New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. Hurley, Frank. First edition. 8vo., xv, 290 pp., frontispiece with tissue guard, 75 illustrations, which include b&w plates from photographs, and 2 folding maps, pictorial endpapers, t.e.g. Publisher's dark green cloth, slight rubbing to the lettering on the spine, with the slightest of wear to the crown; slight scratch to the front board. A nonauthorial gift inscription on the first blank flyleaf reads: "To / Theron T. Chapman / This story of an astounding / adventure is also an interesting/ reminder of the ship loads / of whale meat you and I / have brought up from / South Georgia Island. / G. A. Chapman / Christmas 1937." The text, plates and maps are fine and bright. A very good to near fine copy. Item #53946
Frank Hurly (1885 - 1962) an noted Australian, was the photographer on the Mawson and Shackleton expeditions.
Presentation from George A. Chapman to his son, Theron T. Chapman, the year he assumed became chairman of the board of Scott, Foresman & Company, publishers.