Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1904. First edition. Hardcover. Drygalski's account of the German Antarctic expedition, which he led. The ship "Gauss" was the second ship to winter in the Antarctic ice pack. The expedition was the first to bring balloons to the South Pole.
4to, (xvi) 668pp, photogravure frontispiece & 19 plts, mostly double-page, 2 panoramas & ca. 400 ills. in text, 1 large folding map. Original tan half cloth & printed paper boards binding printed in black, spine & top edge slt. foxed, endpapers foxed which transfers to the back of the adjacent page, but only there. Small private library stamp on title. Overall a very nice copy. Spence 384, Taurus 28, Rosove 101c. Very good condition. Item #6584