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FUCHS, VIVIAN & EDMUND HILLARY. - The crossing of Antarctica. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58. Third edition.

Title: The crossing of Antarctica. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58. Third edition.
Description: London, Cassell, 1959. Cloth (spine foxed). With many photograhic illustrations (several in colours). XV,338 pp. - (Some foxing).The 1955-58 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) was a Commonwealth-sponsored expedition that successfully completed the first overland crossing of Antarctica, via the South Pole. It was the first expedition to reach the South Pole overland for 46 years, preceded only by Amundsen's and Scott's respective parties in 1911 and 1912.Headland 2142; Spence 491; Conrad p.394.

Keywords: Antarctic Pole

Price: EUR 37.10 = appr. US$ 40.32 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 3802

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