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THE ARCTIC DIARY OF RUSSELL WILLIAMS PORTER Herman R. Friis 1976 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Friis, Herman R. (Editor), Russell Williams Porter
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Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press, 1976, 1st edition. 172 pp, color frontis plate, many color and b/w Illustrations, plates in text. Larger navy cloth hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket may be slightly worn and cover is a bit bowed, else Fine. Near Fine.

Porter was twenty-one years old and a student at MIT when, in 1892, the desire for arctic exploration first seized him. He spent the following eighteen years in and around the territories of the North Pole region, including Greenland, Franz Joseph Land, northern British Columbia, and Labrador. On his expeditions, he served principally as astronomer, general scientist, surveyor and mapper, and, most significantly as artist. The author illustrated his manuscript with dozens of exquisitely beautiful pencil sketches and watercolors of the arctic landscapes, animals and the Eskimos.


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