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Antarctica

Barker, David

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ISBN 10: 1869411102 / ISBN 13: 9781869411107
Editorial: Random Century, Auckland, 1991
Condición: VG+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Sub-titled "An Artist's Logbook" David Baker records here his experiences and impressions, in art and words, of the 1988 Pelagic Expedition for which he was official artists. The 10 expedition members sailed on the steel, 16 metre sloop Pelagic. After a long wait in a small settlement at the lower reaches of South America the Pelagic leaves in late February on its incredible voyage. Through his art and words Barker brings to life the sights, sounds, perils and beauties of Antarctic area, with its unique scenery, marine and birdlife. A compelling record of a month-long, once-in-alifetime opportunity. Foreward by Sir Edmund Hillary. First edition of 1991, 128 pages, 17 colour plates (pastel, watercolour acrylic), few double pages, b/w drawings throughout. Blue hard covers with silver spine titles VG+ with hint wear spine base, colour e/papers, text block is NF, no inscriptions. Colour art DJ (images back and front) is VG+. N° de ref. de la librería 004005

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Título: Antarctica

Editorial: Random Century, Auckland

Año de publicación: 1991

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Ilustrador: David Barker

Condición del libro:VG+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: VG+

Edición: 1st

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An artist's log of a voyage through the Strait of Magellan, across the infamous Drake Passage and down to the Antarctic Peninsula. David Barker records, in watercolour, pastels and pencil sketches, encounters with whales, seals and penguins, the colours of the ice and the blue, cream, brown and even dark icebergs that they sailed past.

About the Author:

Novelist, editor, Mark Twain scholar, and Antarctic explorer, Charles Neider has edited The Fabulous Insects: Essays by the Foremost Nature Writers, Man Against Nature, and Great Shipwrecks and Castaways . He is also the author of Edge of the World: Ross Island, Antarctica. He lives in Princeton, NJ.

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