Antarctica. A Treatise on the Southern Continent
Antarctica. A Treatise on the Southern Continent

HAYES, J. Gordon. Antarctica. A Treatise on the Southern Continent.

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HAYES, J. Gordon. Antarctica. A Treatise on the Southern Continent. London, Richards Press, 1928.

8vo. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt; pp. xv, 448; 16 plates, 14 maps including 6 folding, 4 folding maps in pocket at rear; light fading to binding, a very clean and fresh copy; provenance: neat contemporary Danish stamp Maelvens Bibiliothek at fook of title; stamp Sydpol. A inside front cover.
First and only edition. Hayes's essential survey of the Antarctic divides into three parts. The first deals with the natural features of the continent, the second with recent exploration (from the Discovery to Shackleton's Endurance expedition), and the third with the future of Antarctic exploration.
Spence 574; Rosove 164.d (' handsome book').

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