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    Sale 7725

    Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Fine Plate books from an Historic Continental Library

    3 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    [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.

    Price Realised  

    [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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