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The South Pole by  Roald AMUNDSEN - First Edition - 1912 - from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts (SKU: 404315)

The South Pole

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The South Pole

by AMUNDSEN, Roald

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  • hardcover
  • First
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A very good copy, light wear and pale spotting to cloth, endpapers discolored, tissue guards creased, some pale intermittent fox
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London: John Murray, 1912. A very good copy, light wear and pale spotting to cloth, endpapers discolored, tissue guards creased, some pale intermittent foxing. Two volumes, 8vo. Photogravure frontispiece to each volume, 92 similar plates, 2 plates of manuscript facsimile, 6 maps and charts (3 folding), 16 charts and tables to the text. Original dark red cloth, gilt titles and enamelled Norwegian flags to spines and within simple red frame to front boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Provenance: W. S. Godfrey (ownership signatures on front free endpapers). FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, first impression, of Amundsen's legendary narrative of his race to the Pole.

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Bookseller
Riverrun Books & Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
404315
Title
The South Pole
Author
AMUNDSEN, Roald
Book condition
Used - A very good copy, light wear and pale spotting to cloth, endpapers discolored, tissue guards creased, some pale intermittent fox
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1912
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About Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

Founded in 1978 and purchased in 2016 by Thomas Lecky, Riverrun specializes in fine, rare, and unusual books from all periods and genres. There are large holdings in art, photography, artists' books, fine printing, books about books, literature, signed and inscribed books, early printing, and Americana. We have thousands of books not listed online in these and many other fields, and are constantly sourcing new material from private collections and public auction. Please let us know if we can help you locate something not listed in our stock. We are members of the ABAA and are certified members of the Appraiser's Association of America.

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