John F. Shaw & Co., Ltd, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Unstated
VI, 7-256 pages, last three pages blank intentionally. Colour illustrated frontispiece, illustrator not credited, showing "Shackleton and his men on one of their marches back from his furthest venture". Green decorated cloth boards with gilt, light green and dark green decoration to both the front panel and backstrip. Guild and dark green titles to the front panel and dark green titles to the backstrip. Green coloured tint to all text block edges. The exploration of Antarctica for the adolescent reader. Bumping and a little rubbing to the backstrip and to the book corners. A little wear to the lower book edges. A few marks and rubs to the book panels and some fading to the green coloured tint to the top text block edge. Light browning, offset tanning and faint foxing to the endpapers and there was light age toning and faint foxing throughout the internal text. There is no publication data that is readily available but given the decoration, illustration and feel of the book probably published in the late 1920s or early 1930s. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration ; Antarctica; Inventory No: 0107690.