A Very Gallant Gentleman. Louis C. Bernacchi.

A Very Gallant Gentleman.

London: T. Buttersworth, 1935. Hardcover. Story of Capt. Lawrence Edward Grace Oates in the Antarctic, who died in the race for the South Pole with Scott. Disabled by frostbite & slowing his companions, he left the tent to die, saying to his friends, "I'm just going outside, and may be sometime..."

8vo, frontispiece, 240pp, ills in text. Purple cloth covers, lightly sunned at spine, title rubbed, ink drop affects lower spine. Internally, Sydney bookseller stamp and some pricing notes in ink at bottom of front paste down, o/w very good. Very good overall. Item #22466

Price: $45.00

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