first edition Publisherâ€™s dark-green cloth covered boards with cover scene of Mt. McKinley
1908 · New York
by Cook, Frederick A., M.D.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1908. First Edition. 8vo – 23.5cm., [xxi], 321 pp., Appendices A,B,C & D., 46 black-and-white illustrations including black-and-white photographs, drawings and 6 maps – full-page and in text, full-page color frontis of Mount McKinley with tissue guard. No prior ownership markings, hinges un-cracked, no foxing. Publisher's dark green cloth covered boards with cover scene of Mt. McKinley; gilt titles on spine. A Near Fine and complete copy. Neate 184; Arctic Bibliography 3390.
The famous account of Cook's alleged fraudulent claim of his ascent of Mount McKinley. With detailed description of the approaches, and the routes up Mt. McKinley, in a narrative of two expeditions, 1903 and 1906.
(Inventory #: NTTX.919)