SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, 2 vol.
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ANTARCTIC SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, 2 vol.
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SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, 2 vol., first edition, SIGNED BY SHACKLETON, dated 19/3/1924, on blank leaf laid onto front free endpaper, frontispieces and numerous plates, 3 folding maps and a folding panorama (loosely held in separate portfolio), occasional spotting, modern blue morocco incorporating original silver pictorial cloth onlays, t.e.g., preserved in solander box lettered in gilt, 4to, W. Heinemann, 1909

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  • Loosely inserted is a note from the Irish painter, Sir Egerton Coghill, or his wife, to "Instructor Dunbar, a small recognition of his skill & attention to their son Nevill."

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  • Please note that the description and estimate for this lot has been revised. It is not "SIGNED BY SHACKLETON" as stated, but has the ownership inscription of "Ernest H. Shackleton, 19/3/1924" as described. The revised estimate is £300-500.
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