CHARCOT (JEAN-BAPTISTE) The Voyage of the "Why Not?" in the Antarctic, FIRST EDITION, New York, Hodder & Stoughton, 1911
Lot 81
CHARCOT (JEAN-BAPTISTE) The Voyage of the "Why Not?" in the Antarctic, FIRST EDITION, New York, Hodder & Stoughton, 1911
Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium
Lot Details
CHARCOT (JEAN-BAPTISTE)
The Voyage of the "Why Not?" in the Antarctic. The Journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition, 1908-1910, first English edition, translated by Philip Walsh, half-title, folding frontispiece, 42 plates (mostly photographic), bookplate of W.H. Hobbs, publisher's blue-grey pictorial cloth gilt, image of the ship on the upper cover, a penguin on spine [Conrad, p.152; Renard 296; Spence 262; Rosove 67.A2; Taurus 66; OCLC 2532005], 4to (262 x 202mm.), New York, Hodder & Stoughton, 1911

Footnotes

  • Provenance: William Herbert Hobbs (polar geologist and glaciologist); Christie's 9 May 2002; Martin L. Greene (Seattle).
Activities
Lot symbols
Contacts
  1. Customer Services (UK)
    Customer Services
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7447 7447
    FaxFax: +44 20 7447 7401
  2. Books (UK)
    General Enquiries
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7393 3828
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3879
  3. Shipping (UK)
    Logistics - Shipping
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7468 8302
    FaxFax: + 44 20 7629 9673
Similar items