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Book Description

xvi, 365; 3 col + 43 b/w plates, 4 maps An account of an ornithologist's camping trips in the archipelago. First edition. 8vo, orig. blue cloth, some rubbing, a little scuffing to joints and a few marks to covers, teg. Contents clean. Vg.
Dealer Notes
Provenance: Ownership signature, 'J.R. Stenhouse, R.R.S. Discovery, Oct, 1925'. Cdr Joseph Russell Stenhouse (1887-1941) was a Scottish seaman, Royal Navy Officer and Antarctic navigator, who commanded the expedition vessel Aurora during her 283-day drift in the ice while on service with the Ross Sea Party component of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1914-17. He was captain of the R.S.S. Discovery on the its Oceanographic Expedition (1925-1927) to Southern Atlantic and Antarctic waters. The expedition's mission was to research whale stocks, the migration pattern of whales and provide a scientific basis for regulation of the whaling industry.
Author Bannerman, D.A.
Date 1922
Publisher Gurney & Jackson
Condition Very good
Pages xvi, 365

Price: £125.00

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