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Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. [xvii], 291; photo. illusts., map endpapers; very good copy in original cloth, in d.- w., which is faded on spine and chipped to extremities. Inscribed on the half-title by the author “To my good friend W. C. Schuppel hoping that “Pechuck” will find a welcome place in his library, most sincerely, Richard G. Montgomery Feb 22, 1921, Portland, Oregon”.
Dealer Notes
Knight first visited the Arctic aboard the whaler Polar Bear in 1915. He then joined the Canadian Arctic Expedition under Vilhjalmur Stefansson. The present work uses Knight's diaries to describe both these expeditions. Knight himself died in 1923 of scurvy during Stefansson's fateful Wrangel Island expedition.
Author Montgomery, Richard G.
Date 1932
Binding Original cloth, d.-w.
Publisher New York: Dodd, Mead and Company
Condition See description
Pages pp. [xvii], 291

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