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Book Description

Together 23 volumes, all first editions thus except for The Wicked Mate (2001 reprint), many of the books from the library of Ann Savours Shirley with her ownership inscription and occasionally her bookplate, several books signed by the translators, condition either as new or with Savour’s annotations, inserts (including prospectuses) and occasional dust-soiling to top edge of text, the reproduction of Aurora Australis as issued in the original box with accompanying booklet by John Millard (the limitation label has been removed from the book itself).
Dealer Notes
Bluntisham Books, established by David and Sharon Walton, republished some of the less common narratives from the Heroic age of Antarctic exploration from 1984 onwards. Their list of publications grew to include translations of books not previously available in English, and editions of expedition diaries. Offer is a near-complete collection of their books. For a list of the collection, please enquire.
Author [Antarctic.] Bluntisham Books.
Date 1984-2012
Binding Original cloth, many in original dust-wrappers
Publisher Bluntisham Books
Condition Very good to fine.

Price: £2500.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

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