The Voyage of the Discovery – 2 volumes


Xix / 556 pages & xii / 508 pages each volume illustrated with photgravure tissue guarded frontispiece there are a total of 13 colour plates, 5 double page plates, numerous full page black and white photographic plates with further illustrations and maps in text, each volume has a large folding map in a pocket at rear. N.B. These volumes are from different printings and there is a slight difference in the shade of the navy blue cloth between the 2 vols.

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Author(s) Scott, Capt. Robert F.
Illustrator(s) illustrated by Dr. E. A. Wilson and other members of the expedition
Publisher(s) published by Smith, Elder & Co.
Published Date 1905
Signature Information N/A
Size Octavo (over 7-10 inches tall)
Book Condition Ex Boots Library with green blindstamped motifs to front covers no further significant library marks, vol.1 has slight loss of cloth to tail of spine and a nick to head, otherwise both volumes in similar condition, corners a little scuffed, edges to spine and covers rubbed, backstrips a shade sunned and wrinkled, a few spots and marks to covers with gilt rubbed, front hinges cracked but holding well, untrimmed edges and a few page margins show faint brown spots, a solid set in good condition
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Blue cloth with gilt title to spine, gilt medalion illustrations to covers