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Book Description

Reprint edition, one of 450 copies. 8vo. pp. [ii], 4, xvi, 348; frontis., numerous illusts., one folding panorama from a drawing, 2 sketch maps and other diagrams, one large folding and coloured map, one extending map; near-fine in the original green cloth, gilt.
Dealer Notes
The Southern Cross expedition, funded by the publisher George Newnes and led by Carsten Borchgrevink, comprised members from several nations, including Louis Bernacchi, theTasmanian-born physicist who was the first Australian to set foot on the Antarctic continent. His account of the expedition, divided into a narrative and a scientific section, was one of only two that were published (the other was by the leader, Borchgrevink).
Author Bernacchi, Louis.
Date 1991
Binding Original cloth, gilt
Publisher Bluntisham Books/ Erskine Press.
Condition See description
Pages [ii], 4, xvi, 348

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