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With the Aurora in the Antarctic, 1911-1914

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Published by A. Melrose, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aurora (Ship : Antarctic),
  • Antarctica

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John King Davis ....
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG850 1911 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, [1], 183 p.
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23360854M
    LC Control Number20006567
    OCLC/WorldCa1275543

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With the Aurora in the Antarctic, [Davis John King] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

London: Andrew Melrose, Ltd., First edition. Hardcover. This is the uncommon first edition of Aurora Captain John King Davis’s account of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, an expedition that stands as a paragon of the tenacity, spirit, and hardship associated with exploration.

Condition is very good. The publisher’s illustrated blue cloth binding is square and tight with modest. With the Aurora, in the Antarctic (Classic Reprint) [John King Davis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from With the Aurora, in the Antarctic I venture to hope that this record of the voyages Of the Aurora in Southern Waters.

"Deals, for the most part, with those cruises when the 'Aurora' was manned as the exploring vessel of the Australasian Antarctic expedition, ".

With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, / by John King Davis A. Melrose, Ltd London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further.

Internet Archive BookReader With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, The Australasian Antarctic Expedition (–), headed by Douglas Mawson, explored the largely uncharted Antarctic coast due south of had been inspired to lead his own venture by his experiences on Ernest Shackleton's Nimrod expedition in – During its time in Antarctica, the expedition's sledging parties covered around 2, miles (4, km) of unexplored.

With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic by the Captain of the Aurora, John K. Davis [picture] / J. Kissick Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Douglas Mawson - Crew of the Aurora Australasian Antarctic Expedition The Expedition story Having taken part in Shackleton's Nimrod expedition, geologist Douglas Mawson, came up with a plan to launch a purely Australian Expedition to explore that part of Antarctica directly below Australia.

The Aurora’s third Antarctic voyage, November to Februarywas Herbert’s first experience as a Second Steward.

Like fellow crew member Thomas Liddiard, Goddard remained with the Aurora until he was discharged from Davis’s employ in Hobart. The Expeditions. Australasian Antarctic ExpeditionDouglas Mawson. The Aurora was purchased by Douglas Mawson in as his expedition ship for the The Australasian Antarctic Expedition that left Hobart for Antarctica on the 2nd of December Aurora.

made three voyages to the Antarctic and two to the sub-Antarctic during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) – All told, 56 men served as members of the crew on these voyages.

Most served on one or two voyages only, with just five men (four officers and one seaman) serving on all Size: 1MB. With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic London, Melrose, n.d. circa The book itself is a typical poorly produced war time volume rather like South.

The expedition encountered many challenges dangerous weather, unchartered coastline, and problems with the ship including failing pumps in the engine room. Life on board SY Aurora: the experience of Captain John King Davis' crew Mawson's book British, Australian, New Zealand Antarctic Research Expeditions John King Davis captained S.Y.

Aurora on three voyages to Antarctica and on other sub-Antarctic cruises for Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) –Author: Anna Lucas. Spence ; Renard ; Rosove 87/A1. Davis was captain of "Aurora," on Mawson's first Antarctic expedition.

Davis was master on the "Aurora" on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition and was chief officer on the "Nimrod" with Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, London, A. Melrose [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: John King Davis.

With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic, / "The story deals, for the most part, with those cruises when the 'Aurora' was manned as the exploring vessel of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, ". Title. Scientific reports. series A. Australasian Antarctic Expedition () Mawson, Douglas, Sir, Mawson, Douglas, Sir, With the Aurora in the Antarctic John King Davis.

London A. Melrose, Available online at Open Library Davis was captain of the Mawson expedition vessel Aurora and second in command of the expedition. Trial by ice: the Antarctic journals of John King Davis.

Edited by Louise Crossley. SY Aurora was a ton barque-rigged steam yacht built by Alexander Stephen and Sons Ltd. in Dundee, Scotland, infor the Dundee Seal and Whale Fishing Company.

It was feet (50 m) long with a foot ( m) beam. The hull was made of oak, sheathed with greenheart and lined with fir. The bow was a mass of solid wood reinforced with steel-plate : Declared lost by Lloyd's of London, 2 January With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic Raptis Rare Books | Fine Rare and Antiquarian First Edition Books for Sale.

