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

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 of 222
  • Lot 1
    AAGAARD (BJARNE) Fangst og Forskning i Sydishavet, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, Gyldenal Norsk Forlag, 1930-1934
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    BENNETT (FREDERICK DEBELL) Narrative of a Whaling Voyage, 2.vol., FIRST EDITION, Richard Bentley, 1840
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,518) inc. premium

  • Lot 3
    FANNING (EDMUND) Voyages round the world, FIRST EDITION, New York, Collins & Hannay, 1833
    £1,200 - 1,800
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000

  • Lot 4
    FRICKER (KARL) Antarktis, FIRST EDITION, Schall & Grund, 1898; and two others, including the first English edition, MacMillan, 1900 (3)
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,888) inc. premium

  • Lot 5
    HAYES (J. GORDON) Antarctica. A Treatise on the Southern Continent, 1928
    Sold for £375 (US$ 629) inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    MATTHEWS (LEONARD HARRISON) South Georgia: The British Subantarctic Outpost, FIRST EDITION, John Wright, 1931
    Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,876) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,938) inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    ROSOVE (MICHAEL H.) Antarctica, 1772-1922. Freestanding Publications through 1999, 2001; Additions and corrections supplement to the Rosove Antarctic Bibliography, 2008 (2)
    Sold for £375 (US$ 629) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,308) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium

  • Lot 11
    BELLINGSHAUSEN (FABIAN GOTTLIEB von) The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821, The Hakluyt Society, 1945
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    WEDDELL (JAMES) A Voyage towards the South pole, performed in the years 1822-24, FIRST EDITION, Longman, Hurst, Rees & Green, 1825
    Sold for £3,875 (US$ 6,506) inc. premium

  • Lot 13
    WEBSTER (WILLIAM H.R.) Narrative of a Voyage to the Southern Atlantic Ocean, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Richard Bentley, 1834
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,037) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £37,250 (US$ 62,546) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,285) inc. premium

  • Lot 17
    DAVIS (JOHN EDWARD) 'Coulman Island' showing Erebus and Terror, watercolour, 1843
    Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,790) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,938) inc. premium

  • Lot 19
    McCORMICK (RICHARD C.) Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 750 COPIES, 1884
    Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,358) inc. premium

  • Lot 20
    MURDOCH (WILLIAM GORDON BURN) From Edinburgh to the Antarctic, FIRST EDITION, Longmans Green, 1894
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,049) inc. premium

  • Lot 21
    BULL (HENRIK J.) The Cruise of the Antarctic to the South Polar Regions, FIRST EDITION, Edward Arnold, 1896
    Sold for £937 (US$ 1,574) inc. premium

  • Lot 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]
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,888) inc. premium

  • Lot 23
    COOK (FREDERICK A.) Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-99, New York, Doubleday & McClure Co., 1900
    Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,308) inc. premium

  • Lot 24
    LECOINTE (GEORGES) Expédition Antartique Belge, FIRST EDITION, Brussels, Oscar Schepens, 1904
    Sold for £500 (US$ 839) inc. premium

  • Lot 25
    BORCHGREVINK (CARSTEN EGEBERG) First on the Antarctic Continent...1898-1900, FIRST EDITION, George Newnes, 1901
    Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,358) inc. premium

  • Lot 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
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,777) inc. premium

  • Lot 27
    BERNACCHI (LOUIS C.) To the South Polar Regions. Expedition of 1898-1900, Hurst and Blackett, 1901
    Sold for £937 (US$ 1,574) inc. premium

  • Lot 28
    BORCHGREVINK (CARSTEN E.)] Report on the Collection of Natural History Made in the Antarctic Regions during the Voyage of the "Southern Cross"
    Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,993) inc. premium

  • Lot 29
    NORDENSKJÖLD (OTTO G.N.) and J.G. ANDERSSON Antarctica, or two years amongst the ice of the South Pole, New York, MacMillan, 1905
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,518) inc. premium

  • Lot 30
    NORDENSKJÖLD (NILS OTTO GUSTAV and J.G. ANDERSSON Antarctic, två år bland sydpolens isar, FIRST EDITION, Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Forlag, 1904
    Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,296) inc. premium

  • Lot 31
    ARMITAGE (ALBERT B.) Two Years in the Antarctic. Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition, Edward Arnold, 1905
    Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,197) inc. premium

  • Lot 33
    BERNACCHI (LOUIS CHARLES) Saga of the "Discovery", inscribed by the author on title, 1938
    Sold for £500 (US$ 839) inc. premium

  • Lot 34
    BRUTON GALLERIES, EXHIBITION "Discovery" Antarctic Exhibition. Bruton Galleries, 13 Bruton St., Bond St., W., 84pp, illustrations, 1904
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,518) inc. premium

  • Lot 35*
    DISCOVERY An electroplated lily pattern tea spoon retailed by Joseph Rodgers & Sons, Sheffield
    Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,098) inc. premium

  • Lot 36
    DISCOVERY An electroplated egg cruet, retailed by Joseph Rodger & Sons, Sheffield
    Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,494) inc. premium

  • Lot 37
    DISCOVERY [Catalogue of Books of the "Discovery", 1901], CHARLES ROYDS' ANNOTATED COPY, 1901
    £3,000 - 4,000
    US$ 5,000 - 6,700

  • 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$ 5,037) inc. premium

  • Lot 40
    DOORLY (GERALD S.) The Voyages of the "Morning", FIRST EDITION, Smith Elder, 1916
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,777) inc. premium

  • Lot 41
    MARKHAM (CLEMENTS) Autograph manuscript titled "Robert Falcon Scott", 2pp., in ink, folio, [undated]
    Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,148) 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$ 14,272) 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$ 6,296) inc. premium

  • Lot 46
    SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Autograph letter signed "R.F. Scott", probably to Henry Sulivan
    Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,777) 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$ 6,716) 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$ 5,457) inc. premium

  • Lot 50
    SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', 2 vol., FIRST EDITION
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,518) inc. premium

  • Lot 51
    SCOTT and OFFICERS OF DISCOVERY Captain Scott with the officers of Discovery
    Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,358) 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$ 6,716) inc. premium

  • Lot 54
    WELLER (WILLIAM ISAAC, Able Seaman) Long autograph letter signed, 8 June 1903
    Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,876) 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$ 19,939) 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$ 5,876) 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$ 5,457) 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$ 1,888) 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$ 2,413) 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$ 3,777) 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$ 2,308) 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$ 3,148) 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$ 10,494) inc. premium

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