Lot 251 of 438:
Signed by Charcot, his account of French Antarctic Expedition  

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$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
Journal de L'Expedition Antarctique Française 1903-1905, Le "Français" au Pôle Sud

Author:
Charcot, Jean-Baptiste

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Ernest Flammarion

Date:
1906

Description:

486 pages.  Portraits frontispiece, 6 maps (1 folding), numerous plates and illustrations within the text after the photographs taken on the voyage, with an extraneous map laid in. (Large 8vo), later blue cloth, gilt title on spine. First Edition. Signed "J. B. Charcot 31.XII.06" on half title.

The official account of the first French Antarctic expedition. The object of the expedition was twofold: to chart the coast of Graham Land and to try and find the missing Swedish explorer Nordenskiold.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Cloth faded, spine and edges browned; very good.


 
Item number:
295214
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