VOYAGE OF THE POURQUOI-PAS
FIRST EDITION, 3 folding maps, 1 double page plate, frontis and numerous other maps and illusts. roy.8vo. half morocco, spine gilt, some slight wear, original printed wrappers bound in,
After three years exploring the coast of Graham Land as leader of the Français Expedition 1903-07, Charcot was appointed to the Pourquoi-pas to chart and explore the Bellinghausen Sea, the Amundsen Sea and discovering Loubet Land and Charcot Island which was named after his father Jean-Martin Charcot the famous Neurologist.
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