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Return from the Pole (SIGNED and Inscribed to Mrs. Fred High by Helene Cook Vetter) by Frederick A. Cook - 1st Edition  - 1951 - from Yesterday's Book Shop (Member IOBA) (SKU: 2200622)

Return from the Pole (SIGNED and Inscribed to Mrs. Fred High by Helene Cook Vetter)

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Return from the Pole (SIGNED and Inscribed to Mrs. Fred High by Helene Cook Vetter)

by Frederick A. Cook

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
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New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1951. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. See photos for condition details. Hardcover with dust jacket. Original price of $4.50 still present on the front flap. DJ shows quite a bit of edge and corner wear/scuffing/tears and chips. The cloth boards underneath are still clean and show only minor edge and corner bumps. Although the author is listed as Frederick A. Cook of the Perry/Cook controversy to the North Pole. Mr. Cook passed away in 1940 and this book was published through his daughter Helene Cook Vetter, whose name appears on the copyright page, and Frederick J. Pohl (editor). Front end page shows a personalized inscription, dated December 6 of 1953, in which she presented the book to the wife of Fred High, who was the editor of The Platform of Chicago, Illinois. Mr. High had written letters and statements on the Cook-Peary controversy which was presented to the United States Senate, Committee on Expenditures in the War Department. The inscription reads as follows: " To Mrs. High: In appreciation for the strong bond of friendship that existed between your husband and my father. Fred High's writings have been an inspiration as well as valuable reference material, to help me carry on my work in seeking complete vindication. Sincerely, Helene Cook Vetter". Binding is good with no issues, pages are toned and some foxing is present, mainly around the end pages. Dust jacket has been placed in a protective sleeve after photos were taken.

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Bookseller
Yesterday's Book Shop (Member IOBA) US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2200622
Title
Return from the Pole (SIGNED and Inscribed to Mrs. Fred High by Helene Cook Vetter)
Author
Frederick A. Cook
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good-
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Pellegrini & Cudahy
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1951
Pages
334
Bookseller catalogs
First Editions; Collectible; Signed Editions;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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About Yesterday's Book Shop (Member IOBA)

Yesterday's Book Shop is an independent, family-owned establishment. The store first opened in 1966 under the name Collector's Corner and was located in Western Maryland. The Collector's Corner dealt mainly in books but also sold stamps and assorted ephemera. In 1975 the name was changed to Yesterday's Book Shop when the store only offered books and printed matter. In the early 2000s the brick and mortar store was closed and now we only sell online.All of the book pictures were taken at the time the book was listed and we never use generic or stock photos in any listing. If you would like additional photos or information on any listing please let us know and we will be more than happy to comply.

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