MAWSON (DOUGLAS) The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, 2 vol., fine copy, Philadelphia, 1915
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MAWSON (DOUGLAS) The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, 2 vol., fine copy, Philadelphia, 1915
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MAWSON (DOUGLAS)
The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, 2 vol., photogravure frontispieces, 110 plates (mostly photographic), 3 folding maps in a pocket at the end of volume, illustrations and maps in the text, publisher's blue pictorial cloth gilt, t.e.g., publisher's pictorial dust-jackets [Conrad, p.208; Renard 1023; Rosove 217.A2.a; Spence 773; OCLC 728521], 4to (250 x 190mm.), Philadelphia, J.P. Lippincott, [1915]

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  • A MAGNIFICENT SET IN VERY FINE DUST-JACKETS of the first United States edition which "should be referred to as the first state" (Rosove, who provides a detailed explanation in his bibliography).

    Provenance: Nathaniel Cushing Nash (bookplate); Martin L. Greene (Seattle) from Colin Bull (Polar explorer, deceased 2010).
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