EREBUS & TERROR PRESS

Launched: 29 September 2018. Last updated: 8 May 2020

The Erebus & Terror Press is the overly presumptuous name I came up with for those things that I've produced and issued over the years. These have been mostly ephemeral items and keepsakes associated with events and have been distributed free of charge. Only occasionally has true printing been involved. They are mostly photocopies or, in today's parlance, "digital printing." Virtually all have been executed by Savron Graphics in Jaffrey, New Hampshire.


Publications under the imprint of The Erebus & Terror Press

1. AN ANTARCTIC EVENING. Held to honor the Hon. Alexandra Shackleton and the descendants of members of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-1916. Held at the Explorers Club, New York City, hosted by Miss Margot Morrell and attended by a diverse assemblage of Antarcticans from around the world. April 9, 1999. Text set in Caxton, titles & display in Lithos. Printed by Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire. 8-1/2 by 11. With fragments of rocks from Elephant Island and Stromness, South Georgia. With printed envelope. 100 copies. [20]pp.

2. Douglas Stewart, WORSLEY ENCHANTED. From SUN ORCHARDS, 1952. Appearing in COLLECTED POEMS 1936-1967 (Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1967). 8-1/2 by 5-1/2. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, April 1999. 20 copies. [22] pp.

3. EXPLORING LEADERSHIP: YOU AND SHACKLETON. Issued on March 9, 2000 for the New England Forty-Niners. Held at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 4-9 pm Thursday the 9th of March 2000. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. 8-1/2 by 11. Printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire. 175 copies. [16] pp.

4. YOUR HERO, MY HERO: THE HEROIC AGE OF ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson for the YOUNG PRESIDENTS' ORGANIZATON, St. Louis Chapter - Thursday April 27, 2000, The Exchange Conference Center - Boston, Massachusetts. 5-1/2 by 8-1/2. Printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire. 105 copies. [12] pp.

5. Postcard. ANTARCTIC ART & ARTIFACTS AND OTHER ODDS & ENDS. An Exhibit Drawn from the Collection of Robert B. Stephenson, on display at the Library of the Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH. June 19-October 31, 2000. Opening Reception, Thursdat, June 29th at 3:00. Featuring a reproduction of J.G. Dollman's painting of Captain Oates. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. Single sheet.

6. Poster. ANTARCTIC ART & ARTIFACTS AND OTHER ODDS & ENDS. An Exhibit Drawn from the Collection of Robert B. Stephenson, on display at the Library of the Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH. June 19-October 31, 2000. Featuring a watercolor by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. Single sheet.

7. AN INVITATION. Discovery Dinner, 5 May 2001. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. Printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire. [2] pp. Enclosure. Some Antarctic Sites in and around Dundee. [3] pp.

8. AN ANTARCTIC EVENING ON BOARD THE SHIP DISCOVERY IN DUNDEE. 5 May 2001. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. Printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, April 24, 2001. 20 copies. [40] pp.

9. TRANS-NORWAY ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 2003. 20 copies. April 2003. Prepared for a Norwegian visit 2-8 May 2003 by Mary Royds Cleveland, Cathy Cooper, Wendy Driver, Shane Murphy, Jonathan Shackleton, Judy Skelton and Robert B. Stephenson. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. Printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, April 2003. 20 copies. [2] pp.

10. SOUTH POLAR TIMES. Volume IV. Apsley Cherry-Garrard. July 11, 2007. Edition limited to 7 copies: Robert Stephenson, Jonathan Shackleton, Michael Rosove, Jim McCarthy, David Stam, Marty Greene and David Wilson. PDF supplied to Emma Stuart. Produced by Robert B. Stephenson. Printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire. 107 pp.

11. A NIMROD QUIZ. October 2009. Prepared for the 9th Annual Shackleton Autumn School, Athy. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp. (Mistakenly issued as ET&P 10.)

12. SHACKLETON(S) IN BOSTON. Robert B. Stephenson. Appeared in The James Caird Society Journal, Number Five. Antarctic Exploration, July 2010. Never separately issued. [16] pp.

13. ANTARCTICANA IN THE LEVINSON COLLECTION. A talk by Robert B. Stephenson given at Swann Galleries, New York, on the evening before the John Levinson sale, May 23, 2007. 6 pp.

14. A TERRA NOVA QUIZ. June 2011. Prepared for the Scott 100 conference at Plymouth, 4-6 June 2011. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp. (Mistakenly issued as ET&P 13.)

15. MY ODD SHELF. Anne Fadiman. June 2012. From Ex Libris; Confessions of a Common Reader, 2000. Used with the permission of the author. Only the title page is included here for reasons of copyright. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.1, 5-17 June 2012. Printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2012. 112 copies. [9] pp.

16. REMINISCENCES OF THE "TERRA NOVA" IN THE ANTARCTIC. By Captain W. M. Bruce, C.B.E., R.D., R.N.R. These reminiscences first appeared in The Blue Peter in 1932. May 2012. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.1, 5-17 June 2012. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2012. 75 copies. [21] pp.

17. A SCOTT QUIZ. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.1, 15-17 June 2012. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. (Mistakenly issued as ET&P 16.)

