SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the Discovery, 2 vol. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO REGINALD KOETTLITZ, Smith Elder, 1905
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KOETTLITZ (REGINALD) and ROBERT FALCON SCOTT The Voyage of the Discovery, 2 vol. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO REGINALD KOETTLITZ, first edition, Smith Elder, 1905
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KOETTLITZ (REGINALD) and ROBERT FALCON SCOTT
SCOTT (ROBERT FALCON) The Voyage of the Discovery, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO REGINALD KOETTLITZ, inscribed on the half-title of volume one "Reginald Koettlitz, with the best wishes of the authorities of the expedition and of the author, R.F. Scott, Oct 12th 1905", photogravure frontispieces, numerous maps and plates (including 12 coloured reproductions after Edward Wilson), folding map in pocket at the end of each volume, publisher's advertisement slip tipped in at front of volume one, occasional foxing, contents working loose, publisher's blue cloth, gilt 'medallions' on upper covers, spines faded and rubbed and head and foot, lower cover of volume one dampstained [Conrad, p.121; Rosove 286; Spence 1051; Taurus 41], 8vo, Smith Elder, 1905
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