The Arctic Problem and Narrative of the Peary Relief Expedition: Heilprin, Angelo
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The Arctic Problem and Narrative of the Peary Relief Expedition

Author(s): Heilprin, Angelo

Copyright: 1893, Contemporary Pub, Philadelphia
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.165, frontis, 14 bw photos, map, blue cloth
Condition: cloth rubbed, small dot to spine, front hinge separated, 1 plate separated, good+

Heilprin was was a member of Robert Peary’s Greenland expedition of 1891-92, leading the Western Expedition component. The following year he led the Peary Relief Expedition (1891-92). He was also the first president of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia and a founding member of the American Alpine Club. Here he provides a summary of previous attempts to reach North Pole, details of the Spitsbergen Route, and his account of the Relief Expedition.

AB 6880.

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