The Cruise of the ‘Antarctic’ to the South Polar Regions: Bull, H. J.
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The Cruise of the ‘Antarctic’ to the South Polar Regions

Author(s): Bull, H. J.

Copyright: 1984, Paradigm Press/Bluntisham Books, Suffolk
Specifications: facs ed, 8vo, pp.xxi, 243, frontis, 11 bw plates, appendices, silver-lettered spine & cover w/ silver & black portrait of the Antarctic, dark blue cloth
Condition: cloth tight, fine

Bull organized and accompanied the Norwegian sealer ‘Antarctic’ to investigate whaling opportunities in the Ross Sea (1894-95). They claimed the first landing on the Antarctic continent at Cape Adare in Victoria Land. Carsten Borchgrevink was a member and would later lead his own expedition in 1898-1900. The 11 plates are after paintings by W. G. Burn Murdoch’s book ‘From Edinburgh to the Antarctic’. This is a nice facsimile to accompany the original. Uncommon.

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