Greenland North Polar Sea 1921 Knud Rasmussen Thule expedition illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Polar Exploration, Thule Expedition, Knud Rasmussen).
Greenland by the Polar Sea: The Story of the Thule Expedition from Melville Bay to Cape Morris Jesup, by Knud Rasmussen.
Published 1921, New York by Frederick A. Stokes Company.
326 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Large folding color polar map at rear.
Publisher's cloth binding, embossed title lettering, deckled edges. Front joint cracked/ broken and front cover is now loose, but text block remains clean, tight, and sound.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting, complete with profusion of interesting plates, views and illustrations throughout.
A monumental and large quarto size book.
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Book Measures c. 10 1/4" H x 7 3/4" W.