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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF POLAR EXPLORATION J.M.Scott 1982 Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Scott, J. M.
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Scotland, William Blackwood, 1982, 1st edition. 177 pp. b/w photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Near Fine with former owner's draft letter of recommendation for an employee on the free FEP. 

The Contents are: Fifty Years Back; General Nobile and the Italia; Inexpressible Island; The Million Dollar Ticket; Eismitte; Hall's Unquiet Rest; A Scurvy Tale; Records of Travel; An Explorer's Wife; Aladdin's Cave; and Compulsion to Live.

Scott's book paints a vivid picture of life on the "Last Frontier" of polar exploration, of the horror, heroics and occasional folly that have accompanied expeditions to the poles over the past 130 years. - From the book jacket

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