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Scott's Last Expedition Being the Journals of Captain Robert F. Scott, R.N.,C.V.O.; Vol. II Being the Reports of the Journeys & The Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and The Surviving Members of the Expedition

By: R F Scott

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 81992

Condition: Very good


An unusually attractive uniform set of these heavy and substantial volumes, published a year after the first edition and in the same format. The books are firmly bound in the publisher's ribbed blue cloth, lettered in gilt, the extremities are slightly bumped and rubbed, the spines are a little toned and there are one or two minor marks. The text blocks are slightly toned and foxed, all plates and maps are present. View more info

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Scott's Last Expedition

By: R F Scott

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1933

Seller ID: 81930

Condition: Good


1933 reprint with the badge of Holt High School Liverpool, in gilt, on front board. Prize label on pastedown, Mid summer 1934. The book is tightly bound, spine faded/sunned. Blue cloth boards are in good condition, a little worn along spine edges. Top edge greyed, page edge browned. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. View more info

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA

By: ROBERT BYRON

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2000

Seller ID: 81754

Condition: Near Fine


Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse, maps redrawn by Denys Baker. The Road to Oxiana is a travelogue by Robert Byron, first published in 1937. It is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing. The word "Oxiana" in the title refers to the region along Afghanistan's northern border. The book is unread and in near fine condition, slip case is fully intact with only minor shelf wear. View more info

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Lapland

By: Robert Crottet & Enrique Mendez

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81938


Translated by Margaret Crosland. 26 pages of text the remainder of the book being coloured and black and white plates. The boards are white so inevitably have suffered over the years and are grubby and marked. Top edge greyed. Internally the book is clean, free of markings and foxing. The book has a dusty smell. View more info

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Paris

By: Sidney Dark

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co: 1926

Seller ID: 81880


First edition in a dust jacket. Drawings by Henry Rushbury. The book is tightly bound. Black cloth boards, patchy fading. Dust jacket scuffed, torn and chipped particularly at top of spine, soiled along front edge and bottom, grubby overall; unclipped showing 25/-,later sticker on spine showing 6/-. Edges heavy foxing. Endpapers are browned, light foxing, occasional spotting in text block but essentially clean. View more info