By Airplane Towards the North Pole. An Account of an Expedition to Spitzbergen in the Summer of 1923

By: Mittelholzer, Walter and Others; Translated by Eden & Cedar Paul.

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First American Edition of the English Translation. 8vo; 22.5 cm.; 8.75 inches tall; 76 pages with 48 plates & 4 maps. ----- An account of the mostly aerial explorations conducted around the Spitzbergen region of the Arctic circle, an expedition originally conceived of to support Amundsen's flight over the North Pole. The mission was changed, and considerable aerial photography was done in Spitsbergen. ------- Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine Age-faded. Some pages unopened. Lacks Dust Jacket. ------ Spitsbergen is an island of the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway. Constituting the westernmost bulk of the archipelago, it borders the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea, and the Greenland Sea.

Title: By Airplane Towards the North Pole. An Account of an Expedition to Spitzbergen in the Summer of 1923

Author Name: Mittelholzer, Walter and Others; Translated by Eden & Cedar Paul.

Categories: Travel, Geography & Exploration,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009989

Keywords: Arctic Exploration; Spitsbergen; Norway,