Journals – Captain Scott’s Last Expedition, by Robert Falcon Scott, & The Worst Journey in the World, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Easton Press Greatest Adventure Series

Since posting a 1905 signed first edition of Robert Falcon Scott’s The Voyage of Discovery a couple weeks ago, I have been meaning to post two other works associated with Scott, both dealing with his final Antarctica expedition. The first is Journals – Captain Scott’s Last Expedition, published in 2009 as part of Easton Press’s Greatest Adventure Series. The second is from this same EP series, it being … Continue reading Journals – Captain Scott’s Last Expedition, by Robert Falcon Scott, & The Worst Journey in the World, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Easton Press Greatest Adventure Series

The Voyage of the Discovery, by Robert Falcon Scott, Signed First Edition from 1905

In the early years of the twentieth century, the British began a significant effort to explore the Antarctic region for the attainment of scientific and geographical knowledge. The British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, was the first such effort. Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912) led this expedition, sailing upon the SS Discovery. This first expedition was somewhat successful in attaining the scientific objectives set out for it, while being … Continue reading The Voyage of the Discovery, by Robert Falcon Scott, Signed First Edition from 1905