Leaves from a Greenland Diary
By Owen, Ruth Bryan
Signed and Inscribed by Ruth Bryan Owen
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1935. First Edition with unclipped dustjacket. 8vo, (vii), 166 pp. Publisherâ€™s dark green linen cloth with black lettering on ruled cover and spine. An excellent copy in Near Fine condition with its original unclipped dustjacket. â€“Arctic Bibliography 13013
An unusual diary written by the then United States Minister to Denmark, Ruth Owen Bryan. On her return trip to the United States, Bryan had the opportunity to spend several weeks visiting various settlements along the coast of Greenland, where she travelled on the Danish ship, â€śDiskoâ€ť. The book contains several black-and-white photographic illustrations.