Mawson of the Antarctic with a Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. Antarctic Exploration, Paquita Mawson.

Mawson of the Antarctic with a Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh.

London: Longmans & Green, 1964. First Printing of the First UK Edition. A Very Good plus copy with previous owner names in a Very Good plus price clipped dust jacket. This is the life story of Antarctic explorer and scientist Douglas Mawson as told by his wife. Mawson served his apprenticeship to the Antarctic 1907-1909. He was knighted upon his return from the Australasian Antarctic Expedition in 1914. His primary interest in each of his explorations was to learned all he could of the Antarctic environment including his final voyages aboard the Bonzare in 1929-31. Illustrated with photographs. Item #22671

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