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21 Meilen Vom SŸdpol [Twenty-One Miles from the South Pole] (or Heart Of The Antarctic)
Berlin: Wilhelm SŸsserott 1910 - Die Geschichte Der Britischen SŸdpol Expedition. 1907/09 Von E.H. Shackleton, Kommodore Des Konigslichen Viktoria-Ordens, Mitglied Der Kšnigl. Geographishen Gesellschaft. Mit Einer Beschreibung Der Reise Zum Magnetischen SŸdpol Von Prof. T.W. Edgeworth David (Mitglied Der Kšniglichen Gesellschaft). Ubersetzt Und Bearbeitetet Von Friedrich Becker. Berlin: Wilhelm SŸsserott. 1910. 8vo. Volume I: [i-vii], viii-xii, 508pp., photographic portrait frontispiece, 6 color plates, 3 maps and plans (2 full page, 134 mostly photographic illustrations (3 double-page, 84 full page, 47 in text); Volume II: [6], 321, [1], 6 color plates including frontispiece, 79 mostly photographic illustrations (1 double -page, 33 full-page, 45 text); original pictorial green cloth, upper covers with image of Shackleton in a polar scene in black and white, spines with the image of man on skis in black, back covers with blind stamped publisher's colophon device, upper covers lettered in white and black, spines lettered in black. Volume III, Scientific Reports of the Expedition, pp. i-viii, 265, vii, 102 photographic illustrations including many of wildlife (penguins, dogs, and seals), meteorological studies and light phenomena, graphs, chapter endings. and maps. Binding is illustrated in the same design but cloth binding is blue, not green as the other two. First German edition. Three volume sets are very scarce. Volume 3 includes the pink correction slip. In Near Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Chet Ross Rare Books, ABAA]
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