Polar Sale: Scott and Amundsen Centenary
30 Mar 2012, starting at 14:00 BST.

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1 AAGAARD (BJARNE) Fangst og Forskning i Sydishavet, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, Gyldenal Norsk Forlag, 1930-1934 £1,000
US$ 1,672
AU$ 1,781
2 BENNETT (FREDERICK DEBELL) Narrative of a Whaling Voyage, 2.vol., FIRST EDITION, Richard Bentley, 1840 £1,500
US$ 2,509
AU$ 2,671
4 FRICKER (KARL) Antarktis, FIRST EDITION, Schall & Grund, 1898; and two others, including the first English edition, MacMillan, 1900 (3) £1,125
US$ 1,881
AU$ 2,003
5 HAYES (J. GORDON) Antarctica. A Treatise on the Southern Continent, 1928 £375
US$ 627
AU$ 667
6 MATTHEWS (LEONARD HARRISON) South Georgia: The British Subantarctic Outpost, FIRST EDITION, John Wright, 1931 £3,500
US$ 5,855
AU$ 6,234
7 MORRELL (BENJAMIN) A Narrative of Four Voyages, to the South Sea, North and South Pacific Ocean, Chinese Sea, Ethiopic and Southern Atlantic Ocean, Indian and Antarctic Ocean, FIRST EDITION, New York, Harper, 1832 £1,750
US$ 2,927
AU$ 3,117
8 ROSOVE (MICHAEL H.) Antarctica, 1772-1922. Freestanding Publications through 1999, 2001; Additions and corrections supplement to the Rosove Antarctic Bibliography, 2008 (2) £375
US$ 627
AU$ 667
9 SNOW (W. PARKER) A Two Year's Cruise off Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands, Patagonia and in the River Plate, 2 vol., Longmans, 1857 £1,375
US$ 2,300
AU$ 2,449
10 BELLINGSHAUSEN (FABIAN GOTTLIEB von) Dvukratnyizyskaniya v yuzhnomledovitom okeane[ Two Voyages in the Antarctic Ocean...Carried out in the Corvettes 'Vostock' and 'Mirny'] Moscow, Department of Geographical Literature, 1949 £750
US$ 1,254
AU$ 1,335
11 BELLINGSHAUSEN (FABIAN GOTTLIEB von) The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821, The Hakluyt Society, 1945 £1,000
US$ 1,672
AU$ 1,781
12 WEDDELL (JAMES) A Voyage towards the South pole, performed in the years 1822-24, FIRST EDITION, Longman, Hurst, Rees & Green, 1825 £3,875
US$ 6,482
AU$ 6,902
13 WEBSTER (WILLIAM H.R.) Narrative of a Voyage to the Southern Atlantic Ocean, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Richard Bentley, 1834 £750
US$ 1,254
AU$ 1,335
14 LE BRETON (LOUIS) Les Corvettes L'Astrolabe et la Zélée, aux ordres du Ct. Dumont D'Urville, dans le coup de vent du Janvier 1840. Parages de cercle Polaire Antarctique £3,000
US$ 5,018
AU$ 5,343
15 DUMONT D'URVILLE (JULES S. C.) Voyage au Pole Sud et dan l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée, exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840, sous le Commandement de M.J. Dumont d'Urville, Capitaine de vaisseau, 23 vol. in 12, Paris, Gide et J. Baudry, 1842-1855 £37,250
US$ 62,315
AU$ 66,351
16 DAVIS (JOHN EDWARD) A celebration (?New Years day) on the ice, illustrating the crew members (mostly dressed in blue) dancing and playing music, parading and eating at tables cut from the ice, beneath signs ("Pilgrims of the Ocean" and "Erebus and Terror"), the Royal Standard and other flags, an ice sculpture in the foreground, one of the ships in the background £16,250
US$ 27,184
AU$ 28,945
17 DAVIS (JOHN EDWARD) 'Coulman Island' showing Erebus and Terror, watercolour, 1843 £10,000
US$ 16,728
AU$ 17,812
18 ROSS (JAMES CLARK) A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions during the years 1839-43, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, John Murray, 1847 £1,750
US$ 2,927
AU$ 3,117
19 McCORMICK (RICHARD C.) Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 750 COPIES, 1884 £2,000
US$ 3,345
AU$ 3,562
20 MURDOCH (WILLIAM GORDON BURN) From Edinburgh to the Antarctic, FIRST EDITION, Longmans Green, 1894 £625
US$ 1,045
AU$ 1,113
