Hayes, J. Gordon - ANTARCTICA
Hayes, J. Gordon. ANTARCTICA. A Treatise On The Southern Continent. London, 1928, The Richards Press, First U.K. Edition. Xvi, 448 pp, 14 charts and diagrams, 2 fold-out, with 4 large folding maps in rear pocket, frontispiece and 15 other B&W illustrations, plus Addenda, Glossary, Appendices, Index, Tables & Schedules. 'Antarctica' covers many aspects of the continent including geology, glaciology, meteorology and natural history. The book also includes sections on the great southern explorers including Shackleton, Amundsen and Scott. A Very Good copy of an exhaustive and thorough treatise of the South Polar regions. Bound in publisher's slate blue cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, unknown gilt coat of arms shield blind-stamped on middle front cover. Boards showing shelf wear, slightly bumped corners. New endpapers, no foxing, internally sound. No DJ, overall VG.