25 September 2002
J.GORDON HAYES (b.1877)
Antarctica A Treatise on the Southern Continent. London: The Richards Press Limited, 1928. Large 8° (247 x 173mm.) 30 plates, charts, diagrams and maps (6 folding, including 4 maps folding in pocket at back). Original blue cloth gilt, dust-jacket.
J.G. HAYES. The Conquest of the South Pole. London: Thornton Butterworth, Limited, 1932. 8° (228 x 150mm.) Plates and maps. Original cloth (faded and slightly bowed). Provenance: Frank Arthur Worsley (1872-1943, presentation inscription from the author: 'With compliments & kind regards J. Gordon Hayes', signed and inscribed by Worsley)--James W.S. Marr (1902-1965, inscription, noting presentation to Marr from 'Worsley's widow'). First edition with a fine provenance.
And three others by J.Gordon HAYES: The Conquest of the South Pole, London: 1932, 8°, first edition; The Conquest of the South Pole, New York: 1933, 8°, first U.S. edition; The Conquest of the South Pole, London: 1936, 8°, dust-jacket. (5)
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