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The Adelie blizzard : Mawson's forgotten newspaper 1913 / preface by Emma McEwin ; introduction by Elizabeth Leane and Mark Pharaoh
Bib ID 4766536
Format BookBook
Description Adelaide : The Friends of the State Library of South Australia in association with the Friends of Mawson at the South Australian Museum, 2010 
xxvi, 216 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, plans, ports ; 38 cm. 
ISBN 9781876154622
9781876154615
9781876154608
Full contents
  • The Adelie Blizzard Vol 1, No. 1. April 1913
  • The Adelie Blizzard Vol 1, No. 2. May 1913
  • The Adelie Blizzard Vol 1, No. 3. June 1913
  • The Adelie Blizzard Vol 1, No. 4. August 1913
  • The Adelie Blizzard Vol 1, No. 5. October 1913.
 
Notes

Editors of original newspaper: Douglas Mawson and Archie McLean.

Facsimile of the Adelie blizzard 'newspaper' originally issued by Douglas Mawson and the members of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition during their enforced stay at their main base in Antarctica in 1913. It was produced in 5 monthly issues from April to October 1913 (Vol. 1, no. 1 (Apr. 1913)-v. 1, no. 5 (Oct. 1915)). The pages are reproduced at their original size, with handwritten editorial annotations. The originals are held in the Mawson Centre at the South Australian Museum.

Includes biographical notes on all the members of the Aurora Expedition who were at the main base during 1912-1913.

999 copies of this edition of the Adelie blizzard have been published: 199 are hand numbered and bound in half-leather; 450 are hand bound in decorated cloth; 300 are in soft covers. Fifty sets of unbound sheets, identified by roman numerals, have been reserved for presentation and custom bindings.

Reproduction Originally produced Antartica, Main Base : Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, 1913. 
Life Dates Vol. 1, no. 1 (Apr. 1913)-v. 1, no. 5. (Oct. 1913) 
Subjects Mawson, Douglas Sir, 1882-1958 -- Travel -- Antarctica.  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914.  |  Antarctic newspapers.  |  Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Australian.  |  Antarctica -- Newspapers.
Other authors/contributors Mawson, Douglas Sir, 1882-1958  |  McLean, Archibald Lang, 1885-1922  |  Leane, Elizabeth  |  Pharaoh, Mark  |  McEwin, Emma  |  State Library of South Australia. Friends  |  Friends of Mawson  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914)
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