11th July 2016
CHARCOT, Jean-Baptiste. Journal de L'Expedition Antarctique Franҫ?aise 1903-1905, Le 'Franҫ?ais' au Pôle Sud. Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Dec 1906. First edition, 8vo (265 x 180mm.) Numerous uncoloured plates and illustrations. (Browning, folding map lacking and replaced with facsimile loosely inserted.) Later cloth library binding, original wrappers bound-in (extremities bumped, scuffed and lightly soiled, half-title with minor repaired tears). Note: presentation inscription from the author 'With best compliments J.B Charcot, 17. XII. 1906' to half-title. Provenance: The Michael Gilkes Collection.
Hammer price: £270
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