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'Nicholas Nickleby' by Charles Dickens DUNIH 2018.22

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'Nicholas Nickleby' by Charles Dickens

Book, 'Nicholas Nickleby' by Charles Dickens. The front page is inscribed 'Wilfred from mother. Souvenir of your safe return home, from the South Pole, 1st August 1931'. This book was bought at a second hand book shop by the donor's grandmother for 30 cents (sometime after 1966 when Australia converted to decimalisation). It is believed that Wilfred in the inscription was Wilfred J Griggs, Chief Engineer in the BANZARE Expedition (1929-1930 and 1930-1931). The second voyage returned to London on 1st August 1931 which links with the inscription. The book is cloth covered in red (faded) and part of a series of 'The Works of Charles Dickens' in 22 volumes.

Number: DUNIH 2018.22
Name: 'Nicholas Nickleby' by Charles Dickens
Date: 1931-08-01
Location: In Store