London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
PEARY, Robert E. (1856-1920). The North Pole ... with an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. 4° (290 x 235mm). Photogravure frontispiece portrait, 3 other photogravure plates, 112 mounted photographed including 16 'Special Plates'. Original vellum gilt with embossed portrait 'medallion' on upper cover, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine discoloured, some light spotting, lacks ties). NUMBER 60 OF 500 'DE-LUXE' COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND CAPTAIN R. A. BARTLETT.
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