25 September 2002
JOHN ROBERT FRANCIS WILD (1874-1939)
Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story of the Quest. By Commander Fank Wild ... From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr. A.H. Macklin. London, New York [etc.]: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1923. 8° (230 x 157mm.) Coloured frontispiece, plates. Original light blue cloth, upper cover blocked in dark blue, white and gilt, spine blocked in gilt (light damp damage to outer edge of lower cover).
FIRST EDITION. Conrad p.232; Rosove 349.A1 ('Uncommon'); Spence 1259; Taurus 112.
[With:] four other works, all fine copies: T.W. BAGSHAWE. Two Men in the Antarctic, New York and Cambridge: 1939, 8° (Rosove 23.A2); J.H. WHITEHOUSE & E.H. SHACKLETON. A Visit to Nansen by ... Whitehouse and Adventure by ... Shackleton, London: 1928, 8° (Rosove 1343); T. GRAN. Wo das Südlicht flammt: Scotts letze Südpol-Expedition und was ich dabei erlebte, Berlin: 1928, 8°; O.J. SKATTUM. Sydpol-forskning en Utsigt over dens Utvikling Gjennem Tiderne, Oslo: 1912, 4° (Rosover 1286). (5)
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