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MILLER, Francis Trevelyan. The World's Great Adventure : 1000 Years of Polar Exploration including the Heroic Achievements of Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd : The Fight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth. With Forewords by GeneralA.W. Greely [and] Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn. Illustrated [with] Photograp hs, Historic Prints, Etc. Philadelphia : The John C. Winston Company, (copyright 1930). Pp -384, coloured frontis. Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. 8vo,blue cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine, colour illustrated pastedown of front board. Contents : 1. The Fight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth. 2. Little America at the Bottom of the World. 3. Byrd's Historic Flight Over the South Pole. 4. The Vast Continent of Antarctica, and What ItReveals. 5. The Thousand-Year Conquest and How It Began., 6. The Search fo r the Top of the World. 7. Battling Against the Barriers of the North. 8. The Heroic Struggle for the Northwest Passage. 9. Lost in the Arctic – The Graveyard of the Ages. 10. Rescue Ships and the Trail of the Great Mystery. 11. Arctic Madness and the Terrors of the Long Night. 12. The Men Who Came Back from the Dead. 13. Facing Starvation at the World's Farthest Outpost. 14. The Race of the Nations for the Goal. 15. The American Flag Is Planted at the North Pole. 16. The Search for the Bottom of the World. 17. Daring Attacks on the Ice-locked Continent. 18. Death Stalks in the Land of the Blizzard. 19. Norway Plants Its Flag at the South Pole. 20. The War for Possession of Antarctica. 21. How Byrd Entered the Arena of Explorers. 22. Byrd'sGreat Flight over the North Pole. 23. World Acclaims Byrd as the “Greatest Explorer of Modern Times.” 24. Last Drives at the Arctic Barriers. 25. Ret urn of the Gladiators from the Antarctic Arena. 26. The Great Andrée Mystery Solved. Very worn covers, inner hinges cracked, some soiling to gutters, pencil scribbles on a few pages and rear endpaper map, school library bookplate, else a good copy. 15.00
Title: World's Great Adventure : 1000 Years of Polar Exploration including the Heroic Achievements of Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd : The Fight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth.
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