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Image for Tasmania, the Antarctic and the Sub-Antarctic : a record of proceedings at a forum held by the Governor of Tasmania, 1 August 2003.

Tasmania, the Antarctic and the Sub-Antarctic : a record of proceedings at a forum held by the Governor of Tasmania, 1 August 2003.

By: Antarctica:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, [Government of Tasmania: 2004].

Seller ID: 35656


(The Governor's Forum no 4.) Small 4to. 92pp. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

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Mawson: a life.

By: AYRES, Philip.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1999

Seller ID: 7849


First edition. 322pp, 20 colour & 44 b&w photos, 5 maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0522848117 ***The first 'comprehensive, objective biography' of Sir Douglas Mawson. View more info

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Heard Island Papers.

By: Banks, M.R. & M.J. Brown (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 2000

Seller ID: 29365


RSTPP, Vol 133, part 2. 4to. 77pp, numerous maps and illustrations (including a full page coloured map of the island). Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Papers presented at the Heard Island workshop, Hobart, 29 June to 1 July 1998. Includes scientific papers and an archaeological survey of old sealers camps. View more info

Image for Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987.

Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987.

By: BANKS, M.R. & S.J. Smith (eds)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: August1988

Seller ID: 3962


(PPRST, Volume 122, Part 1.) 4to. 308pp, illus, tables figures etc. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***33 papers on Management, History & Archaeology, Earth Sciences, Meteorology, Biological Sciences, Physics. View more info

Image for Southern Hemisphere Late Neogene Climates [cover title] : papers arising from the symposium on Climate Succession and Glacial History of the Southern Hemisphere over the past five million years.

Southern Hemisphere Late Neogene Climates [cover title] : papers arising from the symposium on Climate Succession and Glacial History of the Southern Hemisphere over the past five million years.

By: BANKS. M.R. & M.J. Brown (eds).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1966

Seller ID: 35033


Papers and Proceedings of the RST, Volume 130, part 2, November 1996. 4to. iv, 107pp. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

SOUTH. Man and Nature in Antarctica. A New Zealand view.

By: BILLING, Graham.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1964

Seller ID: 19609


First edition. 4to. 207pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, coloured endpaper maps. Original canvas cloth (no dustwrapper), edges of cloth a touch browned. Very good. View more info

Image for The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97.

The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97.

By: BOWDEN, Tim.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Seller ID: 3919


4to; xxviii, 593pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ***The ANARE Jubilee History. View more info

Image for Going to Extremes : Project Blizzard and Australia's Antarctic heritage.

Going to Extremes : Project Blizzard and Australia's Antarctic heritage.

By: CHESTER, John.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1986

Seller ID: 18797


Foreword by Dick Smith. First edition. 4to. 308pp, illus in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A little light spotting on edges and endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0868241717 ***Project Blizzard spent the summers of 1984-85 and 1985-86 at Cape Denison, conserving Mawson's huts. Much also on Australia's involvement with Antarctic exploration and science. View more info

Image for Terra Antarctica : looking into the emptiest continent.

Terra Antarctica : looking into the emptiest continent.

By: FOX, William L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard: 2007

Seller ID: 35129


312pp, colour photographs. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1593761481 View more info

Acid Effusive and Hypabyssal Rocks (from the moraines). Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 4.

By: GLASTONBURY, J.O.G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29857


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 4, pp115 -134, 1 plate. Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. . View more info

Metamorphosed Limestones and other Calcareous Sediments from moraines: a further collection. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 8.

By: GLASTONBURY, J.O.G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29860


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 8, pp295-322, 1 plate. Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info

Some Hybrid Gneisses from the moraines, Cape Denison. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 9.

By: GLASTONBURY, J.O.G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29861


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 9, pp325-333. Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good (although the printed title on the front cover is not straight - the printing that is, not the wrapper itself). View more info

Image for The Health of Antarctic Wildlife : a challenge for science and policy.

The Health of Antarctic Wildlife : a challenge for science and policy.

By: KERRY, Knowles & Martin J. Riddle (eds).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Berlin, Springer: 2009

Seller ID: 35573


8vo. xviii, 470 160pp, illustrations, maps, tables; subject and taxonomic indexes. Pictorial papered boards. Tiny indentations to foot edge of both boards, near the front corners, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 3540939229 View more info

The Antarctic.

By: KING, H.G.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1969

Seller ID: 5222


First edition. 276pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, endpaper maps. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (price-clipped). Owner's small name-label on front paste-down, another's written name along top margin of ffep (above the map) obscured with liquid paper. Very good. View more info

Schists and Gneisses from the Moraines, Cape Denison, Adelie Land. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 7.

By: KLEEMAN, A.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29856


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 7, pp [197] - 292, 5 plates. Large 4to. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued. Very good. View more info

Image for The Antarctic Voyage of HMAS Wyatt Earp.

The Antarctic Voyage of HMAS Wyatt Earp.

By: LAW, Phillip.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1995

Seller ID: 3955


First edition. 152pp, maps, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1863738037 View more info

Image for Macquarie Island: its geography and geology.  Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume V.

Macquarie Island: its geography and geology. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume V.

By: MAWSON, Douglas - based mainly on the records of Leslie Russel Blake

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1943

Seller ID: 29845


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume V. 194pp, 46 text figures (many maps, sections etc), 2 maps in colour, 37 half-tone plates (3 folding, 94 b&w photographs in total); the folding map & plates (panoramas) in rear pocket. Large 4to. Sewn with wrappers drawn on, as issued; slight chipping to head and tail of spine. The fore-edges of the upper wrapper and first two leaves have a few small tears or chips repaired with clear tape, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Mawson's Antarctic Diaries.

