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Scott, Shackleton, Bowers et al
FOLIO SOCIETY SOUTH POLAR TIMES Limited Edition Scott, Shackleton, Bowers 2012
Folio Society, 2012. All 12 journals and the commentary volume appear UNREAD and FINE condition. Internally pages are clean and bright throughout. No marks to the boards. No tears, inscriptions, bookplates etc.. Presentation box is also in FINE condition. The slipcase of the commentary volume is in NEAR FINE condition with very light shelf wear (see Photos 4, 6 8 &11). Overall a fine copy. Folio Society Limited Edition - SOUTH POLAR TIMES by Scott, Shackleton, Bowers et al Published to honour the centenary of the death of Captain Scott and his companions, this limited edition is the complete facsimile of all 12 original issues of the South Polar Times - Captain Scott's expedition magazine. Published in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society, the British Library and the Scott Polar Research Institute. At the start of the 20th century most of the far places of the world had been explored. Only the Polar regions, bound in ice and well-nigh impenetrable, remained to be conquered. Captain Scott led two expeditions to the Antarctic, on the ships Discovery in 1902 and the Terra Nova in 1911. He and his men waited out the long months of winter darkness, carrying out scientific research, and then used the brief summers to explore the uncharted continent, culminating in 1911 with their ill-fated journey to the South Pole, forever etched on the national consciousness. The South Polar Times was a magazine created by members of Captain Scott's expeditions to entertain themselves during the four months of Antarctic winter. Typed up, and illustrated with paintings, sketches and p … [Click Below for Full Description]
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