21 September 2005
EDWARD ADRIAN WILSON (1872-1912)
British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913 Exhibition of the Antarctic Sketches and Water Colours Drawings of Swiss & Norwegian Scenery Studies of Birds, etc. by Dr. Edward A. Wilson at The Alpine Club Gallery Mill Street, Conduit Street, W. London: printed by Wm. Clowes & Sons, Ltd., 1913. 8° (216 x 138mm.). Half-tone portrait after Herbert Ponting. Provenance: Inscription of verso of title 'Wil. 13.11.30 -/6'
A very fine copy of this rare exhibition catalogue and primary reference work. The exhibition included 268 pictures (none of which were for sale), 2 sketch books, a set of The South Polar Times and two photographs of Wilson at work.
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