The heart of the Antarctic : being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 / by E.H. Shackleton, C.V.O. ; with an introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc. an account of the first journey to the south magnetic pole by professor T.W. Edgeworth David, F.R.S.
- Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922., David, T. W. Edgeworth (Tannatt William Edgeworth), 1858-1934., Wilson, Edward A. (Edward Arthur), 1886-1970, former owner., Kinsey, Joseph, Sir, 1852-1936. former owner., Heinemann (Firm), publisher., James Ballantyne and Co. printer.
"Printed by Ballantyne & Co. Limited Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London"--Colophon.
Accompanied by 1 folded plate and 2 folded maps in pocket inside back cover of v. 2.
Flyleaf with inscription Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.
Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 1. Copy specific details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing. Binding: publisher's blue cloth binding. Provenance: presentation copy with inscription on front endpaper, v.1: "To J J Kinsey from the author in remembrance of all his help and sympathy Oct 1909. E.H. Shackleton." ; bookplate of Sir Joseph Kinsey, bequest to Alexander Turnbull Library, 1936" , and stamp: "J.J. Kinsey". Acc. 65508-09.
Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 2 is of a different size, 28 cm, and lacks map "Route and Surveys of the Southern Journey Party, 1908-9" in back of vol.2. Binding: publisher's blue cloth binding. Provenance: both vols annotated throughout by E.A. Wilson; front free endpaper of vol. 2 signed in pencil "Edward A. Wilson 1908"; vol. 1 has glassine pocket at back containing a telegram from Scott to Wilson dated 19 Nov. 1909 "Delighted if you can meet me here six tonight and dine dont dress" annotated by Wilson with his reply "have answered delighted to come six tonight and dine. Wilson"; also included is a newspaper cutting from the Morning Post dated 4 November with review of "Heart of the Antarctic", and an ms note by a later researcher on Wilson's annotations; presented to the ATL by Miss Rosalind Atkinson 6.2.52. Transferred from the N.Z. & Pacific Collection, 2013. Acc. 116647-116648.
Digital images available: "The typecase and printing press for the production of the Auroroa Australis", flyleaf with inscription, vol. 1, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 1. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.
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- London : William Heinemann, 1909.
- 2 v. :ill. (some col.) ;26 cm.
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