PEARY (ROBERT) OPERTI (ALBERT) "Nearest the Pole",
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PEARY POLAR EXPEDITION, 1905-1906 OPERTI (ALBERT) "Nearest the Pole",
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PEARY POLAR EXPEDITION, 1905-1906
OPERTI (ALBERT) "Nearest the Pole", gouache on board, signed and dated lower right, titled on verso in pencil, varnished, some craquelure, one inch crack to board at head, framed, 580 x 435mm., 1907

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  • Original artwork for the frontispiece of the first edition of Peary's Nearest The Pole: A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906 (New York, Doubleday, 1907). See illustration on preceding page.
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