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Aurora australis : the British Antarctic expedition, 1907-1909

Author: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; John Millard; George Marston
Publisher: Alburgh, Harleston, Norfolk : Bluntisham : Paradigm, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st public edView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1909 for private circulation only. Following the tradition of overwintering polar expeditions, this publication was prepared by members of Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. in order to provide both amusement and occupation. Includes accounts of experiences during expedition.
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Aurora australis.
Alburgh, Harleston, Norfolk : Bluntisham : Paradigm, 1986
(OCoLC)596565349
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; John Millard; George Marston
ISBN: 0948285060 9780948285066
OCLC Number: 15049695
Notes: Facsim. reprint. Originally published: Cape Royd, Antarctica, 1908.
"Illustrated with lithographs and etchings by George Marston."
Description: xx, [176] pages, [10] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The ascent of Mount Erebus / T.W. Edgeworth David --
Midwinter night / Nemo --
Trials of a messman / A messman --
A pony watch / Putty --
Southward bound / Lapsus Linguae --
An interview with an emperor / A.F.M. --
Erebus / Nemo --
An ancient manuscript / Shellback --
Life under difficulties / James Murray --
Bathybia / Douglas Mawson.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ernest Henry Shackleton ; preface by Lord Shackleton ; introduction by John Millard.

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Originally published in 1909 for private circulation only. Following the tradition of overwintering polar expeditions, this publication was prepared by members of Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. in order to provide both amusement and occupation. Includes accounts of experiences during expedition.

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