25 September 2001
Frank Arthur Worsley (1872-1943)
Shackleton's Boat Journey. London: Mackays Ltd. for Philip Allan & Co., Ltd., [no date but 1933]. Small 8° (16.7 x 11cm.). (Light spotting to first four leaves.) Original blue cloth gilt, dust jacket (spine slightly rubbed at head and foot). Conrad p.226; Spence 1279.
Shackleton family, and thence by descent.
[With:] Rovering The Weekly Paper for Young Men. No.48. Vol.1 London: Wyman & Sons, Ltd. for the proprietors, 14 February 1925. Large 4° (29.4 x 21.6cm.). Illustrations. (Browned.) Stapled. Provenance: Shackleton family, and by descent.
The paper includes (pp.1400-1403) the first instalment of 'Shackleton's Famous Venture From Elephant Island to South Georgia' by Frank Worsley, with four illustrations. The front cover includes a portrait of Shackleton. (2)
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