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    Reference 3262 (1447)
    Category Antarctic;
    Author Ponting, Herbert G
    Publishing Information London: Duckworth,1947.
    Description 1947, (12th Impression) (2), xxv, 306 pages plus 82 photos grouped at rear of text, (the majority from Ponting's photographs) and 1 map. 132 illustrations indicated on fly leaf but this is incorrect (Rosove 251.C). Original blue cloth with silver titlling and Terra Nova crest to spine and front cover in rare price clipped pictorial dustjacket. Shelfware, dustjacket tatty, foxing/spotting to page edges. With an Introduction by Lady Scott. The author took part in and recounts the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913, led by Captain Robert Scott. Widely regarded as the "best outdoor cameraman in the world", Ponting was invited by Scott to join his expedition. Ponting's riveting account of the 'British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13' and Scott's fateful return journey from the South Pole, told by the photographer attached to the expedition illustrated with his unique photographs.
    Price £30.00
    Keywords Scott, Terra Nova, expedition, Antarctic, polar, qpolar S1-Ant
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