'The Adelie Blizzard'. Mawson's Forgotten Newspaper, 1913. Douglas MAWSON.
'The Adelie Blizzard'. Mawson's Forgotten Newspaper, 1913
'The Adelie Blizzard'. Mawson's Forgotten Newspaper, 1913
'The Adelie Blizzard'. Mawson's Forgotten Newspaper, 1913

'The Adelie Blizzard'. Mawson's Forgotten Newspaper, 1913

Adelaide, Friends of the State Library of S.A. in association with the Friends of Mawson at the S.A. Museum, 2010 [first thus].

Folio, xxvi pages with maps and illustrations plus a facsimile reproduction of the original typescript of the five issues (in all, 216 pages with a few illustrations, plus, for each issue, a colour plate and introductory title page new to this edition).

Light grey blind-decorated cloth, with black leather title-labels and gilt decorations on the spine; front cover slightly marked; an excellent copy.

One of only 450 copies in cloth, in the total edition of 999 copies (199 copies in half leather, 450 in cloth, 300 in card covers, and 50 sets of unbound sheets). One copy only of each of the five issues of 'The Adelie Blizzard' was produced during Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, in April, May, June, August and October 1913. The original - and hitherto unpublished - typescript is reproduced here, complete with numerous contempory editorial annotations. This edition has a preface by Emma McEwin (great-granddaughter of Sir Douglas Mawson), and an 11-page introduction by Elizabeth Leane and Mark Pharaoh.

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Price (AUD): $150.00

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