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Author Name:    AMUNDSEN, Roald

Title:   Roald Amundsen's "North West Passage". UK. ed. 1 vol. only

Publisher:    Archibald Constable, 1908, 

Seller ID:   67823

AMUNDSEN, Roald. Roald Amundsen's "North West Passage". Being the record ofa voyage of exploration of the ship "Gjöa" 1903-1907 by Roald Amundsen wit h a supplement by First Lieutenant Hansen Vice-Commander of the Expedition;with about one hundred and thirty-nine illustrations and three maps. Vol. I. L.: Archibald Constable and Company, 1908. Pp 335, including port. frontis. with tissue guard. Illustrated with numerous photo reproductions to text, and [2] folding maps in pocket at rear; [1] leaf colour map to text. 8vo, bevelled, ribbed green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front with gilt dec. stamped in gilt with red and green lamps and compass on a rope border to front. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Making for the Polar Sea; 3. In Virgin Water; 4. The First Winter; 5. Towards the Pole; 6. Summer; 7. The Second Winter; 8. The Inhabitants at the Magnetic North Pole. Very well illustrated, maps to rear in very good condition. Boards rubbed, some wear to edges, bumped, small tear to head of spine, a little slack, inner hinges starting, some foxing, ow vg. Vol. I. only. 500.00

Price = 500.00 CDN
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