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. Robert Falcon Scott.

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

NY: Dodd, Mead, 1913. First American Edition. Hardcover. 443 & 376 pages. 24 1/2 x 17 cm. Photogravure frontispiece, six original sketches in photogravure, eighteen colored plates, 260 full-page and smaller illustrations from photographs, panoramas and maps (some are fold-outs). Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. Index. Scott and four companions perished in the midst of a storm on his return from the South Pole. News of Amundsen's success in reaching the South Pole preceded the news of Scott's demise. Scott's last notes were found with his corpse by his crew members in the rescue party. Light to moderate toning, mostly at page perimeters; tight and firm copy, contemporary owner inscription. Orig. green cloth. Teg. Very Good/Near Fine. 2 vols. Item #18486

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