The Conquest of the Arctic
- Year: 1939
- Country: Russia
- Language: English
- Subject: Science and Technology
- Dimensions: Width: 11.00cm Height: 14.00cm
This pocket-size edition is part of the English-language series published by the Foreign Languages Publishing House in Moscow, which aims at edification of the foreign, particularly American readers, about all the aspects of the Soviet reality. The present book is devoted to the conquest of the Arctic by the U.S.S.R. The essay by the academician Otto Schmidt, "Hero of the Soviet Union," is intermingled with shots from excursions, expeditions, and scientific stations in the Arctic, designed by D. Schwarz. Excellent condition, the item fully preserved, very light scratches along the spine, a light stamp on the back of the back cover, light stain along the spine inside. 44 pages.