"Birdie" Bowers of the Antarctic.

London: John Murray, 1938. Stated first edition. Hardcover. 270 pages with index plus two pages of ads. A biography of Lt. Henry Robertson (Birdie) Bowers (1883–1912), who was among the men who died with Robert Falcon Scott's polar party on the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition of 1910–1913 on its return from the South Pole. B&W photos. Blue boards with paper label on spine. VG. No jacket. Previous owner's name (M. Baxter, London, Dec. 1938) on front free endpaper. Half title page browned. Item #19150

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