Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. The book has an owner name...Very good in very good dust jacket. The book has an owner name on the back of the front board, and some damp staining in and around the gutters. The DJ has some edge wear and chipping and a small closed cut on the spine. In a new Brodart cover. Blue Cloth over boards. The letters LE blind-stamped on Front board. Blue staining to the top edges. xii, 403 p. illus. 21 cm. This is the fascinating story of a frail boy, born and reared in luxury, who chose for himself a life of rigorous adventure and hardship in the uncharted wastes of the world. Conqueror of both the Arctic and the Antarctic, Ellsworth's life embraces the maximum of excitement and adventure.
Description:Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth in dust jacket....Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth in dust jacket. First edition. Large scrape of the surface of dj over rear cover, some tearing and chipping to dj edges. Light rubbing and soiling to dj, dusting to top edges. Slight tanning to page edges. Else, overall, interiors clean and sound. Good to Very Good.
Publisher: London & Toronto. William Heinemann Ltd. 1938.
Description:8vo. 22cm, first London edition, 384p. with 16 illustrations and...8vo. 22cm, first London edition, 384p. with 16 illustrations and plates, appendices, orange cloth, gilt spine titles on black label panels, a very good sound copy A.B. 4572. Spence 415. Covers the author's two flights with Amundsen in the Arctic and his flights with Byrd in the Antarctic.
Description:1938, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. xii,...1938, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Very good, no dust jacket. xii, 403pp. Octavo. Frontispiece (portrait) and plates (both sides) from photos. Covers slightly rubbed. AB 4572. Second volume of his autobiography about the arctic regions and his two flights with Amundsen in 1925 and 1926.
Description:Plates. Very Good+ in Very Good (in mylar) jacket. Hardcover....Plates. Very Good+ in Very Good (in mylar) jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Aged end papers, else textblock is clean and tight. Light shelf wear to binding; unclipped dust jacket with loss to extremities. 403p., including index.
Description:Near Fine in Good jacket. Hardback book in near fine condition,...Near Fine in Good jacket. Hardback book in near fine condition, dust jacket is good, missing 1 inch chip from top of spine, first edition stated.
Description:8vo. 403 pp. Photo-plates; map. INSCRIBED by the author. Rust...8vo. 403 pp. Photo-plates; map. INSCRIBED by the author. Rust cloth with gilt lettering to spine in photo-illustrated dustjacket. Book is near fine (with a hint of wear; offsetting at pg. 328-329 from original sales slip); dustjacket is good only (wear to extremities; 2" piece & one smaller piece missing to upper rear jacket, not affecting the text; price-clipped; creasing down center of spine; tape repairs to verso). The autobiography of Ellsworth (1880-1951), American adventurer and explorer, who became the first man to cross both the Arctic and the Antarctic by air. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year-all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number-Images available upon request.
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