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

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102 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Log of the Loch Torridon, kept by Bowers on a voyage from London towards Adelaide, 1902 £1,000
US$ 1,683
AU$ 1,798
103 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON, 'Birdie') Souvenir miniature lifebelt of the Loch Torridon enclosing a pencil and watercolour view of the ship £375
US$ 631
AU$ 674
104 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON, 'Birdie') £1,500
US$ 2,525
AU$ 2,697
105 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON, "Birdie") Draft memorandum notes relating to the march to the Pole, [1911]; and 3 other items by Bowers (4) £9,375
US$ 15,787
AU$ 16,856
107 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Bowers' naval sword from his service in the Royal Indian Marine £7,500
US$ 12,629
AU$ 13,485
109 BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON 'Birdie') The Polar Party and their sledge; and a note (2) £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
112 BOWERS (ALEXANDER) Autograph letter signed to [James] Talboys Wheeler, Secretary to the Chief Comissioner of British Burma, 1870; and another manuscript £350
US$ 589
AU$ 629
113 BOWERS (ALEXANDER) Bhamo Expedition. Report on the Practicability of Re-opening the Trade Route, between Burma and Western China, Rangoon, 1869 £750
US$ 1,262
AU$ 1,348
114 BOWERS (ALEXANDER) Autograph manuscript of an address to "The Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Glasgow", [c.1870] £525
US$ 884
AU$ 943
116 CHERRY-GARRARD (APSLEY) Cherry-Garrard's copy of an off-print from The Ibis, entitled "Ornithological Results of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition - III. On the Birds of the Weddell and adjacent Seas, Antarctic Ocean" £562
US$ 947
AU$ 1,011
117 CHERRY-GERRARD (APSLEY) The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Constable & Co., 1922 £23,750
US$ 39,994
AU$ 42,703
118 CHERRY-GARRARD (APSLEY) The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913, 2 vol., Constable & Co., 1922 £18,750
US$ 31,574
AU$ 33,713
119 CHERRY-GARRARD (APSLEY) Winsor & Newton Sketchbook, 1913 £1,375
US$ 2,315
AU$ 2,472
120 CHERRY-GARRARD (APSLEY GEORGE BENET) Mount Erebus, and another unidentified topographical view presumed to be Antarctic, [c.1932] (2) £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
121 DEBENHAM (FRANK) Album of photographs, and inscribed copies (3) £5,000
US$ 8,419
AU$ 8,990
122 DEBENHAM (FRANK) British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, FIRST EDITION, Harrison & Sons, 1923 £525
US$ 884
AU$ 943
123 DEBENHAM (FRANK) British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, FIRST EDITION, Harrison & Sons, 1923 £200
US$ 336
AU$ 359
124 EVANS, LASHLY and CREAN Group portrait on Terra Nova of Evans with the two men who saved him on the return from the Beardmore Glacier, after parting from the Polar Party £775
US$ 1,305
AU$ 1,393
125 EVANS (EDWARD R.G.R., later Lord Mountevans)Postcard of Terra Nova at Lyttleton, signed, mentioning a sledge party to lay depots, [1912] £1,375
US$ 2,315
AU$ 2,472
126 EVANS (EDWARD R. G. R.) South with Scott, FIRST EDITION, W. Collins, 1921 £1,750
US$ 2,946
AU$ 3,146
127 TERRA NOVA An electroplated silver six slice toast rack £4,375
US$ 7,367
AU$ 7,866
128 TERRA NOVA A collection of Dunn Bennett bone china from the ward room of the Terra Nova, comprising a plate (diameter 220mm.), a bowl (diameter 125mm.), and a tea cup (diamter 80mm.); and a saucer (4) £8,125
US$ 13,682
AU$ 14,609
129 TERRA NOVA Entrée dish £5,000
US$ 8,419
AU$ 8,990
