The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. New and Revised Edition. British Antarctic Expedition, Sir Ernest SHACKLETON.
The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. New and Revised Edition

The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. New and Revised Edition

London, William Heinemann, 4 November 1910 ('Popular Edition', first thus)/ 4 November 1909.

Octavo, xvi, 368 pages with 4 illustrations plus 52 plates (4 in colour) and a folding map.

Gilt-pictorial dark blue cloth; top edge gilt; covers a little bumped at the extremities, with slight wear to the foot of the rear joint; cloth sunned on the spine and lightly mottled on the sides; scattered foxing throughout; short sealed tear to the folding map; gift inscription and ownership details on the front flyleaf; a very good copy with two small related newspaper clippings loosely inserted.

Rosove 305.D1 (the first William Heinemann impression, with a 'Preface to the Second Edition' by the author, dated September 1910).

Item #117822

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