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SKOTTSBERG, Carl. The Wilds of Patagonia. A Narrative of the Swedish Expedition to Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands in 1907-1909. London: Edward Arnold, 1911. 8° (230 x 150mm). 3 folding maps, portrait and half-tone plates. (Some spotting). Original brown cloth, lettered in black. FIRST EDITION. By the scientist who led the 1907-09 Magellan Expedition to South Georgia and carried out a botanical and geological survey of the Falklands. Previously he was with Nordenskjold's 1901-04 Antarctic Expedition which wintered in the Falklands in 1902.
Rene JEANNEL. Au Seuil de l'Antarctique. Paris: Éditions du Museum, 1941. 8° (250 x 150mm). Half-tones plates. Black cloth, original wrappers bound-in. FIRST EDITION The 1939 French Antarctic Expedition to re-claim the Kerguelen and Crozet islands.
V.F. BOYSON. The Falkland Islands. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924. 8° (230 x 150mm). Folding map, half-tones plates. Blue cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION
J. Cumming DEWAR. Voyage of the Nyanza R.N.Y.C. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1892. 8° (230 x 150mm). Folding map, half-tone plates. Vellum gilt, (spine slightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. On her world voyage, the yacht called at Stanley in 1887 and cruised through the group. (4)
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