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ON SKIS TOWARD THE NORTH POLE Bjorn Staib 1965 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Staib, Bjorn
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New York, Doubleday, 1965, 1st edition. 178 pp, b/w photos, illustrated end papers. Navy cloth hardcover with gilt titles on spine and dust jacket. May be Ex Lib. Near Fine condition overall.

On April 4, 1964, after a year of elaborate preparations, Bjorn Staib and a few stalwart Norwegian companions and 100 huskies set out to retrace Admiral Peary's steps and go beyond - they were planning to completely traverse that desolate land of ice. Their route would take them across the ice cap and then on to Norway or Russia, depending on the conditions of the ice. The extraordinary story of their harrowing journey.

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