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National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904.  Physical Observations With Discussions by Various Authors by  J. de Graaff Hunter; LW.P. Chetwynd  Robert F.  L.C. Bernacchi; George Darwin; F.J. Selby - Hardcover - 1908 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 14863)

National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904. Physical Observations With Discussions by Various Authors

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National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904. Physical Observations With Discussions by Various Authors

by Scott, Robert F. L.C. Bernacchi; George Darwin; F.J. Selby, J. de Graaff Hunter; LW.P. Chetwynd

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London: Royal Society, 1908. Hardcover. Good + condition. Important Antarctic content which includes: I. Tidal Observations in the Antarctic Regions, 1902-1903 including Observations of the "Discovery" by George Darwin, and Observations of the "Scotia" by F. J. Selby, J. de Graaff Hunter, George Darwin. II. Pendulum Observations III. III. Earthquakes and other Earth Movements recorded in the Antarctic Regions, 1902-1903. IV. Antarctic Observations of Aurora, 1902-1903. V. Antarctic Magnetic Observations, 1902-1904 incl. Introductory Statement by L. C. Bernacchi; Reduction of the Absolute and Relative Observations by L.W.P. Chetwynd; Hourly Values of Declination, Horizontal Force... and Magnetic Observations of the "Scotia" 1902-1904. 4to, 192 pp, 21 plates (including beautiful ones of the aurora); 1 folding map. Some lithographic plates by Edward Wilson. Original red gilt publishers cloth spine head and tail chipped, spine cracked outside hinge.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904. Physical Observations With Discussions by Various Authors
Author
Scott, Robert F. L.C. Bernacchi; George Darwin; F.J. Selby, J. de Graaff Hunter; LW.P. Chetwynd
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Hardcover
Book condition
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Publisher
Royal Society
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1908
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