Four Titles Relating to the Antarctic
(various places: various publishers, various dates). . (1) Bowman, Gerald: FROM SCOTT TO FUCHS (London: Evans Brothers, 1960) 8vo; original dark blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 192; maps; plates. Dustwrapper a little rubbed and edgeworn; light to moderate foxing throughout. Good condition. (2) Evans, E. R. G. R.: SOUTH WITH SCOTT (Johannesburg: Twentieth Century Distributors, no date) 16mo; original dark blue cloth, lettered in silver gilt on spine; pp. 318; frontis. portrait. Joints and extremities a little rubbed; earlier price penned on front free endpaper; some foxing. Good. (3) Fuchs, Vivian, and Edmund Hillary: THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA. THE COMMONWEALTH TRANS-ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1955-58 (London: Cassell, 1958) 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in silver gilt on spine; price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. xv + (iii) + 338, incl. index; maps; plates, incl. colour. Dustwrapper foxed, wrinkled and edgeworn, with some tape stains; name signed on front free endpaper; library codes, stamps and labels; scattered, moderate foxing. Fair to good. (4) Mountfield, David: A HISTORY OF POLAR EXPLORATION (London: Hamlyn, 1974) 4to; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper maps; pp. 208, incl. index; profusely illustrated with contemporary artwork and photographs; maps. Dustwrapper a little creased and edgeworn; boards partially tanned; scattered foxing. Good..
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Mots-clés: Pole. . . Natural