25 September 2002
HERBERT GEORGE PONTING (1870-1935)
The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913. Exhibition of the Photographic Pictures of Mr. Herbert G. Ponting. London: The Fine Art Society, [n.d. but 1913]. 12° (183 x 123mm.). 8pp. advertisements
ising, 8 half-tone plates after Ponting. (Some spotting). Stapled within original light blue/grey wrappers, printed in red (slight discolouration to spine, staples slightly rusty).
An important source work for information on Ponting's photographs.
H.G.PONTING. 90° South The official film record of Captain Scott's Expedition to the South Pole The story of an Immortal Adventure and of the Nature Life of the Great White South. the Film Photographed and its Story told by Herbert G.Ponting. [N.p. but London?: n.d. but ?circa 1933]. Small 4° (247 x 186mm.). 16 illustrations. Stapled (last page adhering to sheet of blank paper).
Gift from Herbert George Ponting (inscribed on upper cover 'To The Editor "The Seagoer" with all best wishes from H.G.Ponting').
A rare ephemeral item.
And 10 other printed ephemeral items relating to Ponting and his photographs of the expedition, including: PONTING. With Captain Scott in the Antarctic, [?London: circa 1913], sm. 4°, wrappers; FINE ART SOCIETY. A printed ticket to the Ponting exhibition, allowing admittance for two during the month of December 1913; THE DOME, BRIGHTON. Programme including Fascinating Cinematograph Pictures of Capt. Scott's Expedition to the South Pole, [circa 1913], 4° sheet folded.) (12)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
The artist tells us about his meticulous recreation of a child’s toy in a work that became an instant icon when it debuted at the Whitney Museum in New York in 2014