The Siege of the South Pole. The Story of Antarctic Exploration
by Mill, Hugh R.
London: Alston Rivers, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. A comprehensive study of Antarctic exploration, especially interesting for its analysis of the earliest maps including the Antarctic. The expected explorers are covered but many others not frequently written about are also, such as the American sealers, Bellinghausen, Sabine, Neumayer & Drygalski. Thick roy. 8vo, (xvi) 455 pp., frontis & 63 plts & maps incl. & 1 large folding map at back detached but present. In the first issue binding, attractive green & gilt cloth stamped with a compass with the zodiac. Rosove 226.A1, Spence 793. (Inventory #: 22115)
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