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VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON SIGNED, THE NORTHWARD COURSE OF EMPIRE, 1922 1ST ED.

$95.00

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VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON (1879-1962) SIGNED FIRST EDITION THE NORTHWARD COURSE OF EMPIRE, "Vilhjalmur Stefansson", ex-library copy stamp affecting signature, Harcourt, Brace And Company, Inc., New York, 1922, with an introduction by Dr. Edward William Nelson the Chief of the United States Biological Survey, 274 pgs., with b/w photos and a pull-out map, 5.5 x 7.5, spine darkened with one small gouge and library label, minor edge wear, "LIBRARY" stamps on top, bottom and fore edge cancelled with felt tip scribbles, library label inside front cover. This wonderful book by Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Icelandic-American ethnologist and explorer, covers the many brilliant and adventurous journeys across the polar pack, Alaskan and Canadian Arctic, and his substantial contributions to geography and many other branches of science. 

$95   #12351