The Diaries of Captain Robert Scott. A Record of the Second Antarctic Expedition 1910-1912. [With an Introduction by Peter Scott]. 'I DO NOT THINK I CAN WRITE MORE'. SOLE EDITION IN FACSIMILE

SCOTT of the ANTARCTIC). Robert Falcon SCOTT

Editorial: University Microfilms, [Tyrells Green],, 1968
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Título: The Diaries of Captain Robert Scott. A ...

Editorial: University Microfilms, [Tyrells Green],

Año de publicación: 1968


SOLE EDITION IN FACSIMILE OF SCOTT'S ENTIRE EXPEDITION DIARY FROM OCTOBER 1910 TO MARCH 1912. 'A story to stir the hearts of every Englishman'; thus Winston S. Churchill characterised the immortal story of Scott, Wilson, Oates, Bowers and Evans. 'The story of the journey back to their Base Camp on McMurdo Sound has become a legend. Their courage was magnificently exemplified by Oates who walked out into the blizzard, never to be seen again, in order to give the others a chance. Being able to read the story in the handwriting of the man who wrote it makes the legend substantially more real and compelling'. (Peter Scott, son of the explorer). Published with the close involvement of the British Museum Library (now the British Library), where all the original dairies are now held on behalf of the nation, this high-quality facsimile includes the expedition's Base Diaries, its Sledging Orders and Diaries together with the legendary South Polar Times (complete with all its illustrations). Vol. I: Base Diaries October 1910-April 1911 (B.M. ADD. MSS. 51024, 51025, 51028); Vol. II: Base Diaries April 1911-October 1911 (B.M. ADD. MSS. 51029, 51030, 51032); Vol. III: Sledging Orders 1910-1911 (B.M. ADD. MSS 51036, 51037, 51030); Vol. IV: South Polar Times 1911 (B.M. ADD. MSS. 51039, 51040, 51041); Vol. V: Sledging Diaries January 1911-September 1911 (B.M. ADD. MSS. 51026, 51027, 51031); Vol: VI: Sledging Diaries November 1911-March 1912 (B.M. ADD. MSS. 51033, 51034, 51035). A WORK OF FUNDAMENTAL INTEREST AND IMPORTANCE TO ANYONE WITH AN INTEREST IN POLAR EXPLORATION. EXTREMELY SCARCE. Spence 1078. N° de ref. de la librería 16970

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