CONQUERING ANTARCTICA: RICHARD E. BYRD.
Edition: First edition.
Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica Press, (1961) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the American naval officer, aviator and polar explorer Richard Byrd which focuses on his life of constant adventure, starting at a young age, and his bravery in trying to survive at the Advance Base during his second expedition. A title in the Great Lives for Young Americans Series. Map. Illustrated with drawings by Robert Boehmer. 190 pp.
Condition: Fine in red boards with gold lettering on spine in a very near fine dust jacket. Original price of $2.95 printed on dust jacket front flap. 190 pp.