Captain Scott

GWYNN, Stephen. Captain Scott.

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GWYNN, Stephen. Captain Scott. John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, [1929].

8vo. Original blue cloth gilt and decorated in blind; pp. x, 240, [4, advertisements]; portrait frontispiece, 6 plates, one folding map, one folding facsimile; spine a little darkened, embrowning to free endpapers, a few minor spots here and there to text, else a very good copy, pesentation inscription in ink, dated 1930 'To Jimmy on return from his "Discovery" expedition' on front fly-leaf.
First edition. The first biography of Scott. Gwynn was an admirer of Scott's wife Kathleen, and later edited a book of illustrations of her sculptures, Hommage.
Spence 545; Renard 635; Rosove 158.A1.