3 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
[SHACKLETON, Ernest Henry (1874-1922)]. The Antarctic Book Winter Quarters 1907-1909 [supplement to the limited edition of The Heart of the Antarctic]. London: William Heinemann, 1909.
4° (268 x 215mm). With 16 original signatures (the 15 members of the shore party plus Mackintosh) on the two opening pages. 4 mounted coloured portraits and 6 plates after woodcuts by George Marston. (Plates spotted, some offsetting and spotting of text.) Original vellum-backed grey boards. Provenance: William Henry Smith, 3rd Viscount Hambleden (bookplate).
LIMITED TO 300 COPIES. This copy in the 2nd (corrected) state. Conrad p. 148; Rosove 305.A2.
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