End of the Earth: Voyages to Antarctica.

First Edition of The End of the Earth; From the library of Peter Matthiessen

End of the Earth: Voyages to Antarctica.



Item Number: 106859

Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2003.

First edition of this “luminous and haunting work . . . the contemporary Thoreau” (The Wall Street Journal). Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. From the author’s own library, with “From the library of Peter Matthiessen” on the front pastedown. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Bea Jackson. With photographs by Birgit Freybe Bateman.

Peter Matthiessen brings life distance and desolate places with matchless prose that is both instructive and entertaining. End of the Earth is Matthiessen at his very best" (George Plimpton).

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