Andree's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. pbk.


ANDRÉE, S.A. Andrée's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. From the diaries and journals of S.A. Andrée, Nils Strindberg, and K. Fraenkel, found on White Island in the summer of 1930, and edited by the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography. Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray. [Introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefansson]. New York: The Viking Press, (1960). Pp. [i]-x,[1]-246, + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue spine. A volume in the Viking Explorer Books series. Achronicle of the fateful balloon voyage by the three Swedish aeronauts six years prior to the flight of the Wright Brothers, gleamed largely from the diaries found near where the succumbed to the harsh Arctic climate. Acquis ition note inked to flyleaf, else very good. 10.00

Title: Andree's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. pbk.

Author Name: ANDREE, S.A. STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur, intro. ADAMS-RAY, Edward, trans. Viking Explorer Books series)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 72920

Keywords: NAUTICAL POLAR ARCTIC EXPLORATION AVIATION BALLOONING,