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Endurance

First English Edition

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The first English edition of Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing.

Octavo, 287pp. Gray cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. No additional printings noted. Slight lean to text block, internally clean. Complete with 20 illustrations throughout text. In the publisher’s dust jacket, 21s net retail price on front flap, light sunning to spine, shelf wear, a very good example.

(Rosove 195, B1)

The first edition of Endurance by Alfred Lansing was published by McGraw-Hill Book Company of New York in 1959. It is often confused with the Book Club edition, released the same year.

The first edition from McGraw-Hill states “first edition” on the copyright, has a retail price of $5.00 on the front flap, with “Book-of-The-Month Club Selection” printed below the retail price. The rear panel of the dust jacket has a photograph of Alfred Lansing, with a short biography.

The second state dust jacket has a retail price of $6.95, with 9 advertising blurbs on the rear panel.

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

Hodder and Stoughton

Edition

First English Edition

Date Published

1959

Binding

Cloth

Condition

Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Very Good

Author

Lansing | Alfred

Author Display

Alfred Lansing