21 BULL (HENRIK J.) The Cruise of the Antarctic to the South Polar Regions, FIRST EDITION, Edward Arnold, 1896 £937
US$ 1,568
AU$ 1,669
22 FUND RAISING PROGRAMME [Belgica]- "Grande Fête Vénitienne au Parc de 6 à 11 heurs du soir en faveur de l'expedition de la Belgica. 1897 Jeudi 12 Aout 1897", [1897] £1,125
US$ 1,881
AU$ 2,003
23 COOK (FREDERICK A.) Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-99, New York, Doubleday & McClure Co., 1900 £1,375
US$ 2,300
AU$ 2,449
24 LECOINTE (GEORGES) Expédition Antartique Belge, FIRST EDITION, Brussels, Oscar Schepens, 1904 £500
US$ 836
AU$ 890
25 BORCHGREVINK (CARSTEN EGEBERG) First on the Antarctic Continent...1898-1900, FIRST EDITION, George Newnes, 1901 £2,000
US$ 3,345
AU$ 3,562
26 BORCHGREVINK (CARSTEN EGEBERG) First on the Antarctic Continent, Being an Account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900, FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, WITH A 4-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("C.E. Borchgrevink", dated New York, 14 March 1902) loosely inserted, fine copy, 1901 £2,250
US$ 3,763
AU$ 4,007
27 BERNACCHI (LOUIS C.) To the South Polar Regions. Expedition of 1898-1900, Hurst and Blackett, 1901 £937
US$ 1,568
AU$ 1,669
28 BORCHGREVINK (CARSTEN E.)] Report on the Collection of Natural History Made in the Antarctic Regions during the Voyage of the "Southern Cross" £1,187
US$ 1,986
AU$ 2,115
29 NORDENSKJÖLD (OTTO G.N.) and J.G. ANDERSSON Antarctica, or two years amongst the ice of the South Pole, New York, MacMillan, 1905 £1,500
US$ 2,509
AU$ 2,671
30 NORDENSKJÖLD (NILS OTTO GUSTAV and J.G. ANDERSSON Antarctic, två år bland sydpolens isar, FIRST EDITION, Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Forlag, 1904 £3,750
US$ 6,273
AU$ 6,679
31 ARMITAGE (ALBERT B.) Two Years in the Antarctic. Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition, Edward Arnold, 1905 £2,500
US$ 4,182
AU$ 4,453
33 BERNACCHI (LOUIS CHARLES) Saga of the "Discovery", inscribed by the author on title, 1938 £500
US$ 836
AU$ 890
34 BRUTON GALLERIES, EXHIBITION "Discovery" Antarctic Exhibition. Bruton Galleries, 13 Bruton St., Bond St., W., 84pp, illustrations, 1904 £1,500
US$ 2,509
AU$ 2,671
35 DISCOVERY An electroplated lily pattern tea spoon retailed by Joseph Rodgers & Sons, Sheffield £1,250
US$ 2,091
AU$ 2,226
36 DISCOVERY An electroplated egg cruet, retailed by Joseph Rodger & Sons, Sheffield £6,250
US$ 10,455
AU$ 11,132
39 DOORLY (GERALD S.) In the Wake, FIRST EDITION, Sampson Low, Marsten & Co., 1936 £3,000
US$ 5,018
AU$ 5,343
40 DOORLY (GERALD S.) The Voyages of the "Morning", FIRST EDITION, Smith Elder, 1916 £2,250
US$ 3,763
AU$ 4,007
41 MARKHAM (CLEMENTS) Autograph manuscript titled "Robert Falcon Scott", 2pp., in ink, folio, [undated] £1,875
US$ 3,136
AU$ 3,339
44 MURRAY (GEORGE) The Antarctic Manual for the use of the Expedition of 1901, FIRST EDITION, Royal Geographical Society, 1901 £8,500
US$ 14,219
AU$ 15,140
45 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) A portrait signed "Con" in ink on the image, [c.1900]; together with a portrait of Scott in Naval uniform signed in facsimilie (2) £3,750
US$ 6,273
AU$ 6,679
46 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Autograph letter signed "R.F. Scott", probably to Henry Sulivan £2,250
US$ 3,763
AU$ 4,007
47 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) and FRIDTJOF NANSEN Signatures of Scott and Nansen in an album presented to the lecture agent Gerald Christy, 1908 £1,000
US$ 1,672
AU$ 1,781
48 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY SCOTT, 1905 £4,000
US$ 6,691
AU$ 7,124
49 SCOTT (Captain ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', vol. 1 (of 2), AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO THOMAS S. WILLIAMSON, 1905 £3,250
