SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Heart of the Antarctic, being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, Philadelphia, J.P. Lippincott, 1909

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SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY)
The Heart of the Antarctic, being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909

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SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY)
The Heart of the Antarctic, being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, first United States edition, half-titles, frontispieces, 12 colour plates after Marston, numerous photographic plates, 3 folding maps and one panorama (with a duplicate copy) in pocket at end of volume 2, illustrations in the text, scuffmarks were bookplate removed from from front free endpapers, publisher's blue pictorial cloth gilt, t.e.g. [Conrad, p.148; Renard 1447; Rosove 305.C1a; Spence 1098, OCLC 3635829], 8vo (256 x 178mm.), Philadelphia, J.P. Lippincott, 1909

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  • A FINE SET of the first United States edition, published in the same month and year as the London Heinemann edition, with slight differences in collation.

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