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Return From the Pole; a true story of adventure and exploration. A new chapter in the Cook-Peary controversy

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Return From the Pole; a true story of adventure and exploration. A new chapter in the Cook-Peary controversy

by Frederick A. Cook; edited by Frederik J. Pohl

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New York, New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo 9 1/4" tall, x + 335 pages, blue cloth; b&w frontispiece photograph of Frederick A. Cook. A very good, clean hard cover first edition with minor rubbing at the corners, binding and hinges tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with chipping at the edges of the back strip and at fore-edges, with the original price.

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Bookseller
Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
40760
Title
Return From the Pole; a true story of adventure and exploration. A new chapter in the Cook-Peary controversy
Author
Frederick A. Cook; edited by Frederik J. Pohl
Format/binding
Hardcover--cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good / Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Pellegrini & Cudahy
Place of Publication
New York, New York
Date Published
1951
Keywords
Maritime; Arctic; American History; Twentieth Century (20th); Exploration

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About Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC

Our store is open Fridays & Saturdays from 10am to 6pm in Lee, New Hampshire, less than 10 minutes from the University of New Hampshire!Avenue Victor Hugo Books specialize in first editions of the best in fiction, history, biography, poetry, drama, and essay, as well as the good items which happen to come our way in other subjects. Genre literature such as Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, and Westerns will remain of special interest to us. We also carry many collectible magazines, including TIME, LIFE, National Geographic, and Playbill.

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octavo
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First Edition
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tight
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chipping
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rubbing
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