SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. In Two Volumes... Arranged by Leonard Huxley.…

SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. In Two Volumes... Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham... by SCOTT, R.F., Captain < >

SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. In Two Volumes... Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham...

Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, copyright 1913 (1914). Unindicated second printing of the Canadian issue, from plates of the US edition, with minor revisions and some additions. Thick quarto. Two volumes, black cloth, spines gilt lettered, top edges gilt, title pages printed in orange and black. xxiv, 446, [2, blank]; [2, blank], (xviii), 376 pp. Frontispiece portraits engraved by Emery Walker with tissue guards in each volume and folding map at rear of each. Volume I contains Scott's journals. Volume II contains "the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition." "With Photogravure Frontispieces, 6 Original Sketches in Photogravure by Dr. E.A. Wilson, 18 Coloured Plates (16 from Drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 Full-Page and smaller Illustrations, from Photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting, and other Members of the Expedition; Panoramas and Maps." - from the title page. Book collated and all plates and maps present. The spine bears the McClelland & Goodchild imprint, but the title leaf bears the expanded imprint, making this printing between 1914 and 1918. Speaking of Volume I of this printing, Spadoni & Donnelly's bibliography of the M&S imprint states "Minor revisions have been made to the charts at the end of the reprint, and three new charts have been added, bringing the pagination to 446." Feb., 1914, ink gift inscription at the front of each volume; quite minor rubbing to spine ends; two long clean tears to map at p. 198 in Vol. II neatly repaired on the blank side with clear archival paper tape; else fine. Note: 4 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

Book ID: 39140
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