Priestley, Sir Raymond; Adie, Raymond J & Robin, G De Q (editors) Antarctic Research
Date of Publication: 1964
Stock Code: 4119
FIRST EDITION. Quarto. xi, , 360 pp. Colour frontispiece of The Argentine Islands reproduced from a painting by Edward Seago, plus 36 colour photographic plates and numerous black-and-white illustrations in text including maps and diagrams. Book Condition: Very Good. Publisher's dark blue cloth with silver titles and ruling to spine and upper board, housed in sturdy cloth-covered slipcase with paper title label to spine, together with wallet containing 2 large fold-out colour maps. Cover cloth lightly scuffed to rear and bumped to lower corner of upper board; very minor wrinkling mid- upper board otherwise clean and bright. Presentation inscription to ffep from Dame Allan's School dated 1978; pocket to rear pastedown with library ticket inside otherwise contents very clean indeed. Slipcase lightly surface soiled; label a little creased to edge. 31 essays by various contributors and Foreword by the Duke of Edinburgh. Heavy, shipping outside the UK may require a contribution towards additional postage costs.