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    Reference 839 (554)
    Category Antarctic;
    Author Wild, Frank & Smith, W. Campbell, (Editor)(Quest preface by C.Tate Regan)
    Title SHACKLETON'S LAST VOYAGE: THE STORY OF THE QUEST and QUEST EXPEDITION REPORT (Report on the Geological Collections made during the voyage of the Quest on the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition to the South Atlantic & Weddell Sea in 1921-1922 ).
    Publishing Information London: Cassell and Co Ltd.,1923.
    Description SHACKLETON'S LAST VOYAGE: THE STORY OF THE QUEST From the Official Journal and Private Diary Kept By Dr. A.H.Macklin: 1st Edition; xvi, 372pp, 51 plate leaves including coloured photographic frontipiece [138 photographs and 3 sketches in all], 12 sketch maps in text. Original light blue cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, cover lettered and ruled in black and gilt with a white, black and gold vignette of the Quest in ice. No dustjacket, Ink signature of A B Watkins, July 1923 on rear of front board, small booksellers label rear ep. Covers marked, bumped and faded, top and bottom of spine softened, slight foxing to some pages, all as expected for age of book. Overall Very Good. Together with "QUEST" EXPEDITION REPORT1st Edition; vi, [6],161pp, illustrated, 2 plate leaves, frontipiece plus 26 figures and maps in text. With a preface by C.Tate Regan, Director of the Natural History Section of the British Museum. Burgundy cloth cover, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, gilt vignette on front cover. Very Good.
    Price £750.00
    Keywords Antarctic, expedition, Wilkins, Worsley, qpolarq S1-Ant
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