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Peary: The Explorer and the Man - John Edward Weems

Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1967, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.

First British Edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Maps to the endpapers. From the cover: “For this new biography John Edward Weems has been given unrestricted access to Peary’s papers, including the diary and the observations of his journey to the North Pole and back. These have enabled him not only to reveal the hardships and the perils which led to that great climax but also to show, for the first time, how Peary’s achievement was the fulfilment of a long-held ambition.”


Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Grey boards with Silver on Blue Title Plate titling to the Spine. 362 pages.
£8.50