Eiko to Hinkyu no Nankyoku Tanken Ou: Bannen no Shirase Chui Fusai A King of the Antarctic ...

Eiko to Hinkyu no Nankyoku Tanken Ou: Bannen no Shirase Chui Fusai A King of the Antarctic Expedition from Glory to Poverty: Shirase and Wife in Later Years

Watanabe, Seiichiro

Published by Nikaho, Akita Prefecture, Japan: Shirase Antarctic Expedition Memorial Hall 1994, July 12, 1994
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Nikaho, Akita Prefecture, Japan: Shirase Antarctic Expedition Memorial Hall. 12 July 1994, First Edition. 18.3 cm. pp. 8, 90 text. [1], 1. 41 black-and-white photographic images, 1 full-page map, 1 full-page chart. Textured white stiff paper wraps with dust-jacket in white and turquoise. A biography of Nobu Shirase and his wife Yasuko, covering their life of glory and poverty after the conclusion of the jae and up to the opening of the Shirase Memorial Museum in 1989. This seemingly simple publication contains an abundance of photographs related to Shirase, his family, artifacts, and places related to his life that are not found elsewhere. The subtitle of the book translates: "Mr. and Mrs. Shirase in later life with shining love in Aichi." Uncommon. Ross 2.12.1. Bookseller Inventory # ASX.1011

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Title: Eiko to Hinkyu no Nankyoku Tanken Ou: Bannen...

Publisher: Nikaho, Akita Prefecture, Japan: Shirase Antarctic Expedition Memorial Hall 1994, July 12

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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