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The home of the blizzard, being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 / by Sir Douglas Mawson
Bib ID 2545988
Format BookBook
Author
Mawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958
 
Edition Abridged popular ed. 
Description London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1934 
xxxii, 438 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. 
Notes

Library's SR copy has a bookplate depicting two owls with no ex libris name and is inscribed on the flyleaf, "D. J. Guppy, with cordial wishes from Douglas Mawson." The frontispiece portrait is inscribed, "Douglas Mawson, Xmas 1943." D. J. Guppy studied geology with Mawson at the University of Adelaide, completing an honours degree in 1943. Peter Fullagar took the book to Antarctica in 1989-1990 where the inscriptions on page [vi] were added by scientists serving at Casey station.

Subjects Australasian Antarctic Expedition - (1911-1914)  |  Antarctica - Discovery and exploration - Australian.
Other authors/contributors Guppy, D. J. (Douglas James), 1922- former owner

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