11th July 2016
ANTARCTIC. - Robert Michael BALLANTYNE. The World of Ice, or the Whaling Cruise of 'The Dolphin'. London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1872. 8vo (166 x 106mm.) (Some browning and soiling.) Original cloth (rebacked with part of old spine laid down, extremities bumped and soiled). Provenance: Arthur Morgan (inscription dated 'Feb 17th 1874' to front-free endpaper). - And forty-seven other volumes relating to the Antarctic and polar exploration (including: John THOMSON. 'Elephant Island and Beyond, The Life and Diaries of Thomas Orde Lees'. Huntingdon: Bluntisham Books, 2003). Provenance: The Michael Gilkes Collection (48).
Hammer price: £40
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