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The Taurus Collection

The Taurus Collection

The Taurus Collection
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The Taurus Collection Publisher's black textured cloth with gilt spine title - 2001

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 the Antarctic Continent -- the last, and possibly the most demanding unexplored area of our planet.
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  • Title The Taurus Collection
  • Author Mackenzie, Julian
  • Binding Publisher's black textured cloth with gilt spine title
  • Edition First
  • Condition Used - Fine
  • Publisher Travellers' Bookshop, London
  • Date 2001
  • Bookseller's Inventory # MTTX508

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