25 September 2002,
Price realised GBP 1,135
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
SIR ERNEST HENRY SHACKLETON (1874-1922)
The Heart of the Antarctic being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 ... new and revised edition ... popular edition. Philadelphia & London: Ballantyne & Co., Ltd. for J.P. Lippincott Co. and William Heineman: 1914. Small 8° (183 x 123mm.). Portrait frontispiece, 51 plates (4 coloured), 1 folding map printed in two colours, illustrations. (Adhesive tape marks to portrait frontispiece.) Original blue cloth, upper cover and spine blocked in silver.
Presentation copy, from Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (inscription in blue ink beneath portrait frontispiece).
A fine signed copy of the abridged popular edition. Shackleton's inscription reads 'Yours sincerely E.H.Shackleton March 1917'. Rosove 305.D5a.
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