London: Duckworth, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. A personal narrative of Scott's last expedition (1910-1913) by the expedition's photographer & cinematographer, the first professional photographer to accompany an Antarctic expedition.
Ponting's photographs constitute some of the most memorable images of this heroic age of Antarctic exploration. In this book, he illustrates Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to the Ross Sea and South Pole (1910–1913). Royal 8vo, (xxvi) & 306pp, frontis & 94 plates, 1 map. Orig. blue gilt stamped & decorated cloth, lower corner slt. bumped. The spine appears to have been expertly tinted, improving some light sunning. Spence 925. Rosove 251.A1. A very nice copy overall. Item #23725