Shirase Chui Tanken-ki Account of Shirase's Expedition to the South Pole Signed by Zenya ... Shirase Chui Tanken-ki Account of Shirase's Expedition to the South Pole Signed by Zenya ... Shirase Chui Tanken-ki Account of Shirase's Expedition to the South Pole Signed by Zenya ... Shirase Chui Tanken-ki Account of Shirase's Expedition to the South Pole Signed by Zenya ...

Shirase Chui Tanken-ki Account of Shirase's Expedition to the South Pole Signed by Zenya Taniguchi

Taniguchi, Zenya and Kimura, Yoshimasa

Published by Tokyo: Daichi-sha 1942, June, 1942
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Tokyo: Daichi-sha. First Trade Edition, Second Edition of Shirase's biography. 18.5 cm. pp. 2, 414 text, [1], 1 advertisement. 2 full-page maps, 4 full-page black-and-white photographic plates. Thin pictorial boards with penguins in a polar landscape, dark blue sky with white and gray ice and blue penguins matching blue sky. Taurus 76; Ross 2.4.2 The text of this 2nd Edition is the same as the 1940 1st edition which was limited to only 15 printed copies. The maps are different, some images have been added, and the book has a smaller format and different covers. Scarce. This lovely copy is signed by the late Zenya Taniguchi making it a Rare copy. Zenya Taniguchi was the last living person to have worked directly with Nobu Shirase and is the co-author of the first biography of Nobu Shirase. The first edition of the Shirase biography was produced in 1940 and limited to only 15 copies -- see Ross 2.4.1. Bookseller Inventory # UTTX1009

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Title: Shirase Chui Tanken-ki Account of Shirase's ...

Publisher: Tokyo: Daichi-sha 1942, June

Publication Date: 1942

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 2nd Edition

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