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Aurora Australis, 1908-09
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Title

Aurora Australis, 1908-09

By

Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922

Marston, George
British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909)

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Antarctica : s.n., 1908.

Notes

Museum Victoria copy signed by Ernest H. Shackleton and George Marston ; "Chicken" stencilled inside back cover ; "F.Z.E. from the library of Fred. Z. Eager"-- embossed on front lining paper.

Contents/Summary: Bathybia / Douglas Mawson; Ten pieces consisting of descriptions in poetry, prose and etchings on the Antarctic written and illustrated by Expedition team members.

Spine title: Aurora Australis.

Originally loose sheets bound with green twine in wooden covers made of 3-ply. Brown calf spine and inside edges. Presentation box also of 3-ply. The unattached cover is bound with green twine and has the title and printers' trademark, the two penguins, embossed in calf, glued to it.

First book published in Antarctica. Originally published : [Antarctica : s.n.], 1908 (Antarctica : Printed at the sign of 'The penguin' by Joyce and Wild ...) (Spence. Antarctic, 1095).

Subjects

Antarctica , Description and travel , Discovery and exploration , Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922

BHL Collections

Antarctic Exploration & Discovery

BHL at 10

BHL Australia

Museums Victoria

Objects of Wonder

Classification

RB 210

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.61146

 

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