Translated by A. W. Billinghurst, with an introduction by Maurice Raraty. Bluntisham, Hunts., UK, Bluntisham Books, 2004. [This work was first published in French in 1906 as Le “Français” au pole Sud. Paris: Flammarion, 1906. First English translation].
1903-05 First French South Polar Expedition (Charcot).
Antarctic Reading: Expeditions
Charcot was among the more erudite of the heroic age explorers, brought an extensive library of classical authors with him, and does more to describe his reading experience than most of his early 20th- century peers.