A unique book, an account of all Arctic and Antarctic Expeditions between 1818 and 1961, whose members received the award of the Arctic or Polar Medal. A very valuable work of reference for historians of the polar regions, listing of all medals and clasps awarded. Illustrated. This copy has a pocket at rear with assorted related ephemera including reproduction postcards of the Terra Nova. Also some letters from Rear Admiral J A L Myers to J Bryant Haigh, and some reprinted articles on the George VI Polar Medal. This copy has a name and stamp to title page.
B.A. Seaby Ltd., London, 1968. Hardback with dust jacket. 216 pages. SECONDHAND