Fair. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Shackleton's account of the Oxford University expedition to the Arctic in 1934-35, "a vivid description of a winter spent far inside the Arctic Circle. " Cloth covers are grubby but a bright clean interior.
Good. Quarter bound in red leather. 5 raised bands. Gilt lettering on black spine label. Red boards with gilt emblem of Northhampton School. Good binding and cover. Chipping and loss to spine. Prize presentation bookplate on inside board. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. Ships daily.
Good in good dust jacket. 1939. 318 pages. Black jacket over cloth boards. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Jacket has light edge wear with minor tears and chipping. Mild rubbing and marking. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1510869395DPB (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
G+ No Jacket. 8vo. plain blue cloth (ex-library, rubbed & shaken, slight wear at extremities, rebacked, margins trimmed, occ. rsms & blindstamps to early leaves, scattered spotting, else internally clean & unmarked; lacks dustwrapper); pp. i-xvi, 17-372, with 45 illustrations, 11 tailpieces, 4 maps and diagrams & a folding map. A reading copy of the first edition.
Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), maps, figures, pages lightly toned, reverse side jacket lightly toned & marked (rear cover marked, small loss base spine, small edge tears, minor edgewear), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 318 pp. The noted polar explorer gives a vivid description of a winter spent far inside the Arctic Circle.
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