Zum Sechsten Erdteil: Die Zweite Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition [To The Sixth Continent: The Second German South Polar Expedition]: Filchner, Wilhelm
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Zum Sechsten Erdteil: Die Zweite Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition [To The Sixth Continent: The Second German South Polar Expedition]

Author(s): Filchner, Wilhelm

Copyright: 1923, Verlag Ullstein, Berlin
Specifications: 2nd issue, 4to, pp.xviii, 410, 2 ads, 104 bw photos, 123 illus, color fldg map, 52 maps/diagrams (2 fldg), errata slip, dark blue cloth
Condition: in custom oatmeal-cloth solander box w/ red leather spine label, fine, cloth rubbed top/bottom spine, tight, bp on front ep, map w/ orig folds/no tears, very good

Filchner's expedition plan to cross the polar ice from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea came to an abrupt end when the ice broke up under their base and they were forced to winter over aboard ship. This original account was translated into English in 1994 in a limited edition, although this edition has more photos, illustrations, and maps. Scarce.

AB-USN 23-65.19, Meadows 338, Rosove 124.A3, Spence 458. In German.





















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