Angus & Robertson, 1948, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First
XXII. 199 pp, list of illustrations (in black and white), chronology, bibliography, index. The dustwrapper is foxed, has a small tear at the rear of the spine fold, two small tears at the top edge of the rear panel, a small tear at the front spine gutter, and chipping to the top edge. Gift inscription dated 1949 on front endpaper. This survey of exploration in the Antarctic brings the story of the South Land up-to-date, from the down of Antarctic exploration, to modern times, including an interesting chapter on the conquest of Antarctica by air. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration; Antarctica; Inventory No: 0200830.