SHACKLETON, ERNEST, REGINALD KOETTLITZ, LOUIS C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, EDITORS. South Polar Times. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907, 1914 and 2010.

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 54
SHACKLETON, ERNEST, REGINALD KOETTLITZ, LOUIS C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, EDITORS.
South Polar Times. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907, 1914 and 2010.

Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium
SHACKLETON, ERNEST, REGINALD KOETTLITZ, LOUIS C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, EDITORS.
South Polar Times. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907, 1914 and 2010.
4 volumes. 4to. Pictorial frontispieces, numerous maps and illustrations. Volumes I and II in publisher's blue cloth, ORIGINAL LIGHT BLUE TITLED DUST JACKETS, all edges gilt; volume III in publisher's blue cloth, all edges gilt; volume IV in publisher's blue cloth. Prospectus tipped in at front endpapers in volume I. Corners slightly bumped, dust jackets slightly soiled, with a few tears and chips, volume III endpapers browning.
Provenance: Captain Michael Barne (1877-1961), and officer of the Discovery expedition (bookplates in volumes I and II).

FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, volumes I and II are number 9 of an edition of 250; volume III is number 13 of an edition of 350 (1914); volume IV is from an unnumbered edition of 500 (2010). AN ASSOCIATION COPY, the first two volumes from the library of Michael Barne, an officer and the meteorologist on the 1901-1904 Discovery expedition. The Barne Inlet in Antarctica was named after him.
A fine set of facsimiles of the collection of stories and artwork produced by the shore parties of Scott's expedition. "Once or twice lately we have discussed the possibility of these volumes being interesting to a larger public, though there was no such idea in anyone's mind at the start ... On the one hand, we have some reading matter and many delightful sketches that would be appreciated all; on the other, it has to be remembered that the humour and many of the references are local and would convey little or nothing to the uniformed reader, however much they may appeal to us 'who are in the know'" (Rosove 287.A1 and 291.A2.a). Spence 1094; Taurus 42.
Contacts
SHACKLETON, ERNEST, REGINALD KOETTLITZ, LOUIS C. BERNACCHI and APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD, EDITORS. South Polar Times. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907, 1914 and 2010.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins and Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, Wine & Whisky

27.5% on the first $3,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $3,000 up to and including $400,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $400,000 up to and including $4,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of $4,000,000.

Payment Notices

Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.