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Two Years in the Antarctic: Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition

Author(s): Armitage, Lieut. Albert B.

Copyright: 1905, Arnold, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 315, photo frontis, 27 bw photos, 54 illus, color fldg map, appendices, green cloth w/ spine lettered in gilt
Condition: cloth w/o the front cover lettering & illus of most copies, bottom front corner bumped, name dated 1935, tight, vg

Armitage was second in command of Scott’s British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04). He presents a lighter side of the expedition than in Scott’s official account and covers his sledge journeys, during two seasons, to the western mountains and ascent of Victoria Land. Prior to this expedition he was a member of the Jackson-Harmsworth Expedition (1894) to Franz Josef Land which rescued Fridtjof Nansen and Hjalmar Johansen. Scarce.

Rosove 17.A1.

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