Conquest of the Last Frontier.
by [Arctic Exploration] Neatby, L. H.
Ohio University Press,
A Near Fine tight copy in a Near Fine price clipped dust jacket with a short scrape to the rear panel. This anthology, based on the individual explorers' journals and logs recounts the final stages of the opening up of the Arctic. The subject included are: The Kane Expedition 1853-1855, Dr. Hayes in Smith Sound, Charles Frances Hall and the voyage of the Polaris, The Nares Expedition 1875-1876, Schwatka's Search 1878-1880, The Greely Expedition, Sverdrup among the northern islands 1898-1902, Peary: The Approach to the Pole, Amundsen and the northwest passage, Peary--The North Pole accomplished and Stefansson's three expeditions. Includes various maps.
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 25076