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    Reference 1544 (1121)
    Category Antarctic;
    Author Unknown
    Title HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BYRD ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION.
    Publishing Information New York: Tide Water Oil Company,1930.
    Description 1st Edition; 32pp, sepia tone photos and illustrated throughout. Includes copy of Byrd Comes Home painting by Peter Hurd. Photographs by the courtesy of the New York Times and St. Louis Post Dispatch. Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Antarctic Expedition from August 1928 to June 1930. Large trade paperback (magazine format). A somewhat commercially skewed view of the 1927 Expedition, with an obvious bias toward its use of Motor Oil and Gasoline products. An attractively produced large-format celebrating the return of the Antarctic Expedition. This pamphlet has been nicely rebound in brown cloth covers, the original front and back cover have been removed. Remnants of label pasted into verso rear cover. Very Good.
    Price £20.00
    Keywords Byrd, expedition, adventure, polar, qpolarq. S1-Ant
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