SOUTH POLAR TIMES SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY), LOUIS C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. South Polar Times, vol. 2 and 3 (of 3), NUMBER 41 OF 250 COPIES, Smith, Elder & Co., 1907-1914
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SOUTH POLAR TIMES
SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY), LOUIS C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. South Polar Times, vol. 2 and 3 (of 3), NUMBER 41 OF 250 COPIES, Smith, Elder & Co., 1907-1914
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SOUTH POLAR TIMES
SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY), LOUIS CHARLES BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, editors. The South Polar Times, vol. 2 and 3 (of 3), NUMBER 41 OF 250 COPIES, titles and text printed in red and blue, numerous plates and illustrations (many chromolithographed, some mounted) after Herbert Ponting, Edward Wilson and others, presentation inscription "To M.L.S. from J.E.H.S. July 11th 1914" on front free endpaper of volume 3, gutta-percha perished and 4 leaves detached in volume 2 (including title), publisher's blue cloth gilt, upper covers with colour pictorial inset panels, g.e., spine ends rubbed [Conrad, pp.111, 121 and 173; Renard 1433 and 1434; Rosove 287.A1 and 291.A2.a; Spence 1094; Taurus 42, 79], 4to (283 x 220mm.), Smith, Elder & Co., 1907-1914

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  • ONE OF THE CORNERSTONES OF ANTARCTIC LITERATURE. The work reproduces, with fine chromolithographed illustrations (mostly after Edward A. Wilson), the original typescripts produced by members of Scott's expeditions. Volumes one and two were produced over three winters between 1902 and 1903, whilst the third volume pertains to the Terra Nova expedition.
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