Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides
Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides
Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides
Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides
Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides
Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides
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Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Arctic Expedition | Spitsbergen, 1933, a book and 56 lantern slides

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Lot Details

Description

ARCTIC EXPLORATION

A collection of fifty seven lantern slides, including images and a book on the 1933 Oxford University expedition to Spitsbergen.


57 glass lantern slides (82 x 82mm.), housed in a wooden box, a few minor cracks, slight edge wear

Glen, A.R. Young Men in the Arctic. The Oxford University Arctic Expedition to Spitsbergen 1933. London: Faber and Faber, 1935, FIRST EDITION, 8vo, 55 photographic illustrations on 24 sheets (recto and verso), folding map, publisher's blue cloth, upper hinge

repaired, restoration and repairs to spine, slightly rubbed


The lantern slides include 13 dated 1933 of the Oxford University Arctic Expedition which comprised a team of eighteen members led by A.R. Glen and spent three months in Spitsbergen. The other slides include 12 dated 1939, and 32 others similar.

Condition Report

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