Zum Sechsten Erdteil
Die Zweite Deutsche Sudpolar-Expedition
By Wilhelm Filchner
Ullstein, Berlin. 1922. First Edition. xviii,, 410pp. Octavo. Illustrated with plates from photos, folding panorama, charts and diagrams in text and maps including black and white and coloured folding maps. Publisherâ€™s cream colored hard paper boards with burgundy cloth spine. Letter in front cover is burgundy with burgundy ruling; spine lettered in bright gilt. A an unusually well preserved copy in Near Fine condition. â€”Spence 458; Taurus 99; Rosove 124.A1
Narrative of the 1911-1912 German Antarctic Expedition in the ship “Deutschland”, led by Filchner. The Filchner Ice Shelf and the Luitpold Coast were discovered. The ship was caught in the ice and spent nine months drifting in the Weddell Sea.
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