AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfærd med Fram 1910-1912, 2 vol., Oslo, Jacob Dybwads, 1912
Lot 244
AMUNDSEN (ROALD)
Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfærd med Fram 1910-1912, 2 vol., first edition, Oslo, Jacob Dybwads, 1912
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,009) inc. premium

Lot Details
AMUNDSEN (ROALD)
Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfærd med Fram 1910-1912, 2 vol., first edition, half-titles, portrait frontispiece, numerous plates and illustrations (mostly photographic), maps and plans (2 folding, 3 coloured), bookplate of Severin Wigert (1871–1941, Swedish mathematician), publisher's light blue cloth, upper covers with circular onlaid half-tone illustrations surrounded by decorative design in dark blue and gilt, spine blocked in gilt, marbled edges, gilt on one spine very slightly faded [Rosove 8.A2.c; Spence 14; Taurus 70], 8vo, Oslo, Jacob Dybwads, 1912

Footnotes

  • A BRIGHT COPY of the original text of Amundsen's epic march to the South Pole and safe return. The book was published before the fate of Captain Scott and his expedition was known.
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