The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912
by Amundsen, Roald
London: John Murray, 1912. Second issue. Hardcover. Good overall. Roald Amundsen [1872-1928], the famed Norwegian explorer, is recognized as the first person to reach both North (1926) and South Poles (1911). 2 volumes, xxxv + 392pp and x + 449pp. Frontispiece b&w photo and b&w photo plates (vol. 1: 84 photographs, 1 chart, 1 folding color map; vol. 2: 52 photographs, 2 charts, 1 folding diagram, 1 folding chart, 1 folding colored map plus charts in text). Publishers red cloth w/ gilt title on cover and spine and Norwegian flag image on the front board (bright) and spine (faded as usual.) Corners bumped and spine faded somewhat with one mark on vol. 2, slt. worn at head and foot. Interior clean. Rosove 9.A2. A very serviceable copy in the original cloth.
(Inventory #: 22117)
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