Saga of the “Discovery”: Bernacchi, Louis C.
Click for larger image.

 
Item #26125
Price: $75.00



view cart


Phone orders: 802-482-7287

100% Customer
Satisfaction Guarantee

Saga of the “Discovery”

Author(s): Bernacchi, Louis C.

Copyright: 1938, Blackie, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 240, 54 bw photos, 5 sketches, 3 maps (2 fldg), map ep, dark blue cloth, gilt lettered spine
Condition: cloth spine bright, lightly rubbed, name on front pastedown, maps w/ no tears, tight, vg+

Bernacchi, a physicist, served on Borchgrevink's “Southern Cross” expedition (1898-1900) and then on Scott’s British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04), in the “Discovery”. This is the history of the “Discovery” which was built in 1900 for Scott’s expedition. Following this expedition, the “RRS Discovery” returned to southern waters in 1925 as a whale research ship for the British Government. Her final Antarctic voyage was with Mawson’s British, Australia, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE, 1929-31). “Discovery” has now been fully restored and resides in Dundee, Scotland. Rosove 37.A1.





















Home | Advanced Search | How to Order | Catalogues | Request a Newsletter | Links | About Us | FAQ | Contact Us

Copyright © 2018 Top of the World Books