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    Reference 1496 (1384)
    Category Antarctic;
    Author Fuchs, Sir Vivian & Hillary, Sir Edmund
    Publishing Information London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1958.
    Description 1st Edition; xviii, 338pages, illustrated, 30 colour, 63 b/w, 9 maps, endpapers showing map of the Antarctic, Blue Cloth with silver gilt titling to spine, no dustjacket. Contents clean.A must-have for any collector of Antarctica this attractive book tells the story of the Trans-Antarctic expedition. On the 24th November 1957 12 men set out from Shackleton base equipped with 8 vehicles, sledges and two dog teams to cross more than two thousand miles of unexplored snow and ice, this is the fascinating account of the expedition. Meanwhile on the other side of the Antartic continent Sir Edmund Hillary probed the immense Skelton Glacier from the Ross Sea and blazed a trail for the crossing party to follow. To him goes the honour of the achievement of reaching the South Pole by land for the first time since Captain Scott planted a British flag there some forty six years earlier. Contents clean.
    Price £5.00
    Keywords Scott, polar, S1-Ant
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