AMUNDSEN (ROALD)  Die Eroberung des Südpols, 1910-1912, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Munchen, J. F. Lehmann, 1912
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Die Eroberung des Südpols, 1910-1912, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Munchen, J. F. Lehmann, 1912
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD)
Die Eroberung des Südpols, 1910-1912, 2 vol., first German edition, half-titles, frontispieces (one in colour), numerous plates, maps and illustrations (3 folding, a few colour, many photographic), publisher's pictorial cloth, dust-jackets (minor loss at extremities of spine), in publisher's card slipcase [Rosove, p.13, note 4; Spence 15; OCLC 4585373], 8vo (228 x 163mm.), Munich, J.F. Lehmann, 1912

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  • "Amundsen's modest account of his extraordinary South Pole exploit is a classic in the exploration literature" (Rosove), this first German translation issued the same year as the original Norwegian edition. This set is in original state as issued, complete with plain dust-jackets (preserving in very fresh condition the pictorial cloth cover) and the publisher's original slipcase with printed labels.

    Provenance: Werner Zschalig, Berlin (signature on half-titles); Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from Manfred Nosbüsch.
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