Through the First Antarctic Night, 1898-1899, A Narrative of the Voyage of the "Belgica" Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over and Unknown Sea About the South Pole. Frederick A. Cook.
Through the First Antarctic Night, 1898-1899, A Narrative of the Voyage of the "Belgica" Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over and Unknown Sea About the South Pole
Through the First Antarctic Night, 1898-1899, A Narrative of the Voyage of the "Belgica" Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over and Unknown Sea About the South Pole

Through the First Antarctic Night, 1898-1899, A Narrative of the Voyage of the "Belgica" Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over and Unknown Sea About the South Pole

New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1900.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good. pp. xxiv, 478, with color frontispiece, four additional color plates, and 120 of 122 b/w illustrations called for. In recent blue buckram binding with silver letters. Old library markings on title and dedication pages only. Pages show general handling wear and mild soiling; one page with a small loss affecting the margin only. Rosove (76) described this narrative as "one of the finest and most interesting from any Antarctic expedition...Cook captured the mood, both in the Antarctic seascape and in the men's hearts and minds, of summer dying into autumnm and of mankind's first entry into a south polar winter beyond the Antarctic Circle."

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