Cartography, Geology, History, Science (general), Travels - Quantity: 1
|Number of Books:||1|
|Subject:||Cartography, Geology, History, Science (general), Travels|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Adrien de Gerlache de Gomery|
|Book Title:||Vijftien maanden in den Antarctic|
|Publication year oldest item:||1945|
Commandant de Gerlache de Gomery, Vijftien maanden in den Antarctic. Reis van de "Belgica", publisher A. Manteau, Brussels, 1945, 281 pp.
With preface by Lucien Jottrand, biographical notes by the publisher and a preface by Elisée Reclus - translation L.C. Vrijman.
21 x 14 cm - 0.400 kg.
Adrien de Gerlache (1866-1934) led the Belgian expedition of Antarctica from 1897 to 1899. The Belgica got stuck in the ice floes. Gerlache’s expedition was the first to winter the Antarctic.
In 1901, Gerlache’s book ‘Quinze mois dans l’Antarctique’ was released. It was praised by the Académie Française. The book in this lot is the first translated Dutch edition.
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