The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur
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The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions

Author(s): Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Copyright: 1922, Macmillan, NY
Specifications: 2nd prtg, thick 8vo, pp.xxxi, 784, photo frontis, 102 bw photos, 9 maps (6 fldg, 2 in pocket, 1 color), appendices, blue cloth
Condition: xlib, cloth w/ # on spine, pulled top/bottom spine, corners rubbed, pocket remnant back, maps w/ orig folds, good+

Stefansson (1879-1962) provides an account of his third expedition, the Canadian Arctic Expedition (1913-18). In an epic similar to the ‘Endurance’ their ship ‘Karluk’ was trapped in the Arctic ice in June 1913. After five months of drifting, the ship succumbed to the pressure of the ice leaving her crew to fend for themselves hundreds of miles from land.

AB 16808, see Mattila A4a.

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