Melbourne : Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 2006. Octavo, illustrated wrappers. Exhibition catalogue including full page colour images of works shown.
The geology of South Australia. With notes on the chief geological systems and occurrences in the other Australian States. (With a presentation inscription by geologist and Antarctic explorer Sir T. W. Edgeworth David)
Adelaide : Walter Howchin (printed by Gillingham & Co.), 1929. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Octavo (220 x 145 mm), publisher’s black-lettered blue cloth over boards, spine lettered in black (sunned, frayed at head and tail), a significant association copy, the front pastedown inscribed in fountain pen by the distinguished Welsh-Australian geologist and Antarctic explorer …
MAWSON, Douglas, Sir (1882-1958)
Offprint from Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Aust. 73 (2) Dec. 1950. [Adelaide] : s.n., 1950. Large octavo (245 x 185 mm), printed buff-coloured wrappers, pp 223-231, including a full-page map, followed by 1 leaf of photographic plates; previous owner’s pencilled ownership inscription, a very good copy. Trove locates a single copy (Deakin University Library)
SMITH, Edgar A. (1847-1916); RICHARDSON, John and John Edward GRAY (editors)
[ANTARCTICA] The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., during the years 1839 to 1843. By authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Edited by John Richardson … and John Edward Gray : Mollusca. By Edgar A. Smith.
London : E. W. Janson, 1874. “No. XXI. June.” Large quarto (305 x 245 mm), original cloth backed stiff wrappers, previous owner’s pencilled inscription to front free-endpaper, pp [1 title], [2 blank], 1-7 (text), [1 blank], followed by 4 leaves of lithographed plates with tissue guards intact; a very good copy.
FORBES, Henry O.
Off-print of the Smithsonian Report for 1894, pp 297-316. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1896. Octavo, printed wrappers (edges badly chipped, spine with tape repair), 20 pp, partly unopened. Essay on the flora and fauna which once flourished in Antarctica. Trove locates a single copy (SLNSW)
[GUGK] SERGEEV, S. I. (ed.)
Moskva : Glav. upr. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1982. Folio (335 mm), publisher’s pictorial laminated wrappers, pp 24; table of contents, symbols, abbreviations etc. (3-5), full-page colour maps with differing scales (6-15), index (17-24); text in Russian; a good, clean copy. Second edition (first published 1980) of this official Soviet government atlas …
MAWSON, Douglas (1882-1958)
[THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD: FIRST RUSSIAN EDITION] V strane purgi : istorii︠a︡ avstraliĭskoĭ antarkticheskoĭ ekspeditisii 1911-1914 gg.
/ Duglas Mouson ; perevod s angliĭskogo E.A. Karavaevoĭ. Leningrad [R.S.F.S.R.] : Glavsevmorput’, 1935. First Russian edition. Octavo (224 x 155 mm), publisher’s blue cloth with blind-stamped lettering and pictorial onlays to upper board, spine lettered in silver; frontispiece portrait of Mawson, pp VIII, 439, b/w photographic plates, with 3 folding maps at rear; text …
[HOOKER, Joseph Dalton, 1817-1911]
[ANTARCTICA] Naval Medical Supplemental Fund. Standing Orders and Regulations. (Issued to Joseph Dalton Hooker on his appointment as second surgeon on HMS Erebus)
For the Constitution and Government of the Supplemental Fund for the Relief of the Widows of Medical Officers in the Royal Navy. [London : Council of the Royal Navy, 183-?]. Octavo (230 x 135 mm), stitched as issued with blue paper spine, pp -54; the front is inscribed: ‘Mr Joseph Dalton Hooker. Admission Fee £2.6.0 …
[= Boardgame of the Antarctic Expedition by plane]. Tokyo : Jitsugyo no Nihonsha, 1911. Folded colour lithograph sheet, 730 x 540 mm, with illustrations by Akashi Sekish; together with the original playing markers with aeroplane designs printed on red, blue, yellow and white paper; a few insignificant insect holes (only noticeable when held to the …
[CAMPE, Joachim Heinrich]
depuis 1772 jusqu’en 1775. [Parts I + II]. Series: Bibliothèque géographique et instructive des jeunes gens, ou recueil de voyages intéressants, Dans toutes les parties du monde, pour l’instruction et l’amusement de la jeunesse; Traduit de l’allemand et de l’angl. par M. Breton. Orné de cartes et figures. Quatrième année. A Paris : Chez J.E. …
[Geographical descriptions I. Australia and the Polar regions]. Helsinki : Valistus, 1926. Octavo, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards, 191 pp, illustrated with half-tone photographic plates, a very good copy. Text in Finnish. Physical geography and ethnology of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, including Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Antarctica. A single copy is recorded in …
SMING, Vivian (ed)
Love songs for Antarctica. A collection of poems, songs, and other writings performed to Antarctica.
[Pasadena] : Sming Sming Books, 2012. Limited edition of 200 copies. ‘Edited by Vivian Sming, Love Songs for Antarctica contains a collection of poems, songs, and other writings, which were performed to Antarctica, December 27 – 31, 2011. The anthology includes contributions and selections by artists, writers, and musicians. Each piece is accompanied by photographs of the …
WILSON, David M.
London : Little, Brown, 2011. Large quarto, publisher’s grey cloth boards in pictorial dust jacket (front panel a little sunned at top edge), pp 191, ; black-and-white photographic plates throughout; a fine copy.
Mawson, Douglas, Sir (1882-1958)
Illustrated in colour and black and white also with maps. London : William Heinemann, 1915. Two volumes, thick octavo, original gilt-lettered cloth with pictorial inlay (spines dulled, corners bumped, lightly rubbed), top edges gilt, bookplates to pastedowns, pp xxx, 349; xiii, 338; extensively illustrated with colour and black and white plates, three folding maps contained …
SCOTT, Robert Falcon (1868-1912)
In two volumes. Vol. I. being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Vol. II. Being the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work Undertaken By Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. London : Smith Elder & Co., 1913. First edition. Two volumes, large octavo, publisher’s blue cloth covered …
[NEW ZEALAND] Sketches made by a passenger on board the ship Cape Finisterre, London to Lyttleton, 1878-79
The emigrant ship Cape Finisterre sailed from London in December 1878, and arrived at Lyttelton, New Zealand, on 31 March 1879. One of the passengers on board was James J. Ledger, whose hand-illustrated manuscript journal In Search of a Home at the Antipodes documents his voyage experience. Ledger’s important journal is now held in the collection of the …