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Avro Shackleton : Postwar Military Aircraft : 3

By: Chartres, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., BCA: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02426

Condition: Very Good


The Avro Shackleton seems destined to complete at least 35 years in front-line service in the Royal Air Force: the first prototype flew in 1949, and the AEW aircraft of No 8 Squadron were still operational in 1985. It remained in service 20 years after it was first classed as obsolescent. View more info

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The Shackleton Voyages: A Pictorial Anthology of the Polar Explorer and Edwardian Hero

By: Huntford, Roland

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK., Ted Smart: 2002

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02801

ISBN: 0297843168

Condition: Very Good


This pictorial anthology celebrates the life of Ernest Shackleton, a major protagonist in the heroic age of Antarctic exploration at the beginning of the twentieth century. He is best known for his legendary third expedition, but Shackleton also undertook three other expeditions, each enthralling in its own way but none achieving the goal it set out to reach. Charm, charismatic leadership and dogged determination ensured Shackleton became a hero in his own lifetime. There is light shelf ware to the dJ. View more info

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Shackleton: The Polar Journeys

By: Shackleton, Sir Ernest.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Birlinn Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03525

ISBN: 1841581968

Condition: Near Fine


This omnibus edition combines' Heart of Antarctic and South, Ernest Shackleton's personal accounts of his polar expeditions. Heart of the Antarctic is the story of his polar expedition of 1907-1909, part of his never-ending quest to reach the South Pole. South is Shackleton's account of a journey that began in August 1914 with high hopes of a first in exploration and ended two years latter in a desperate struggle for survival. The D/W is covered in protective plastic. A good clean copy View more info

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South: The Last Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance

By: Sir Ernest Shackleton

Price: £14.50

Publisher: USA, Lyons Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03746

ISBN: 1558217835

Condition: Very Good


In this reprint of the original 1920 edition, Sir Ernest Shackleton, eloquently describes their fabled two-year odyssey in one of the most inhospitable regions on earth. Filled with more than eighty-five photographs and illustrations from the journey. There is some marking on the covers, and the top of the text block also has some marks on it. View more info