The 2017 Olympia Book Fair is now closed.

We are excited to announce that in 2018 the Fair is relocating
to Battersea Evolution, 24-26 May 2018.
20-22 Chapel Place
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN1 1YQ
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Jon Gilbert, Lucas Boulding
Telephone 01892 547531
Specialists 19th and 20th Century Literature, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jules Verne, Winston Churchill, Ian Fleming, Thrillers, Sixties Culture, Rock/Pop & Film, Children's, Illustrated, Travel, Occult Philosophy, General Antiquarian, First Editions, Crime, Horror
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20-22 Chapel Place
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN1 1YQ
Contact Adrian Harrington
Jon Gilbert, Lucas Boulding
Telephone 01892 547531
Specialists 19th and 20th Century Literature, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jules Verne, Winston Churchill, Ian Fleming, Thrillers, Sixties Culture, Rock/Pop & Film, Children's, Illustrated, Travel, Occult Philosophy, General Antiquarian, First Editions, Crime, Horror
Adrian Harrington Rare Books
Stand A03

SHACKLETON, Ernest H. (1874-1922) and McLEAN, William Walker Laroche.

O.H.M.S. An Illustrated Record of the Voyage of S.S. Tintagel Castle conveying Twelve Hundred Soldiers from Southampton to Cape Town, March 1900. , London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co., 1900. 1900

FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Foolscap quarto, pp.59; [1], imprint. With photographic illustrations throughout. Bound in original pale blue pictorial paper-covered boards, skilfully respined to style. Some edgewear, boards lightly rubbed, slight bubbling to pastedowns. Very good. With presentation note to endpaper; Mr John Rolfe / with/ E.H.Shackleton's Compliments. The first and only edition of Shackleton's first publication, written in collaboration with the ship's surgeon. An exceptionally scarce book, this inscribed example undoutedly being a highpoint of any travel library.
£8,750