A Negro explorer at the North Pole by Matthew Alexander Henson

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes in New York .

Written in English

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  • Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 -- Travel -- Arctic regions.,
  • Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 -- Travel -- North Pole.,
  • African American explorers -- United States.,
  • Arctic regions -- Description and travel.,
  • North Pole -- Description and travel.

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Statementby Matthew A. Henson ; with a foreword by Robert E. Peary ; and an introduction by Booker T. Washington ; with illustrations from photographs
ContributionsPeary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920, Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24183013M
OCLC/WorldCa1999169

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