London: John Murray, 1912. Second issue. Hardcover. Roald Amundsen [1872-1928], the famed Norwegian explorer, is recognized as the first person to reach both North (1926) and South Poles (1911). 2 volumes, xxxv + 392pp and x + 449pp. Frontispiece b&w photo and b&w photo plates (vol. 1: 84 photographs, 1 chart, 1 folding color map; vol. 2: 52 photographs, 2 charts, 1 folding diagram, 1 folding chart, 1 folding colored map plus charts in text).
In the classic publishers red cloth w/ gilt title on cover and spine and Norwegian flag image on the front board (bright) and spine sunned. Corners bumped, one mark on vol. 2, slt. worn at head and foot. Interior clean. Rosove 9.A2. A very serviceable copy in the original cloth. Good overall. Item #22117