HAYES, J. Gordon. Robert Edwin Peary. A Record of his Explorations 1886-1909.

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HAYES, J. Gordon. Robert Edwin Peary. A Record of his Explorations 1886-1909. London, Grant Richards & Humphrey Toulmin,, [1929].

8vo. Original cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt; pp. xv, 299, [1, advertisement]; 8 plates from photographs, 3 diagrams, 4 folding maps in rear pocket; spine faded, edges, beginning and end a little foxed; provenance: from Judd School Library, Tonbridge, with stamp on title, bookplate inside front cover and the headmaster's signature.
First edition. A critical assessment of the explorer, with a chapter devoted to "An Estimate of Peary's Character".
Arctic Bibliography 6801.

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