Borchgrevink, C. E.; Commander of the Expedition. FIRST ON THE ANTARCTIC CONTINENT: Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900. First Edition; pp. xvi, 336(last 3 blank), 32(adv); 3 folding tinted maps, 19 full-page plates (including photogravure portrait frontispiece), 178 photos. in text, appendices, index; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and front board, with fine gilt illustration of the Author standing on the Antarctic on spine, and superb gilt and silver illustration on front board; top edge gilt, others uncut; (spine ends & joints a little worn); a very good, generally clean copy; very scarce. London; George Newnes, Limited; 1901.
***Spence 151; Renard 152; Rosove 45.A1. Inscribed on half-title to John Cumpston (Antarctic historian) from Carl Straubel, 1952. #11215

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