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Mindlin, Emily

Gulf Stream and Fjords. Signed and inscribed copy.

Gulf Stream and Fjords. Signed and inscribed copy.

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Mindlin, Em.  [Gulf Stream and Fjords]. Golfstrem i Fiordy.

Cover by B. Berendgof.

Moskva-Leningrad, ZiF, 1930. 
8vo, 149, [2] pp., 1 pp. ad.

In original illustrated wrappers. Signed and inscribed to title page.
In good condition, professionally restored along spine and wrapper edges, light wear to edges. 

Signed and inscribed by the author: "Ade - Gromadnoglazoy / ochen priyatelski / ot Avtora / Chang I-iy / khutor Moskva / 28/X god pyatiletki tretiy...." [To Big eyes Ada with all the best from author Chang the First. Khutor Moscow. 28/X the third year of Five-year plan]. One of 5 000 copies printed.

The writer Emily Mindlin (1900-1981) dedicated this book to his journey to Svalbard (also known as Spitsbergen) and Norway, which took place during the rescue operation of Umberto Nobile's North Pole expedition on the icebreaker Krassin in the summer of 1928.
The artist Boris Berendhof (1904-1990) created the cover illustrations. He graduated from VKhuTEMAS in 1925.

We couldn't trace any copy of this edition in the USA or European libraries via OCLC.

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