Scott's Last Expedition. 2 vols.


SCOTT, Robert F., Captain. Scott's Last Expedition . In Two Volumes, volume1 being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O., volume 2 being the reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work undertaken by Dr. E. A.Wilson and the surviving members of the Expedition. Arranged by Leonard Hu xley, with a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. With photogravure frontispieces, 6 original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E. A Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 full page and smaller illustrations from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of theexpedition, panoramas and maps. Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild and Stewart , Limited, (1913). Vol 1: Pp. (i)-xxiv,(1)-446,[2],frontis. of Scott, + 116p. of plates (some in colour) and 4 folding maps and panoramas ; Vol 2: Pp . [2],(i)-xvi,[2],(1)-376,[4],frontis. of Wilson, + 87 p. of plates (some in colour) and 6 p. of folding maps and charts. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines, t.e.g. in both volumes. Spence 1060. The journals and photography of the ill-fated Scott Antarctic expedition are featured inthis two volume set, with Scott's journals providing the majority of the f ocus. Other crew members feature in this volume include Dr. Edward A. Wilson, Lieut. H. R. Bowers, Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Commander Victor L. A. Campbell, Griffith Taylor, Commander Edward R. G. R. Evans, Surgeon E. L. Atkinson, Raymond Priestley, H. L. L. Pennell, F. Debenham, Charles S. Wright, G.C. Simpson, D. G. Little, and E. W. Nelson. Spines faded, some edgewear, m inor scratching to boards and spines, else vg. For the set. 700.00

Title: Scott's Last Expedition. 2 vols.

Author Name: SCOTT, Robert F., Captain WILSON, E. A., Dr. HUXLEY, Leonard (arranged by) MARKHAM, Clements R., Sir (preface)

Categories: 41,

Publisher: McClelland, Goodchild and Stewart, Toronto, 1913,:

Seller ID: 64801

Keywords: NAUTICAL EXPLORATION POLAR ANTARCTIC UNITED KINGDOM JOURNALS ,