The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd.
1934 · New York:
by Burroughs Wellcome and Company.
New York:: Burroughs Wellcome, ., 1934. 8vo. 160 pp. Profusely illustrated with photos (several in color), drawings, maps, trade mark on title, index. Gilt and blind-stamped red cloth, silver endpapers, t.e.g.; slightly rubbed. Near fine. The book shows some of the emergency first-aid kits that explorers used. They were exhibited at the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition in 1934. Front endpaper verso: floor map for the Chicago International Exposition, 1934; where the publisher exhibited. Has information about the following explorers: Pioneers of Africa, Pioneers of Polar Exploration, Pioneers of Air Travel, and Some Other Heroes of Travel. The medical equipment of Burroughs Wellcome & Co. was copyrighted under "Tabloid." Rear endpaper verso: The Trade Mark 'Tabloid'… "'Tabloid' was registered as a Trade Mark in 188, over 50 years ago." (Inventory #: M12887)