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Heading: (Antarctic)
Title: Eight volumes on Antarctic exploration
Place Published: Various places
Date Published: Various dates

8 volumes. Illustrated. (8vo ;and 4to), cloth, some with jackets. Various editions.

A selection of books on Antarctic exploration, with works on Shackleton, the Discovery Expedition, etc. ;


  • Bernacchi, L.C. SAGA OF THE "DISCOVERY." London and Glasgow: Blackie and Son Limited, 1938. 1st edition. 8vo. 240pp. 48 plates and 4 maps. Blue cloth. fair amount of wear to cloth, corner bumps, fraying to spine ends. About very good.

  • Crossley, Louise. TRIAL BY ICE: The Antarctic Journals of John King Davis. Huntingdon: Bluntisham Books Erskine Press, 1997. 203pp. 16 pages of photo illustrations. Hardcover with d/j.

  • De Gerlache, Adrien. VOYAGE OF THE BELGICA. FIFTEEN MONTHS IN THE ANTARCTIC. Norfolk: Erskine Press, 1998. Reprint of 1902 edition. Translated and with an introduction by Maurice Raraty. 256pp, with many illustrations. Hardcover. ;

  • Fisher, Margery and James. SHACKLETON AND THE ANTARCTIC. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1958. 559pp. Illustrated with photographs and with the drawings by W. E. How, who serves with the endurance expedition. Hardcover with d/j.

  • Markham, Clements; Holland, Clive (ed.). ANTARCTIC OBSESSION: The British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904. Norfolk: Bluntisham Books, 1986. 1st edition. xxv +179pp with illustrations Red cloth with gilt title and with d/j.

  • Priestly, R. E. ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE Scott's Northern party. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1974. A reprint of the 1914 1st edition with a new foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. Hardcover. Book Condition: very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. A facsimile reprint of the 1914 first edition by T. Fisher Unwin, with a new foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. Illustrated with black and white. 23 cm. X, 382pp. Photographs, plans and 3 folding maps. Hardcover with d/j.

  • Wilson, Edward. DIARY OF THE 'DISCOVERY' EXPEDITION TO THE ANTARCTIC REGIONS 1901-1904. London: Blandford, 1966. 1st edition. 8vo. 416pp. 47 watercolor illustrations by the author and many other drawings. Hardcover with d/j.

  • Wilson, Edward. DIARY OF THE TERRA NOVA EXPEDITION TO THE ANTARCTIC REGIONS 1910-1912. An Account of Scott's Last Expedition Edited from the Original Mss. in the Scott Polar Research Institute and the British Museum by H.G.R. King. London: Blandford Press, 1972. 1st edition. 4to. xxiii + 279pp. Portrait frontispiece, illustrations (some colored), 10 sketch maps. Hardcover with d/j.




Varying degrees of general wear; all volumes and jackets very good or better.

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Eight volumes on Antarctic exploration

Estimate $200 - $300May 31, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA