London: Jarrolds, 1958.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 248 pp, illustrated with b/w photos, indexed. Mild wear to boards and some dust soiling to the edges of the text block, previous owner's name on front endpaper. Binding tight, text unmarked. Dust jacket has several chips and tears and is missing a one inch section from the lower spine. Old prices marked on front flap. A general history of Antarctica, covering the search for the continent as well as the natural history and culture of the region. Spence 719.