The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912. Roald AMUNDSEN.
The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912
The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912

The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912

London, John Murray, 1912 [first edition in English].

Quarto, two volumes, xxxvi (last blank), 392 pages plus 83 plates and a folding map; and x, 449 pages with illustrations plus 54 plates (one folding) and 4 maps (one large folding one at the rear).

Colour-pictorial cloth, top edges gilt; cloth a little marked and lightly rubbed at the extremities; flyleaves offset, with a neat 1938 gift inscription in light pencil on each front one; tiny pinhole near the leading edge of five consecutive leaves (two plates and three leaves of text); an excellent set.

The first attainment of the South Pole, in competition with Captain Robert Falcon Scott. Renard 17; Rosove 9.A1.

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