WORSLEY (FRANK A.) Endurance. An Epic Polar Adventure, FIRST EDITION, Philip Allan, 1931
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WORSLEY (FRANK A.) Endurance. An Epic Polar Adventure, FIRST EDITION, Philip Allan, 1931
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Lot Details
WORSLEY (FRANK A.)
Endurance. An Epic Polar Adventure, first edition, 32 plates, map on front free endpaper, publisher's orange cloth, dust-jacket (lettered "Popular Edition", circular price cut away from the spine of the dust-jacket (neatly infilled) [Conrad, p.226; Spence 1277; Renard 1729; Rosove 361.A1.e8989789; OCLC 8989789], 8vo (225 x 148mm.), Philip Allan, 1931

Footnotes

  • A FINE COPY WITH DUST-JACKET. Commander of the Endurance, which was crushed and sank on Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, Worsley navigated the lifeboat James Caird with Shackleton and four other men in their sixteen day winter open-boat voyage from Elephant Island to South Georgia to arrange rescue of the rest of the Endurance crew. See illustration overleaf.

    Provenance: Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from Bob Finch (High Latitude).
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