Nankyoku Tanken Antarctic Expedition: Matsuyama, Shisui and Harada, Mitsuo - Editors

Nankyoku Tanken Antarctic Expedition

Matsuyama, Shisui and Harada, Mitsuo - Editors

Published by Tokyo: Banrikaku, 1930
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Tokyo: Banrikaku, 1930, 1st Edition. pp. 1, (18), 305 text, 1, [1] 1 advertisement. Color frontis and title page each with tissue guard, 14 full page photographic illustrations on 7 pages and one fold-out color map preceding text body, 34 full-page plates on 17 pages in text body. Hardcover with dust-jacket. Yellow cloth-covered boards with orange, black and gilt decoration of a three-masted ship on the sea on the front cover. Back cover plain but with publisher's colophon embossed at lower left. Dust-jacket is cream color with red printed ruling. Back cover with two penguins inlight yellow circled background; front cover with titles in reds and photographic image of tented polar campsite with several dogs in foreground and background. An overview of Antarctic exploration including the expeditions of James Clark Ross, Robert Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Roald Amundsen, Nobu Shirase, and others. Bookseller Inventory # ASTX513

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Title: Nankyoku Tanken Antarctic Expedition

Publisher: Tokyo: Banrikaku

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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