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- The South Pole: An account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the “Fram,” 1910-1912. London: John Murray, 1912
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (227 x 160mm.), half-titles, photographic plates, 2 folding maps, original maroon cloth gilt with Norwegian flag on upper covers, leaf detached in vol.1 (pp.xv/xvi), a little spotting, slightly rubbed
"E.L.S", Australian bookplates
Rosove 9.A1; Spence 16; Taurus Collection 71
The book was published before the tragic fate of Captain Scott's rival expedition was publicly known.