Title MAN AND THE CONQUEST OF THE POLES
Book Condition Near fine in blue cloth with silver titles and devices to the front cover and spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of rubbing at the upper spine edge. 320 pages; map endpapers; and index.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Publisher New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963.
Seller ID 36139.00
Translated from the French by Scott Sullivan. Thirty-two illustrations enhance this historic account of man's quest to conquer hitherto unknown regions of the arctic and antarctic--from the ancient Greeks to the current atomic submarine missions.
Exploration. Arctic Exploration. Ships.