Lot No: 4006
Ernest H. Shackleton: 'South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917', London, William Heinemann, 1919, 1st edition, colour frontis of the Endurance, 5 maps (of which 1 large folding map at end showing Voyage of Endurance), 87 photographic plates (of which 1 double page panorama of South Georgia) + 2 sketch plans in text as called for, some toning to text block as usual, original dark blue cloth (slightly bumped & worn) lettered in silver to spine, front cover with illustration of the Endurance blocked in silver. Probably the most evocative narrative of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, telling of the survival of Shackleton and his crew under the most extreme circumstances.
Sale Price: £600.00