Borchgrevink, C.E. - FIRST ON THE ANTARCTIC CONTINENT
Borchgrevink, C.E. FIRST ON THE ANTARCTIC CONTINENT. Being An Account Of The British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900. London, 1901, George Newnes Ltd, First U.K. Edition. 334 pp, three folding maps in colour, frontispiece with tissue guard, 196 B&W ills, appendices, 32 pp. of adverts, uncut, top edge gilt. Borchgrevink's British Antarctic Expedition in the 'Southern Cross' was the first to winter over on the continent, at Cape Adare. An important early Antarctic work. Decorative Boards, gilt & silver image, dark blue cloth with light edge wear, corners slightly bumped, bright, clean and tight. Beautiful copy of true First Edition. Signature of Lyttleton Harbourmaster. Quite Scarce. VG+ condition.