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    Reference 680 (1430)
    Category Antarctic;
    Author Christensen, Lars
    Title SUCH IS THE ANTARCTIC.
    Publishing Information London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935,
    Description 1st English Translation; 1st UK Edition 1st printing. xiii,15-265 pages, maps on endpapers, 45 tinted plates from photos, including frontispiece portrait. Original navy blue cloth with gilt titling to spine inphotocopied dustjacket for protection. Translated by E. M. G. Jayne. Lars Christensen made and/or sponsored several voyages to the Antarctic 1927-3. While primarily for whaling & sealing, Christensen had a strong interest in exploration, and much good work was done, including several aerial surveys, photography & meteorology. A number of important discoveries were also made. Spence 292; Jenkins p.89
    Price £60.00
    Keywords whaling, sealing, polar. S1-Ant
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