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HEROES OF POLAR EXPLORATION Ralph K. Andrist 1962 3rd prtg Hardcover No DJ Fine
By Andrist, Ralph K.
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New York, American Heritage Publishing, 1962, 1st edition, 3rd printing. 153 pp, b/w  and color illustrations, maps, mapped end papers, index. Pictorial hardcover with no dust jacket. Fine.

One of the Horizon Caravel Books on world history, culture and the arts. This book tells the stories of men who sought and conquered the poles in the great era of exploration which lasted from about 1750 to the first years of this century. These are tales of remarkable achievement, sacrifice, and heroism; and also of failure, starvation, and tragedy. - From the Foreword

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