25 September 2002
LOUIS CHARLES BERNACCHI (1876-1942)
To The South Polar Regions Expedition of 1898-1900. London: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 1901. 8° (219 x 135mm.). Half-title, title in red and black, 4pp. publisher's advertisements. Frontispiece, 2 folding maps (1 coloured, 1 printed in two colours), 1 folding plate, numerous illustrations (42 full-page with no text on verso). (Light soiling and two small repairs with adhesive tape to folding coloured map.) Original green cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt.
FIRST EDITION, A FINE COPY. Conrad p.90; Rosove 35.A1 'Very scarce'; Spence 123; Taurus 25.
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