1978 Geology of the Antarctic Peninsula
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Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce, With Dustwrapper
A very scarce work, originally published in Russian as 'Geologiya Antarkticheskoho Poluostrova' in 1973.
In the original unclipped dust wrapper.
G. E. Grikurov's geologic study of the Antarctic Peninsula, and the adjacent islands up to 1972. An interesting work on the region, with much information on the geology and chemistry of igneous rocks there.
With four folding plates of plans and tables, and a couple of in-text illustrations and plans.
Translated from Russian to English by S. Guha.
From the library of Kenn Back, with his bookplate to the recto to the front endpaper. Kenn Back was a British meteorologist with the British Antarctic survey for many years. He spent eight winters in the Antarctic and is a descendent of Captain George Back. In addition, he served as base commander at Halley, Faraday and Rothera stations. His library collection was built over decades and highlights his love of polar exploration.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, smart. Light marks to the boards and spine, a little heavier to the rear board. Minor bumping to the spine and extremities. Bookplate and stamp to the recto to the front endpaper. Dust wrapper with a little edge wear. Light marks to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with a couple of spots.
Very Good Indeed
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