SOUTH POLAR TIMES SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY), L.C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. Sout
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ANTARCTIC SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY), L.C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. South Polar Times, 3 vol., LIMITED EDITIONS
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SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY), L.C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. South Polar Times, 3 vol., LIMITED EDITIONS, volumes 1-2 numbers 247 of 250 copies, volume 3 number 262 of 350 copies, titles and text printed in red and blue, plates and illustrations throughout (some colour, some mounted) after Herbert Ponting, Edward Wilson and others, volume 2 with one preliminary leaf loose and plate adhered to second (illustrated) title, publisher's blue ribbed cloth gilt, upper covers with pictorial inset panels, g.e., lower cover of volume 2 dampstained [Spence, pp.47-48; Taurus Collection 42 and 79], 4to, Smith, Elder, 1907-1914

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  • A complete set of the lithographed facsimile of the original periodical, which comprised articles, illustrations and poems supplied by members of the British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-1904) and the British Antarctic Expedition (1910-1913), "during three bleak Antarctic winters spent in his company" (Taurus Collection).
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