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In the Wake: Doorly, Gerald S.

Doorly, Gerald S. Capt.

Published by Robertson & Mullens, Melbourne No date

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From: Syber's Books (Melbourne, VIC, Australia)

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About this Item: Robertson & Mullens, Melbourne No date. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Photographic (illustrator). no Indication. 311 pages, six pages of black-and-white photographs, one line drawing. The edges of the pages are discoloured as are the edges of the boards. Previous owner's name on front paste down. There is no date of publication, the book appears to be published in the 1940s Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration; Antarctica; Inventory No: 0209923. Seller Inventory # 0209923

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DOORLY Capt. Gerald S.

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From: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA (London, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: 1916. First edition. Folding map, 16 photographic plates & 4ll. music. Small 8vo. Original pale blue pictorial cloth gilt, very lightly rubbed. xx, 224pp. London, Smith, Elder & Co., A particularly good copy of this rare book, the binding of which is very often badly faded and rubbed. Doorly joined the crew of the Morning as third officer following the intervention of Edward Evans with whom he had gone to sea as a cadet on the training ship Worcester. The Morning under the command of Capt. Colbeck, carried out the successful Relief Expedition to Scott's 1902-1904 Discovery Expedition. On their return Evans was encouraged by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to publish an account of the voyage, however having asked Doorly to join him in this venture other commitments prevented him from beginning the project, leaving Doorly to publish his own work some ten years later. Seller Inventory # 191791

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DOORLY Capt. Gerald S.

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About this Item: 1916. First edition. Folding map, 16 photographic plates & 4ll. music. Small 8vo. Original pale blue pictorial cloth, with very handsome stamp of a penguin and her chick to upper board. Spine very slightly sunned and one small dark stain to back board. A near fine copy. Blind stamp to upper margin of title: ?PRESENTATION COPY? Library stamps of R. N. Rudmose-Brown and Royal Geographical Society to recto of front-free endpaper. xx, 224pp. London: Smith, Elder & Co., Very attractive copy of this rare book, the binding of which is very often badly faded and rubbed. With the characteristic ex-libris stamp of the noted polar veteran R.N. Rudmose-Brown on the front free endpaper, along with that of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Robert Neal Rudmose-Brown (1879-1957), trained in biology before taking a post as assistant to the Professor of Botany at University College, Dundee. In 1902 he sailed as naturalist on board the Scotia, a converted Norwegian whaler, with the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, which surveyed the unexplored Antarctic seas. Doorly joined the crew of the Morning as third officer following the intervention of Edward Evans with whom he had gone to sea as a cadet on the training ship Worcester. The Morning under the command of Capt. Colbeck, carried out the successful Relief Expedition to Scott's 1902-1904 Discovery Expedition. On their return Evans was encouraged by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to publish an account of the voyage, however having asked Doorly to join him in this venture other commitments prevented him from beginning the project, leaving Doorly to publish his own work some ten years later. Seller Inventory # 201287

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