A First Rate Tragedy Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole by Diana Preston

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English biographer Preston, author of a life of Bonnie Prince Charlie (The Road to Culloden Moor, not reviewed), attended a girls' high school in Hampstead in the entrance hall of which were emblazoned the words of Robert Falcon Scott: ""Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood.

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Preston, Diana. A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY; ROBERT FALCON SCOTT AND THE RACE TO THE SOUTH POLE. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, c 2nd printnig. pp., index, bibliography, b/w photographs.

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