POLAR - WILD (FRANK) Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story of the Quest... From the Official Journal and Private Diary Kept by Dr. A. H. Macklin, FIRST EDITION, 1923
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POLAR - WILD (FRANK) Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story of the Quest... From the Official Journal and Private Diary Kept by Dr. A. H. Macklin, FIRST EDITION, 1923
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WILD (FRANK) Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story of the Quest... From the Official Journal and Private Diary Kept by Dr. A. H. Macklin, first edition, half-title, colour frontispiece, 100 illustrations (mostly photographic) on 50 plates, 12 maps in text, decorative endpapers, occasional light spotting, publisher's blue pictorial cloth gilt, spine bumped and nicked [Spence 1259; Taurus 112], 8vo, Cassell, 1923

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  • The story of the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition to the Antarctic (1921-23), and very much a memorial by Wild and other contributors to their leader, who died on the Quest in January 1922, while anchored at Grytviken, South Georgia Island. Generously illustrated, it includes the last photographs of Shackleton to be taken. Frank Wild served with Scott on the Discovery, with Mawson, and with Shackleton on all of his expeditions.
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