1959 British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition, 1910, Natural History Report. Geology. Vol. II. No. 2. The Volcanic Rocks of Cape Adare South Victoria Land
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce
No. 2 of Volume II of the geology report produced following the 1910 'Terra Nova' Antarctic expedition led by Sir Robert Falcon Scott. A natural history report published over many decades following the expedition, at the behest of the British Museum.
Smith was Keeper of Mineralogy at the British Museum from 1937 to 1952, with this work discussing fragments from glaciers, boulder-bearing agglomerate, erratics from the cape Adare plateau, and pebbled from Ridley Beach.
Illustrated with three plates. Collated, complete.
The very scarce first edition thus of this work, an offprint from the British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition, 1910: Natural History Report.
With library markings to the verso of the front wrap, the verso of the first leaf, and to the reverse of plates.
In the publisher's original paper wraps. Loss to tail of back strip, with a touch of fading to board perimeters. Library markings to verso of front wrap. Internally, firmly bound. Instances of library marks and light stamps throughout, including to reverse of plates. Pages otherwise bright.
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