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Under The North Pole. TheWilkins-Ellsworth Submarine Expedition.
[New York]. Brewer, Warren & Putnam. 1931.. Near Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s) 8vo. 24.5cm, first limited edition, 347p., limited to 275 numbered copies, on rag paper, this being numbered 214, signed by Wilkins& Sloan Danehhower, frontis portrait being a tipped in studio photograph made by Hal Phyfe for this edition & 38 plates and illustrations from photographs, bound in half blue cloth and grey paper over boards, full gilt spine decorations and titles, t.e.g., very good to fine. (cgc) Signed to Lorna Maitland, who was engaged to Wilkins. Maitland was engaged to Wilkins in London in 1925. Wilkins broke off the engagement when he married Suzanne Bennett in 1929. Wilkins and Maitland corresponded long after he was married. A.B. 19493. Account of the background and plans to explore the Arctic basin north of Spitsbergen in the submarine "Nautilus". Includes chapters by Stefansson, Simon Lake and Sloan Danenhower. One of the few books written about an expedition before it took place. .
      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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