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Lot 448
BAGSHAWE (THOMAS WYATT) Two Men in the Antarctic. An Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22
Sold for £399 (US$ 629) inc. premium

Lot Details
BAGSHAWE (THOMAS WYATT)
Two Men in the Antarctic. An Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22, first edition, plates, folding panorama at end, publisher's light blue cloth (spine ends rubbed), dust-jacket (torn with some loss, mainly to spine) [Taurus Collection 111; Spence 79], 8vo, Cambridge, 1939

Footnotes

  • "The grandly named British Imperial Expedition of 1920-21 is one of Antarctica's ironies; four principals embarked for this poorly equipped journey, but Bagshawe and his enemy Lester were left on their own in the Antarctic during a hazardous winter... this account holds its own in the annals of polar exploits" (Taurus Collection).
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