25 September 2002
ADRIEN VICTOR JOSEPH DE GERLACHE DE GOMERY (1866-1934)
Voyage de la Belgica. Quinze Mois dans l'Antarctique... Septième Mille. Brussels: Imprimerie Scientifique Ch. Bulens, 1902. 8° (250 x 164mm.). Title in red and black. 3 maps (2 folding, one of these loosely inserted, the second coloured), 27 plates, numerous illustrations. Original wrappers (small tears).
Mr Gislain de Vartron (presentation inscription from the author, dated August 1911).
PRESENTATION COPY. Rosove 147.A4 ('Collation and formatting similar to the deluxe edition... Uncommon').
A.V.J.de GERLACHE DE GOMERY. Le Premier Hivernage dans les glaces Antarctiques. Brussels: Imprimerie Scientifique Charles Bulens, 1902. 8° (254 x 172mm). Title in red and black. Portrait frontispiece, 1 coloured map, numerous illustrations. Original red half cloth, upper cover blocked in gilt, t.e.g. (light scuffing to extremities). First edition of this abridged version of the first work. Rosove 147.C1b ('Uncommon'); Taurus 15. (2)
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