Headline Series, Foreign Policy Association: Antarctica in World Affairs.

New York: Foreign Policy Association, 1958. Paperback. Gould was the second in command and senior scientist on the first Byrd Antarctic expedition; he traveled 1500 miles by dog sled in Antarctica. With a chapter 'the IGY in Antarctica"; the author states "It must be hoped that most of the nations which now have well-established stations will maintain them indefinitely. The value of scientific data being gathered by IGY is cumulative.... (scientific data) may turn out in the long run to be of more value to mankind than all the mineral riches the continent may hold". Sml 8vo, 54pp, b&w ills, maps. Red and white paper wraps, with title in black at front cover, no title at spine. Ex-lib, cloth spine added later, with stitching. Good + overall. Item #15749

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