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$140 MY LIFE AS AN EXPLORER, Roald Amundsen, Double Day, New York, 1st USA edition, 1927, 280 page hardback in original blue cloth, gilt titles, minor foxing, maps, Amundsen's autobiography

MY LIFE AS AN EXPLORER, Roald Amundsen, Double Day, New York, 1st USA edition, 1927, 280 page hardback in original blue cloth, gilt titles, minor foxing, maps, Amundsen's autobiography discusses in straightforward style the numerous difficulties of his many expeditions, ranging from problems of finance and planning through to dealing with life-threatening danger and inevitable controversy. Generously acknowledging an 'old gentleman in Grimsby' for providing materials that helped him plan the first navigation of the North-West Passage, Amundsen credits painstaking preparation as the cornerstone of his success, especially in the conquest of the South Pole. $140 ( Arnold Heine collection)

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MY LIFE AS AN EXPLORER, Roald Amundsen, Double Day, New York, 1st USA edition, 1927,  280 page hardback in original blue cloth, gilt titles, minor foxing, maps, Amundsen's autobiography discusses in straightforward style the numerous difficulties of his many expeditions, ranging from problems of finance and planning through to dealing with life-threatening danger and inevitable controversy. Generously acknowledging an 'old gentleman in Grimsby' for providing materials that helped him plan the first navigation of the North-West Passage, Amundsen credits painstaking preparation as the cornerstone of his success, especially in the conquest of the South Pole. $140 ( Arnold Heine collection)