130 TERRA NOVA A collection of flatware from the Terra Nova, comprising three forks (one table, two types of dessert), two spoons (one table, one tea); and 2 knives (7) £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
131 TERRA NOVA "Menu - June 22nd 1911. Winter Quarters. Cape Evans" £7,500
US$ 12,629
AU$ 13,485
132 TERRA NOVA Stilton scoop, from the Terra Nova £3,375
US$ 5,683
AU$ 6,068
133 WILSON (ORIANA) Autograph letter signed ("yours gratefully Oriana Wilson"), to F.J. Hooper, writing to "thank you for the part you took in the finding of the tent with the three bodies in it - I am more grateful to you than I can say for that journey...", acknowledging Hooper's friendship to Edward Wilson "I know on the ship ...how well you looked after him - I shall always be grateful to you for all that you did for him in life", hoping that they may have a minute to meet before her departure from New Zealand on 6 March, and wishing "you will always count me as a friend in the place of Dr. Wilson..." £6,875
US$ 11,577
AU$ 12,361
134 WILSON (EDWARD A.) Portrait of Edward A. Wilson, standing half-length, in Antarctica, [1911]; and a christmas card signed by Hooper (2) £750
US$ 1,262
AU$ 1,348
135 SLEDGING MAP A finely executed map showing the major geological features between Ross Island and the South Pole £6,000
US$ 10,103
AU$ 10,788
136 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, INSCRIBED TO SCOTT, [c.1910] £3,500
US$ 5,893
AU$ 6,293
137 LEVICK (GEORGE MURRAY) The celebrated group photograph taken by Dr. Murray Levick of the Northern Party outside the ice cave in which they has survived the Antarctic winter £4,375
US$ 7,367
AU$ 7,866
138 LEVICK (GEORGE MURRAY) A pair of finnesko belonging to Levick; a full-length portrait of Levick laden with camera and instrument cases, with skis and wearing finnesko £2,500
US$ 4,209
AU$ 4,495
139 LEVICK (GEORGE MURRAY) George M. Levick's surgeon kit, made by Down Brothers, containing most of its original contents, including silver and nickel plated scapels, forceps, bistouries, clamps, scissors, a syringe, silk, and more £6,250
US$ 10,524
AU$ 11,237
142 MCKENZIE (EDWARD ARCHIBALD) Pewter kitchen baluster pepper pot from the Terra Nova; and cabinet portrait (2) £1,875
US$ 3,157
AU$ 3,371
143 MCKENZIE (EDWARD. A.) Sheet signed by ten members of the Terra Nova; and a portrait of McKenzie £525
US$ 884
AU$ 943
145 OATES (LAWRENCE EDWARD GRACE) "A Very Gallant Gentleman," Captain Oates leaving the tent £937
US$ 1,578
AU$ 1,685
147 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "Midnight in the Antarctic Summer" £8,750
US$ 14,734
AU$ 15,732
148 PONTING (H.G.) "Midnight Sun in McMurdo Sound", blue carbon print, [1911] £10,000
US$ 16,839
AU$ 17,980
149 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "The Freezing of the Sea", [1911] £15,000
US$ 25,259
AU$ 26,970
150 PONTING (HERBERT G.) "The Castle Berg", large carbon print, [c.1912] £5,000
US$ 8,419
AU$ 8,990
151 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "The Terra Nova at the Ice-Foot, Cape Evans" £13,750
US$ 23,154
AU$ 24,723
152 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "Summertime, the Opening-up of the Ice" £6,875
US$ 11,577
AU$ 12,361
153 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "The Southern Party" £4,375
US$ 7,367
AU$ 7,866
154 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "Commander Evans Observing and Occulation of Jupiter" £4,000
US$ 6,735
AU$ 7,192
155 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) A collection of 22 images from the Terra Nova expedition £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
156 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "Mr. Day & the motor sledge £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
159 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) "Return of 1st Party to Winter Quarters from Hut Point, April 1911" £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
