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With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic 1911-1914
- [1919] Melrose, London, 1st edition, 4to, pp.xxi, 183, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 83 bw photos, 68 sketches, 1 color folding & 7 bw maps, gilt-lettered spine, black decorated orange cloth; cloth w/ few external marks, spine w/ usual light fading, miss front free ep, tight, very good+, map fine. Davis had an illustrious career in the Antarctic, serving on seven voyages from 1907 to 1930; particularly as Chief Officer "Nimrod" British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, Master "Aurora" Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914, and Commander "Ross Sea" Relief Expedition, 1916. This is Davis’ personal account of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, the official account of which was Mawson’s ‘The Home of the Blizzard’. Davis provides the details of the voyages of the ship which were not included in Mawson’s work. Scarce, particularly so with this binding. Rosove 87.A1.b, Spence 354. Ref 22503 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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