The Wicked Mate; the Antarctic Diary of Victor Campbell.

Hardcover. Bluntisham, Norfolk, 1988 w d/j, vg+, edited by H.G.R. King. 1st edition Large Octavo. Green blue cloth gilt in dust jacket. An Account of the Northern Party on Captain Scott's last expedition (Terra Nova 1910 ) from the original manuscript kept by Campbell where he and his 6 men were not collected as arranged at the end of the summer leaving them marooned with no hut and little food. Campbell not only kept all the men alive in a snow cave through the winter, but in October 1912 led the team over 230 miles of sea ice back to the base at Cape Evans. Item #9436

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