Lot 362: ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION. (10 VOL.)

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Description: Amundsen, Roald. Sydpolen Den Norske Sydpolsfærd Med Fram 1910-1912. Kristiania [Oslo]: Jacob Dybwads Forlag, 1912, 8vo, half-titles, 40 plates, 3 plans (one double-page), 7 maps (3 folding, one double-page, 4 single-page), numerous illustrations in text, light blue cloth, gilt, photograph of Polheim on upper covers, marbled edges, [Rosove 8.A2.c; Taurus Collection 70], scattered staining and creasing, small tears to maps, minor soiling and wear to bindings, rear hinge in vol.2 starting, UNCOMMON
Bagshawe, Thomas Wyatt. Two Men in the Antarctic. An Expedition to Graham Land 1920-1922. Cambridge: University Press, 1939, TWO COPIES, [Rosove 23; Spence 79; Taurus Collection 111],
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, TO C.G. and V.E.G., 8vo, half-title, 2 maps (as endpapers), 35 photographic illustrations on 21 plates (one folding panorama), double-page table, original light blue cloth, spotting and staining, also to cloth, rubbed
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, 2 maps (as endpapers), 35 photographic illustrations on 21 plates (one folding panorama), double-page table, original light blue cloth, photographically-illustrated dust-jacket,  spotting, cloth lightly discoloured, jacket slightly worn and soiled with some small loss at folds, RARE IN DUST-JACKET
Charcot, Jean. The Voyage of the 'Why Not?'. Toronto: Musson, [c.1911], FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, Musson (Toronto) issue, 8vo, half-title, 42 plates, original pictorial blue cloth, gilt, [Rosove 67.A3], scattered staining, upper board bowed, lightly rubbed, spine sunned
Cook, Frederick A. Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-1899. London: William Heinemann, 1900, 8vo, half-title, 76 plates (4 coloured), illustrations in the text,  original pictorial blue cloth, partially uncut, [Rosove 76.A3, binding variant a], minor spotting to endpapers, light wear, soiling and discolouration
Gran, Tryggve. Wo das Südlicht flammt. Berlin: Otto Uhlmann Verlag, 1928, large 8vo, 4 coloured plates, illustrations in text, folding map, original red cloth, [ownership inscription on rear endpaper],  a few scattered tears, minor wear to binding
Hermann, Ernst. Deutsche Forscher im Südpolarmeer. Berlin: Safari Verlag, [1941], 8vo, half-title, 16 plates (some coloured), 2 folding maps, original cloth-backed boards, printed in blue, scattered staining and spotting, also to boards
Nordenskjöld, Otto. "Antarctic" Zwei Jahre in Schnee und eis am Südpol. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1904, FIRST GERMAN EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo, half-titles, 2 frontispieces, 4 maps (2 folding loose at end of vol.2), illustrations in text, original pictorial teal cloth, [Erich Meinhardt, Brandenburg, ink stamps], minor staining and spotting, hinges starting, lightly rubbed
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