Lot 6
  • 6

Amundsen, Roald

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800 - 1,000 GBP
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Description

  • The South Pole: An account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the “Fram,” 1910-1912. London: John Murray, 1912
  • Paper
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

Provenance

"E.L.S", Australian bookplates

Literature

Rosove 9.A1; Spence 16; Taurus Collection 71

Catalogue Note

The book was published before the tragic fate of Captain Scott's rival expedition was publicly known.
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