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Sydney A. SPENCE (1898-1978). Antarctic Miscellany Books, periodicals & Maps relating to the discovery and exploration of Antarctica Compiled by ... Spence Edited by J.J.H. & J.I. Simper. London: [published by the editors], 1980. 4° (249 x 185mm.) Frontispiece, interleaved with blank paper (as issued). Publisher's blue half morocco, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt.
Editor's presentation inscription, dated 10 June 2000.
Second expanded edition, limited to 1,000 copies, this number 97 and one of 100 copies especially bound. Rosove 318.B1.a.
S.A. SPENCE. Antarctica its books and papers from the earliest to the present time. London: printed & published by S.A. Spence, Mitcham, Surrey, 1966. Small 4° (220 x 174mm.) Printed on toned paper. Original thin card wrappers, title mounted on upper cover (as called for) (browned). First edition, trade issue, limited to 130 copies, this one of 100 copies on toned paper. Rosove 318.A2. (2)
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