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This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The dust jacket is fitted with an archival wrap. The dust jacket has two tears (longest is 1cm); light wear to the edges, heavy age spotting, and a bookseller’s stamp to the bottom of the flap. There is a name written tidily on the first page and age spotting to the edges of the compressed pages. There is light age spotting and browning to the first and last five pages. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 147x220mm.
Pages: 189
Publisher: Cassell & Company Ltd
Publication date: 1959 first edition

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Antarctica Adventure
By Sir Vivian Fuchs

In The Crossing of Antarctica, Sir Vivian Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary told the enthralling story of their accomplishment of what has been called the last great journey left to Man.

Sir Vivian Fuchs has now rewritten the wonderful story in order to appeal specially to young people, giving a complete picture of the expedition, but. concentrating on the incredible adventures which he and his comrades went through the crossing of crevasses which tried to engulf men and vehicles, the terrible punishment inflicted by miles of serrated, iron-hard ridges of ice, the blinding `whiteouts' which deprived the travellers of all sense of direction, the climbing of ice precipices and unknown mountain ranges, the perils of running out of fuel in the middle of thousands of miles of freezing emptiness. Here is a story of a feat of courage and endurance which will thrill and inspire the younger generation of today.

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