Northwest to Fortune. The Search of Western Man for Commercially Practical Route to the Far East. Northwest Passage, Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

Northwest to Fortune. The Search of Western Man for Commercially Practical Route to the Far East.

London: George Allen & Urwin, 1960. First Printing of the First UK Edition. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket with some light edge wear and a short closed tear to the front fold. Stefansson recounts the 'epoch-making achievement' of the U.S. Navy submarine--Nautilus-- in completing its voyage between the Eastern and Western Hemispheres beneath the Polar ice cap. For five hundred years, explorers, nations and companies has sought a sea route through a Northwest Passage for military and commercial purposes, but it would be a heroic undersea adventure that would secure the route. Item #23966

Price: $65.00