25 September 2002
THOMAS GRIFFITH TAYLOR (1880-1963)
With Scott: the Silver Lining. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1916. 8° (242 x 170mm.). 44 plates, 2 folding maps (1 coloured), numerous illustrations. (Some light spotting.) Original green cloth, pictorial upper cover, spine lettered in gilt (head and foot of spine slightly bumped).
Ellenor Duckenfield (signature).
FIRST EDITION, second issue with the author's preface. Conrad p.190; Spence 1183; Taurus 81; Rosove 324. A2 ('Very scarce').
T. Griffith TAYLOR. Antarctic Adventure and Research. New York and London: D. Appleton & Company, 1930. Small 8° (188 x 127mm.). 1p. publisher's advertisements. Illustrations. Original red cloth (slight discolouration). First edition, published as part of the 'Appleton New World of Science Series'. Spence 1185.
T.Griffith TAYLOR. Journeyman Taylor The Education of a Scientist. London: Robert Hale Ltd., 1958. 8° (215 x 134mm.) Frontispiece and 9 leaves of plates, numerous illustrations. Green paper-covered boards, spine gilt, dust-jacket. First edition, a fine copy. Rosove 325.A1. ('Uncommon').
Taylor, known as 'Griff', served as senior geologist on Scott's last expedition. He married Doris Priestley, the sister of Sir Raymond Priestley. (3)
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