The Mystery of "The Polar Star"
London: S.W. Partridge & Co., 1930. Second Edition (after first in 1927). 256 pages. Young adult novel by author of The Adventures of Peter, South with Scott and Keeping the Seas. With color frontispiece illustration by Norman Ellis: "The boy saw the flash of the knife as the nigger made to sever the trace which supported his weight." Evans was second-in-command to Robert Falcon Scott on expedition to the South Pole in 1910–1913. Approx 5 by 8 inches. Good. Light blue cloth, rubbed, bumped at spine front bottom and top. Some pen on first free endpaper but pages clean and binding square. Item #18828