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Home of the Blizzard, The

Mawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958


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“This, the sixth edition of The Home of The Blizzard, is the first edition in this form…. 1938” verso t.p.

Flecked and mottled by age, but a very sound copy. xix, 348 p. : 7 maps, plans ; 18 cm. #0621 (Name on fpd.)

Sir Douglas Mawson OBE FRS FAA (5 May 1882 – 14 October 1958) was an Australian geologist, Antarctic explorer, and academic. Along with Roald AmundsenRobert Falcon Scott, and Sir Ernest Shackleton, he was a key expedition leader during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.

Mawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958.  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition, (1911-1914)  |  Antarctica — Discovery and exploration — Australian.


Additional Information

AuthorMawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958
Number of pagesxix, 348 p. : 7 maps, plans ; 18 cm.
PublisherHodder and Stoughton
Year Published1938
Binding Type

Hardcover. Original cloth

Book Condition

Very Good for its age.