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The Rescue of Captain Scott

By: Aldridge, Don

Price: $25.00

Publisher: East Lothian, Tuckwell Press, Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18195


Top back corner lightly bumped ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.21 X 6.30 X 1.02 inches; 215 pages; "This book explores the reasons for the building of Scott's ship Discovery in Dundee. It recounts the remarkable exploits of Dundee's ice master, Captain Harry McKay, whose experience of rescuing ships locked in pack ice with the aid of his new explosive techniques, made him the Admiralty's choice to free Scott from this fat... View more info

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South with Scott

By: Mountevans, Admiral Lord

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1948

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 18146


Price clipped DJ has some shelf wear & soil with tears and chipping, corners lightly bumped. Gift notation on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 288 pages; This revised edition has B&W photos throughout. Mountevans was second on command on Scott's ill-fated 1910-1913 British Antarctic Expedition. Luckily due to a bout of scurvy during the expedition resulting in his removal to England to re... View more info

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Bordé de Glace; Mission au Pole Sud

By: Trechnikov/Treshnikov, Alexei Fedorov; V. Joukov (translator)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Moscow, Editions en langues etrangeres: c.1960

Seller ID: 16525


Dust jacket shows edgewear, chipping and short tears, water damage across top edge. White cloth covered boards with silver and black design show water damage to front board ; A tight solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Fold out map showing the areas of influence of the various countries and the extent of progress of the Russian expedition during the 1956-1958 period. Many B&W photos show life on the expedition and the equipment they used. Text in French; ... View more info