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THE VOYAGE OF THE 'DISCOVERY' Robert F. Scott 1929 Cheap ed Hardcover Very Good
By Scott, Capt. Robert F.
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New York, Dodd, Mead, 1929 stated "Cheap Edition". One volume: 739 pp, 16 illustrations, mapped end papers. Blue pictorial cloth hardcover with loose front end paper to frontis page section. Very Good condition. 

Wikipedia: The British National Antarctic Expedition, 190104, generally known as the Discovery Expedition, was the first official British exploration of the Antarctic regions since James Clark Ross's voyage sixty years earlier. Organized on a large scale under a joint committee of the Royal Society and the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), the new expedition carried out scientific research and geographical exploration in what was then largely an untouched continent. As a trailbreaker for later ventures, the Discovery Expedition was a landmark in British Antarctic exploration history. [Wikipedia]

This is the first cheap edition of 1929 complete in one volume. Book was first published in 1905 in two volumes. It is a record of the British National Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1904, its main purpose being scientific and geographical research, no serious attempt being made on the Pole. The expedition was regarded as a success, but was compromised by Scott's insistence on the superiority of man-pulled sleds over the use of dogs, an attitude which baffled many of the experienced Scandinavian explorers. 

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