Arctic Unfolding by Nicholas Polunin

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Arctic Unfolding

Experiences and Observations during a Canadian Airborne Expedition in Northern Ungava, The Northwest Territories, and the Arctic Archipelago

by Nicholas Polunin

Hutchinson &  Co., 1949, [First Edition], b/w photographic plates, b/w frontispiece,  illustrated end-papers (maps), hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, previous owners inscription on front end-paper, bookplate inside front cover, some edge and shelf wear, age-toning, dustjacket is fair condition, price-clipped, some closed tears and repairs, scuffing, rubbing, creasing and small tears

'Already the author of two successful travel and exploration books while still an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford, and of numerous learned but often lively scientific and other treatises since Dr. Polunin writes with fluency and vigour as well as almost unique authority of the region he loves so well.  His faithful and vivid narrative of all that he did and saw during his most fascinating and successful expedition constitutes a notable addition to the literature of travel in general and of modern exploration with the aid of aircraft in particular.  We consider this book to have unusual merits and timely significance.'