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

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LOTS
 of 222
  • Lot 38
    DISCOVERY'S LIBRARY ARNOLD (MATTHEW) Poetical Works
    £2,500 - 3,000
    US$ 4,200 - 5,000

  • Lot 39
    DOORLY (GERALD S.) In the Wake, FIRST EDITION, Sampson Low, Marsten & Co., 1936
    Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,039) inc. premium

  • Lot 40
    DOORLY (GERALD S.) The Voyages of the "Morning", FIRST EDITION, Smith Elder, 1916
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,779) inc. premium

  • Lot 41
    MARKHAM (CLEMENTS) Autograph manuscript titled "Robert Falcon Scott", 2pp., in ink, folio, [undated]
    Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,149) inc. premium

  • Lot 42
    MULOCK (GEORGE F.A.) The Charts of the "Discovery" Antarctic Expedition, FIRST EDITION, Royal Geographical Society, 1908
    £5,000 - 6,000
    US$ 8,400 - 10,000

  • Lot 43
    MULOCK (GEORGE FRANCIS ARTHUR) Sledge Journeys from Winter Quarters, maps [c.1908]
    £300 - 400
    US$ 500 - 670

  • Lot 44
    MURRAY (GEORGE) The Antarctic Manual for the use of the Expedition of 1901, FIRST EDITION, Royal Geographical Society, 1901
    Sold for £8,500 (US$ 14,278) inc. premium

  • Lot 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)
    Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,299) inc. premium

  • Lot 46
    SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Autograph letter signed "R.F. Scott", probably to Henry Sulivan
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,779) inc. premium

  • Lot 47
    SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) and FRIDTJOF NANSEN Signatures of Scott and Nansen in an album presented to the lecture agent Gerald Christy, 1908
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium

  • Lot 48
    SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY SCOTT, 1905
    Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,719) inc. premium

  • Lot 49
    SCOTT (Captain ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', vol. 1 (of 2), AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO THOMAS S. WILLIAMSON, 1905
    Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,459) inc. premium

  • Lot 50
    SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', 2 vol., FIRST EDITION
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,519) inc. premium

  • Lot 51
    SCOTT and OFFICERS OF DISCOVERY Captain Scott with the officers of Discovery
    Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,359) inc. premium

  • Lot 52
    SOUTH POLAR TIMES SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY), L.C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. South Polar Times, 3 vol., LIMITED EDITIONS, 1907-1914
    £10,000 - 15,000
    US$ 17,000 - 25,000

  • Lot 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]
    Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,719) inc. premium

  • Lot 54
    WELLER (WILLIAM ISAAC, Able Seaman) Long autograph letter signed, 8 June 1903
    Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,879) inc. premium

  • Lot 55
    MORRISON (JOHN DONALD) Three albums containing upwards of 250 images recording the two voyages to McMurdo Sound by S.Y. Morning, of which Morrison was Chief Engineer, 1902-1904
    £7,000 - 9,000
    US$ 12,000 - 15,000

  • Lot 56
    LOG BOOKS
    Sold for £11,875 (US$ 19,947) inc. premium

  • Lot 57
    MORNING. Six photographs together with memorablia relating to J.D. Morrison (small quantity)
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium

  • Lot 58
    CAMERA - "Eastman Kodak Co. No. 3 Cartridge Kodak", belonging to J.D. Morrison
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,154) inc. premium

  • Lot 59
    POLAR MEDAL E.VII.R., bronze issue, no bar, engraved (J.D.Morrison. "Morning." 1902-4.)
    Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,879) inc. premium

  • Lot 60
    SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS - 1½ inch Refracting Telescope, blanket, aneroid barometer, and penguin egg (4)
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium

  • Lot 61
    SONGS OF THE MORNING. Yuss"; "The North Land", words by J.D. Morrison and music by Gerald S. Doorly, manuscript on paper, [1902]
    Sold for £350 (US$ 587) inc. premium

  • Lot 62
    SHACKLETON PRESENTATION Three items, belonging to Morrison, comprising:
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,154) inc. premium

  • Lot 63
    DRYGALSKI (ENRICH von) Zum Kontinent des eisigen Sudens, FIRST EDITION, Berlin, George Reimer, 1904
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,459) inc. premium

  • Lot 65
    WEGENER (GEORG) Der Südpol. Die Südpolarforschung und die deutsche Südpolar-Expedition, FIRST EDITION, Berlin, Verlag von Hermann Baetel, 1897
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,889) inc. premium

  • Lot 66
    BROWN (R.N. RUDMOSE), R. C. MOSSMAN and J.H. HARVEY PIRIE The Voyage of the "Scotia", FIRST EDITION, William Blackwood & Sons, 1906
    Sold for £725 (US$ 1,217) inc. premium

  • Lot 67
    BROWN (ROBERT NEAL RUDMOSE), and others. The Voyage of the "Scotia.", PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION OF W.S. BRUCE, 1906
    Sold for £1,437 (US$ 2,414) inc. premium

  • Lot 68
    CHARCOT (JEAN-BAPTISTE) Journal de l'expédition Antarctique Française, 1903-1905, FIRST EDITION, Paris, Ernest Flammarion, 1906
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,779) inc. premium

  • Lot 69*
    ANEROID BAROMETER A William Cary aneroid barometer provided for Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-1909
    £18,000 - 20,000
    US$ 30,000 - 34,000

  • Lot 70
    SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY)
    Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,309) inc. premium

  • Lot 71
    SHORE PARTY The signatures of all sixteen members of the the shore party on paper headed "The British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909"
    Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,149) inc. premium

  • Lot 72
    SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) Aurora Australis, British Antarctic Expedition, 1908
    £60,000 - 80,000
    US$ 100,000 - 130,000

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,498) inc. premium

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