SCOTT (Captain ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the 'Discovery', vol. 1 (of 2), AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO THOMAS S. WILLIAMSON, 1905
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$ 5,076) inc. premium

Lot Details
SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON)
The Voyage of the 'Discovery', vol. one (of 2), second impression, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the half-title "Thomas S. Williamson With the Author's Compliments & best wishes R.F. Scott Oct 12th 1905", frontispiece, numerous plates (mostly photographic, 7 colour), lacks maps in pocket, contents loose, publisher's cloth, worn [cf. Conrad, p.121; Spence 1051; Taurus 1051], 8vo (235 x 165mm.), Smith Elder, 1905, sold as an association copy

Footnotes

  • PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY SCOTT TO THOMAS W. WILLIAMSON, A MEMBER OF THE "DISCOVERY" EXPEDITION.

    Thomas Soulsbury Williamson, R.N. served as an Able Seaman on board Discovery, and took part in the sledging programme, including a journey in September 1903 to the Cape Crozier emperor penguin rookery. He subsequently served under Scott again as Petty Officer on the Terra Nova, and is commemorated in Antarctica by Williamson Rock, on the coast between Cape Tennyson and Cape Crozier.
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