To The South Polar Regions

Louis Bernacchi


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Author: Bernacchi, Louis


Title: “To the South Polar Regions : Expedition of 1898-1900”


London: Hurst and Blackett, 1901


Frontispiece, xvi, 348 pp., numerous photographs, 2 fold-out maps, map facing page 1 missing.


First edition, first issue, hardcover, 8vo, original green cloth, very good condition, corners slightly worn.




Louis Bernacchi (1846-1942) was an Australian physicist. In 1898-1900 he joined “The Antarctic Expedition” led by C. E. Borchgrevink.


The aim of the expedition was to spend a winter on shore for the purpose of collecting meteorological and magnetic observations covering an entire year.


Richly illustrated, mostly by the author’s own photographs.