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.
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.
Book 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.
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