Aurora Australis, 1908-09 /
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir,
British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909)
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
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).
Description and travel
Discovery and exploration
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922