My Attainment Of The Pole.
Cook Frederick A.
Polar Publishing Co., ( 1911), New York
xx, 604 pp. b/w plates.
Being the record of the expedition that first reached the Boreal Center 1907-1909. Narrative of Cooks sledge journey with Eskimo companions from Etah, across Ellesmere Island to Axel Heiberg, thence, he claimed, northward to the Pole… descriptions of ice and snow in polar regions; a new sledge design; also discussion of the controversy over the validity of Cooks claims. – Arctic Bib. 3389. A very good copy of the first edition in original decorated cloth.