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SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC: A STUDY IN CHARACTER George Seaver 1953 reprint Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Seaver, George
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London, John Murray, 1953 reprint. 187 pp, b/w frontis, 13 b/w plates, index. Blue hardcover with chipped and price-clipped dust jacket, book is fine with former owner's nice bookplate on FEP. Near Fine overall.

Critical biography of the Polar Explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott [1868-1912]. 

"Mr. Seaver explains how the psychological forces which were clearly at war in Scott's temperament managed in time to uncoil themselves and generate the magnificent power that drove him. It is a reliable recapitulation of what Scott was and what he did." - The Times

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