The Antarctic Manual for the Use of the Expedition of 1901: Murray, George, ed.
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The Antarctic Manual for the Use of the Expedition of 1901

Author(s): Murray, George, ed.

Copyright: 1901, Royal Geographic So, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 586, 37 text illus (photos, sketches, maps), 3 color fldg maps in pocket, gilt-lettered spine, blind-stamped bright blue cloth
Condition: xlib, cloth w/ remains of # on spine, covers mottled, tight, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, vg

Initiated by Sir Clements Markham for use as a primer by Scott's British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, this book provided a variety of information including geography, natural history, climate, travel, etc. for the expedition. Also includes John Biscoe's unpublished account of his 1830-32 voyage, a chronological list of Antarctic expeditions, and an 878 item bibliography. Very scarce.

Conrad p.3, Karrow 497, Meadows 308, Renard 1120, Rosove 235.A1, Spence 829, Taurus 39.

This book is from the Fritz Lang Polar Collection. To see all current offerings from this Collection, click here.

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