With Scott Before the Mast: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913: Davies, Francis
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With Scott Before the Mast: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913

Author(s): Davies, Francis

Copyright: 2020, UK
Specifications: Ltd numbered ed of 160 copies, 4to, pp.152, photo frontis, 117 bw photos, 4 bw illus, sketch, bw map, photo eps, page-ribbon, black slipcase & silver dec black leather
Condition: signed Nick Reardon & Joy Watts, box, slipcase, issued w/o dj, leather new

Francis Davies (1885-1952) served as a Carpenter and Shipwright on the Terra Nova as a member of Robert Falcon Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910–13). While most accounts are by the ship’s officers, Davies was an ordinary seaman thus making his account of this expedition a rare viewpoint from the lower ranks.

This special limited, numbered edition is signed by Davies great niece Joy Watts and publisher Nick Reardon. This is in the same large-format as Reardon’s other Antarctic publications: The Antarctic Journals of Reginald Skelton, Edward Wilson’s Antarctic Notebooks, Edward Wilson’s Nature Notebooks, and Nimrod Illustrated.

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