MURRAY (JAMES) and GEROGE MARSTON. Antarctic Days, limited edition, 1913
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NIMROD EXPEDITION, 1907-1909. MURRAY (JAMES) and GEROGE MARSTON. Antarctic Days, limited edition, 1913
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NIMROD EXPEDITION, 1907-1909
MURRAY (JAMES) and GEORGE MARSTON. Antarctic Days. Sketches of the Homely Side of Polar Life by Two of Shackleton's Men... Introduced by Sir Ernest Shackleton, EDITION DE LUXE, LIMITED TO 280 COPIES, SIGNED BY MURRAY, MARSTON AND SHACKLETON, 4 mounted colour plates after watercolours by C. Day, 33 full-page plates (some photographic), illustrations, publisher's cloth, colour plate mounted on upper cover (as issued), slightly rubbed at extremities of spine [Spence 830; Taurus 61], 4to, Andrew Melrose, 1913

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  • SCARCE account of the Nimrod expedition. "For the first time an unofficial, and therefore more human document, is presented to the public ... I would advise anyone who wants to get to the kernel of the life of a Polar explorer to read the book" (Shackleton, introduction).
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