Shackleton’s Boat Journey

Shackleton’s Boat Journey is a Folio Society edition hardcover with slipcase in fine condition.


Commander F. A. Worsley


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Shackleton’s Boat Journey Synopsis

Captain Worsley offers a firsthand account of his incredible Antarctic adventure. On its way to the Antarctic continent in 1915, the Endurance became trapped and then crushed by ice, stranding ship’s party on an ice floe for five months before their rescue.

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About Frank Worsley

Frank Arthur Worsley was a New Zealand sailor and explorer who served on Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914–1916 as captain of Endurance. He also served in the Royal Navy Reserve during the First World War.

Why buy Shackleton’s Boat Journey from Daker Books?

Daker Books is an independent bookshop in the village of Kibworth, south Leicestershire, specialising in rare and collectable treasures, signed copies, pre-loved and beautiful editions. We have a large collection of Folio Society books too. We pride ourselves on our friendly, professional service and place customer relations and environmental sustainability at the heart of business.

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Commander F. A. Worsley


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