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First on the Antarctic Continent: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900
- 1901 Newnes, London, 1st edition, 8vo, pp.xv, 333, 32 pgs ads, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 196 bw illus, 3 color folding maps, appendices, uncut, teg, gilt decorated & lettered spine, front cover w/ gilt & silver image, dark blue cloth; cloth w/ light edge wear (principally to spine), corners lightly rubbed, maps w/ original folds, 1 map split along fold line & edge tear, tight, very good+. Borchgrevink's British Antarctic Expedition in the 'Southern Cross' was composed almost entirely of Norwegians and was the first to winter over on the continent, at Cape Adare. Louis Bernacchi was a member of the expedition. An important early Antarctic work. Uncommon. Rosove 45.A1.a, Spence 152. Ref 26126 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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