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Title:The Crossing of Antarctica, The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$13.33)
Book ID:SB00-0103488
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cassell Australia, London, 1958
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Cassell Australia, 1958, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Author's Acknowledgements, Members of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58, glossary , appendices and index. Illustrated endpapers, both different, front endpaper -- showing the route of the Trans-Antarctic expedition of 1955-58, rear endpaper -- showing the route of Shackleton in 19 08-9, Amundsen in 1910-12 and Scott in 1910-13. Coloured photographic title page ( double page ) showing vehicles crossing the Antarctic ice. The text is illustrated with nine maps and numerous, coloured and monochrome photographs. Blue coloured tint to top paper edge. Light blue coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the spine. This is a thrilling story of men who set out into the vast loneliness of the unknown to discover what lay on and below a continent no one had ever traversed before and, in doing so, accomplished a feat of courage and endurance they will become a legend for succeeding generations. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and rubbing to the book corners. Shelfwear to the lower book edges and there are some in faint foxing marks to the paper edges. Previous owner's name to top paper edge of page following endpaper. A few marks to the endpapers. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XVIII, 340 pages, last 2 blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration ; Diaries; Antarctica; Inventory No: 0103488.
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