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1 SVERDRUP, Otto FAIRLEY, T. C. (ed.) Sverdrup's Arctic Adventures. in dj
Longmans, 1959, 
SVERDRUP, Otto. Sverdrup's Arctic Adventures. Adapted from New Land: Four Years in the Arctic Regions by the Norwegian Explorer Otto Sverdrup and edited with additional chapters by T. C. Fairley. L.: Longmans, (1959). Pp 305,including maps to text + [8] pp of plates. 8vo, green cloth. This is an ac count of Norway's Otto Sverdrup who from 1898-1902 lead an expedition that explored and charted some of the most northern regions of the Canadian Arctic. Yes this is a harrowing tale of determination and danger in the arctic,but it is also more than that: "Mr. Fairley here gives the first complete story of Sverdrup's life, the first evaluation of his discoveries, and the first full account of the Sverdrup Islands dispute between Canada and Norway." -from the dust jacket. Vg in rubbed, edgeworn, price-clipped dj. 50.00

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