161 PONTING (HERBERT) "Captain Scott's Birthday Dinner", [1911] £3,500
US$ 5,893
AU$ 6,293
162 PONTING (HERBERT G.) "Cavern in an Iceberg", fine carbon print, [c.1912] £11,250
US$ 18,944
AU$ 20,228
163 PONTING (HERBERT) The Great White South, FIRST EDITION, Duckworth, 1921 £525
US$ 884
AU$ 943
164 PONTING (HERBERT G.) The Great White South or With Scott in the Antarctic, eighth impression, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, 1928 £525
US$ 884
AU$ 943
165 PONTING (HERBERT GEORGE) £350
US$ 589
AU$ 629
167 PONTING (H.G.) With Captain Scott in the Antarctic, lecture programme,[c.1914] £250
US$ 420
AU$ 449
168 POSTAL HISTORY Victoria Land. 1911, 1/2d. deep green, and 1d. carmine, each overprinted "Victoria Land", stamped "British Antarctic Exped. NZ 1.30PM, Ja. 18/13", each mounted on Expedition paper with the expedition emblem "British Antarctic Expedition Terra Nova R.Y.S." in a band surrounding a penguin standing on the Pole, fine; with bibliography (3) £1,062
US$ 1,789
AU$ 1,910
169 PROGRAMMES - POLAR LECTURES A collection of eleven programmes for lectures, exhibitions and film showings relating to Polar expeditions led by Shackleton, Scott, Amundsen and Nansen (11) £1,875
US$ 3,157
AU$ 3,371
170 PRIESTLEY (RAYMOND E.) Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party, FIRST EDITION, Fisher Unwin, 1914 £1,375
US$ 2,315
AU$ 2,472
171 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Autograph Letter Signed, 4 pages, 8vo, March 16, 1912, to Edgar Speyer £163,250
US$ 274,908
AU$ 293,531
173 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Reciept signed, with autograph note, 1910 £1,875
US$ 3,157
AU$ 3,371
175 SCOTT MEMORIAL PLAQUE An embossed and engraved commemorative silver plaque, headed "Antarctic Expedition", with four scenes from the "Terra Nova" expedition quartered on a central rectangular area (a dog sledge moving across the ice away from the Terra Nova; Scott's polar party preparing to man-haul a sledge; the five man party at the Pole; memorial and burial place of Scott, Wilson and Bowers), with a central "boss" of the ship's cat 'Nigger', within a wide border of decorative scroll work bearing the names those who reached the Pole and a polar flag within a frame of laurel leaves, the cornerpieces with medallion portraits of Scott, his wife Kathleen, their son Peter, and another view of the Scott monument £6,250
US$ 10,524
AU$ 11,237
176 SCOTT MEMORIAL PLAQUE An embossed and engraved bronzed copper commemorative plaque, headed "Antarctic Expedition", with four scenes from the "Terra Nova" expedition quartered on a central rectangular area £625
US$ 1,052
AU$ 1,123
177 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, CAROLINE OATES'S COPY, 1913 £2,250
US$ 3,788
AU$ 4,045
178 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, dust-jackets, Smith Elder, 1913 £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
179 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vol. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY KATHLEEN SCOTT to Clements Markham, 1913 £4,000
US$ 6,735
AU$ 7,192
180 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Smith Elder, 1913 £3,125
US$ 5,262
AU$ 5,618
181 SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Typed letter signed ("R.F. Scott"), to Sir Archibald Geikie, petitioning his help in persuading the New Zealand government to allow the geologistMackintosh-Bell to join the Expedition, 7 January, 1910 £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
184 SCRAPBOOK A scrapbook assembled in the years after 1912 by Miss Joyce Collins £1,250
US$ 2,104
AU$ 2,247
185 SIMPSON (GEORGE CLARKE) Scott's Polar Journey and the Weather, FIRST EDITION, Clarendon Press, 1926 £812
