1939 Southern Lights: The Official Account of the British Graham Land Expedition
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Early Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The British Graham Land Expedition took place to Antarctica between 1934 and 1937; led by Rymill, they successfully determined that Graham Land was a peninsula, as well as enjoying great success in scientific exploits. All members of the landing party were rewarded with a Polar Medal.
Written by expedition leader John Rymill, who was honoured with the rare accolade of the second clasp to his Polar Medal.
The Travel Book Club edition of this work, which first appeared the year prior.
Illustrated with thirty plates and a folding map, all bound to the rear, as well as in-text maps.
Containing the ownership inscription of R. K. M. Parry.
In the publisher's original full buckram binding. Externally very smart, with just slight occasional discolouration to the cloth. Prior owner's inscription to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, bar the odd spot to the foredge.
Very Good Indeed
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