Item #40160 My Last Expedition to the Antarctic 1936 -1937. With a review of the research work done on the voyages in 1927 -1937. A Lecture delivered before the Norweigian Geographical Society, September 22nd, 1937. CHRISTENSEN Lars.

My Last Expedition to the Antarctic 1936 -1937. With a review of the research work done on the voyages in 1927 -1937. A Lecture delivered before the Norweigian Geographical Society, September 22nd, 1937.

Oslo. Johan Grundt Tanum. 1938. Soft cover. sq8vo, 23x 18.2cm, 16,p., frontis map & frontis portrait, plus 27 mainly photos & some maps, (on 8 leaves, 5 printed on both sides), light blue stiff wraps with title printed in black on the upper cover, spine hand title, library stamp "Canadian Geographical Society" on the bottom of the title page & repeated on page , cover dust worn else very good, a rare unsigned copy .(ar) Not in Rosove; cf. Mackenzie. The Taurus Collection, #126. Conrad p306. Spence. 294. Prompted by the success of Amundsen's attainment of the South Pole in 1912, Christensen sailed to the Antarctic to photograph the Antarctic coastal lands discovered by the Norwegians and to lay the foundation for a proper survey. "It is a brief history of the area's exploration followed by a detailed account of this expedition". (Conrad). Item #40160

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