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    DescriptionEdward Wilson (1872-1912) accompanied Robert Falcon Scott on both his celebrated Antarctic voyages: the Discovery Expedition of 1901-1904 and the Terra Nova Expedition of 1910-1913. Wilson served as Junior Surgeon and Zoologist on Discovery and, on this expedition, with Scott and Ernest Shackleton he set a new Furthest South on 30 December 1902. He was Chief of Scientific Staff on the Terra Nova Expedition and reached the South Pole with Scott, Lawrence Oates, Henry Robertson Bowers and Edgar Evans on 18 January 1912, arriving there four weeks after the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. Wilson and his four companions died on the return journey. Trained as a physician, Wilson was also a skilled artist. His drawings and paintings lavishly illustrated both expeditions. He was the last major exploration artist; technological developments in the field of photography were soon to make cameras practical as a way of recording journeys into the unknown. This biography, the first full account of the Antarctic hero, traces his life from childhood to his tragic death.


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    Title
    With Scott in the Antarctic
    Subtitle
    Edward Wilson: Explorer, Naturalist, Artist
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Isobel Williams
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752452463
    ISBN 10: 0752452460
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 910
    LC classification: G
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MTS
    DC22: 919.8904
    BISAC V2.8: BIO023000, BIO010000, HIS051000, BIO006000
    BIC subject category V2: WTLP, 1MTS
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, WTLP
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps, ports.
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Isobel Williams is a physician. Michael Stroud is a physician who is an expert on human health under extreme conditions and who partnered with Ranulph Fiennes on polar expeditions. He is the author of Shadows on the Wasteland.
    Review quote
    "Minor editing of repetitive sections would enhance this otherwise brilliant biography of a remarkable explorer. Highly recommended." --"The Historical Novels Review"