27 September 2006
ERIC STEWART MARSHALL (1879-1963)
Hugh Robert MILL. The Life of Sir Ernest Shackleton. London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1923. 8° (220 x 140mm). 20 photographic plates, 4 map illustrations in text. (Frontispiece loose, one plate and text leaf detached.) Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt with Shackleton's coat-of-arms stamped in gilt on upper cover (rubbed, quires loose). Provenance: WITH OWNERSHIP INSCRIPTION 'E.S. Marshall' on front free endpaper.
James Gordon HAYES. Antarctica. London: The Richards Press, . 8° (252 x 180mm). 16 photographic plats, 14 maps and diagrams. (Half-title detached, frontispiece loose.) Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt (spine and edges of boards faded, rubbed and bumped). Provenance: WITH OWNERSHIP INSCRIPTION 'E.S. Marshall' on front free endpaper and verso of frontispiece.
[with:] 2 envelopes marked 'British Antarctic Expedition 1907', the New Zealand stamps postmarked 'King Edward VII Land'; 2 first day covers commemorating the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1956-58 addressed to Eric Marshall, postmarked 'Scott Base Antarctic' and 'Scott Base Ross Dependency'; 2 further envelopes; Marshall's copy of M. and J. Fisher's Shackleton (London, 1957);
[with:] a pink watered silk-lined brown leather suitcase belonging to Eric Marshall, blindstamped 'E.M.' on upper lid. (10)
Eric Stewart Marshall (1879-1963) by whom given to his godson.
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