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    Category Antarctic;
    Author Priestley, Raymond E
    Title ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE: Scott's Northern Party.
    Publishing Information London: Fisher Unwin, 1914.
    Description 1st Edition; 382pp., frontispiece with tissue guard plus 97 plate leaves, 149 photographs in all, 4 diagrams in text, 3 folding maps. Original ice blue cloth lettered in silver, silver pictorial vignettes to spine and upper cover. An account of Scott's Terra Nova expedition, here covering the wild adventures and amazing survival of the so-called Northern Party - an episode which may in our time achieve greater popularity than the dour tragedy of Scott's polar march. A letter from Priestley survives in which he says that many copies of this first printing were destroyed in a warehouse fire. Rosove 256.A1. Shelfware. Spine sunned, softening, text block loosening, odd page loose but all complete. Covers slighlty soiled, lettering still bright. Contents clean. Overall a Good Copy.
    Price £300.00
    Keywords Scott, expedition, polar, Terra Nova, polar book, antarctic book S1-Ant
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