US$ 5,436
AU$ 5,789
50 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', 2 vol., FIRST EDITION £1,500
US$ 2,509
AU$ 2,671
51 SCOTT and OFFICERS OF DISCOVERY Captain Scott with the officers of Discovery £2,000
US$ 3,345
AU$ 3,562
53 SLEDGE RUNNER An engraved German silver portion of sledge runner from a sledge used on the Western Journey of Scott's Discovery expedition, fashioned into a torc bracelet, [c.1904] £4,000
US$ 6,691
AU$ 7,124
54 WELLER (WILLIAM ISAAC, Able Seaman) Long autograph letter signed, 8 June 1903 £3,500
US$ 5,855
AU$ 6,234
56 LOG BOOKS £11,875
US$ 19,865
AU$ 21,152
57 MORNING. Six photographs together with memorablia relating to J.D. Morrison (small quantity) £750
US$ 1,254
AU$ 1,335
58 CAMERA - "Eastman Kodak Co. No. 3 Cartridge Kodak", belonging to J.D. Morrison £687
US$ 1,150
AU$ 1,224
59 POLAR MEDAL E.VII.R., bronze issue, no bar, engraved (J.D.Morrison. "Morning." 1902-4.) £3,500
US$ 5,855
AU$ 6,234
60 SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS - 1½ inch Refracting Telescope, blanket, aneroid barometer, and penguin egg (4) £1,000
US$ 1,672
AU$ 1,781
61 SONGS OF THE MORNING. Yuss"; "The North Land", words by J.D. Morrison and music by Gerald S. Doorly, manuscript on paper, [1902] £350
US$ 585
AU$ 623
62 SHACKLETON PRESENTATION Three items, belonging to Morrison, comprising: £687
US$ 1,150
AU$ 1,224
63 DRYGALSKI (ENRICH von) Zum Kontinent des eisigen Sudens, FIRST EDITION, Berlin, George Reimer, 1904 £750
US$ 1,254
AU$ 1,335
64 DRYGALSKI (ENRICH Von) Zum Kontinent des eisigen Sudens. Deutsche Südpolar Expedition fahrten des "Gauss" 1901-1903, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed "Seinem lieben Dr. O. Schlüter freundlichst überreicht. 24 Nov. 04. Erich von Drygalski" on half-title £3,250
US$ 5,436
AU$ 5,789
65 WEGENER (GEORG) Der Südpol. Die Südpolarforschung und die deutsche Südpolar-Expedition, FIRST EDITION, Berlin, Verlag von Hermann Baetel, 1897 £1,125
US$ 1,881
AU$ 2,003
66 BROWN (R.N. RUDMOSE), R. C. MOSSMAN and J.H. HARVEY PIRIE The Voyage of the "Scotia", FIRST EDITION, William Blackwood & Sons, 1906 £725
US$ 1,212
AU$ 1,291
67 BROWN (ROBERT NEAL RUDMOSE), and others. The Voyage of the "Scotia.", PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION OF W.S. BRUCE, 1906 £1,437
US$ 2,404
AU$ 2,560
68 CHARCOT (JEAN-BAPTISTE) Journal de l'expédition Antarctique Française, 1903-1905, FIRST EDITION, Paris, Ernest Flammarion, 1906 £2,250
US$ 3,763
AU$ 4,007
70 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) £1,375
US$ 2,300
AU$ 2,449
71 SHORE PARTY The signatures of all sixteen members of the the shore party on paper headed "The British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909" £1,875
US$ 3,136
AU$ 3,339
73 MURRAY (JAMES) AND GEORGE MARSTON Antarctic Days. Sketches of the Homely side of Polar Life by two of Shackleton's Men, Andrew Melrose, 1913 £6,250
US$ 10,455
AU$ 11,132
74 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, 3 vol. (including "The Antarctic Book Winter Quarters 1907-09"), LIMITED TO 300 COPIES, WITH SIGNATURES OF ALL THE SHORE PARTY, 1909 £12,500
US$ 20,911
AU$ 22,265
75 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Heart of the Antarctic, being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, Philadelphia, J.P. Lippincott, 1909 £937
US$ 1,568
AU$ 1,669
76 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Antarctic Book. Winter Quarters 1907-1909 [supplement to The Heart of the Antarctic], FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 300 COPIES SIGNED BY EVERY MEMBER OF THE SHORE PARTY £6,250
US$ 10,455
AU$ 11,132
77 CAMPBELL GLACIER. 'Rough surface on Campbell Glacier', silver gelatin print, signed by Frank Wild, Griffith Taylor and Raymond Priestley £1,062
