Second edition, with a new Preface. pp. xxii, 296, [iv], appendix, with color frontispiece, many plates from sketches and photographs by Fiala and paintings by Porter and J. Knowles Hare, 4 maps (one folding). Original green cloth with blind-stamped vignette on upper board, gitl lettering on spine. Rubbing to extremities, hinges a bit loose but not cracked, folding map has been slightly misfolded and has a closed tear and a few pinholes at the folds. All else very good; clean and sound. Arctic Bib. 4938: "Narrative of the Ziegler Polar Expedition, 1903-05, on which a thirty-five man party proceeded to Rudolph Island, northermost Franz Joseph Land, where the ship was lost in the ice. Describes the party's three efforts to reach the North Pole over the ice, using pony and dog sledges."

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