New York: The Century Company, 1910. xiv,,453pp. plus sixty-four photographic illustrations and folding map. Quarto. Original blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine, t.e.g. Light edge wear, internally clean. Very good plus. "Account of the author's trip to Etah on the Peary relief ship Eric in the summer of 1908; his sojourn through the following winter among Polar Eskimos, sledge trip to Ellesmere Island in the spring to hunt musk oxen, and return in Sept. 1909. Includes detailed description of the natives' customs, hunting and traveling, with notes on the game, weather, arctic hysteria, the dogs, and the ice crossing" - ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY. The many excellent photographs depict scenes from Whitney's adventures, including a picture of the author reclining in the mouth of a dead whale. ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY 19411. (Inventory #: WRCAM51986)
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