Lieutenant Nobu Shirase and the Japanese Antarctic Expedition of 1910 - 1912.

Ross, Chet.

Published by Adélie Books, Santa Monica, 2010
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Title: Lieutenant Nobu Shirase and the Japanese ...

Publisher: Adélie Books, Santa Monica

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardback

Edition: First edition.


9" x 6.25". 122pp. Quarter blue leather with silver rules, dark blue linen covered boards, front cover with an image of the Southern Cross constellation in silver foil, spine titles lettered in silver, back cover with Japanese characters silver. Fine condition, in the original printed cardboard shipping carton. Illustrated endpapers. With a frontispiece rendering of the vessel Kainan Maru, protedted with a textured tissue guard. With more than 160 high-resolution images in color and black-and-white, including 9 maps and 2 fold out entries. This first edition is strictly limited to 290 numbered copies for sale. Encompassing over five years of research, this is the first bibliography of works by and about Lt. Nobu Shirase and the Japanese Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1912. With a foreword by Michael Rosove of Adélie Books. This bibliography includes first hand accounts, biographies, analyses of the expedition, a synopsis of the expedition's history, a concise life story of Shirase, bios on many of the expedition members, and more. Bookseller Inventory # 20533

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