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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. Volume 1. Being the journals of Captain Scott. -- Volume 2. Being the reports of the journeys & 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. London. 1913 - FIRST EDITION. Two large 8vo volumes. Fully illustrated with photogravure frontispieces, 6 original sketches in photogravure by Dr.Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 full page and smaller illustrations, from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting, and other members of the expedition, panoramas and maps. One page of text has small (thumb sized) area of damage where the page has stuck to the back of the illustration page opposite and torn when opened. Otherwise a very good copy. Publishers blue cloth with gilt lettered to front boards and spines. Top edges gilt. Neat repair to the inside of the cloth to strengthen the top of the spine, not visible on the shelf. Small mark to spine of volume two and edges a bit bumped but overall a very good copy of this major work. Previous owners bookplates on front paste down endpapers.
      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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