The Great White South, 3rd edn

1926

Herbert Ponting

Belonged to Prince Albert (later King George VI)

 

Ponting’s account of the Terra Nova expedition, lavishly illustrated with his photographs, was hugely popular, undergoing eleven reprints in the author’s lifetime. He hoped that the book would inspire a new generation of British children to emulate the courage of Scott and his men, just as his earlier photographs and films of the Antarctic had inspired the men in the trenches in the First World War.


Printed on paper

22.1 x 15 cm - closed

Signed Albert on flyleaf in pencil

RCIN 1166566