25 September 2002
[CARSTEN EGEBERT BORCHGREVINK (1864-1934)]
[Edwin Ray LANKASTER (1847-1929) and Jeffrey BELL, editors]. Report on the Collections of Natural History made in the Antarctic Regions during the voyage of the "Southern Cross". London: printed by the order of the Trustees, 1902. 8° (244 x 153mm). 53 plates (comprising: 7 chromolithographs (5 after Edward Wilson), 2 hand-coloured lithographs, 42 uncoloured lithographs, 1 collotype and 1 half-tone plate), numerous illustrations. Original green cloth, ruled in blind, spine lettered in gilt.
PROVENANCE: Göteburge Högskolas Geografika Institution (presentation label from the 'Trustees of the British Museum', stamps, book label).
A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Rosove 46.A1 'Scarce'; Spence 968.
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