Books taken on the Nimrod Expedition’s polar dash, 1908-09:
Shakespeare’s Comedies — Ernest Shackleton
The Bible in Spain by George Borrow — Eric Marshall
Travels in France by Arthur Young — Reginald Adams
Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens — Frank Wild
On the Discovery Expedition’s polar dash (1902-03), Shackleton took along The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin and read it aloud to Scott.