Mawson's Antarctic Diaries.

By: MAWSON, Sir Douglas : edited by Fred & Eleanor Jacka.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Susan Haymes / Allen & Unwin: 1988

Seller ID: 12013


Small thick 4to. 414pp, 12 colour and 48 b&w plates, 6 maps, place ribbon. Black cloth with dustwrapper (a little dulled, as often). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Home of the Blizzard : being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914.

The Home of the Blizzard : being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914.

By: MAWSON, Sir Douglas.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1931

Seller ID: 22034


Illustrated with ninety-two photographs, eighteen diagrams and three folding maps. Abridged Popular Edition (third impression). Large 8vo. xxxii, 438pp, illustrated with 35 photographs, 18 diagrams and 3 folding maps. Original blue streaked cloth, the spine dulled, corners a little rubbed. Some foxing, mostly on early pages, and on the edges; otherwise a good clean copy. ***Some of the illustrations differ from those of the first edition, and were previously unpublished. The text is substantially rewritten and revised. View more info

Image for Antarctica : beyond the southern ocean.

Antarctica : beyond the southern ocean.

By: MONTEATH, Colin.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney and Auckland, Harper Collins: 1996

Seller ID: 35569


Oblong 4to. 160pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a couple of closed tears, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0732257042 View more info

Petrology of Rocks from Queen Mary Land. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV, Part 2.

By: NOCKOLDS, S.R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29846


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 2, pp15-86, 34 text figures (including a full-page map), 1 plate (with 6 figs). Large 4to. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued; slight chipping to fore-edge of the upper. The first text leaf has two clean tears, one quite long, closed neatly with archival tape, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Ross Sea Shore Party 1914-17.

The Ross Sea Shore Party 1914-17.

By: RICHARDS, R.W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Huntingdon, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 2003

Seller ID: 16476


Facsimile edition. First published by the Scott Polar Research Institute, as Special Publication No. 2 (Spence 969). 44pp, map, 2 plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (unused). ISBN 1852970774 View more info

Image for The Sub-Antarctic : proceedings of a forum held at CCAMLR on behalf of Antarctic Tasmania, 6-7 July 2006.

The Sub-Antarctic : proceedings of a forum held at CCAMLR on behalf of Antarctic Tasmania, 6-7 July 2006.

By: Royal Society of Tasmania.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 2006

Seller ID: 29368


RSTPP, Volume 141, parts 1& 2. 4to. 214pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for The Japanese South Polar Expedition 1910-12.

The Japanese South Polar Expedition 1910-12.

By: Shirase Antarctic Expedition Supporters Association (editors)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Norwich, Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29651


Translated by Lara Dagnall & Hilary Shibata. 414pp, 8pp colour plates, b&w illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards, gilt lettering a decorations, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852971096 *** First published in Japanese in 1913. View more info

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The Coldest March : Scott's fatal expedition.

By: SOLOMON, Susan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 35313


384pp, illustrated. Quarter cloth and papered boards with dustwrapper. Tope edges a trifle spotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0300089678 ***Seeks to restore Scott's reputation; concluding that Scott's party was struck down by exceptionally frigid weather, 'a rare misfortune that confounded the men's meticulous predictions of what to expect'. View more info

Image for The Great United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842.

The Great United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842.

By: STANTON, William.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1975

Seller ID: 31924


Large 8vo. 434pp, illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0520025571 View more info

Metamorphic Rocks of Adelie Land (and other papers, in 6 parts). Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume III: Geology, Parts I-VI.

By: STILLWELL, F.L. et al

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1918-40

Seller ID: 29842


The six parts (complete) of AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume III. Large 4to - the first part sewn with wrappers drawn on and the others stapled in wrappers, as issued. Part I spine slightly chipped at head and tail, Part V has slight damp-staining at the head and foot margins of the pages, more so on the plates where some slight damage has been caused by them sticking together, but images barely affected. Otherwise a very good clean set. ***[I] Metamorphic Rocks of Adelie Land (230pp, 35 plates); [II] The Metamorphic Limestones of Commonwealth Bay, Adelie Land, by Prof. C.E. Tilley ... View more info

A Group of Gneisses (Sillimanitic and Cordieritic) from the Moraines at Cape Denison, Antarctica. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 10.

By: TILLEY, Dr C.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29855


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 4, pp335-344, 1 plate (a couple of faint damp stains in top margins). Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued (extremities a little yellowed). Good to very good. . View more info

Antarctic Science.

By: WALTON, D.H.W. (ed).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 15365


4to. 280pp, b&w and colour photographs and illus. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 052126233X ***With contributions by C.S.M. Doake, J.R. Dudeney. I. Everson, R.M. Laws and D.W.H. Walton, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge. Introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs. View more info

Field Survey and Reduction of Magnetograph Curves / Analysis and Discussion of Magnetograph Curves. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series B, Volume I: Terrestrial Magnetism, Parts I & II.

By: WEBB, Eric Norman & Charles Chree.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1925

Seller ID: 29863


AAE Scientific Reports, Series B, Volume I: Terrestrial Magnetism, Parts I & II. 286pp, 22 text illus, 18 plates (including 23 b&w photographs), 120 tables. Large 4to. Stapled with cloth-backed wrappers drawn on, as issued; head and tail of spine a little rubbed, tiny hole in front wrapper and title-page, otherwise very good clean copy. View more info