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Aurora australis / illustrated with lithographs and etchings by George Marston
Bib ID 855596
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Printer (Antarctica : Printed at the sign of the Penguins by Joyce and Wild)
Description [Antarctica : s.n.,] 1908 
[150] p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NKq5544.

Notes

"Published at the winter quarters of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907, during the winter months of April, May, June, July, 1908."

Edited by E.H. Shackleton.

Loose sheets laced in wooden covers made of packing-cases which contained the provisions.

Only 90 copies printed.

The first book ever printed in Antarctica.

Title within ornamental border, with vignette in colors. At head of title: 1908-09.

National Library of Australia's NKq5544 copy - "Butter 267".

National Library of Australia's SRq 919.9 AUR copy disbound and digitised; bookplate of Henry L. White pasted onto the inside front cover together with A.H. Spencer (Melbourne) bookseller's label.

SRq 919.9 AUR copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-36542001

Subjects Antarctica -- Description and travel.  |  Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Antarctica -- Literary collections.
Other authors/contributors Marston, George  |  Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922  |  White, Henry L. (Henry Luke) 1860-1927, former owner  |  British Antarctic Expedition, (1907-1909)
Exhibited National Library of Australia's SRq 919.9 AUR copy exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, October 2011 - May 2012. 
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260 |a[Antarctica :|bs.n.,]|c1908|e(Antarctica :|fPrinted at the sign of the Penguins by Joyce and Wild)
300 |a[150] p., [11] leaves of plates :|bill. ;|c27 cm.
500 |a"Published at the winter quarters of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907, during the winter months of April, May, June, July, 1908."
500 |aEdited by E.H. Shackleton.
500 |aLoose sheets laced in wooden covers made of packing-cases which contained the provisions.
500 |aOnly 90 copies printed.
500 |aThe first book ever printed in Antarctica.
500 |aTitle within ornamental border, with vignette in colors. At head of title: 1908-09.
500 |aNational Library of Australia's NKq5544 copy - "Butter 267".|5ANL
500 |aNational Library of Australia's SRq 919.9 AUR copy disbound and digitised; bookplate of Henry L. White pasted onto the inside front cover together with A.H. Spencer (Melbourne) bookseller's label.|5ANL
530 |3SRq 919.9 AUR copy|aalso available online|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-36542001
585 |aNational Library of Australia's SRq 919.9 AUR copy exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, October 2011 - May 2012.|5ANL
651 0 |aAntarctica|xDescription and travel.
651 0 |aAntarctica|xDiscovery and exploration.
651 0 |aAntarctica|xLiterary collections.
700 1 |aMarston, George.
700 1 |aShackleton, Ernest Henry,|cSir,|d1874-1922.
700 1 |aWhite, Henry L.|q(Henry Luke)|d1860-1927,|eformer owner|5ANL
711 2 |aBritish Antarctic Expedition,|d(1907-1909)
830 0 |aRex Nan Kivell Collection ;|vNKq5544.|5ANL
856 4 1 |zNational Library of Australia digitised item. SRq 919.9 AUR copy|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-36542001|xfulltext
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