Sir Raymond Edward Priestley (1886-1974)
British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913: Physiography (Robertson Bay and Terra Nova Bay Regions). London: Harrison and Sons for the Committee of the Captain Scott Antarctic Fund, 1923. 4 (30.2 x 23cm.) Plates from photographs by G.M. Levick, 9 folding maps (of 14?) in rear pocket. (One map torn along fold.) Contemporary cloth-backed patterned boards, Provenance: British Graham Land Expedition bookplate with ownership stamp of W.L.S. Fleming. The four chapters embody the physiographical results of the explorations of the Northern Party of Scott's last expedition, publication having been delayed by the war. 'The only things that have made publication possible have been the notes made, and to some extent elaborated before the summer of 1914 and the photographic record which has been preserved' (p.ix).
Griffith TAYLOR. British Antarctic (Terra Nova) Expedition, 1910-1913: The Phyiography of the McMurdo Sound and Granite Harbour Region, London: Harrison and Sons, 1922. 4 (30.2 x 23cm.) Plates and illustrations, 4 folding charts in rear pocket. Contemporary cloth. Provenance: Launcelot Fleming (ownership inscription dated 1934; British Graham Land Expedition bookplate with ownership signature).
With Wright and Priestley's report on Glaciology for the same expedition (London, 1922, 4) and 6 other volumes of reports relating to various Antarctic expeditions (including Erich von DRYGALSKI. Deutsche Sdpolar-Expedition 1901-1903...I. Band Geographie [Das Eis der Antarktis und der Subantarktischen Meere], Berlin, 1921, 4; National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904, Natural History, Vol. I Geology, London, 1907, 4; and one vol. containing 9 short papers by Drygalski, published 1904-28, with original wrappers preserved). (9)