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Robert Peary's THE NORTH POLE

The great adventure of the quest to reach the Northern end of the Earth -- told in the words of the man who accomplished it. A stunning reproduction of the rare 1910 Limited First Edition, including all the maps and breathtaking illustrations. Presented in a custom clamshell style slipcase.

A hand-numbered Limited Edition of just 600!

6 1/2" x 9 1/2", 488pp
4 Monthly Installments of $79
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Features include:

- Fully bound in genuine leather.
- 22kt gold accents deeply inlaid on the "hubbed" spine.
- Rare 1910 First Edition with maps and illustrations.
- Custom-crafted clothbound slipcase
- Heavy duty binding boards enhance the book’s durability.
- Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations.
- Sewn pages – not just glued like ordinary books.
- Handsome marbled endpages and a satin-ribbon page marker.
- Gilded page ends.
- Printed and bound in the USA.
- Rigorous inspection at every stage ensures adherence to our exacting standards.
- Superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality.

Limited, hand-numbered edition of just 600.


Printed on archival quality, acid-neutral paper that conforms to all guidelines established for permanence and durability by the Council of Library Resources and the American National Standards Institute.

Standard shipping included at no additional charge.


About the Book

A magnificent reproduction of the stunning book that detailed the conquering of the end of the Earth…

On April 6, 1909, Robert E. Peary reached the North Pole. It was the greatest – and most controversial – achievement of the “Heroic Age” of polar exploration, an era when the world's imagination was gripped by the exploits of larger-than-life figures risking everything to reach the farthest and most forbidding ends of the Earth.

Readers were eager for Peary's personal account of his triumph, but only a lucky few acquired copies of the luxurious 1910 limited first edition of his gripping memoir, The North Pole: its Discovery in 1909 under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club.

Now, Easton Press presents a gorgeous vintage recreation of that historic book: Robert Peary's THE NORTH POLE, a Deluxe Limited Edition meticulously reproduced from a rare pristine copy of the 1910 first edition and strictly limited to exactly 600 hand-numbered copies.

ROBERT PEARY'S FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT.


Driven by an all-consuming need to achieve greatness, Robert Peary was determined to be the first man to make it to the North Pole. Between 1886 and 1908 he made seven Artic trips, including three unsuccessful attempts for the Pole, that made him America's foremost explorer. But he was determined to attain his ultimate goal and in 1908 the fifty-two year old Peary again set out to conquer the Pole.

Peary's dramatic and detailed narrative captures the wonder of the Arctic, as well as the explorer's indomitable will and deep debt to the Inuits, whose friendship and expertise were central to Peary's career. The 1910 limited first edition of Peary's memoir featured an introduction by President Theodore Roosevelt and was illustrated with eight exquisite full-page reproductions of hand-colored photographs, as well as 100 additional black&white photographs and a full-color folding Arctic map.

A HISTORIC ILLUSTRATED WORK IN A DELUXE EDITION!


What makes the superb Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition Robert Peary's THE NORTH POLE stand out from other books?

? A splendid volume bound in premium leather with a traditional 'hubbed' spine and beautiful 22kt gold embossed cover design.
? The full 1910 text, complete and unabridged, as well as the original decorative embellishments, layout, and typography.
? The 1910 edition's full-page hand-colored photographs, black&white photographs, and folding
color map of the polar region.
? Pages sewn into the bindings, marbled endpapers, gilded page-ends, a custom clamshell style
slip-case … and much, much more!
? All in a very special limited edition of only 600 hand-numbered copies.


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