The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd


This unusual title is bound in bright red cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on the cover (no spine letters). Metallic front endpapers and distinctive typeface on title page, with frontispiece diagram. This book was produced for the 1934 Chicago World's Fair, includes vignettes on famous explorers and some of the first aid techniques and materials used (publisher was a medical company). No author is listed. Illustrated with black-and-white images throughout. 160 pages, including index; approx. 6"x8".


  • The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd
  • Burroughs Wellcome & Co., 1934