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Size 8.75 x 11.0. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front with colour plate to front. All edges gilt. A really bright copy. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing to edge. Three small faint dots on front cover. Browning to endpapers. COMPLETE all pages & plates present. Ca 4 pages of contents is very slightly gutta percha. Some light foxing. Colour plates and gilt clean and bright. xv 160 pages Numerous plates, maps and illustrations, some chromolithographed, after Herbert Ponting, Edmund Wilson and others This is a first edition copy of a limited edition of 350 of which this is No. 236. Volume 1 only. Note: An important work and a cornerstone of any Antarctic collection. "The owner of these volumes will possess an exact reproduction of the original 'South Polar Times' which appeared month by month during the winters of 1902-3, produced as they were for the sole edification of our small company of explorers in the 'Discovery' then held fast in the Antarctic ice" (Robert F. Scott, from the Preface).
Title: The South Polar Times. April - October 1911. Vol III only. Limited edition of 350.
Categories: Antarctic / Arctic,
Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co. 1914 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81550
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