Complete 2 volume set bound in the original cloth with silver decoration, illustrated with b/w photos, 372 and 418 pages. 1st edition. The title continues: Being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 with an introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc This isan account of the first journey to the south magnetic pole. All the maps and illustrations are present. The binding is worn in spots along the edges and joints of the spine with heaviest wear at the tops of the corners and ends of the spine, volume II has a tear at the head of the spine along with a few whitish marks, cloth has faded to a dull bluish on the spines and front panels, thin brighter blue line of the joints of the spine where it appears that the spine has been reinforced, panels a little scuffed, text paper and end papers are age toned with heavier toning to the end papers. A few area of light spotty foxing. . Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This book weighs nearly 9 pounds and will need additional postage for Priority or International shipment. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: The Heart of the Antarctic (2 volume set)
Casa editrice: William Heinemann Ltd.
Data di pubblicazione: 1909
Condizione libro: Good
Edizione: First Edition.
Descrizione libro William Heinemann, London, 1909. Cloth. Condizione: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 2 volumes in publishers dark blue cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. Gilt top edges. Vol I boards are blotchy and the faded spine has a tear at top edge. Some bumping. Contents in very good clean condition, frontis, 6 colour plates and many monochrome full-page plates. Pp. xlviii, 372. Vol II has similar boards with an old re-back having the original back piece laid down. 6 colour plates as called for. Errata slip tipped in. Some foxing especially to 4 pages at start. 3 maps in rear pocket as called for and also a double panorama showing the northern party's journey and the mountains south of mount Markham, a little creased and with small tear. Pp. xvi, 419. Heavy set of nearly 5KG which may incur additional postal charge at cost. Codice articolo 001205