By: GEORGE J. NORTON, First Mate
ASEA ABOARD STEAM YACHT WINDWARD NORTH ATLANTIC, 1898
Seller ID: 0002305
On offer is a super, original manuscript relic of Arctic exploration and humankind's unceasing attempts at discovery no matter what the adversity including the cold, vast unexplored wastelands of the North that drove men like Robert Edwin Peary to gamble with the money of their backers and the lives of the men employed to make those dreams come alive. This ship's log details the commencement of Peary's attempt to discover the North Pole in 1898 by way of the steam yacht 'Windward' which was being delivered to Peary in New York from London to be his flagship in Peary's second Arctic Expedition ... View More...