Fine in About Fine jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. A personal narrative of the origins of the the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, by Sir Clements Markham, edited and introduced by Clive Holland. xxv, 179 p. : ill.; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. No wear to boards. Unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Weight, 482g.
Hardback dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), black & white text-photos (some full-page). 179 pp. Reproduced from a manuscript at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge-edited and introduced by archivist Clive Holland. Markham was the influential president of the Royal Geographic Society, who expertly lobbied for Scott's expedition despite strong bureaucratic opposition.
[0-948285-09-5] 1986, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Fine in fine dust jacket. xxv, 179pp. Octavo. Original red cloth. Pictorial dust jacket. Illustrations from photos (including portraits), facsimiles, etc. Sir Clement Markham's personal account, published for the first time, of his obsession leading up to the British National Antarctic Expedition, led by Captain Robert F. Scott. Edited, with an introduction by Cive Holland.
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