MURDOCH (WILLIAM G. BURN) From Edinburgh to the Antarctic, 1894
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DUNDEE WHALING EXPEDITION, 1892-1893. MURDOCH (WILLIAM G. BURN) From Edinburgh to the Antarctic, 1894
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DUNDEE WHALING EXPEDITION, 1892-1893
BURN MURDOCH (WILLIAM GORDON) From Edinburgh to the Antarctic. An Artist's Notes and Sketches during the Dundee Antarctic Expedition of 1892-93... with a Chapter by W.S. Bruce, Naturalist of the Barque 'Balaena', first edition, half-title, folding chart "Showing track of the S.S. Balaena", full-page "Sketch of South Orkneys", illustrated throughout, publisher's 32-page catalogue at end, occasional light spotting, ownership label on half-title, publisher's pictorial cloth gilt [Spence 825; Taurus 12], 8vo, Longmans, Green, 1894

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  • A pioneering whaling expedition to the Weddell Sea, considered to mark the commencement of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration.
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