THE LOG OF THE SCOTIA EXPEDITION, 1902-4
by William Speirs Bruce; Peter Speak
Published by Edinburgh University Press. 1st. 1992
Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Edited by Peter Speak. A remarkable account of early Polar exploration written by one of the foremost polar explorers of the Heroic Age. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos.
This copy belonged to Ian M. Terris, himself a merchant adventurer having travelled to both Poles. Prelims of book and rear endpapers have many relevant (to Ian Terris) magazine and newspaper cuttings glued in. Also some loose inside book. Contents themselves otherwise clean. Blue dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.
Stock no. 1825307
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