Three Autographed Pieces of Memorabilia

PEARY, Admirial Robert Edwin (1856 - 1920)

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Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1907

Description: A scrapbook page of Peary memorabilia, including 3 items, starting with his handwritten comments written over a reproduction of a photo of an Eskimo in his kayak (to be used as an illustration in Peary's book called "Children of the Arctic"), in full: "This can go in the chapter which speaks of being at Etah after getting out of the ice in Payer Harbor in the spring of 1901 or as a tailpiece where there is space." The other two items are a clipped signature and a partially printed application card for the Men's Association of the Brick Church, filled out and signed in pencil in Peary's hand. All three items are pasted to 1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, no place, 1907. Three punch holes in the left margin; small patch of imprinted text on the left side; closed tear on the right side. Accompanied by a clipped section of a letter signed by Peary's publisher, Frederick A. Stokes: "I enclose, also, a rather interesting leaf of proof showing one of the illustrations of 'Children of the Arctic' with MS. comments by Peary." Very good(-) condition.

Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 250016


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Thank you very much for the parcel that arrived today! Everything is perfect. Special thanks for the very careful wrapping and packaging - it could not have been better. Best wishes - Joerg H.
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