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Das Festland am Sudpol
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Das Festland am Sudpol: Die Expedition zum Sudpolarland in den Jahren 1898-1900 Nach Skizzen und Zeichnungen des Verfassers illustriert von Otto Sinding und E.Ditlevsen und mit Reproduktionen photographischer Original-Aufnahmen

by Borchgrevink, Carsten Egeberg

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SOUTHWORTH, Washington
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Breslau, Germany (Wroclaw, Poland): Schlesische Verlags-Anstalt Schottlaender,1905 First Serial Edition. 8vo – 26.5 cm. ¾ leather and marble boards with matching marbled end leaves. (5), 609 pp., (30). Illustrated with 6 full-page color plates, 2 full-page color maps, 4 black-and-white maps full-page and half-page charts and numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations in text; scientific appendices at rear. Text in German.Bound in 3/4 brown leather and marbled paper cloth with gilt titles and gilt call number present to the spine. Boards with corners and extremities bumped and rubbed. Bookplate present inside front cover, call numbers in some interior areas. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, half-title present, paper is old and brittle in places making this a complete but delicate item. This is a most unique set of the bound serial publications totaling 22 volumes published in 15 parts. All of the front and rear covers for each serial publication are bound at the… Read more
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Into the Home of the Blizzard
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Into the Home of the Blizzard: Rare Deluxe Leather-Bound Edition

by Byrd, Richard E., Commander

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On the Eve of His Departure for the Antarctic, Commander Byrd Explains Why He Attempts the Exploration of the Frozen Continent by Air and Discusses Problems He Must Solve
Byrd, Richard E., Commander
New York: New York Times Company and the St. Louis Post-Despatch, 1928. Sm4to -- 25.2cm. Deluxe Leather Bound Edition of an unknown number, unnumbered pages; two-tone illustrations, pictorial end-papers; Full white leather binding with deckled fore-edges; contains two woodcut illustrations – one with color, illustrated end-papers. A fine copy of a lovely production in its original tan paper box also in fine condition. Rare in full-leather and with its original box and being unnumbered and unsigned. Spence 225.
This most unique publication was a complementary issue for supporters of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition. It is divided into two parts. Part 1 is listed above and part 2 is titled "Byrd's Base Ship and His Antarctic Village" by Russell Owen.
Russell Owen was a reporter for the New York Times and… Read more
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