The Ross Sea Shore Party 1914-17
Member of the Ross Sea Party of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17
By Richards, R.W.
Cambridge: Scott Polar Research Institute, 1962. Special Publication Number 2. 8vo – 24.1 cm, [ix], 44 pp. 2 full-page black-and-white plates. 1 full-page map. Publisher’s burgundy cloth with bright gilt title on spine. Original dust jacket in Near Fine condition, book is in Fine condition – an excellent copy. Spence 969; Rosove 269.A1.
This thin volume is the only account of Shackleton’s Ross Sea shore party (1914-17) other than Ernest Joyce’s The South Polar Trail and Shackleton’s secondhand summary in South. -Rosove