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Synopsis: 'Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell...which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our bodies must tell the tale' Robert Falcon Scott's 'message to the public' c. 29 March 1912 Through Beau Riffenburgh's narrative and the perfectly composed images of Herbert Ponting, With Scott to the Pole tells the story of the triumph and tragedy of Scott's 1910-13 expedition to the South Pole. Along with four companions, the explorer reached the pole only to be bitterly disappointed to discover the Norwegian flag planted there by Roald Amundsen. Scott and his men could no longer hope to secure the first attainment of the South Pole for the British Empire, and their despondency shows in the photographs that survived them. Yet with grit and courage they started on the 800 mile return from the pole. A harrowing time ensued. By the time they were within 11 miles of a depot which would have saved them they had already lost two members of the expedition, and it was at this point that Scott and his remaining two companions were overcome by a blizzard and died. With Scott to the Pole is a fitting tribute not only to Ponting 's spell-binding aesthetic vision, but also to a magnificent story of adventure and heroism.
About the Author: Herbert Ponting was born in England in 1870. After rejecting a career in banking he spent a decade travelling and taking photographs in China, India, Japan, Spain, the Alps and the USA. When he joined Scott's expedition as official photographer his photographs established him as one of the great photographers of the twentieth century. He died in 1935. Dr Beau Riffenburgh is an historian specialising in Antarctic and Arctic exploration. His most recent book, Nimrod: Ernest Shackleton and the Extraordinary Story of the 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition, is published by Bloomsbury. Dr Liz Cruwys divides her time between being a marine biologist at Cambridge and writing. She has written books on medieval history and architecture, as well as medieval novels published under a pseudonym. HJP ('Douglas') Arnold is an award-winning biographer who has written two books on Ponting's life and work, one of which is Photographer of the World. He is a contributor to the British Journal of Photography.
Title: With Scott to the Pole: The Terra Nova ...
Publisher: Bloomsbury Trade,
Publication Date: 2004
Binding: Gebundene Ausgabe
Book Condition: Sehr gut
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001406732
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Bookseller Inventory # CHL2199012
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004. Book Condition: Fair. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP94078392
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP29650388
Book Description Bloomsbury, London, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Very good; some wear to edges of book. Bookseller Inventory # 1015062
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London, 2004. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Herbert Ponting (illustrator). 2004 First Edition. Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2004. Hard Cover Landscape. Book Condition : Very Good, minor shelf wear, bumping of jacket. Foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, fom the Archives of the Royal Geographical Society and the Scott Polar Research Institute. Absolutely stunning photographs. Very Heavy book will require extra postage. Bookseller Inventory #002707. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N/A. Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 002707
Book Description Bloomsbury, London, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Good condition, clean and bright internally, book and dust jacket have slight shelf wear. From the archives of the Royal Geographical Society and the Scott Polar Research Institute. Published in 2004. Bookseller Inventory # 6008861
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020747569681
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010747569681
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110747569681