Lundborg, Einar. Translated by Alma Luise Olson.
Title THE ARCTIC RESCUE: HOW NOBILE WAS SAVED.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Good
Edition First American Edition
Publisher New York Viking 1929
Seller ID 28720
221 pp, 9 5/8" H. Medium blue cloth with yellow lettering/aircraft design on spine, yellow emblem on front board. Map endpapers, b&w photographs. "This is the tale of the gallant Swedish expedition to rescue the officers and crew of the 'Italia', the Italian dirigible that came to grief on the northern ice in May, 1928. The climax of that effort was Lieutenant (now Captain) Lundborg's daring airplane flight to the isolated survivors, and his return to safety with General Nobile." from the Publisher's Note. Light browning to edges of text block, some toning to page margins, moderate edge wear - mainly on bottom edge of boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, bump at bottom corner of both boards - slight bump at top corners, minor soiling on boards.