A biography of Robert Edwin Peary, the first man to reach the North Pole in 1909. For this biography, author John Edward Weems gained unrestricted access to Peary's papers, including his diary and recorded observations of the journey to the North Pole and back. Black and white photographs, including diary extract, in centre of book (see image 2 for example).
Published 1967. First edition.
In general, good condition for its age, No highlighting or other notes. Unclipped dust jacket shows some scuffs, wear and tear, and corner bumping, with brown spotting and discolouration to inside flaps. Slight browning and wear to page edges, otherwise text block clean.