WEGENER (GEORG) Der Südpol. Die Südpolarforschung und die deutsche Südpolar-Expedition, FIRST EDITION, Berlin, Verlag von Hermann Baetel, 1897
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WEGENER (GEORG) Der Südpol. Die Südpolarforschung und die deutsche Südpolar-Expedition, FIRST EDITION, Berlin, Verlag von Hermann Baetel, 1897
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WEGENER (GEORG)
Der Südpol. Die Südpolarforschung und die deutsche Südpolar-Expedition. Mit... der Südpol-Gebiete in 1:40000000 sowie einer Kartenskizze der deutschen Südpolar-Expedition, first edition, 2 folding maps (one printed in colours), publisher's printed wrappers, fore-margins neatly repaired [Rosove 347.A1; OCLC13624070], 8vo (218 x 151mm.) , Berlin, Hermann Baetel, 1897

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  • A scarce work providing a brief history of Antarctic exploration, followed by a preview of the proposed German South Polar Expedition, which finally got under way, led by Drygalski, in 1901. Includes a colour-printed map of the South Pole by A. Petermann. See illustration overleaf.

    Provenance: Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from Colin Bull (Polar explorer, d.2010).
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