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The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic, 1910- 1913
London. Constable and Company. 1929.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 22cm, 2nd Edition, reissued, in 2 volumes, lxiv,300,[4] & viii,-[300],301-585pp., with 6 colour plates (inc. 2 frontis), with 42 plates and illustrations, 5 maps, (inc. 4 folding), index, dark blue cloth, gilt spine titles, a fine bright set. (cgc) Rosove 71.C2. "The plates of the ten panoramic illustrations by the late Doctor Edward A. Wilson, reproduced in the first edition, are exhausted. These panoramas are omitted in this edition, which contains all other illustrations and maps which appeared in the First Edition. Some small corrections have been made in the text. A. C.-G." - Considered by many to be the finest polar book ever written. .
Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC) [Canada]
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