Shackleton of the Antarctic by T. H. Baughman

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .

Written in English

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  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry, -- Sir, -- 1874-1922 -- Travel -- Antarctica,
  • Endurance (Ship),
  • Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- British

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StatementT. H. Baughman.
LC ClassificationsG850 1914.S53 B38 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23170474M
ISBN 109780803219441
LC Control Number2009007966

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Shackleton's diary entries for the latter, published here "virtually unaltered" constitute "one of the most compelling narratives in the Antarctic literature" (Rosove p). The Antarctic Book, which includes the 16 signatures of the shore party, was issued only with this Limited Edition of The Heart of the Antarctic and has never been reprinted.

It contains reproductions of drawings done by the party, including four mounted color portraits, the poem "Erebus" by Shackleton and the whimsical story "Bathybia" by. The Heart Of The Antarctic; Being The Story Of The British Antarctic Expedition With An Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, An Account Of The First Journey To The South Magnetic Pole by Professor T.W.

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Adelie Books, First Edition, First Printing, one quarter buffalo and linen cover, 4to, [xxx]. For Shackleton's Nimrod expedition, there would be no periodical, but Shackleton was determined to produce a full book, written, illustrated, printed and bound in the Antarctic—the first of its kind.

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