The Polar Book [1930]. Louis Charles. Frank Debenham Bernacchi, Dr G. Murray-Levick, J M. Wordie.

The Polar Book [1930]

London: E. Allom & Co. Ltd, n.d. (1930). John Bartholomew (map-maker). 1st ed., pp.115, two col. maps by John Bartholomew on large fold plate showing 'South Polar Regions' and 'North Polar Regions', the map tipped onto rear endpaper, repair to lower title page with paper adhered over what appears to have been a sticker, evidence of small sticker to lower rear wrap and discolouring to front paste-down, light repairs to spine, some foxing to edges, orig pictorial paper wraps. Very good clean condn of this scarce title.

Published in 1930 for the British Polar Exhibition, Louis Bernacchi was one of the main organisers of the event and founded the Antarctic Club. He was also the first Australian to work and winter in the Antarctica. Contributors include Frank Debenham, Dr G. Murray-Levick and J.M. Wordie. Item #97140

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