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FRANK HURLEY (1885-1962)

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FRANK HURLEY (1885-1962) Argonauts of the South. New York and London: G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1925. 8° (234 x 155mm.). Frontispiece, 46 leaves of plates, most after Hurley, 2 folding maps. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (head and foot of spine bumped, section of spine of dust-jacket torn away). Provenance: Reginald T. Townsend (bookplate, inscription dated 1925). First edition, rare with dust-jacket. Conrad p.205; Rosove 178.A1 ('Uncommon, Dust-wrapper very scarce'); Spence 615; Taurus 144. [With:] F.HURLEY. Shackleton's Argonauts. Sydney and London: Angus and Robertson, 1948. 8° (215 x 135mm.). Plates. Original light blue cloth, blocked in white, lettered in gilt, dust-jacket (repairs to dust-jacket). Provenance: Christopher [Hennessy?] (signature, inscription dated 1948, undated author's inscription). Scarce first edition (in essence a second edition of the first work), signed by the author. Conrad p.217; Spence 616; Taurus 109; Rosove 178.B1 ('Scarce'). (2)
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