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Journal de l'Expedition Antarctique Francaise, 1903-1905: Le

Journal de l'Expedition Antarctique Francaise, 1903-1905: Le "Francais" au Pole Sud.

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Journal de l'Expedition Antarctique Francaise, 1903-1905: Le "Francais" au Pole Sud.: The Journal of the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903-1905: The “Francis” Toward the South Pole.

by Charcot, Jean B

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Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 12 December 1906. First Edition, First Printing; 4to – 28.2cm, (13 pp.), [xxxvii]. (1), 486pp. tipped in fold-out map as called for, photographic frontispiece of Charcot with his printed signature, 309 photographs and illustrations - several full-page, 5 maps, 4 sketches, 8 Appendices. This most unique copy in publisher's original wrappers in slate green with black-and-white lettering and images. Original wrappers with wrap-around panoramic Antarctic illustration in unusually near fine condition. Internally complete with no prior ownership markings and pages un-cut. A Near Fine and complete copy of a rare publication in its original state. Preface by L'amiral Fournier. Written in the original French..—Rosove 60A1.

The first work published by Jean Charcot being his narrative of the first French Antarctic Expedition, 1903-1905, in the ship 'Francais'. The expedition surveyed the west coast of Palmer Peninsula, discovered Loubel Coast, Peltier Channel & charted the Biscoe Islands and wintered at Wandel Island. There is no English translation of Charcot's narrative.

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Bookseller
Chet Ross Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
CTTX.719
Title
Journal de l'Expedition Antarctique Francaise, 1903-1905: Le "Francais" au Pole Sud.
Author
Charcot, Jean B
Format/binding
Original publisher's wrappers with wrap-around panoramic Antarctic illustration
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Ernest Flammarion
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1906
Keywords
Jean Charcot, Antarctic, "Francais", French
Size
4to – 28.2cm

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