Explorers of the Antarctic: Hobbs, William Herbert
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Explorers of the Antarctic

Author(s): Hobbs, William Herbert

Copyright: 1941, House of Field, NY
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.334, 14 bw photos, 2 endpaper maps, blue dec gray/blue pebbled cloth
Condition: inscribed, cloth lightly faded on spine, tight, fine

Hobbs was a geologist who wrote a major work on glaciers (Characterstics of Existing Glaciers) as well as this selection of biographies of principal Antarctic explorers. Included here are biographies of Palmer, Wilkes, Scott, Shackleton, David, Priestley, Amundsen, Nordenskjöld, von Drygalski, Charcot, Mawson, Byrd, and Ellsworth. Each chapter includes references on the subject person. Most of the portrait photos are from copies signed or inscribed to Hobbs. Many copies only have six of the 14 photos and are considered remainder copies. Uncommon.

AB-USN 29.36, Renard 733, Rosove 1145, Spence 597.

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