25 September 2002
JAMES GERALD STOKELY DOORLY (1880-1956)
The Voyages of the 'Morning'. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1916. 8° (200 x 125mm). Frontispiece, plates, 1 folding map. Original pictorial blue cloth.
FIRST EDITION. A FINE COPY OF THIS RARE WORK. Conrad p.112; Rosove 96.A1 'Very scarce'; Taurus 142.
J.G.S. DOORLY. The Songs of the 'Morning'. Melbourne: Bread and Cheese Club, 1943. 4° (242 x 182mm). 1 plates, 1 full-page illustration. Original grey card wrappers. First edition. Rosove 98.A1 'Uncommon'.
And three other printed ephemeral items of related interest: a 20pp. concert 'book of words' Grosvenor House... Concert in aid of the Antarctic Relief Ship Fund... Book of the Words Thursday, June 5, 1902, at Three o'clock, London: William Clowes, , small 8°, stitched with blue ribbon; a bifolium printed on 1p. only with a Canterbury Club announcement to club members of a dance to be held on 1 June 1904 at Alexandra Hall, [?Canterbury], in honour of the Captains and Officers of the 'Discovery' and 'Morning', 20 May 1904, small 8°; National Antarctic expedition. Dinner by the Geographical Club to Lieutenant Colbeck... and the officers of the Relief Ship 'Morning.' Song adapted for the occasion by Sir Clements Markham', [n.d.], 1p, 4°, printed in blue and black). (5)
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