HOBBS, William Herbert HOBBS, William Herbert
Title: Exploring About the North Pole of the Winds.
Publisher:  Putnam's, 1930,
Seller ID: 64731
HOBBS, William Herbert. Exploring About the North Pole of the Winds. Decorations by the author; with 26 illustrations and maps. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. Pp 376, including frontis. +  leaves of plates. Illustrated with maps to endpapers. 8vo, light blue cloth, black lettering to spine and upper board. Chapters : 1. The First Cruise to Greenland on the Morrissey; 2. In Camp on the Maligiakfjord; 3. The Motor-Canoe Swamped and the Rescue; 4. The Winds from the "Great Ice"; 5. Exploring the Upper Air; 6. The Summer Expedition to the Ice-Cap; 7. The Return on Forced Marches; 8. Again in Camp on the Maligiakfjord; 9. The Stormy Return Cruise on the Crippled Morrissey; 10. The Second Expedition to Greenland on the Disko; 11. Storm-Bound on the Walrus; 12. Building the Expedition Base on Mount Evans; 13. Reconnaissance; 14. The Second expedition to the Ice-Cap; 15. On the Ice-Cap and Back to Camp Lloyd; 16. Bangsted's Winter Expedition to the Ice-Cap; 17. TheThird Greenland Expedition; 18. The Relief of Carlson at Mount Evans; 19. Preparing for the Rockford Flyers; 20. Exploring in the Caribou Country; 21. The Search for Hassell and Cramer; 22. The Rescue; 23. Shipwrecked; 24. In Peril of Waters off the Greenland Coast; 25. Aboard the Tramp-Ship Fulton; 26. Carlson's Winter Dog-Sled Expedition; 27. Our Wireless Station's Activities; 28. The Closing of the Station. With appendix and index. Cocked, spine and section of upper board sunned to beige, lower corners bumped, bookplate, pages yellowing, small abrasion to pp 145, ow vg. 40.00