MAWSON (DOUGLAS) Rodinasnezhnykh bur': istoriya Avstraliyskoy antarktiches koyekspeditsii 1911-1914 ["The Home of the Blizzard"]
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MAWSON (DOUGLAS) Rodina snezhnykh bur': istoriya Avstraliyskoy antarkticheskoy ekspeditsii 1911-1914
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MAWSON (DOUGLAS)
Rodina snezhnykh bur': istoriya Avstraliyskoy antarkticheskoy ekspeditsii 1911-1914, edited by E.M. Suzyumov, translated by A.A. Pavlova, half-title, illustrations (some photographic), inscriptions (see footnote) on front free endpaper, publisher's cloth, pictorial dust-jacket (slightly frayed, a few tears to lower cover with minor loss) [See Rosove p. 249, note 7; OCLC222227072], 8vo (220 x 151mm.), [Moscow, Isdatyetstvo Mysl, 1967]

Footnotes

  • The first Russian translation of The Home of the Blizzard, with an inscription by the editor to Douglas Mawson's wife Paquita, who subsequently presented it to Lord Shackleton. Scarce, with a very few copies listed in library databases--none in the United States.

    Provenance: Paquita Mawson (gifted from the editor); Edward, Lord Shackleton; Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from John Simper, 1999.
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