Handbook of Polar Discoveries. A. W. Greely.

Handbook of Polar Discoveries

Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1906.

Hardcover. Very Good. Third edition, revised and enlarged. iv, 325 pp + 12 maps (4 folding), with frontispiece, index. Green pictorial cloth boards show very light soiling and minor wear to extremities, rear hinge starting; binding otherwise sound, text clean. No dust jacket. "This volume represents more than 70,000 pages of original narrative, form which the author has faithfully endeavored to compile such data of accomplished results ... It is confidently believe that no important Arctic geographic addition to knowledge has been omitted from this record" (Preface). Arctic Bibliography 6114 (citing the fifth edition): "basic reference book on history of exploration, especially for the North American Arctic."

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