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Lot 1395: Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface

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22 October 2016

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  • Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface
  • Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface
  • Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface
  • Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface
  • Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface
  • Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface
  • Edward Shackleton ARCTIC JOURNEYS THE STORY OF THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ELLESMERE LAND EXPEDITION 1936 Antique English Nautical Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Photographic Plates Tweedsmuir Preface
   
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Title: Arctic Journeys: The Story of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition 1834-5
Author: Edward Shackleton - Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton, Baron Shackleton KG, AC, OBE, PC, FRS, FRGS, (15 July 1911 – 22 September 1994), was a British geographer and Labour Party politician.

Born in Wandsworth, London, Shackleton was the younger son of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Limited
City: London
Year: 1936
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xvi/372 pages
Width: 6" Height: 9"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in cream cloth covres with a green cloth backstrip bearing stamped black lettering. There is light rubbing and toning to the exterior, heaviest at the edges. The binding is solid. The frontispiece depicts "Ice, mast-high" from the deck of a ship. The pages show mild age toning and occasional light marginal spotting. The work is profusely illustrated with 56 photographic plates and four maps, including a fold-out map at the end of the text. The work contains a foreword by the founding President of the Oxford Exploration Club Lord, Tweedsmuir.

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