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    Limited Edition Signed by Peary

    Robert E. Peary. General Hubbard Edition The North Pole Its Discovery in 1909 Under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1910. Number 84 of 500 copies signed by Peary on a special limitation page bound in front. Octavo. xxxii, 373 pages. With eight full-page hand-colored photographic illustrations and with 100 illustrations from black-and-white photographs. Folding map bound in back. Three-quarter black morocco over light-blue cloth boards. Titles and decoration stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Moderate scuffing to the edges of the boards with scuffing to the hinges and a small abrasion on the cloth of the front board; front hinge cracked but the text block is solid and this is otherwise a handsome copy in very good condition. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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    April, 2014
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