Lot 361: ANTARCTICA - EARLY EXPLORATION. (7 VOL.)

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Description: Bellinghausen, Fabian Gottlieb von. The Voyage of Captain Bellinghausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821.  London: The Hakluyt Society, 1945, Hakluyt Society second series, XCI and XCII, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (220 x 140mm.), 20 plates, maps (each with folding map in rear pocket), original pictorial blue cloth, partially unopened, [Rosove 33.B2],  spotting, lightly rubbed
Bernacchi, Louis. To the South Polar Regions. Expedition of 1898-1900. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1901, FIRST EDITION, [first issue, in green cloth], 8vo (214 x 136mm.), half-title, frontispiece, 3 maps (2 folding), 47 plates, folding panoramic plate, numerous illustrations in the text, iv pp. adverts at end, original green ribbed cloth, [Rosove 35.A1; Spence 123;  Taurus Collection 25], [A.D. Wood and J. Blackwall Evans, Monksilver, Torquay, 1902, inscription on front free endpaper; Davies and Son, bookseller's ticket], text block cracking in places, tears to folding maps, hinges starting, lightly rubbed
Cook, Frederick A. Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-1899. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1900, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 199 OF 1000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, 8vo (230 x 150mm.), limitation leaf, portrait of Cook, coloured frontispiece, 75 plates, illustrations in text, original pictorial light tan moiré silk binding, gilt, [Rosove 76.A1; cf. Spence 312; Taurus Collection 19], a few small tears, recased with slight loss to spine ends and joints, lightly discloloured
Nordenskjöld, Nils Otto Gustav and Johann Gunnar Andersson. Antarctica, or Two Years amongst the Ice of the South Pole. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1905, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 8vo (227 x 150mm.), half-title, 5 plates (4 coloured), 4 maps (3 folding), numerous illustrations, original pictorial green cloth, gilt, [Rosove 240.A1; Spence 860; Taurus Collection 33], [Sotheby's, 12 December 1975, lot 231; Ownership signature on front free endpaper], minor spotting, mostly to edges, 2 folding maps backed on linen with a few stains, joints starting, minor wear to extremities, spine discoloured
Wilkes, Charles. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1852, 2 volumes, 8vo (186 x 120mm.), half-titles, 16 plates [including unlisted second title leaf in each volume], illustrations in the text, 2pp. advertisements at end of each volume, original black cloth by Leighton, Son & Hodge, with their ticket, [Peter Antony Lanyon-Orgill, bookplates; J. Cumpston, signatures], [Rosove 353.F1], browning, light wear, hinges starting
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