( W.E. HOW, illus. ) FISHER, Margery, James, FISHER.
NEAR FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER WITH A.L.s BY CECILY SHACKLETON
Published: Barrie, 
Stock code: 42585
8vo., First Edition, with plates, illustrations, maps and plans in the text, and endpaper maps in colour; black cloth, gilt back, top and fore-edge faintly spotted else a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper.
LOOSELY INSERTED IS A FINE A.L.s FROM CECILY SHACKLETON WRITTEN ON STATIONERY FROM HER LONDON RESIDENCE AT CHATSWORTH COURT, KENSINGTON. Cecily Shackleton (1906-1957) daughter of the explorer. Crisp copy of the most highly regarded biography of the explorer. James Fisher (eminent ornithologist and co-founder of the 'New Naturalist' series) undertook much research on his wife's behalf, interviewing personally many surviving members and associates of the expeditions. He was also granted free access to all Shackleton's unpublished notes and papers. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Spence 460.