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Antarctic Explorer Book (signed) (1937)
1937. Inscribed to Mr. (Sir) & Mrs. (Dame) J.D. (James Braid ) Taylor, second Governor of the Reserve Bank of India by Admiral Edward Evans, Rector ( of the University of Aberdeen ). Dated 3rd March 1937. (Book) Adventure, Youth and Duty by Admiral Edward 'Teddy' Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, KCB, DSO, SGM (28 October 1880[1] - 20 August 1957), known as "Teddy" Evans, was a Royal Naval Officer and Antarctic explorer and companion to Captain Scott. In the Skuary, Antarctica, there is a bay named 'Cape Evans'. Edward Evans was second-in-command on Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole (1910-1913) and accompanied Scott to within 150 miles of the Pole and coming down with sickness, only narrowly survived the return journey. In 1917 at the height of WWI he became famous as "Evans of the Broke" after the Battle of Dover Strait.Author: Admiral Edward 'Teddy' EvansPublisher: Frederick Warne.
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