SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Smith Elder, 1913
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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Smith Elder, 1913
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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON)
Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vol. [vol 1: the journals of Captain R.F. Scott; vol. II: the reports of the journeys & the scientific work undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition], FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY KATHLEEN SCOTT "W. Williams with good wishes from K. Scott, 1913" on front free endpaper of volume one, preface by Sir Clements Markham, half-titles, titles printed in red and black. 2 photogravure portrait frontispieces, 2 folding panoramas, 8 folding maps, numerous plates after Herbert Ponting, Edward Wilson and others (3 double-page, 18 coloured), publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering on spines, t.e.g. [Conrad, p.188; Renard 1386; Rosove 290.A1; Spence 1056,Taurus 77; OCLC 2276814], 8vo (244 x 173mm.), Smith Elder, 1913

Footnotes

  • A VERY FINE SET, WITH A PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION FROM KATHLEEN SCOTT, to W. Williams, presumed to be William Williams, Chief engine room artificer on the Terra Nova.

    Provenance: W. Williams (presentation copy from Kathleen Scott); Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from Henry Sotheran Ltd.
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