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North Pole, the story of Robert E. Peary.

by Tony Simon

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peary, Robert E. 1856-1920 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Albert Orbaan.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesA Signal book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG635.P4 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5798578M
    LC Control Number60011339
    OCLC/WorldCa1368269

    Originally published in , The North Pole is Robert E. Peary's own account of his expedition to become the first man ever to reach the North Pole. Behind the phony story was a vindictive tirade against Robert Peary. Cook's My Attainment of The Pole accuses the true North Pole explorer of fraud, slander, calumny, adultery, and even murder! With a supply of these books he joined the vaudeville and Chautauqua (lecture) circuits to sell copies while attempting to win back the hearts and minds.

    the north pole/robert e. peary Historians still ponder the question of whether either explorers Robert E. Peary or Dr. Frederick A. Cook reached the North Pole! It remains a debatable point among scientists and historians but after reading Peary’s unabridged personal account, The NORTH POLE first published in , I am in no mood to quibble. Discovery of the North Pole: Dr. Frederick A. Cook's own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st, , and the story of Commander Robert E. Peary's discovery April 6th, by Miller, J. Martin (James Martin), b.

    PEARY, Robert E. The North Pole. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, Thick octavo, modern three-quarter navy morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, uncut. Signed limited “General Hubbard” edition of Peary’s illustrated account of his journey to the North Pole, number of only copies signed by Peary. National Geographic Extreme Explorer Vol. 3, No. 4. January-February Dolores Johnson, author of the book Onward has written this excellent summary of the amazing struggle Matthew Henson made to reach the North Pole. Your library may have either the Extreme Explorer magazine, a copy of Onward or they can order them for you.


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North Pole, the story of Robert E. Peary by Tony Simon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robert Peary claimed to be the first to reach the North Pole, but his claim was controversial. To a large extent his book explains the man, and why his claim was not fully accepted. It can be read a bit like a detective story as the facts emerge.

Inat the age of 53, Peary was an experienced explorer ready for his final attempt on the Pole/5(11). Robert Peary claimed to be the first to reach the North Pole, but his claim was controversial.

To a large extent his book explains the man, and why his claim was not fully accepted. It can be read a bit like a detective story as North Pole facts emerge. Inat the age of 53, Peary was an experienced explorer ready for his final attempt on the by: Peary's photographs at the North Pole have enough clues to show the angle of the sun, which prove he was at the North Pole.

This book was first published in Peary died in Peary did visit the North Pole.4/5(1). The story of explorer Robert E. Pearys quest for the North Pole, a true Arctic adventure from the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of A Night to Remember.

On March 1,only miles of formidable ice separated Robert E. Peary from realizing his lifelong dream of becoming the first man to set foot on the North Pole/5.

The North Pole by Peary Robert E. Seller Glacier Books Published Condition pp, illusts, exlibrary, rebound in a strong plain green cloth binding with gilt titling to spine, binding is bright and c Edition First Edition Item Price £. In this first Breakthrough Book Walter Lord tells the heroic story of Robert E.

Peary and his conquest of the North Pole after six attempts and 22 years of desire and effort. This true story of adventure and discovery describes the dangers of traveling by dog sledge over shifting sea ice and the challenge of 50 degrees below zero cold, when faces are blackened by frostbite and even alcohol freezes solid/5(4).

Robert E. Peary and the Discovery of the North Pole by Robert Edwin Peary avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions. On the edge of the world -- The North and South poles -- Beginnings -- Earlier explorers -- The early trips -- People of the north -- The Pole -- The Qimmiq, Inuit sled dogs -- Controversy -- The Arctic today Two Americans, Robert Peary and Matthew Henson, were determined to do what no one ever had, reach the North Pole 48 pages: 25 cmPages:   The North Pole Its Discovery in under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club Language: English: LoC Class: G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Subject: Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration Subject: North Pole -- Discovery and exploration Subject: Peary, Robert E.

(Robert Edwin), -- Travel -- Arctic regions Category Cited by:   Discoverer of the North Pole; the story of Robert E. Peary Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Internet Archive : True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole by Bruce Henderson places itself within the longstanding debate of who reached the North Pole first: Dr.

Frederick A. Cook or Navy Officer Robert E. Peary. Both claimed to have reached it within one year of each other, Cook in April of and Peary /5. The book is essentially a biography of Frederick Cook and Robert Peary and details their intersecting goals of polar exploration.

The controversy over who actually was first to the north pole still exists today and is essentially a ho hum for most of us today; who cares its cold, snowy, icy and barren/5(47). Peary, Robert E.

(Robert Edwin),Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), -- Juvenile literature, Explorers, North Pole, North Pole -- Juvenile literature, Arctic Ocean -- North Pole Publisher Chicago: Childrens Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor.

A Negro Explorer At The North Pole []. By Matthew A. Henson. Introduction by Booker T. Washington. Forward presented by Robert E. Peary. In short, Matthew Henson, next to Commander Peary, held and still holds the place of honor in 5/5(1). Robert E. Peary - The North Pole: Its Discovery in Under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club (Paperback or Softback) Peary, Robert E.

Published by Wanderlust 4/29/ (). Get this from a library. North Pole: the story of Robert E. Peary. [Tony Simon; Albert Orbaan] -- "Robert E.

Peary had but one goal in life-to reach the North Pole. Against odds that would have discouraged most men and conditions that taxed his physical and mental powers to the utmost, Peary. In his book Ninety Degrees North, polar historian Fergus Fleming describes Peary as "undoubtedly the most driven, possibly the most successful and probably Alma mater: Bowdoin College.

"I HAVE WON OUT AT LAST": PEARY'S NORTH POLE. PEARY, Robert E. The North Pole. London: Hodder & Stoughton, Large octavo, original publisher's green cloth, embossed gilt portrait medallion of Peary on front board, uncut and largely unopened. First trade edition of Peary's fascinating account of his expedition to the North Pole, with large.

Discovery of the North Pole: Dr. Frederick A. Cook's own story of how he reached the North Pole April 21st,and the story of Commander Robert E. Peary's discovery April 6th, / By.

Miller, J. Martin Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Philadelphia, Pa.:G.A. Parker,c Notes. BLUE BOOK Magazine September (Bluebook Pulp - Adventures in Fact & Fiction) The Great North Pole Lie (Proof that Admiral Robert E.

Peary did NOT discover the North Pole. On September 7,readers of the New York Times awakened to a stunning front-page headline: "Peary Discovers the North Pole After Eight Trials in 23 Years." The North Pole was one of the last.Peary was obsessed with the idea of being first to to North Pole.

To prepare for his goal, between andRobert E. Peary led five expeditions to Greenland and Arctic Canada. After departing from New York City on Jaboard the Roosevelt, Peary sledged to within miles of the Pole .THE DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH POLE in by Robert E Peary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at