Annotated Bibliography of the Polar Regions
Selected List of Bibliographies on the Polar Regions Parts I & II.
Sponsored by The Explorers Club Of America.
Leonard Outhwaite, Director.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Chairman of the Committee on Polar Exploration.
James Ferrell, Technical Supervisor
New York: by United States Works in Progress Administration, First Edition, n.d. (c. 1938). 4to – Part 1, (2), [1 â€“ Errata] – 27.9 cm., 41pp.; Part 2, (2), 27pp. – 27.4 cm. Publisherâ€™s original blue mimeographed wrappers with blue linen spine, as issued, and typed mimeographed text, as issued. Wrappers and pages are aged with some light handling and shelf-wear. Bookplates of the Museum of the American Indian inside front wraps with the bookplate in Part 2 being partly peeled off. Some other minor library marks appear on wraps and first pages only, otherwise clean, good to very good, no tears, dog-ears or underlining. Arctic Bibliography 18418
Mimeographed publication intended mainly for the use of libraries, institutions and for research, hence most copies, if not all, have library markings and are somewhat shelf-worn. A bibliography listing over 700 books and publications, Arctic and Antarctic, containing bibliographical lists on the polar regions. The project was executed by the U.S. Works in Progress Administration of the City of New York in conjunction with the Explorers Club. Stefansson was President of the Explorers Club at time of publication. A Scarce but still useful polar reference item.