Nearest the Pole; A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S.Roosevelt, 1905-1906. R E. Peary.
Nearest the Pole; A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S.Roosevelt, 1905-1906
Nearest the Pole; A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S.Roosevelt, 1905-1906
Nearest the Pole; A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S.Roosevelt, 1905-1906
Nearest the Pole; A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S.Roosevelt, 1905-1906

Nearest the Pole; A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S.Roosevelt, 1905-1906

Doubleday, Page and Co., 1907. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 411pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering in spine.Color frontispiece bu Albert Operti and ninety-five photographs by the author, two folded maps in rear. Bookplate of former owner on front pastedown. Wear to top front corner. A bit of staining to bottom fore-edges. Binding tight. very good. Item #57068

From the library of Robert Lloyd Lillestrand with his bookplate.
Lillestrand was an authority on celestial navigation, a process crucial to determining one's position on the drifting polar ice pack. He had published numerous papers on the technical points of navigation and on polar exploration, has co-led expeditions to the pole twice and has assisted in polar expeditions.

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