21 September 2000
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917
Sir Ernest Henry SHACKLETON (1874-1922). South, The story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917. London: William Heinemann, 1920. Third edition 8o (9¾ x 61/8in. [24.8 x 15.6cm.]).
Half title coloured frontispiece, 84 plates printed recto and verso of 42 leaves, 3 plates recto only of three leaves (one of these double-page), the majority after Frank Hurley or George Marston, one folding two-colour map at back, occasional illustrations (dampstain at extreme lower margin slightly affecting folding map). Original blue cloth, upper cover and spine blocked in silver, blindstamped Heinemann device on lower cover (some wear with loss and staining).
Provenance: H.F. Robertson, presentation copy from Shackleton, inscribed and dated 1920.
PRESENTATION COPY. Conrad p.224; Spence 1107.
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