Title: Scott's Last Expedition in Two Volumes
Publisher: Smith Elder & Co - 3rd Edition
Publication Date: 1913
Volume one is a third edition and volume two is a second edition (all three editions were published in November 1913). xxvi, 636; portrait frontis, xiv, 534 printed pages. There is light foxing to a few pages only. Frontispiece a portrait of Captain Scott, there are six illustrations from sketches by Dr Edward A Wilson, ten coloured plates from water colour drawings by Dr Edward A Wilson. Two panoramas from photographs by Herbert G Ponting. 133 full page illustrations from photographs by Herbert G Ponting. There are two Maps, a sketch map of McMurdo Sound and a folding map to the end of the volume of The British Antarctic Expedition 1910 - 1913 - Track chart of Main Southern Journey. There are tissue guards to many illustrations. Volume 2 - Bring the reports of the journeys and the scientific work undertaken by Dr E A Wilson and the surviving membersof the expedition Arranged by Leonard Huxley with a preface by Sir Clements R Markham . There is a photogravure Frontispiece of Dr Edward A W. Wilson. Six original sketches in photogravure by Dr E A Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr Wilson) protected by tissue guards. 260 full page and smaller illustrations from photographs taken by Herbert G Ponting and other members of the Expedition. panoramas and Maps. Top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Slight foxing throughout.
18 x 24.5 cm. Dark Blue ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering to front and spines. Head and heels of spines ruled in gilt. Both volumes very slightly rubbed. A bright clean tight set in very good condition.