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5 edition of With the Aurora in the Antarctic, 1911-1914 found in the catalog.

With the Aurora in the Antarctic, 1911-1914

by John King Davis

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Published by A. Melrose, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aurora (Ship : Antarctic),
  • Antarctica

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John King Davis ....
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG850 1911 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, [1], 183 p.
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23360854M
    LC Control Number20006567
    OCLC/WorldCa1275543

    An uncommon book, particularly so in the jacket. "As captain of the Aurora during Mawson's expedition, Davis was able to produce one of the few first-hand accounts available in print. His publishers, however, clearly had wartime difficulties with the book, most often seen today with its gilt lettering and decoration badly faded. Auction: Wednesday 9 December at 12pm (noon) DAVIS, JOHN K. With the Aurora in the Antarctic Ln: Andrew Melrose []. xxi, p, frontis, plates, illustrations, diagrams and.

      In December Mawson set sail for Antarctica again, this time as leader of what would become the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (A.A.E.) He had planned the voyage carefully, recruiting suitable personnel, including Cecil Madigan, and acquiring important equipment and the necessary supplies. First edition of Captain John Davis' expedition to Antarctica. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt titles and gilt illustration of the titular steamship, illustrated throughout, tipped-in rear map. From the library of James Stephen "Steve" Fossett with his bookplate to the front free endpaper. American businessman and record-setting aviator Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo.

    The Home of the Blizzard - The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for rea /5. Australasian Antarctic Expedition () , Biography, Explorers, Travel, Australasian Antarctic Expedition, , Aurora (Ship), Australasian Antarctic Expedition , 1 book R. Khler, 1 book Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1 book Roberts, David, 1 book Groucho Marx, 1 book Lennard Bickel, 1 book Emma McEwin, 1 book Philip J.


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With the Aurora in the Antarctic, [Davis John King] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

London: Andrew Melrose, Ltd., First edition. Hardcover. This is the uncommon first edition of Aurora Captain John King Davis’s account of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, an expedition that stands as a paragon of the tenacity, spirit, and hardship associated with exploration.

Condition is very good. The publisher’s illustrated blue cloth binding is square and tight with modest. With the Aurora, in the Antarctic (Classic Reprint) [John King Davis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from With the Aurora, in the Antarctic I venture to hope that this record of the voyages Of the Aurora in Southern Waters.

"Deals, for the most part, with those cruises when the 'Aurora' was manned as the exploring vessel of the Australasian Antarctic expedition, ". With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, / by John King Davis A.

Melrose, Ltd London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further. Internet Archive BookReader With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, The Australasian Antarctic Expedition (–), headed by Douglas Mawson, explored the largely uncharted Antarctic coast due south of had been inspired to lead his own venture by his experiences on Ernest Shackleton's Nimrod expedition in – During its time in Antarctica, the expedition's sledging parties covered around 2, miles (4, km) of unexplored.With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic by the Captain of the Aurora, John K.

Davis [picture] / J. Kissick Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Douglas Mawson - Crew of the Aurora Australasian Antarctic Expedition The Expedition story Having taken part in Shackleton's Nimrod expedition, geologist Douglas Mawson, came up with a plan to launch a purely Australian Expedition to explore that part of Antarctica directly below Australia.

The Aurora’s third Antarctic voyage, November to Februarywas Herbert’s first experience as a Second Steward. Like fellow crew member Thomas Liddiard, Goddard remained with the Aurora until he was discharged from Davis’s employ in Hobart. The Expeditions. Australasian Antarctic ExpeditionDouglas Mawson.

The Aurora was purchased by Douglas Mawson in as his expedition ship for the The Australasian Antarctic Expedition that left Hobart for Antarctica on the 2nd of December Aurora. made three voyages to the Antarctic and two to the sub-Antarctic during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) – All told, 56 men served as members of the crew on these voyages.

Most served on one or two voyages only, with just five men (four officers and one seaman) serving on all Size: 1MB. With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic London, Melrose, n.d.

circa The book itself is a typical poorly produced war time volume rather like South. The expedition encountered many challenges dangerous weather, unchartered coastline, and problems with the ship including failing pumps in the engine room.

Life on board SY Aurora: the experience of Captain John King Davis' crew Mawson's book British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expeditions John King Davis captained S.Y.

Aurora on three voyages to Antarctica and on other sub-Antarctic cruises for Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) –Author: Anna Lucas.

Spence ; Renard ; Rosove 87/A1. Davis was captain of "Aurora," on Mawson's first Antarctic expedition. Davis was master on the "Aurora" on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition and was chief officer on the "Nimrod" with Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, London, A.

Melrose [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: John King Davis.

With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, / "The story deals, for the most part, with those cruises when the 'Aurora' was manned as the exploring vessel of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, ". Title. Scientific reports. series A. Australasian Antarctic Expedition () Mawson, Douglas, Sir, Mawson, Douglas, Sir, With the Aurora in the Antarctic John King Davis.

London A. Melrose, Available online at Open Library Davis was captain of the Mawson expedition vessel Aurora and second in command of the expedition. Trial by ice: the Antarctic journals of John King Davis. Edited by Louise Crossley. SY Aurora was a ton barque-rigged steam yacht built by Alexander Stephen and Sons Ltd.

in Dundee, Scotland, infor the Dundee Seal and Whale Fishing Company. It was feet (50 m) long with a foot ( m) beam. The hull was made of oak, sheathed with greenheart and lined with fir.

The bow was a mass of solid wood reinforced with steel-plate : Declared lost by Lloyd's of London, 2 January With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic Raptis Rare Books | Fine Rare and Antiquarian First Edition Books for Sale.

A Rare Look at Antarctica, By Maria Popova In the summer ofa group of Australian scientists, adventurers and explorers set out to make history by undertaking the first Australian expedition to Antarctica, a three-year journey into the frozen unknown.