Books contained in a box labeled ‘Books used on board Discovery no. 1.


The vicomte de Bragelonne by A. Dumas Owd Bob by Alfred Ollivant Emerson’s Essays (Selections) The Newcomes by Thackeray Vixen by Miss Braddon The Poetical works of Robert Burns vol. III (entry on fly-leaf, The Discovery from H.R.M.) Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson (entry on fly-leaf R.F.S. 1901) The Primrose Path by Miss Oliphant (entry printed in pencil on fly-leaf: “This book was part of the library of the Terra Nova captain R. F. Scott) The Egoist by G. Meredith Diana of the Crossways by G. Meredith Round the World on a Wheel by J. Foster Fraser (These three books have on the fly-leaf, R. Scott Terra Nova 1910. not in Capt. Scott’s hand. Slip of paper, bookmark?, found in Diana of the Crossways with tiny drawings of a bird and some insects, with initials P.M.S. H.R.M. is Hugh Robert Mill, meteorologist & friend of W.S. Bruce. [courtesy Innes Kinreigh] [Read through leaf 455—may return to it, but not too promising for reading matter. DS]