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Type: Book
Title: Aurora australis : [published at the winter quarters of the British Antarctic expedition, 1907, during the winter months of April, May, June, July 1908; illustrated with lithographs and etchings by George Marston ; [pref. by Sir E. H. Shackleton]
Publisher: Printed at the sign of ʻThe Penguins’ : by Joyce and Wild. Latitude 77⁰ 32ʹ South, longitude 166⁰ 12ʹ east. Antarctica, [1908]
Issue Date: 1908
Abstract: Printed in 1908 by members of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-09, the first book ever printed in the Polar regions; ed. by E. H. Shackleton. Loose sheets laced in wooden covers, made of packing-cases which contained the provisions. Estimated only about 90 copies printed; not a public ed.
Keywords: British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909)
Antarctica Discovery and exploration British.
Antarctica Literature
Description: Scanned from the original held Special Collections, Barr Smith Library
Automatic Optical Character Recognition has been performed to make the text searchable.
Call number: 919.9 A9
Appears in Collections:Rare Books: texts

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