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$NZ550 - ANTARCTIC DAYS, Sketches of the homely side of Polar life by two of Shackleton's men. Illustrated by the authors James Murray & George Marston, Andrew Melrose, London, 1913. First Edition.

ANTARCTIC DAYS, Sketches of the homely side of Polar life by two of Shackleton's men. Illustrated by the authors James Murray & George Marston, Andrew Melrose, London, 1913. First Edition. 196 page hardback, B&W plates, sketches, music scores, A very personal memoir of Shackleton's 1907 Nimrod expedition. Murray was a biologist and manager of the expedition's base camp. He later died while serving on the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1914. Marston was the expedition artist. Reminscences, often humourous, of expedition life & its personnel. Extensively and somewhat eccentrically illustrated with photographs and drawings by both men. Chapter on Chanties with music at the rear. In original blue cloth, bumped corners, rubbing, chips on spine, grubby. An important Antarctic record with a very different viewpoint from the official histories. -Very hard to find - $NZ550 (Arnold Heine collection)

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ANTARCTIC DAYS, Sketches of the homely side of Polar life by two of Shackleton's men. Illustrated by the authors James Murray & George Marston, Andrew Melrose, London, 1913. First Edition. 196 page hardback, B&W plates, sketches, music scores,  A very personal memoir of Shackleton's 1907 Nimrod expedition. Murray was a biologist and manager of the expedition's base camp. He later died while serving on the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1914. Marston was the expedition artist. Reminscences,  often humourous, of expedition life & its personnel. Extensively and somewhat eccentrically illustrated with photographs and drawings by both men.  Chapter on Chanties with music at the rear. In original blue cloth, bumped corners, rubbing, chips on spine, grubby.  An important Antarctic record with a very different viewpoint from the official histories. -Very hard to find - $NZ550 (Arnold Heine collection)