PxPixel

Lot 300: Nordenskjold. Antarctica. 1905.

Lot 300: Nordenskjold. Antarctica. 1905.

Est: $400 - $600
Sold: $325

Quinn's Auction Galleries

September 12, 2019 6:00 PM EST
Falls Church, VA, US

More About This Item


Item Overview

Description: [Antarctic] Nordenskjold, Otto and Joh. Gunnar Andersson. Antarctica, or Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole. Translated Edwards Adam-Ray. MacMillan, New York, 1905. 8vo. xx, 608 p., large folding & 3 other maps, portrait frontispiece, 4 colored plates, numerous illustrations in the text. Original green pictorial cloth binding with gilt title. All maps present. Nordenskjold’s firsthand account of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition. He and a number of his crew intended to winter at Snow Hill Island off the coast of Antarctica for a single year. Their ship returned to pick them up, only to have it’s hull crushed by ice, forcing them both crews to winter unprepared through an additional year before being rescued. Rosove 240.A2; OCLC 3768057. Provenance From the personal library of William E. Davies (1917-1990), USGS (United States Geological Survey) geologist, polar explorer, and recipient of the Antarctic Medal from US Congress. His work took him to Greenland, the Appalachian Mountains of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, and in Antarctica - where the Davies Escarpment is named after him; his bibliography contains more than 200 titles. Condition Very good. Wear to top and base of spine and corners. Age toned. Ownership inscription of William E. Davies on front free endpaper.

Payment & Shipping

Accepted forms of payment: MasterCard, Visa

Shipping: Quinns Auctions /Waverly Books ONLY ship with FedEx Domestic and USPS internationally. We do not ship Media Mail. We do not ship framed in glass lots or framed lots over 12" square. Lots can be de framed in some instances. Shipping costs are based on the weight of your lots and your location. Signature service is required for FedEx delivery. We require a complete shipping address and phone number to process your shipping quote. You will receive your shipping quote in your invoice via your registered email. Once payment is received Quinns/Waverly Books will ship items FedEx ground in the United States, USPS International or release items to an outside shipper. <br /> Quinns/Waverly Books reserves the right to recommend an outside shipper based on fragility and size of lot. We offer recommendations for outside shipping by trusted shippers if necessary. If using an outside shipper Quinns/Waverly Books is not responsible for damages by carriers or packers of purchased lots, whether or not recommended by Quinns/Waverly Books, and will not be liable for any losses which result.

Auction Details

Rare Books, Prints, & Autographs Catalog

By Quinn's Auction Galleries

September 12, 2019, 6:00 PM EST

Falls Church, VA, US

Terms

Buyer's Premium

27.0%
From:To:Increment:
$0$99$10
$100$299$10
$300$499$25
$500$999$50
$1,000$2,999$100
$3,000$4,999$250
$5,000$9,999$500
$10,000$29,999$1,000
$30,000$99,999$2,500
$100,000+$10,000

Forms of Payment: Payment of purchase price, including hammer price, buyer's premium, and applicable taxes, is due in full at time of sale. Payment may be made by cash, credit card (including Visa and MasterCard, each subject to a four percent [4%] convenience fee) or approved personal or business check. Checks may be required to clear their issuing financial institutions before shipment or removal of purchases. Unless exempt by law, all sales are subject to Virginia Sales Tax, now levied at a rate of six percent [6%]. Purchasers issuing returned checks are subject to a returned check fee [minimum $25.00] including any associated expenses and may be considered in default.<br /> <br /> Please remit payment by check, cashier's check, or wire transfer along with a copy of the invoice. For purchases under $2000.00 credit cards are accepted. We accept Master Card, Visa and American Express. There is a 4% service fee for use of a credit card.

Condition, Descriptions & Authenticity: ACCURACY OF DESCRIPTIONS AND AUTHENTICITY. QW has made every effort to accurately describe and catalog all property to be sold. Major defects, where evident, have been noted, along with comments regarding overall condition. However, it behooves the serious bidder to examine the property personally during the established preview times offered before sale. QW assumes no risk, liability, or responsibility for the accuracy of description, identification, weight, count, or measurement, or the verification of authenticity, authorship, or previous ownership, of any property listed in its catalogs, advertisements, lists of sale, or announcements. The descriptions of all property appearing in this catalog and any associated advertising, lists of sale, or announcements, is believed to be accurate. Nevertheless, no information or description of any kind with regard to property listed shall be construed as a warranty, either expressed or implied. Therefore, all property is sold as is.

Shipping of Books, Autographs: Quinns Auctions /Waverly Books ONLY ship with FedEx Domestic and USPS internationally. We do not ship Media Mail. We do not ship framed in glass lots or framed lots over 12" square. Lots can be de framed in some instances. Shipping costs are based on the weight of your lots and your location. Signature service is required for FedEx delivery. We require a complete shipping address and phone number to process your shipping quote. You will receive your shipping quote in your invoice via your registered email. Once payment is received Quinns/Waverly Books will ship items FedEx ground in the United States, USPS International or release items to an outside shipper. <br /> Quinns/Waverly Books reserves the right to recommend an outside shipper based on fragility and size of lot. We offer recommendations for outside shipping by trusted shippers if necessary. If using an outside shipper Quinns/Waverly Books is not responsible for damages by carriers or packers of purchased lots, whether or not recommended by Quinns/Waverly Books, and will not be liable for any losses which result.

Buyer's Premium: A buyer's premium of 27% will be added to the hammer price of each lot sold. The buyer's final purchase price per lot is the total of the hammer price of the lot, the total buyer's premium, any applicable taxes, and an additional fee of 5% from the Invaluable site. If you have any additional questions please contact Invaluable/ Auction Zip or Quinn's Auction Gallery at info@quinnsauction.com.

Sales taxes on Purchases: The Virginia sales tax, Currently levied at a rate of [6%], is applied to the total purchase price of each lot unless exempt by law. International bidders are responsible for any and all country-specific taxes.