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  1. Die Eroberung des Südpols.
    AMUNDSEN, Roald. Die Eroberung des Südpols.

    Munich : 1912

    First edition in German, published in the same year as the Norwegian and English editions, a really superior copy in the highly attractive original cloth bindings and decidedly uncommon dust jackets. "Amundsen's modest account of his extraordinary South Pole exploit is a classic of exploration literature" (Rosove).

    "An account of Amundsen's legendary... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 144380

  2. The Worst Journey in The World.
    CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley. The Worst Journey in The World.

    London : 1951

    Personally published by Cherry-Garrard, this is the first edition to include the retrospective Postscript written in 1948. This copy has a poignant association, being inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Mrs. Reynell in gratitude, 1947 to 1951 from Apsley Cherry-Garrard, October 25th 1951". The recipient was Una Mary, widow of Rupert Reynell, the... Learn More
    £8,500.00

    Stock Code: 142508

  3. The Worst Journey in the World:
    CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley. The Worst Journey in the World:

    London : 1922

    Interesting group comprising two polar rarities, a first edition of The Worst Journey in the World, and two autograph letters. The Worst Journey in the World, "the best written and most enduring account of exploits in the Antarctic" (Taurus) and "widely regarded as the masterpiece of polar exploration" (Books on Ice), is presented here in Cherry-Garrard's... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 136850

  4. The Worst Journey in The World.
    CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley. The Worst Journey in The World.

    New York : 1930

    First US one-volume edition, "reproduced exactly from the second English edition, and the first to be printed in America" (Rosove), this copy inscribed by Cherry-Garrard to a family friend: "Inscribed to Alice by Apsley Cherry-Garrard with best these two words blotted wishes, July 7 1936", with an earlier date beneath. Copies of Worst Journey are very... Learn More
    £8,500.00

    Stock Code: 133368

  5. Gazetteer of the Falkland Islands and the Falkland Islands Dependencies.
    FALKLAND ISLANDS. Gazetteer of the Falkland Islands and the Falkland Islands Dependencies.

    [London] : 28 April 1982

    Second and corrected edition of this operational gazetteer, printed only three weeks after the first, which was rushed out after the Argentine invasion of 2 April 1982. It contains over 3,000 entries for places and topographical features in the Falkland Islands and 1,000 for its dependencies, which then included South Georgia and the South Sandwich... Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 122808

  6. Scott memorial portrait.
    SCOTT, Robert Falcon. Scott memorial portrait.

    London : 1913

    Following the announcement of the death of Scott, the photographers Maull & Fox issued an advertising leaflet; "Messrs. Maull & Fox being the proprietors of the copyright in the only photographs of the Late Captain Robert Falcon Scott, R.N., C.V.O. taken in his full dress uniform, wearing his decorations: have prepared from his favourite likeness a... Learn More
    £1,650.00

    Stock Code: 127826

  7. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition,
    WILKES, Charles. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition,

    Philadelphia : 1845

    Third edition overall. In smaller format than the imperial octavo edition of the same year, this edition was reprinted from stereos of that edition but without the plates or accompanying atlas and with 47 wood-engravings substituted for the steel vignettes. The text is complete, with no abridgement; the edition was 3,000 copies. Wilkes's expedition... Learn More
    £1,200.00

    Stock Code: 30128

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