1329
1329
Weddell, James
OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROBABILITY OF REACHING THE SOUTH POLE. LONDON: LONGMAN, REES [&C.], 1826
Estimation
7 00010 000
Lot. Vendu 40,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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1329
Weddell, James
OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROBABILITY OF REACHING THE SOUTH POLE. LONDON: LONGMAN, REES [&C.], 1826
Estimation
7 00010 000
Lot. Vendu 40,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939 The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 4, Q-Z

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Weddell, James
OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROBABILITY OF REACHING THE SOUTH POLE. LONDON: LONGMAN, REES [&C.], 1826
FIRST EDITION, 8vo (212 x 130mm.), [iv], 36pp., 2 lithographed maps, red straight-grained morocco, flat gilt spine, blue endpapers, gilt edges
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Bibliographie

Rosove 346 “very rare”; Spence 1247; not in Taurus Collection

Description

RARE. “A review of contemporary knowledge of geography and the physical and climatic properties of the polar regions, both north and south” (Rosove). This separate publication was later incorporated into the second edition of Weddell’s Voyage towards the South Pole (1827, see lot 1331).

See illustration of the title-page on upper cover of this catalogue.

Exploration and Discovery, 1576-1939 The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 4, Q-Z

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