A Negro Explorer at the North Pole. – Henson, Matthew, A.

Henson, Matthew, A.


Publisher: Frederick A Stokes. NY. 1912 (First Edition ie February 1912)
ID: 37685 Categories: , ,


8vo, XI + appendices, 200pp. Original blue cloth with portrait onlay (a little of this is missing due to insect damage), minor insect damage to neat gift inscription on ffep and some browning o/w text in vg cond. Portrait frontis and other Illustrations from photographs; foreword by Robert Peary, introduction by Booker T Washington Note: Henson was an African American who accompanied Peary on his most important expeditions but was never recognized in the same way for his contributions.