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First on the Antarctic Continent. Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900
London: George Newnes 1901, 1st Edition. () xv,333 + 32pp. (publisher's catalogue). Very good. Octavo in original gilt lettered orange / red cloth with photogravure portrait frontispiece , many photo illustrations in text, and 3 folding colour maps. Some light soiling to boards from handling else a clean copy in a later issue binding. Spence 152; Rosove 45.A1-b. The expedition, sponsored by Sir George Newnes and led by Borchgrevink, in the Ship "Southern Cross", was the first to establish a base on the main body of the continent, and the first scientific party to winter over..
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