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Gales, Ice and Men, 1937, 1st Ed

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Gales, Ice and Men, 1937, 1st Ed

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Product Information

Vintage; 1910-1950
Good; moderate wear to cover/pages, fragile hinge
6" L x 1" W x 9" H

Why We Love This

Gales, Ice and Men: A Biography of the Steam Barkentine Bear by Frank Wead. New York: Dodd, Mead Company, 1937. First edition. 272 pp. Hardcover. The first account of the Steam Barkentine Bear which was purchased by the U.S. Navy to rescue the Greely Arctic Expedition, maintained law and order on the Alaskan coast during the Gold Rushes, repeatedly rescued arctic explorers, and later carried Admiral Byrd on his second expedition to the Antarctic. Black-and-white illustrations.
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