Exploring with Byrd -- Episodes from An Adventurous Life
Signed by RE Byrd
By Byrd, Richard E.
New York: G.P. Putnam, 1937, First Edition. 8vo â€“ 22.2 cm. Dark-blue cloth covered boards with silver foil titles on cover and spine. Frontis piece portrait of Admiral Byrd, several black-and-white photographic images and plates throughout; cartographic end leaves in the front illustrating the Arctic and the rear end leaves representing Antarctica. A near fine and complete copy — pages clean and crisp copy showing no prior ownership markings and strong un-cracked hinges. Signed by R.E. Byrd on the second blank front end leaf.
An autobiographic piece by Byrd discussing his major polar expeditions to both the Arctic and Antarctic regions.