Item #101822 Scott's Last Expedition. In Two Volumes, Vol. I Being the Journals of Captian R.F. Scott, RN., 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. R. F. SCOTT, Leonard HUXLEY.
Scott's Last Expedition. In Two Volumes, Vol. I Being the Journals of Captian R.F. Scott, RN., 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
Scott's Last Expedition. In Two Volumes, Vol. I Being the Journals of Captian R.F. Scott, RN., 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

Scott's Last Expedition. In Two Volumes, Vol. I Being the Journals of Captian R.F. Scott, RN., 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

Smith, Elder & Co, 1913.

First edition, first printing. 2 vols. 8vo. 633 + 2pp ads; 534pp + 8 photogravures, 18 colour plates, many more illustrations on plates, 5 folding panoramas, 8 folding maps. Publisher's blue boards with gilt titles. Top edge gilt. A very good+ set. No chipping or splitting to cloth. Some tiny/small light marks to boards & spine. Internally very clean and fresh with no inscriptions. Endpapers original and unsplit. A very good+ set of a Polar Classic.

November 1910 and Robert Falcon Scott set off on the greatest quest of heroism in the age of polar exploration - to reach the South Pole; his bitter achievements left a wake of tragedy culminating ultimately in his own death but his story past down has now reached legendary status - this is that story. Illustrated throughout by the timeless photographs we all know so well by Herbert Ponting.

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Item #101822

Price: £350.00