Roald Amundsen Explorer
Published by Methuen London in 1935.
1st Edition: 218pp, index, 4 illustrations,2 maps, 8pp of publishers advertisements in rear. Brown cloth covers with gilt titling to spine in photocopy dustjacket. Biography of Antarctic explorer Amundsen, includes: early life south of Oslo in the 1870's, the influence of reading literature on the Sir John Franklin Expedition, through his own explorations and death while on a rescue mission in a sea plane.
A rare book. First editions worth £40
The Voyages Of Captain Scott
A re-telling from 'Discovery' and 'Scott's Last Expedition'. Published by Smith Elder 1914 -£30.
Hardcover First Edition in blue one third calf cover, published by Smith, Elder, & Co, London in 1914. Dimensions: 20cm x 14cm approx.
A fascinating volume which follows voyages of Captain Scott including the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910. The book includes some biographical material, a frontispiece portrait photograph of Scott, 4 coloured plates, 28 pages of half-tone illustrations and a map.
Good copies worth £20
This is available as a free download at Project Gutenberg.