SHACKLETON BOOK, CATALOGUE AND VIDEO
- The Story of the James Caird
is the first and only book exclusively about the
James Caird, the 23 foot whaler in which Sir Ernest Shackleton
made his epic voyage from Antarctica to South Georgia, thus saving
the lives of his entire crew. An epic tale of courage and endurance,
it was the most famous open boat journey in history.
This beautifully produced, fully illustrated book, written and designed
by Harding McGregor Dunnett, founder of the James Caird Society, a world
authority on Shackleton,
is the first and only book about the James Caird.
Shackleton's Boat traces the entire history of the
James Caird from its commissioning by Frank Worsley through its
two perilous journeys and colourful subsequent life to its
present resting place at Dulwich College.
Shackleton's Boat is in hardback, large format (Crown Quarto,
25cm x 19cm), price UK £21.50 inc. postage (Overseas: $35 inc. shipping)
and includes 160 pages with
l80 photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps, many of them unique and not
previously published. ISBN 0 948028 02 5.
Order 'Shackleton's Boat'
The James Caird
can be seen at the exhibition 'Antarctic Heroes' - Triumph and Tragedy'
at the museum, Darling Harbour, NSW, Australia from 5th December 2002
until mid-March 2003.
Join the James Caird Society
catalogue of the Dulwich exhibition Shackleton, the Antarctic and Endurance,
covering many aspects of Shackleton's life and expeditions, is available price
£15 plus £4 p&p; US/Canada £22 inc. shipping; rest of the world
£24 inc shipping from the Dulwich College Commissariat, phone/fax: +44 (0)20
8299 9222, address: Dulwich College, Dulwich Common, London SE21 7LD, U.K.
Cheque or credit card payment accepted.
Order a copy of
Shackleton - the Antarctic and Endurance
A James Caird
video entitled Shackleton's Boat: The Voyage of the James Caird,
filmed by Capricorn Productions and written and designed by Harding McGregor
Dunnett and John Bardell, vividly telling the full story of the boat and
Shackleton's epic voyage in freezing conditions across the world's most inhospitable
ocean, is available in VHS format, price: UK and Europe £13.95 plus £1.50
p&p (rest of the world - details on application).
To buy the video in UK VHS format
Available in US format from Milestone
Film & Video, e-mail: email@example.com,
address: PO Box 128, Harrington Park, NJ, 07640, U.S.A., phone: +1 (201) 767-3117 or
+1 800 603 1104, fax: +1 (201) 767-3035.
buy the video in US format
Members of the Society can obtain copies of the UK VHS
video at the special members' price of £10 plus £1.50 p&p
(cheques payable, please, to
The James Caird Society), from The Hon. Secretary, School Farm, Benenden, Kent TN17 4EU,
tel: +44 (0)1580 240755, fax: 240960, e-mail:
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