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EDWARD RATCLIFFE GARTH RUSSELL EVANS, LORD MOUNTEVANS (1881-1957)

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EDWARD RATCLIFFE GARTH RUSSELL EVANS, LORD MOUNTEVANS (1881-1957) Adventurous Life. London, New York, etc.: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., [1946]. 8° (229 x 153mm.). Plates. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue cloth, dust-jacket (cover slightly affected by damp, small tears to dust-jacket). PROVENANCE Dr. C.A. Beeby (presentation inscription from the author dated 1947). FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY to the director of education for New Zealand. Conrad p.176; Rosove 118.A1 ('Uncommon'); Spence 434. [Eith:] E.R.G.R. EVANS. South with Scott. London, Glasgow, [etc.]: W.Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1921. 8° (221 x 145mm.). 6pp. publisher's advertisements. Portrait frontispiece, diagram and 3 maps. (Some light spotting to first few leaves.) Original cloth, dust-jacket (slight staining to cloth and dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Conrad p.176; Rosove 117.A1 ('very scarce'); Spence 432; cf. Taurus 83 (2nd impression). And eight others by Evans: Happy Adventurer, New York: 1951, dust-jacket; Keeping the Seas, New York: 1920; British Polar Explorers, London: 1943, dust-jacket; From Husky to Sno-Cat, London: 1957, dust-jacket; Man Against the Desolate Antarctic, New York: 1951, dust-jacket; The Antarctic Challenged, London, 1955, dust-jacket; South with Scott, London and Glasgow: 1948, dust-jacket. (10)
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