The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Australasian Antarctic Expedition, Sir Douglas MAWSON.
The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

London, William Heinemann, 1915.

Quarto, two volumes, xxx, 349 and xiv, 338 pages with 9 maps and 28 illustrations plus 275 plates (including 12 panoramas and one folding plate), 21 colour plates (with captioned tissue-guards) and 3 folding maps in an endpocket.

Silver-pictorial cloth lightly marked and rubbed, very lightly worn at the extremities, with one corner bumped, and a very short sealed tear to the head of one spine; one front endpaper slightly marked; trifling signs of use and age (a very small stain to the verso of one plate and the bottom margin of the facing page; a smaller mark to the margin of another plate; and two tiny sealed tears to the bottom margin of a third plate); an excellent set.

The first volume contains a frontispiece portrait of the author, signed in ink 'Douglas Mawson' in the lower margin.

Item #113022

Price: $5,500.00