Antarctica; The Story of a Continent

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1961. Near Fine in Near Fine dust-jacket First Edition. New York: Macmillan, 1961. 1st edition. Good+ in Good- DJ. . 1st printing. 264pp. Hardback. [8.5" x 5.75"] Includes Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs & Index. Binding is grey cloth w/red & black printing on spine & title on cover with black two-masted ship. --this is the story of a strange land where there is no life, no food, or shelter -- a barren, windswept, cold & hostile environment: the South Pole.-- Jacket design by Gilbert Etheredge. DJ shows moderate age & shelfwear, including chips & edgewear along folds. Also two 1-1/4" tears along folds, several 1/4 & 1/2 inch closed tears. DJ is now in new clear protective cover. Book has corner & heel bumps & slight spine slant. Remains of numbers in red on front pastedown. Interior, happily, is bright, clean & unblemished & has many illustrations & b/w photos. Front & rear endpapers show a map of the South Pole. Item #11741

Price: $120.00

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