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WILD, Frank. Shackleton's Last Voyage.
London : 1923First edition, third impression. Wild had joined Scott on the Discovery, travelled with Mawson on his Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14, "and was a close friend of Shackleton on both the Nimrod expedition of 1907-09 and second-in-command on the Transantarctic Expedition of 1917-17... Wild joined Shackleton on his final voyage... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 137538
(SHACKLETON.) WILD, Frank. Shackleton's Last Voyage.
London : 1923First edition. Wild had been with Scott on the Discovery, was with Mawson in 1911-14, "and was a close friend of Shackleton on both the Nimrod expedition of 1907-09 and second-in-command on the Transantarctic Expedition of 1917-17 Wild joined Shackleton on his final voyage to the Antarctic in 1921-23 but the explorer's death sapped... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 141289
O'CONNOR, Frank. The Wild Bird's Nest: Poems from the Irish.
Dublin : 1932First edition, first impression; one of 250 copies printed. O'Connor's poems are translations from Gaelic epic, and A.E.'s essay is a compelling apology for the imaginative world of Celtic myth, and its unique importance to modern literature. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 84005
SWINBURNE, Henry. Travels in the Two Sicilies … in the years 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780.
London : 1783-5First edition. Scion of an old Catholic family, Swinburne was educated "at the monastic seminary at Lacelle, France, the University of Paris, Bordeaux, and finally the Royal Academy in Turin, where he developed a keen interest in the arts" (ODNB). By 1763 he had inherited the family estates following the death of his older brother, and, now financially... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 65638
(CHINDITS.) Collection of material relating to Wingate's Chindits and their campaigns in Burma.
1940s-1980s]Superb collection of material concerning the Chindits, includes Wingate's Report on the Operations of 77th Brigade; the original MS of the Hedley's book Jungle Fighter; a number of SEAC Chindit publications; a small trove of pieces from the collection of a serving Chindit officer, including intelligence reports, some excellent press photographs, and... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 65880