Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party. Raymond Priestley.
Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party.
Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party.

Antarctic Adventure: Scott's Northern Party.

Toronto: Bell & Cockburn, 1914. Hardcover. The first Canadian edition. A difficult book to find, many copies were destroyed during a fire at the publisher's warehouse. Forced to winter over when the Terra Nova failed to pick them up, the party eventually trekked over 230 miles of sea ice to Cape Evans.

8vo, 382 pp, frontispiece, 98 b&w plts & 3 b&w fold-out maps, top edge gilt. Original blue pictorial silver gilt stamped cloth, with silver pictorial vignettes to spine and front cover. Spine a bit dusty, spine ends a bit rubbed, covers a bit marked. See Spence 939, this edition not in Spence. Conrad p186, Rosove 256.A3. Good overall. Item #22103

Price: $375.00

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