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Alfred Wegeners letzte Grönlandfahrt. Die Erlebnisse der deutschen Grönlandexpedition 1930/1931 geschildert von seinen Reisegefährten und nach Tagebüchern des Forschers
Unter Mitwirkung von Dr. Fritz Loewe herausgegeben von Else Wegener. Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus, 1933, 4te Auflage, 303pp., very good woven white cloth, corners and spine at top and bottom a bit worn., Beautifully INSCRIBED in ink by co-editor Fritz Loewe, dated 20. Feb. 1933 - : Zur Erinnerung an 'Nanuschka' und das vierzigste Semester / Fritz Loewe." With the previous owner's stamp: Dr. med. Adolf Marcuse / Dieffenbachstr. 40. Loewe (meteorologist and explorer 1895-1974), emigrated to Australia), famous survivor of the Wegener expedition to Greenland during which he lost toes to frostbite, while his companions Wegener and Villumsen perished, as described in the text. Loewe not only edited the second half of the work, providing connecting text between fragments left by Wegener (according to the preface), he also composed several narrative sections. He is pictured between pages 160-61. His diary of the fateful trip is preserved at the University of Melbourne Archives, Loewe Collection. ALSO LAID IN: F. Loewe, "Die deutsche Grönlandexpedition Alfred Wegener" pp. 201-226 illustrated with photos, Sonderdruck aus Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde vom 9. Mai 1933: ALSO INSCRIBED: "Adolf Marcuse / vom Verfasser.". .
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