Has the North Pole Been Discovered 1917 Thomas F. Hall illustrated book w/ mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Polar Exploration, North Pole, Illustrated Books).
Has the North Pole been Discovered? An Analytical and Synthetical Review of the Published Narratives of the Two Artic Explorers, Dr. Frederick A. Cook and Civil Engineer Robert E. Peary by Thomas F. Hall.
Published 1917, Boston by Richard P. Badger.
539 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with maps, charts, diagrams, photos, and tables. Includes the large loose folding color litho polar map inserted in rear pocket.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering on cover, embossed rear cover decoration. With "Compliments of Author" stamp to paste down.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Former library book with minimal markings- hand written call numbers on spine and bookplates. Interior contents clean, sound, tight, apparently never checked out..
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.