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74%OFFHerbert, Wally, Lewis-Jones, Huw - Across the Arctic Ocean: Original Photographs from the Last Great Polar Journey - 9780500252147 - 9780500252147
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Across the Arctic Ocean: Original Photographs from the Last Great Polar Journey

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Description for Across the Arctic Ocean: Original Photographs from the Last Great Polar Journey Hardcover. Illustrated with unpublished photographs and other personal materials from the author, this book is a record of a journey one that with rising temperatures and Arctic ice melt will probably never be repeated. Num Pages: 240 pages, 157 illustrations, 86 in colour. BIC Classification: 1MTN; 3JJPK; AJCR; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 278 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1464.
On 21 February 1968, Wally Herbert and his team of three companions and forty huskies set out from Point Barrow, Alaska, embarking on a journey that no one had ever attempted. Sixteen hard months later they finally set foot once more on solid land, having attained the North Pole and crossed the frozen Arctic Ocean for the first time via its longest axis. It stands today as one of the greatest expeditions of all time. Illustrated with unpublished photographs and other personal materials from the Herbert archive, this exceptional photography book is a first-hand record of an astonishing journey - ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780500252147
SKU
9780500252147
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About Herbert, Wally, Lewis-Jones, Huw
Huw Lewis-Jones is former curator at the Scott Polar Research Institute and National Maritime Museum. Among his other books are Arctic, Ocean Portraits, In Search of the South Pole, The Conquest of Everest, which won the History Award at the 2013 Banff Mountain Festival and Mountain Heroes.

Reviews for Across the Arctic Ocean: Original Photographs from the Last Great Polar Journey
'A stunning compilation' - The Field 'Sumptuous ... a treasure trove of memory and celebration' - Times Literary Supplement 'A wonderful record ... Sir Wally's greatness lives on in this book' - Scotsman

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