Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-1899.
Doubleday and McClure Co., ( 1900), New York
xxiv, 478 pp. Color frontispiece, b/w halftone plates.
Expedition of the “Belgica” in which Cook and his second mate Amundsen (who would later write the appendices to this book) wintered over in the Bellinghausen Sea. The book was well-received; Cook’s troubles were yet to come. Spence 312. Rosove 76 A2,a, A very good copy of the first edition. The distinctive decorated cover shows only the faintest traces of wear. The interior is immaculate, pages untrimmed.