Frank Wild.

Whitby: Caedmon of Whitby, 1999. First UK edition. Hardcover. Wild was an English born Antarctic explorer, half forgotten, in spite of his broad experience: from 1901-04, a seaman on the Discovery, Robert Scott's first Antarctic expedition; from 1907-09, a member of Shackleton's Nimrod expedition; in 1911, a member of Douglas Mawson's Aurora expedition; and from 1914-17 he was second-in-command of Shackleton's trans-Antarctic expedition in which the ship Endurance was crushed by the ice. With the publishers prospectus loosely inserted. 8vo, frontis, xiv, 343pp, ills, color maps at end papers. Deep red gilt cloth, with pictorial dj, with title in red at gray dj spine, as new. Fine. Item #15294
ISBN: 0905355482

Price: $125.00

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