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C.S. Wright, R.E. Priestley
1922 Glaciology British Antarctica Expedition 1910-1913 RARE all 15 MAPS!
Harrison and Sons: 1922. Spine has some fading. NOTE: This is an EX-Library volume with typical former library markings on it.) ALSO NOTE: Spine has a four-inch split between the top of the front board and the spine (at the top only). Front and back inner hinges are intact. Binding is decently solid. Pages are mostly clean, except for a few library markings. All 15 maps are in Very Good or better condition. There is one leaf that has a one-inch tear on the fore-edge (pp. 102-103). Also, there is a ding at the top of the back board. So the cover is in good condition only, and internally the book is in Very Good condition. Here is a highly desirable and definitive work on glaciers in Antarctica, titled Glaciology, published in 1922 and written by C.S. Wright and R.E. Priestley. (NOTE: This volume is EX-LIBRARY, with some former library markings, including a small spine label and what appears to be a missing library card sleeve on the first blank endpaper). The research, photos, and maps are all based on the British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913. The book has xx, 487 pages, features 179 figures in the text and appendix, and 291 plates (in the back of the book, and thee are multiple plates to each page). All 15 called-for maps are present in the pocket inside the back cover. All the maps are in nice Very Good condition. Original red pebbled cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine. Spine has some fading. NOTE: This is an EX-Library volume with typical former library markings on it.) ALSO NOTE: Spine has a four-inch split between the top of the front board and … [Click Below for Full Description]
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