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This is an auction for NEW ZEALAND AND THE ANTARCTIC, by L B Quartermain.

"The aim of this book is to provide the general reader with a balanced and accurate, though necessarily condensed, account of the part which has been played by New Zealand in the discovery of Antarctica and the unveiling of its secrets. "Long before New Zealand became one of the dozen or so countries which have sent expeditions to explore some part of the Southern Continent, this country became involved in the story of Antarctic exploration, especially in two ways..."

CONTENTS:

-Early Days
-The Heroic Age
-The Years Between
-Time Of Indecision
-Igy And Tae
-Foothold In Antarctica
- Heading South
-Probing North, East And West
-Settling In
-Mapping The Ross Dependency
-Changing Pattern
-The Universities’ Part
-These Also
-Wintering Parties
-New Zealanders With Early Byrd Expeditions

Hardback 1971.

269 pages.

Fold-out maps, and many photographs.

Good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95 (ordinary post) or $6.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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