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South With Scott: With Diagram and Three Maps
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South With Scott: With Diagram and Three Maps

By Edward R.G.R. Evans

London: W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd., 1921. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Second impression of the first edition, issued in the same month. Blue buckram binding. Spine has red lettering and red border. Creasing to ends of spine, horizontal split in cloth to head of spine. Outer and lower page edges untrimmed, some pages unopened. Foxing to page edges and first and last few pages, including the frontis and title page. Text has a few occasional spots but is otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the 3 maps and plan (one map has a crease to inner margin). Hugely successful account of Scott's ill-fated attempt to reach the South Pole. Over eighty editions of this work were published, this is the second printing of the rare first edition. Some foxing but otherwise a nice solid example. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 6 x 9 inches (15 x 23 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiv, 284

$517.68

Voyage Through the Antarctic: (Author's Own Copy)
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Voyage Through the Antarctic: (Author's Own Copy)

By Richard Adams and Ronald Lockley

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. 1st Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. 6.75 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear only. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: First US edition. Quarter blue cloth with grey paper covered boards. Excellent condition throughout. Author's own copy. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his attractive bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Overall book condition is Near Fine. Size: 6.75 x 9.5 inches (16 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 160

$110.01

Those Greenland Days: (Penguin Book No. 233)
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Those Greenland Days: (Penguin Book No. 233)

By Martin Lindsay

London: Penguin Books, 1939. First Penguin Edition . Good Plus. 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Darkening and rubbing to spine, a few marks to front cover, browning to pages. Scarce issue with half title page present. Lacking jacket. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.25 x 7 inches (11 x 18 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 218

$15.53

Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull

By Hakon Wadell

Huddinge: Svenska Sällskapet för Antropologi och Geografi / Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography, 1920. 1st Edition Offprint . Very Good. 7.5 x 9.75 inches (18.5 x 24.5 cm). Offprint from Geografiska Annaler 1920 H.4. Original card wraps with browning and light creasing. Light creasing and some spotting to text. English text, large fold out map. From the library from the noted German Palaeontologist and Geological Archaeologist Frederick Zeuner, with his name to upper corner of front cover. Inscribed by the author to front cover (recipient's name has been crossed out). Rare. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.5 x 9.75 inches (18.5 x 24.5 cm). Paperback

$32.36