Random House, New York, 1992, ISBN:067941116x:
Seller ID: 55477
FISHER, David E. Across the Top of the World : To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. NY: Random House, (1992). First Printing. Pp. 256 + 8 p. of coloured plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. "In the summer of 1991 the Soviet nuclear-powered icebreaker Sovetskiy Soyuz sailed on the world's first surface voyage across the Arctic Sea to the North Pole, carrying an international roster of one hundred people in luxury to the 'vacant whiteness' that had lured hundreds ofexplorers to their deaths." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. 20.00 View More...
McGraw-Hill , New York , 1988, ISBN:0070210888:
Seller ID: 91336
FISHER, David E. A Race on the Edge of Time : Radar – The Decisive Weapon of World War II. New York : McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1988). Book Club Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),-371,(1),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, red cloth, silver lettering to spine. Of nautical interest : Chapter 17 : “Das Boot” [aboutGerman submarines] (pp 281-311). Very good in nicked dustjacket. 20.00 View More...