AMUNDSEN (ROALD) The South Pole, An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912, 2 vol. in 1, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM THE AUTHOR, John Murray, New York, Lee Keedick, 1925
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD)
The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912, 2 vol. in 1, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED "Captain Wallace Widdecombe, from Roald Amundsen, New York March 6th 1926, Thanks over and over again for all your kindness.", London, John Murray, and New York, Lee Keedick, 1925
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AMUNDSEN (ROALD)
The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912, 2 vol. in 1, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED "Captain Wallace Widdecombe, from Roald Amundsen, New York March 6th 1926, Thanks over and over again for all your kindness.", translated by A.G. Chater, photographic portrait frontispiece and 10 plates, 1 full-page map, charts, diagrams and illustrations in the text, p.435 with long crease, publisher's blue cloth gilt [Spence 21, Renard 21, Conrad p.156, Rosove 9.C1] 8vo, London, John Murray, and New York, Lee Keedick, 1925

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  • A fine presentation copy of Amundsen's classic account of his voyage to the Pole.
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