Tristan da Cunha. The Lonely Isle … with contributions by P.A. Munch

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Erling. Tristan da Cunha. The Lonely Isle … with contributions by P.A. Munch, Yngvar Hagen, S. Dick Henriksen, Reidar Sognnaes, Erling Sivertsen, J.C. Dunne, …

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CHRISTOPHERSEN, Erling. Tristan da Cunha. The Lonely Isle … with contributions by P.A. Munch, Yngvar Hagen, S. Dick Henriksen, Reidar Sognnaes, Erling Sivertsen, J.C. Dunne, Egil Baardseth, Allan Crawford. Translated from the Norwegian by R.L. Benham. With an introduction by Lord Elton. London, Cassell, [1940].

8vo. Original blue cloth gilt; pp. xii, 243; illustrations from photographs, 3 sketch maps; cloth a little marked, embrowning to endpapers, a good copy.
Scarce first edition, presentation copy. An account of the 1937-8 Norwegian Scientific Expedition to the island. The author inscribed and signed this copy on the title page to E.W. Grove, dated 1973 in a different hand. Armorial engraved bookplate Halfred Matthew Hale inside front cover.

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