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ENDURANCE: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by  Alfred LANSING - first edition - hard cover without dust jacket - 1994 - from EUREKA  AUSTRALIANA  BOOKS and

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ENDURANCE: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

by LANSING, Alfred

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North Salem, The Adventure Library first edition - hard cover without dust jacket Endurance, the story of Ernest Shackleton and his men's attempt to cross the Antarctic Continent in 1914, is one of the great sagas of the sea and is a fitting choice for 'The Adventure Library' offering great books of high adventure and human endeavour. 223 x 144mm ., pp. xiv, 274, map endpapers, b/w plates Hard cover, printed boards, quarter cloth bound, spine is gold blocked on green panels. Contents, approx. fourteen pages have corner creases - looks like a production fault and not done on purpose. VG ISBN: 1885283008

Ernest Shackleton defined heroism in 1915 when his ship, the Endurance, was trapped in ice and then destroyed on its way to Antarctica. This tense week-by-week, month-by-month reconstruction charts the incredible journey undertaken by his crew of 27 men through 850 miles of the southern Atlantic's heaviest seas.


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On Dec 27 2005, jdfsea said:
  "Shackleton's story of survival set in the Antarctica of the early 20th century. His expedition was to traverse the South Pole, but after their ship the Endurance was crushed by ice, it became a saga of men trying to stay alive in some of the harshest conditions on the planet, and crossing 600 miles of the most dangerous sea on earth in a twenty-two foot boat. It is the only book that ever made me seasick, and it is a true story."

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