Publisher:Little, Brown and Company, Boston -- Toronto, 1977
Little, Brown and Company, 1977, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Second Printing
acknowledgements. At the beginning of the text there is a double page map showing Antarctica, showing select stations and physical features. 1/4 black coloured backstrip with silver titles. 3/4 yellow coloured boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front panel. Bumping to the backstrip edges and to the lower book edges. A few handling marks to the book panels. Browning and dustiness to the top text block edge and light browning to the other text block edges. A few handling marks to the endpapers and there is a black marker pen residue to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Photographic dustwrapper, with yellow and white titles to the front panel and white and pink titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white author photograph to the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the backstrip edges. There are three small closed tears to the top rear dustwrapper edge with associated creasing. A little creasing to the top edge of the front dustwrapper panel, closest to the backstrip. There is a 0.25 " tear to the lower edge of the rear dustwrapper panel with associated creasing. Residue of a sticker can be seen to the lower left-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. There is a triangular crease that runs threequarters of the way up the front fold over panel. A book about Antarctica -- but not about the land itself but the people who actually choose to work and live in one of the most hostile environments. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 264 pages, last two pages blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Social History ; Antarctica; ISBN: 0316514268. ISBN/EAN: 9780316514262. Inventory No: 0106859.