From Edinburgh to the Antarctic: An Artist's Notes and Sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93: Murdoch, W. G. Burn
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From Edinburgh to the Antarctic: An Artist's Notes and Sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93

Author(s): Murdoch, W. G. Burn

Copyright: 1894, Longmans, Green, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.ix, 364, 24 pgs ads, 123 sketches/drawings, 2 maps (1 color, 1 fldg), top & fore-edges uncut, silver lettered spine, front lettered in silver edged w/ brown, brown on silver scene of men in boat w/ Balaena in background, deep green cloth
Condition: xlib, cloth w/ # on spine, pulled top spine, worn, label remnants on eps, ‘Discarded’ stamp on title pg & dedication pg, good

Murdoch signed on as the expedition artist, and produced the primary account, of this Scottish whaling expedition to the Weddell Sea. He describes the voyage south, shipboard life, the Falkland Islands, and wildlife and sealing operations in the Antarctic. Uncommon.

Conrad p.74, Karrow 495, Renard 1108, Rosove 234.A1.b, Spence 825, Taurus 12.

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