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SIR HUBERT WILKINS: HIS WORLD OF ADVENTURE Lowell Thomas 1961 1st ed Hardcover Chipped DJ Near Fine
By Thomas, Lowell
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New York, McGraw-Hill Company, 1961. 297 pp, b/w photos. Hardcover with chipped and repaired dust jacket. Book is fine. Near Fine overall.

A scarce biography written by Lowell Thomas about his friend Wilkins. George Hubert Wilkins' career was one of continuous, nearly incredible drama and excitement, from his restless Australian boyhood "out back" until his death in 1958. Telling this story as Wilkins himself told it to him, Mr. Thomas has captured not only the words, but the spirit, the wit, and the tremendous zeal for living of a truly extraordinary man. Wilkins ultimately became a seasoned Arctic explorer during a two-year expedition with Vilhjalmur Stefansson, resigning from the party when he learned that Kaiser Wilhelm's Germany was at war with Great Britain. - From the book jacket

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