US$ 1,777
AU$ 1,892
78 NIMROD - SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Bill of Sale for the Nimrod by Shackleton, 1911 £7,500
US$ 12,546
AU$ 13,359
79 CHARCOT MEDAL JEAN-BAPTISTE CHARCOT MEDAL £1,375
US$ 2,300
AU$ 2,449
80 CHARCOT (JEAN-BAPTISTE) Le Pourquoi-pas? Dans l'Antarctique: Journal de la Deuxième Expédition ai Pole Sud, 1908-1910, FIRST EDITION, Paris, Ernest Flammarion, 1910 £625
US$ 1,045
AU$ 1,113
81 CHARCOT (JEAN-BAPTISTE) The Voyage of the "Why Not?" in the Antarctic, FIRST EDITION, New York, Hodder & Stoughton, 1911 £437
US$ 731
AU$ 779
82 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Portrait, head and shoulders in fine clothes, with hat, INSCRIBED AND DATED (Rome, January 1917) BY AMUNDSEN on the image £4,000
US$ 6,691
AU$ 7,124
83 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Sydpolen. Den Norske Sydpolsfærd med Fram 1910-1912, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Kristiania, Jacob Dybwads Forlag, 1912 £3,000
US$ 5,018
AU$ 5,343
84 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1912-1912, John Murray, 1912 £2,000
US$ 3,345
AU$ 3,562
85 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1910-1912, New York, Lee Keedick, 1913 £2,000
US$ 3,345
AU$ 3,562
86 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Au Pole sud expedition du "Fram" 1910-1912, Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1913 £937
US$ 1,568
AU$ 1,669
87 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Die Eroberung des Südpols, 1910-1912, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Munchen, J. F. Lehmann, 1912 £625
US$ 1,045
AU$ 1,113
88 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) A pair of waterproof matchbox bags with aluminium screw-lids (length 220mm.) as supplied for the expedition to the South Pole, together with nine boxes of matches (7 "Nitedals Taendstikfabrik, Christiana", 2 "Haldens Electric") £10,000
US$ 16,728
AU$ 17,812
89 AMUNDSEN MEDAL ROALD AMUNDSEN MEDAL £1,875
US$ 3,136
AU$ 3,339
90 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Three Norwegian silver spoons, and a silver plaque, commemorating various events from Amundsen's career as a polar explorer, including his arrival at the South Pole (4) £1,750
US$ 2,927
AU$ 3,117
91 AMUNDSEN (ROALD) Three Norwegian silver spoons, commemorating various events from Amundsen's career as a polar explorer, including his arrival at the South Pole, various sizes £1,625
US$ 2,718
AU$ 2,894
92 SHORT (RICHARD) 'Terra Nova' leaving Cardiff, 15 June 1910 £16,250
US$ 27,184
AU$ 28,945
93 TERRA NOVA HILLSDON (W.) A view of the Terra Nova in a drydock in Lyttelton, New Zealand, 1910 £1,500
US$ 2,509
AU$ 2,671
94 TERRA NOVA - Rigging plan, [c.1910] £3,125
US$ 5,227
AU$ 5,566
95 TERRA NOVA A Dunn Bennett bone china plate from the ward room of the Terra Nova £3,750
US$ 6,273
AU$ 6,679
97 TERRA NOVA An electroplated cruet set from the Terra Nova wardroom, by Walker & Henderson, Sheffield, [c.1900] £7,250
US$ 12,128
AU$ 12,913
98 TERRA NOVA HALF MODEL A important Builder's half model of the Polar Exploration Barque Terra Nova, Dundee, 1885 £10,000
US$ 16,728
AU$ 17,812
99 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Manuscript hydrographic map drawn by Bowers, extending from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic; and 2 other items signed by Bowers £812
US$ 1,359
AU$ 1,447
100 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Commission appointing Bowers to position of Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Indian Marine, 1905 £1,125
US$ 1,881
AU$ 2,003
101 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON, 'Birdie') £1,500
US$ 2,509
AU$ 2,671
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