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South Pole: The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913 (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 1614280118 / ISBN 13: 9781614280118
Editorial: ASSOULINE, United States, 2012
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Although it s a piece of history learned by every British student, the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913 remains an epic story unknown to many. In this ultimate showing of life and boundless bravery, Robert F. Scott and his five-man team battled the elementstraveling through subzero temperatures with motor sledges and poniesin the hope of being the first to reach this uninhabited territory. Arriving at the South Pole on January 18, 1913, the adventurers were greeted by their worst nightmare: a Norwegian flag. Disheartened and badly frostbitten, they trudged back toward their boat, only to die just eleven miles from the next depot. This well-documented journey is starkly relived in this waterproof, over-sized edition featuring a historic collection of stunning black-and-white photography on waterproof paper, and excerpts from Scott s harrowing diary uniquely crafted in calligraphy. Limited edition of 150 numbered copies. N° de ref. de la librería AAJ9781614280118

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Título: South Pole: The British Antarctic Expedition...

Editorial: ASSOULINE, United States

Año de publicación: 2012

Encuadernación: Hardback

Condición del libro: New

Edición: Limited.

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Although it's a piece of history learned by every British student, the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913 remains an epic story unknown to many. In this ultimate showing of life and boundless bravery, Robert F. Scott and his five-man team battled the elements—traveling through subzero temperatures with motor sledges and ponies—in the hope of being the first to reach this uninhabited territory.

Arriving at the South Pole on January 18, 1913, the adventurers were greeted by their worst nightmare: a Norwegian flag. Disheartened and badly frostbitten, they trudged back toward their boat, only to die just eleven miles from the next depot. This well-documented journey is starkly relived in this waterproof, over-sized edition featuring a historic collection of stunning black-and-white photography on waterproof paper, and excerpts from Scott's harrowing diary uniquely crafted in calligraphy.

Limited edition of 150 numbered copies

About the Author:

Christine Dell'Amore, environment writer-editor for National Geographic News, has reported from six continents, including Antarctica. She has also written for Smithsonian magazine and The Washington Post. Christine holds a masters degree in journalism with a specialty in environmental reporting from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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