New York: Stokes, 1911. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo. Navy cloth with gilt lettering and decoration and color pastedown. Color frontispiece and 8 photographic plates. 317 pp.
Minor edge wear and bumping to corners. Lean to spine. Foxing to endpapers and occasional light foxing throughout. Hinges overopened with some tearing to paper in gutter. Plate between pp. 88-89 loose and laid in.
This is a scarce first edition of Borup's memoir of his time as the youngest member of Peary's North Pole expedition. This is the less common edition with the pastedown cover illustration and lacking the fold-out map. Very good. Item #1578