Item #53241 Scott's Last Expedition. Vol. I being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O., Vol. II being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. Captain R. F. SCOTT, Leonard HUXLEY, Sir Clements R. MARKHAM, preface.

Scott's Last Expedition. Vol. I being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O., Vol. II being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1913. [Polar Exploration] FIRST COLONIAL EDITION. Two volumes. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xviii; 497; [11]; pp.x; 431; [1]. With eight photographic plates including a frontispiece to each volume, and a folding map at the rear of each volume. Publisher's light blue cloth with gilt titles and blue stamped decoration to spines and upper boards. With dust-jackets showing an image of Captain Scott to the front cover. Some rubbing and spotting to edges. Light spotting and offsetting to endpapers. Light pencil annotations to contents page of volume II. A square cut-out of a newspaper column announcing the promotion of Sir E.R.G.R. Evans to Admiral taped to verso of illustrations list of volume I. Light occasional spotting. Tears to map joint corners. Cloth spines lightly faded. Jackets with chips from head and tail of spines and corners; toning to spines. Rarely seen in jackets. Near fine. Item #53241

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Price: £4,750.00

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