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    Reference 1518 (1495)
    Category Antarctic;
    Author Giaever, John, and Others
    Title THE WHITE DESERT: THE OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF THE NORWEIGAN-BRITISH-SWEDISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION.
    Publishing Information London: Chatto & Windus, 1954.
    Description 1st UK Edition; With contributions by Gordon De Q, Robin, E.F. Roots, Valter Schytt and Brian Walford and a foreword by J.M. Wordie. Translated from the Norwegian by E.M. Huggard. 304pages, illustratged 31 b/w photographs, 10 maps. Blue Cloth with gilt titling to spine, no dustjacket. An official account of the first ever large-scale International Expedition to the Antarctic 1949-1952, led by Captain John Giaever. It tells the story of him and his fourteen companions working for two years at the base at Maudheim, Previous owners pencil signature (E J McGrath) on half title, front end paper removed. Contents clean
    Price £10.00
    Keywords flights, expedition, adventure, Polar. S1-Ant
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