Fair. The item is very worn but continues to work perfectly. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents and worn corners. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. Pages may include moderate to heavy amount of notes and highlighting, but the text is not obscured or unreadable. May NOT include discs, access code or other supplemental materials.
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.
Very good. 1st Edition. xii, 403pp. Octavo. Original blue boards with embossed initials "LE" on front board. Gold title and decorative lines on spine. Frontispiece and plates (both sides) from photos. Pictorial dustjacket with slight wear on corners, else very good condition. very good AB 4572. Second volume of his autobiography about the arctic regions and his two flights with Amundsen in 1925 and 1926.
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