ROSS (JAMES CLARK) A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, During
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ROSS (JAMES CLARK) A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, During the Years 1839-43, 2 vol.
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ROSS (JAMES CLARK)
A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, During the Years 1839-43, 2 vol., first edition, 8 tinted lithographed plates, 8 engraved maps (several folding), a few dampstains, illustrations in the text, ownership inscription of J.B. Baines, early blue half calf, spines gilt [Abbey, Travel 610; Ferguson 4636; Hill 1487; Sabin 73367; Spence 993], 8vo, John Murray, 1847

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  • "One of the most important works in the history of Antarctic exploration" (Hill). James Ross accompanied his uncle John on his first and second polar voyages. He led this expedition for the purpose of Antarctic discovery and magnetic surveys, during which he circumnavigated the Antarctic continent, discovering the Ross Sea, Ross Island, the Ross Shelf Ice, Victoria Land, Erebus and Terror Gulf, and attempted to enter the Weddell Sea.
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