SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) and FRIDTJOF NANSEN Signatures of Scott and Nansen in an album presented to the lecture agent Gerald Christy, 1908
Lot 47
SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) and FRIDTJOF NANSEN Signatures of Scott and Nansen in an album presented to the lecture agent Gerald Christy, 1908
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SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) and FRIDTJOF NANSEN
Signatures of Scott and Nansen in an album presented to the lecture agent Gerald Christy on the occasion of his marriage, to accompany the gift of a rose bowl, illuminated title-page ("To Gerald Christy [from] the Lecturers and Entertainers past and present, associated with you upon the List of The Lecture Agency") and introductory leaf, 8 pages of signatures (those of Scott and Nansen on the first page), contemporary roan with intertwined 'CS' monogram on upper cover, g.e., 4to, April, 1908

Footnotes

  • In addition to Scott and Fridtjof Nansen, the signatories include Sir Francis Burnand and T.P. O'Connor; a poem by Percy French (1854-1923, humorist, artist and poet) is loosely inserted. Christy was also the agent for Shackleton, who was otherwise engaged at the time on Nimrod.
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