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    Inscribed and Signed by Shackleton

    Sir Ernest Shackleton. South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917. London: William Heinemann, 1920. Early printing (issued four months after the first impression). Warmly inscribed by Shackleton, "To S.W.A. Hutchison / With grateful thanks / for kindnesses / from / Ernest Shackleton / January 1921" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 367 pages. Illustrated. Folding map "The Voyage of the Endurance" bound in back. Contemporary newspaper clippings regarding Shackleton and a real photo postcard laid-in. Publisher's original black cloth decorated and lettered in silver. Boards a bit scuffed with some wear along the extremities and slightly bumped corners; hinges worn; endpapers browned, else a very good copy. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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    Shackleton's own account of his attempt to make the first crossing of the Antarctic continent - 1800 miles sea to sea. The ill-fated expedition suffered severe hardships after their ship Endurance was crushed in the ice. Amazingly the entire expedition survived as a result of Shackleton's "supreme qualities of leadership."



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