18. AN ENDURANCE QUIZ. Prepared for Shackleton 100 Plymouth Centenary, August 7, 2014. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp.

19. HOOSH! Menu for the 14th Ernest Shackleton Autumn School, October 25, 2014. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp. (Endurance Quiz is also 19.)

19. AN ENDURANCE QUIZ. Prepared for Athy, October 2014. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp. (Hoosh! is also 19.)

20. A SCOTTISH QUIZ. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.2 May 2015. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp.

21. 'SCOTIA' AND WILLIAM SPEIRS BRUCE'S SCOTTISH NATIONAL ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.2 May 2015. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, April 2015. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. 100 copies. [9] pp.

22. SCOTLAND AND THE ANTARCTIC. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.2 May 2015. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2015. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. 100 copies. [13] pp.

23. THE DIARY OF A. FORBES MACKAY 1908-1909. Excerpted from Manuscripts in the Royal Scottish Museum Edinburgh, part 2. William S Bruce papers and diary of A Forbes Mackay. Arranged, edited and with an introduction by Joy Pitman. Information Series. Natural History 8. Edinburgh: Royal Scottish Museum, March 1982. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.2, May 2015. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, April 2015. 100 copies. [14] pp.

24. OUR HOME ON ELEPHANT ISLE. Midwinter Day Concert, June 22nd 1916. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.2, May 2015. 4 pp.

25. AN ANTARCTIC EVENING ON BOARD THE SHIP DISCOVERY IN DUNDEE. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.2, 4 & 5 May 2015. Including Antarctica; Leaves from a Diary Kept on Board an Exploring Vessel by C. Reginal Ford. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2017. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [39] pp.

26. LE PROGRAMME DE LA SOIRÉE. Program & Menu. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.2 May 2nd, 2015. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp.

27. SIR CLEMENTS R. MARKHAM BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. Dr. J. Scott Keltie, late Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society. From The Geographical Journal, Vol XLVII, No. 3. With additional material. Prepared for a luncheon at the Naval Club, London, on May 16, 2016. 25 copies. 8 pp.

28. DATES & NUMBERS. AN ATHY QUIZ. 2016. Prepared for the Shackleton Autumn School, Ocrober 2016. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp.

29. EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTH POLE. Lecture delivered in German by Roald Amundsen before the Berlin Geographical Society on October 9, 1912. Translated and reprinted from the Zeitschr. der Gesell für Erdkiunde zu Berlin, 1912, No. 7, pp. 481-498. Reprinted in the Annual Report of the Board of Regents of The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1912. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.3 May 2017. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2017. 100 copies.13 pp.

30. SOME 'HEROIC AGE' VERSES. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.3 May 2017. 100 copies. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2017. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. 16 pp.

31. A NORWEGIAN ANTARCTIC QUIZ. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.3 May 2017. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp.

32. NORWAY AND THE ANTARCTIC. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.3 May 2017. 100 copies. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2017. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. 14 pp. Errata

33. AN IRISH ANTARCTIC QUIZ. Prepared for the Shackleton Autumn School Banquet, October 28, 2017. 25 copies. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. [4] pp.

34. COLLECTING ANTARCTICANA; SOME HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JOE FITZSIMMONS COLLECTION. A talk given at Bonhams, New York, on the evening before the Joe Fitzsimmons sale, September 24, 2018. Accompanying images. [6] pp.

35. A LAZY ANTARCTIC CROSSWORD PUZZLE. Prepared for the Shackleton Autumn School Banquet, October 27, 2018. 25 copies. [4] pp.

36. DOUBLE-SIDED BEER MATS for O'Briens, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland. October 2018. 2,000 copies. Designed by Robert B. Stephenson; produced by D.D. Bean & Sons, Jaffrey, NH.

37. SOME IRISH ANTARCTICANS. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.4, June, 2019. 100 copies. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2019. [3] pp.

38. THE FORTHCOMING ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION. A lecture delivered by Captain Robert Falcon Scott at the Royal Institution of Great Britain on May 27, 1910. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.4, June, 2019. 100 copies. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, March 2019. Transcribed from a scan provided by Brown University Library. 9 pp.

39. A POEM WRITTEN ABOARD THE S.S. RUNIC BY A CERTAIN REVEREND SAXTON. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.4, June, 2019. 100 copies. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, April 2019. Transcribed from the holograph original in the possession of Seamus Taaffe. [4] pp.

40. HISTORIC HUTS IN THE ANTARCTIC FROM THE HEROIC AGE. Prepared for the SouthPole-sium v.4, June, 2019. 100 copies. Digitally printed at Savron Graphics, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, May 2019. Written by R.K. Headland. [4] pp.

41. A LETTER FROM THE ANTARCTIC. Facsimile of Captain J. E. Davis, A Letter from the Antarctic, London: William Clowes & Sons, Limited, 1901. Along with Vol II: SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL TO ACCOMPANY A LETTER FROM THE ANTARCTIC. Compiled by Robert B. Stephenson, 2020. Only issued electronically. Michael Rosove participated in this production for which the editor is grateful. 38 pp & 23 pp.




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