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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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