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Hardback. Tall 8vo. (9.5 x 6.5 ins.) In light blue-green/grey cloth covers with green lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. Top edges blued. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW rubbing and minor tears to edges and corners, small chips to ends of spine.) Darkening to spine and edges of cloth. Neat inscription to endpaper. Slight browning to page edges and top edges. Else a clean and tight copy. A major expedition which did considerable exploration on the Antarctic Peninsula, including aerial surveys. A crossing of Antarctica from the Bellingshausen to the Weddell Sea, and the last British expedition before the War. 295pp. Illustrated with 32 b&w photo-plates (43+ photos) and folding map at rear.
Title: Southern Lights. The Official Account of the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-1937. With two chapters by A. Stephenson and an Historical Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill.
Categories: Antarctic / Arctic,
Publisher: Chatto & Windus. London. 1939 edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 76878
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Antarctic / Arctic JOHN RYMILL, A.STEPHENSON, HUGH ROBERT MILL, Southern Lights, Graham Land, official account, British Expedition, Bellingshausen, Weddell, exploration, aerial surveys,