Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 under the Leadership of Sir Douglas Mawson: Scientific Reports (Complete Set)

By: Mawson Sir Douglas

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These voluminous reports were published over many years, from 1916 to 1947. In all, ninety-one separate publications were grouped into three series, made up of twenty two volumes. It is exceedingly rare to find a complete set of the reports. The work emanating from the expedition ranks it as one of the great scientific expeditions of the heroic era. The reports themselves were attractively prepared, with photographs and charts of high quality. Over 4000 pages of text, charts, plates and maps. Series A - Geography, Geology, Glaciology. Volume I. – Volume V. Series B - Meteorology, Aural Observations, Wireless Observations, Magnetics, Tides. Volume I. – Volume VII. Series C - Zoology, Botany, Bacteriology. Volume I.-Volume X

Title: Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 under the Leadership of Sir Douglas Mawson: Scientific Reports (Complete Set)

Author Name: Mawson Sir Douglas

Categories: Polar,

Edition: 1916-47 First Edition

Publisher: Adelaide and Sydney: Government Printers: 1916

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: A fine set in the original publishers paper wrappers. Complete all 91 parts as issued from 1916 to 1947. No prior ownership marks, no library marks, no faults, exactly as issued. It is exceptional to find a set in totally original condition that hasn't been institutionalised in some way. You will not find a better set. Please contact us for additional details, photographs and shipping costs.

Seller ID: 55839

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