WALLACE, Dillon. The Lure of the Labrador Wild. The Story of the Exploring Expedition Conducted by Leonidas Hubbard, Jr. [Printed in the United States] for Hodder & Stoughton in London, 1905.
8vo. Original green pictorial cloth, image of canoeists to upper cover, lettered in gilt to spine; pp. [iv], 9-339; illustrations from photographs, three maps on one folding sheet; embrowning to fly leaves (reaction to binder's glue, as usual), otherwise a very clean and fresh copy.
Very rare first edition, first printing, the UK issue. In 1903, the journalist Leonidas Hubbard undertook an expedition by river into the interior of Labrador. He perished in the attempt, and the present work relates details of the expedition. Hubbard's planned journey was subsequently carried out by his wife Mina (narrated in her A Woman's Way through Unknown Labrador, 1908) and by Wallace himself.
Arctic Bibliography 19091.