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The Taurus Collection by  Julian Mackenzie - Signed First Edition - 2001 - from Chet Ross Rare Books (SKU: MTTX508)

The Taurus Collection

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The Taurus Collection: 150 Collectable Books on the Antarctic

by Mackenzie, Julian

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Fine. London: Travellers' Bookshop, 2001. Edition limited to 500 copies, 4to., [x], 197pp., approx. 160 colour illustrations, publisherÕs black cloth with gilt spine titles, dust-wrapper. A Fine copy in Fine dustjacket - As New and signed by Julian Mackenzie on the main title page.A pictorial bibliography of one of the finest collections of Antarctica in private hands. The collection is limited to first-hand accounts, and was assembled with a view to condition. It contains many outstanding copies, some with rare dust-wrappers. The Taurus Collection was formed with two objectives in mind: First was to obtain the finest possible copies of books on the Antarctic; second was to focus on the people and expeditions who went to the Continent when heroism was most important, ie: before the age of mechanization. - from the introduction.The Taurus Collection publication should prove to be a valuable resource for both written and visual documentation for key books important to documentation of exploration of the Antarctic Continent -- the last, and possibly the most demanding unexplored area of our planet.

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Bookseller
Chet Ross Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
MTTX508
Title
The Taurus Collection
Author
Mackenzie, Julian
Format/binding
Publisher's black textured cloth with gilt spine title
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Travellers' Bookshop
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2001
Keywords
Antarctic, Antarctica
Size
4to

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Chet Ross Rare Books specializes in Travel and Exploration with an emphasis in first person narratives and scientific research related to exploration of the Polar Regions.

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