AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfærd med Fram 1910-1912, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Kristiania, Jacob Dybwads Forlag, 1912
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfærd med Fram 1910-1912, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Kristiania, Jacob Dybwads Forlag, 1912
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD)
Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfærd med Fram 1910-1912, 2 vol., first edition, portrait frontispiece, numerous plates and illustrations (mostly photographic), maps and plans (3 folding, 2 in colour), publisher's pictorial cloth gilt [Rosove 8.A2.a. Spence 14, Taurus 70, OCLC 7145750], 8vo (232 x 168mm.), Oslo, Jacob Dybwads, 1912

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  • FINE, BRIGHT COPY of Amundsen's description of his epic march to the South Pole. The book was published before Amundsen learned that Captain Robert Scott and his party had perished on their return from the Pole.

    Provenance: Magnus A. Gjertsen (neat early ownership signature); Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from John Simper.
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