Polar Exploration, Mountaineering and Other Scientific Expeditions

A list of 30 English, French, Italian and German books, mostly first editions, which are considered cornerstones in the history of polar exploration, mountaineering and scientific expedition. The list shows a number of major works on polar expeditions by Roald Amundsen, Lincoln Ellsworth, Richard Evelyn Bird, Elisha Kent Kane, Fridtjof Nansen, James Clark Ross, Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Henry Shackleton, including translations from the original language of other important authors.