A Treatise on the Southern Continent
By Hayes, Gordon J.
Signed and Inscribed by J.G. Hayes to Sir Richard Gregory
London: Richards Press, 1928. First Edition. Large 8vo. 26 cm, [xvi], 448 pp. 3 Addenda, 8 Appendices, Index. With 16 photographic illustrations, numerous charts and maps including four large loose folding maps in a pocket on rear cover pocket. Bound in publisher’s slate blue cloth, bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. No foxing and with tight un-cracked hinges. Covers showing very little wear but with discoloration to outer edges of cloth â€“ actually an attractive patina. Overall a Very Good copy. â€”Rosove 164.A1
â€˜Antarcticaâ€™ covers many aspects of the continent including geology, glaciology, meteorology and natural history. â€˜Antarcticaâ€™ also includes sections on the great southern explorers including Shackleton, Amundsen and Scott. A Very Good copy of an exhaustive and thorough treatise of the South Pole.