US$ 1,368
AU$ 1,460
188 TAYLOR (GRIFFITH) With Scott: The Silver Lining, New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1916 £1,125
US$ 1,894
AU$ 2,022
189 WILSON (E.) 11 reproductions of his Antarctic watercolours, letter from Oriana Wilson, and other items (small qty) £3,250
US$ 5,472
AU$ 5,843
190 WILSON (EDWARD ADRIAN) A print of Mount Erebus £375
US$ 631
AU$ 674
191 WILSON (EDWARD) Sketch of a fantastic pressure ridge, 1911; together with 2 ALS, primus stove, aneroid barometer, and typescript ms with notes by EW (small quantity) £3,250
US$ 5,472
AU$ 5,843
192 WILSON (EDWARD ADRIAN) An Antarctic vista with Emperor penguins in the foreground, [c.1911] £6,875
US$ 11,577
AU$ 12,361
193 WILSON (EDWARD A.) 'The Crippetts' with a kestrel in the foreground, watercolour £1,125
US$ 1,894
AU$ 2,022
195 FILCHNER (WILHELM) Zum sechsten Erdteil. Die zweite Deutsche Südpolar-Expedition, FIRST EDITION, Berlin, Ullstein, 1922 £562
US$ 947
AU$ 1,011
196 DAVIS (JOHN KING) With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic 1911-1914, FIRST EDITION, Andrew Melrose, 1919 £1,125
US$ 1,894
AU$ 2,022
198 MAWSON (DOUGLAS) The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed in both volumes, 1915 £2,750
US$ 4,630
AU$ 4,944
199 MAWSON (DOUGLAS) The Home of the Blizzard, 2. vol., William Heinemann, 1915 £1,250
US$ 2,104
AU$ 2,247
200 MAWSON (DOUGLAS) The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, 2 vol., fine copy, Philadelphia, 1915 £1,500
US$ 2,525
AU$ 2,697
201 HURLEY (FRANK) Argonauts of the South, New York, Putnam's, 1925 £750
US$ 1,262
AU$ 1,348
203 MARSTON (GEORGE E.) 'Sunset Elephant Island - from the lookout point Sunset and no relief in sight' £11,250
US$ 18,944
AU$ 20,228
206 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917, FIRST EDITION, William Heinemann, 1919 £2,500
US$ 4,209
AU$ 4,495
208 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-17, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO FRANK WORSLEY inscribed "To Wuzzles from the Boss in memory of all he is and did in the old Antarctic days, Ernest Shackleton, 21st. Nov. 1919", with Worsley's bold ownership inscription "Commander F.A. Worsley" on the half-title, several passages marked in pencil, and one map annotated in ink £22,500
US$ 37,889
AU$ 40,456
209 WORSLEY (FRANK A.) Endurance. An Epic Polar Adventure, FIRST EDITION, Philip Allan, 1931 £2,000
US$ 3,367
AU$ 3,596
210 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, prospectus, [1914]; with accompanying typed letter £4,000
US$ 6,735
AU$ 7,192
212 BAGSHAWE (THOMAS W.) Two Men in the Antarctic. An Expedition to Graham Land 1920-1922, Cambridge University Press, 1939 £812
US$ 1,368
AU$ 1,460
213 DINNER AT LISBON. Signed menu, Pass for Quest and Poem, 1921 £1,625
US$ 2,736
AU$ 2,921
214 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-17, fourth impression, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNATURES OF SEVERAL QUEST MEMBERS, 1920; and 4 photos, one signed by Shackleton £1,750
US$ 2,946
AU$ 3,146
215 WILKINS (GEORGE HUBERT) A collection of approximately of 110 images (including a handful of duplicates), recording the voyage of the Quest to South Georgia, Shackleton's grave, Quest's voyage south from South Georgia, members of the expedition at the Shackleton cairn on South Georgia £1,875
US$ 3,157
AU$ 3,371
216 WILKINS (GEORGE HUBERT) A collection of approximately 70 images (including duplicates) recording the visit of Quest to Tristan da Cuhna (including Gough and possibly Nightingale or Inaccessible islands), 1922 £1,750
US$ 2,946
AU$ 3,146
217 WILD (FRANK) Shackleton's Last Voyage, FIRST EDITION, Cassells, 1923 £625
US$ 1,052
AU$ 1,123
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