Antarctica Observed, Who Discovered the Antarctic Continent?

By: Jones, A.G.E.

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8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; 118 pp. Jones, maritime and polar historian, studied original documents in pursuit of the answer to this question. Contents: Priority of Discovery, Inaccessible Continent, Precursors of Cook, Did James Cook see the Antarctic Continent?, Captain William Smith, Bellingshausen's Antarctic Voyage, Nathaniel Palmers Voyage in 1820, Summary, Appendix, Index, Maps. Footnotes. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Bit of soiling on boards and text block, otherwise, a clean, sturdy volume. Dust jacket lightly soiled with minor edgewear.

Title: Antarctica Observed, Who Discovered the Antarctic Continent?

Author Name: Jones, A.G.E.

Categories: Nautical & Maritime,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Whitby, England., Caedmon of Whitby.: 1982

ISBN Number: 0905355253

ISBN Number 13: 9780905355252

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 33598

Keywords: History; Antarctica; Antarctic; South Pole; Captain James Cook; Bellingshausen; Bransfield; R. T. Gould; J. Weddell; Captain William Smith; Exploration; Explores; Voyages; Maritime; Nautical;