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The Voyage of the 'Why Not?' : the journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition 1908-1910.

By: CHARCOT, Dr Jean.

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton: [1911]

Seller ID: 34231


English Version by Philip Walsh. First edition in English. 4to. viii, 316, folding photographic frontis with tissue guard & 41 plates (48 b&w photographs, 3 sketches, one map). Original blue-grey cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt and with a penguin blocked in white, title and gold-blocked ship illustration on the upper board. Extremities a little rubbed, some splash marks on spine and lower board, the white from the spine penguin somewhat abraded. Rough opening of pages in three places has left small pieces missing from the fore-margin or a short closed clean tear (pp141-4, 189-92, 283-4... View more info