Lot 49 of 223:
Pourquoi Pas?  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$450
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Voyage of the `Why Not?' in the Antarctic: The Journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition, 1908-1910. English Version by Philip Walsh
Author:
Charcot, Jean
Place:
London
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Date:
No Date [but 1911]
Description:

viii, 315 pp. Illus. with photo plates including folding frontispiece. (4to), bound in modern black cloth with gilt-decorated spine. English Edition.

Charcot's account of his 2-year scientific research expedition aboard the Pourquoi-Pas? He charted 3,000 kilometers of previously unknown Antarctic coastline. Spence 262.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Mild rubbing with some fraying at spine ends, edges and corners, a few scuffs; front hinge cracked; very good.
 
Item number:
309393
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