Antarctic Penguins [Levick, 1914]

$250

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Description

Comprehensive study by Dr G. Levick and published by William Heinemann, London, 1914. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. x, 140pp + collotype; 55 b&w photographic plates; some general wear to boards and minimal spotting as expected; title on spine somewhat faded.

Overall, an excellent copy of a scarce book – the result of the first and most extensive study of the Adelie Penguins at the Cape Adare rookery. Dr George Murray Levick was a British Antarctic explorer who accompanied Robert Scott on his Terra Nova Expedition as zoologist.