THE WELLMAN POLAR AIRSHIP EXPEDITIONS AT VIRGOHAMNA, DANSKOYA, SVALBARD -- A STUDY IN AEROSPACE ARCHAEOLOGY. P. J. Capelotti.

THE WELLMAN POLAR AIRSHIP EXPEDITIONS AT VIRGOHAMNA, DANSKOYA, SVALBARD -- A STUDY IN AEROSPACE ARCHAEOLOGY. Oslo: Norsk Polarinstitutt, 1997. Small folio, pp. 101, illustrations, pictorial wrappers. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Capelotti dated July 1997 to "Ed" [Merritt Edward Peck] on the title page. Historical, analytical and archaeological study of Walter Wellman's failed attempts to reach the North Pole by airship (1906-1909). Wellman (1858-1934), American journalist and explorer, did not have much luck exploring or traveling by airship. Lower fore-edge corners slightly rolled, a very good copy. (#161025).

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