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The Heart of the Antarctic
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The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907 – 1909

by Shackleton, Ernest H.

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Used - Very Good+
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1st β€” Limited
Binding
Hardcover
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SOUTHWORTH, Washington
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£1,117.95
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Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1909, First Edition. Large royal 8vo – 25.7 cm. Vol. I: [liii] 366pp., half-title, sepia frontispiece of Ernest Shackleton with tissue guard; Vol. II: [xvi] 451pp., top page edges gilt, half-title, sepia frontispiece of Edward Wilson with tissue guard; complete set with 12 color plates β€” all with original tissue guards, 250 photos, 3 fold-out maps and panorama in rear pocket of Volume II, and one large fold-out panorama; Appendix I – X, Index. Publisher's dark-blue pictorial cloth with bright silver gilt; strong hinges, no prior ownership markings, no foxing, folds or tears. A well-preserved complete set with bright covers and showing some gilt wear on the spine panels otherwise a Near Fine set with custom protective box in matching blue cloth and gilt titles. Spence 1098, Renard 1447, Conrad p.148, Rosove 305.C1a.
First person narrative of Sir Ernest Shackleton's failed attempt at the reaching the South Pole which fell short by reaching Farthest South at 88ΒΊ23', or… Read more
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