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Two Men in the Antarctic: An Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-1922. Signed by Bagshawe and with Rare Dustjacket
Cambridge: University Press 1939 - With a forward by Frank Debenham, O.B.E., M.A. Professor of Geology at the University of Cambridge, and Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. By Bagshawe, Thomas Cambridge: University Press. 1939. First Edition – RARE. 8vo -- 22.3cm; pp. [2], [i-vii], viii-xxi, [1], 292, photographic frontispiece, 32 photographic illustrations on 19 plates, 2 photographic panoramas on 1 folding plate, double-page meteorological table, 3 text sketches (1 full-page), 8pp. index, cartographic end leaves, publisher’s light blue Oxford cloth, spine lettered in silver, publisher’s photographic printed dust wrappers. Dust jacket is unclipped and showing some wear at extremities -- in very good condition. Book and cloth in Near Fine condition. —Rosove 23.A1. One of the most elusive Antarctic narrative publications describing the British Imperial Antarctic Expedition of 1920-21. An account of the experiences of Thomas Bagshawe and Maxine Lester of the otherwise failed British Imperial Antarctic Expedition. A well-written narrative by two enthusiast youths who should have known better but did not. Nevertheless, they accomplished important research relative to meteorology, sea ice, and zoological observations. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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