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Lot 258: ERNEST SHACKLETON: «South», 1919 | An attractive copy in publisher's cloth

Est: kr30,000 NOK - kr50,000 NOKSold:
SD | AuctionsJune 15, 2024Oslo, Norway

Item Overview

Description

South. The Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition 1914-1917. Illustrated. 1. ed.
London: William Heinemann, 1919. 4to. Publisher’s decorated blue cloth. Ship and text gilt to upper board, lettered in gilt to spine.
Light rubbing to outer hinges. Name to front free endpaper. A near fine copy.

ADDED DESCRIPTION: Outer hinges in three very small areas with wear through the cloth cloth. Inner hinges intact and strong, no tear in paper. Slightly open to gutter between pp xiv and xv, though still holding tight, not loose. See photos.


Taurus 105; Conrad p224; Spence 1107. First edition of Shackleton’s own narrative of the ”Endurance” expedition, on which he was to attempt the crossing of the Antarctic continent. Thwarted by ice in the Weddell Sea, the ship crushed, the survival of the entire crew is one of the amazing stories of the ”Heroic age”.


30 000 – 50 000 NOK € 2,550-4,265

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Auction Details

Toward the Poles | Accounts of Polar Exploration

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SD | Auctions
June 15, 2024, 11:00 AM CET

Bygdøy Allé 67, Oslo, , 0265, NO

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