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Deutsche sÃ¼dpolarexepedition, Fahrten und Forschungen der “Gauss” 1901-1903.
By Erich von Drygalski
Berlin: Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1904. 8vo. First edition. [i-vii, viii-xiv, , 668pp., text in German, photographic frontispiece, 10 maps – 1 folding attached to the last page, 1 double-page, 5 full page, 3 in text, 12 plates – 5 folding, 4 double-page, 3 full page with map, 382 mostly photographic illustrations in text. Original quarter grayish linen, tan boards with black lettering printed on spine, front board lettered in black with an illustration of a polar scene surrounded by black border. Exterior is Very Good+ condition, the only flaw being a 1â separation to the lower exterior spine hinge area. Interior is near fine with no foxing, folds or tears and no signatures or inscription; tight and strong hinges with no separation. VERY RARE. Rosove 101c; Conrad p. 96; Spence 384; Taurus 28.
The rare first person account of Eric von Drygalski and the German Antarctic Expedition. The efforts constituted the accumulation of much scientific information, many first achievements and the discovery of new lands in Antarctica. The English version of this book was not published until 85 years later.
$750 - S O L D