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The Taurus Collection
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The Taurus Collection: 150 Collectable Books on the Antarctic

by Mackenzie, Julian

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Fine. London: Travellers' Bookshop, 2001. Edition limited to 500 copies, 4to., [x], 197pp., approx. 160 colour illustrations, publisherÕs black cloth with gilt spine titles, dust-wrapper. A Fine copy in Fine dustjacket - As New and signed by Julian Mackenzie on the main title page.A pictorial bibliography of one of the finest collections of Antarctica in private hands. The collection is limited to first-hand accounts, and was assembled with a view to condition. It contains many outstanding copies, some with rare dust-wrappers. The Taurus Collection was formed with two objectives in mind: First was to obtain the finest possible copies of books on the Antarctic; second was to focus on the people and expeditions who went to the Continent when heroism was most important, ie: before the age of mechanization. - from the introduction.The Taurus Collection publication should prove to be a valuable resource for both written and visual documentation for key books important to documentation of exploration of… Read More
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To the Top of the Continent
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To the Top of the Continent: Discovery, Exploration And Adventure In Sub-Arctic Alaska. The First Ascent Of Mt. Mckinley, 1903-1906

by Cook, Frederick A., M.D.

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New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1908. First Edition. 8vo – 23.5cm., [xxi], 321 pp., Appendices A,B,C & D., 46 black-and-white illustrations including black-and-white photographs, drawings and 6 maps – full-page and in text, full-page color frontis of Mount McKinley with tissue guard. No prior ownership markings, hinges un-cracked, no foxing. Publisher's dark green cloth covered boards with cover scene of Mt. McKinley; gilt titles on spine. A Near Fine and complete copy. Neate 184; Arctic Bibliography 3390.
The famous account of Cook's alleged fraudulent claim of his ascent of Mount McKinley. With detailed description of the approaches, and the routes up Mt. McKinley, in a narrative of two expeditions, 1903 and 1906.
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