Scott's Last Expedition. ... 2 vols. Arranged by L. Huxley. With a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham.
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London: Smith Elder & Co. 1913. Royal 8vo. Orig. blue ribbed cloth. Top edges gilt other edges uncut. With 2 frontispieces 6 photogravures with captioned tissue-guards 2 folding panoramas 18 full-page coloured plates 2 facsimile letters 8 folding maps 3 double-page plates and numerous illustrations from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting et al. Title-pages printed in red/black. 2nd edition. Complete. Spence 1056. Some foxing. Collation: Vol. I - The Journals of Captain R.F. Scott R.N. C.V.O.; Vol. II - The Reports of the Journeys & Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. NOTE: Captain Scott was a British naval officer and explorer who between 1901 and 1904 led the British National Antarctic Expedition. With Edward Wilson and Ernest Shackleton he made the first extensive land journeys on that continent. In January 1912 he and his companions all perished after becoming the second team to reach the South Pole.
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