Scott’s Last Expedition
( SCOTT of the ANTARCTIC ) SCOTT, Robert Falcon
NEAR FINE COPY OF THE SECOND EDITION
Published: Smith Elder & Co., 1913
Stock code: 42220
2 vols., 8vo., Second Edition, with fine portrait frontispieces in photogravure (original tissue guards present), titles in red and black, 6 plates in photogravure (all original tissue captioned in red present), 18 coloured plates (all original tissue guards present) , 2 large folding panoramas, 3 double-page plates, very numerous full-page plates, 2 facsimiles, 6 full-page maps and 2 large folding maps, neat contemporary signature on front free endpapers; blue ribbed cloth, upper boards lettered in gilt, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut, joints minimally rubbed, lower hinge of second volume a little opened (but binding entirely sound), a crisp, near fine copy.
With 2pp publisher's advertisement at end of first volume. Published in the same year as the first edition. Bright copy of the original editions of perhaps the most poignant account of the exploration of Antarctica. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Spence 1059.