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To The South Polar Regions. Expedition Of 1898-1900.

By: Bernacchi Louis

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books and The Erskine Press: 1991

Edition: 1991 reprint

Seller ID: 63362

ISBN: 1852970359

Condition: 348pp, decorative boards, Fine. A Limited Edition of 450 copies. This was a presentation copy from the publisher and was issued without the two folding maps and the page of panoramas. A lovely reprint retaining much of the appearance of the original First Edition.


The official account of the expedition was by Borchgrevink under the title of First on the Antarctic Continent in 1901, but Bernacchi had also been busy writing and his account of the expedition was also published in 1901. Bernacchi was the first Australian to play a significant part in Antarctic exploration. His father was from Italy where they owned large estates on the shores of Lake Como. His father visited Tasmania on a cruise and liked it so much that he subsequently established a farm on Maria island and this is where Louis grew up. An intelligent boy who loved the sciences he was anxio... View more info

To The South Polar Regions. Expedition Of 1898-1900.

By: Bernacchi Louis

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books and The Erskine Press: 1991

Edition: 1991 reprint

Seller ID: 68785

ISBN: 1852970359

Condition: 348pp, decorative boards, Fine. A Limited Edition of 450 copies. A lovely reprint retaining much of the appearance of the original First Edition.


The official account of the expedition was by Borchgrevink under the title of First on the Antarctic Continent in 1901, but Bernacchi had also been busy writing and his account of the expedition was also published in 1901. Bernacchi was the first Australian to play a significant part in Antarctic exploration. His father was from Italy where they owned large estates on the shores of Lake Como. His father visited Tasmania on a cruise and liked it so much that he subsequently established a farm on Maria island and this is where Louis grew up. An intelligent boy who loved the sciences he was anxio... View more info