London: William Heinemann, 1909. Two volumes, 8vo. Three maps, pamorama in rear pocket, 12 colored and 257 black-and-white plates, numerous illustrations and diagrams. Original blue pictorial cloth, front covers with large silver blocks, spines gilt-lettered, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Provenance: Eric A. Bingen (bookplate). A generally fresh, sound and bright copy, the spines lightly faded, cover blocks lightly mottled, endpapers with characteristic browning, but hinges sound, and overall a very good set. Item #404316
FIRST EDITION, trade issue, of Shackleton's account of one of the most celebrated Antarctic expeditions.