“WE ARE ALL EXPLORERS IN AN UNDISCOVERED WORLD”
COOK, Frederick. My Attainment of the Pole. New York, 1911.
First edition of Cook’s version of the North Pole controversy, inscribed and signed by Cook to Elbert Hubbard, founder of the successful and influential Roycroft Press: “To Elbert Hubbard, We are all explorers in an undiscovered world. May the lessons of this quest form a line in your book of destiny. Frederick A. Cook, Cleveland, O, Dec. 2, 1913.” With an autograph letter signed from Cook to Hubbard from the following year, thanking Hubbard for his helpfulness, “with Cheers from the sunny south,” tipped to the front pastedown. $4200.