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    Category Antarctic;
    Author Bagshawe, Thomas Wyatt
    Title TWO MEN IN THE ANTARCTIC; An Expedition to Graham Land 1920-1922 PLUS Transactions of the Zoological Society of London - NOTES ON THE HABITS OF THE GENTOO AND RINGED OR ANTARCTIC PENGUINS.
    Publishing Information New York: Macmillan Company, 1939.
    Description 1st Edition; 1st US Edition: xxi, 292pages, photographic frontispiece, 32 photographic illustrations on nineteen plates, two photographic panoramas on one folding plate, double page meteorological table and three sketches to text. Two young and inexperienced junior team members stayed to winter on a tiny islet in the Antarctic in a disused boat, a handful of instruments and a scanty stock of provisions. Not only did they survive, but they also carried out scientific work. Previous owners signature (in pencil) on front fly page. Dust jacket has some very minor closed edge minor tears and there is strengthening on the inside.Transactions of the Zoological Society of London - NOTES ON THE HABITS OF THE GENTOO AND RINGED OR ANTARCTIC PENGUINS. 1938 reprint of the above article; pages 186 to 307. Illustrated with many b/w photos of penguins plus some b/w diagrams and maps. Facinating study of the Gentoo penguins at Waterboat Point, Grahamland, Antarctica between 1920-1922. Thomas Bagshawe and Maxime Charles Lester lived in an upturned waterboat at "Waterboat Point" for almost 10months. Original Blue paper covers. Covers tatty but contents clean. This is part of the work they carried out whilst on the expedition Two Men in The Antarctic.
    Price £1750.00
    Keywords Polar, Exploration,Expedition S1-Ant
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