EVANS (EDWARD R. G. R.) South with Scott, FIRST EDITION, W. Collins, 1921
Lot 126
EVANS (EDWARD R. G. R.) South with Scott, FIRST EDITION, W. Collins, 1921
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,834) inc. premium

Lot Details
EVANS (EDWARD R.G.R., later Lord Mountevans)
South with Scott, first edition, frontispiece, 3 folding maps, one folding diagram, 6 pages of advertisements at end, publisher's blue cloth lettered in red on spine, dust-jacket printed in black with the word "by" above Evans' name, lightly soiled with a few small marginal repairs [Renard 496; Rosove 117, see note on dust-jacket variants; Spence 432; cf. Taurus 83; OCLC 987811], 8vo (228 x 154mm.), W. Collins, 1921

Footnotes

  • FIRST EDITION, IN DUST-JACKET. Evans accompanied Scott on both of his Antarctic expeditions, starting the Terra Nova Expedition as his second-in-command. His book proved hugely successful, Rosove noting that there have been at least 80 further editions.

    Provenance: Christie's, 25 September, 2002, lot 199; Martin L. Greene (Seattle).
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