A Rare Look at Antarctica, By Maria Popova In the summer ofa group of Australian scientists, adventurers and explorers set out to make history by undertaking the first Australian expedition to Antarctica, a three-year journey into the frozen unknown. With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic,for the most part, with those cruises when the 'Aurora' was manned as the exploring vessel of the Australasian Antarctic expedition, " signed W.

H.[obbs], on fly-leaf, mentions loan of this book to Admiral : Author's presentation copy to W. Hobbs, with his signed gift Author: John King. Davis.

The Australasian Antarctic Expedition was organised by South Australian scientist Douglas Mawson. Mawson had participated in Shackleton's earlier British Antarctic Expedition, and had been invited to join Scott's ill-fated expedition but chose to organise his own Australian-based one.

The Australasian Antarctic Expedition consisted of eighteen men at the Main Base at Cape Dension. An uncommon book, particularly so in the jacket. "As captain of the Aurora during Mawson's expedition, Davis was able to produce one of the few first-hand accounts available in print.

His publishers, however, clearly had wartime difficulties with the book, most often seen today with its gilt lettering and decoration badly faded. Auction: Wednesday 9 December at 12pm (noon) DAVIS, JOHN K. With the Aurora in the Antarctic Ln: Andrew Melrose []. xxi, p, frontis, plates, illustrations, diagrams and.

In December Mawson set sail for Antarctica again, this time as leader of what would become the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (A.A.E.) He had planned the voyage carefully, recruiting suitable personnel, including Cecil Madigan, and acquiring important equipment and the necessary supplies.

First edition of Captain John Davis' expedition to Antarctica. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt titles and gilt illustration of the titular steamship, illustrated throughout, tipped-in rear map.

From the library of James Stephen "Steve" Fossett with his bookplate to the front free endpaper. American businessman and record-setting aviator Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo.

The Home of the Blizzard - The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for rea /5. Australasian Antarctic Expedition ()Biography, Explorers, Travel, Australasian Antarctic Expedition,Aurora (Ship), Australasian Antarctic Expedition1 book R.

Khler, 1 book Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1 book Roberts, David, 1 book Groucho Marx, 1 book Lennard Bickel, 1 book Emma McEwin, 1 book Philip J. In 19 libraries.

"These diaries describe the experiences of Cecil Thomas Madigan in Antarctica as a member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition. There were three landed parties: one of five men on Macquarie Island led by George Frederick Ainsworth, one the Western Party of eight men on the Shackleton Ice Shelf led by John Robert Francis Wild, and the third and largest party of eighteen men.

This land was proven to be an island by the western party of Mawson’s Australasian Antarctic Expedition and it was called Drygalski Island.

Davis, J. With the ‘Aurora’ in the Antarctic Followers: Maps, showing the routes of the three voyages of the SY Aurora to Antarctica duringhave been provided in some of the accounts referred to above.

The easiest to follow are those provided by Crossley (), which are to be found inside the front and back covers of her book. The most comprehensive set of maps of each voyage and.

The Journal of the French Antarctic Expedition, The “Francis” Toward the South Pole. By Charcot, Jean B. Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 12 December —Beau Riffenburgh, author of ‘Aurora: Douglas Mawson and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition –’ An outstanding little book.

Stuffed full of facts a treasure trove of information. Make Offer - John K. Davis - With the "Aurora" in the Antarcticfirst edition VODKA on ICE Russians in Antarctica Charles Swithinbank HC/DJ 1st SIGNED UK $ The Australasian Antarctic Expedition commenced on December 2 nd,when the Newfoundland sealing vessel, the Aurora, departed for Macquarie Island with 31 men on were cherry-picked from universities in Australia and New Zealand to conduct research on the frozen : Jake Ramirez.

Frank D. Fletcher was a sailor, mainly known for his time as chief officer of the SY Aurora during the – Australasian Antarctic expedition, under Captain John King Davis. Fletcher replaced N. Toutcher—who had been chief officer during Aurora ' s first voyage of the expedition—for the second Antarctic voyage, and the spring and winter sub-Antarctic voyages of and With an introduction by Joe O’Farrell each book is cloth bound, jacketed and numbered.

This is one of the most sought-after of Antarctic titles, ranking alongside both The Heart of the Antarctic and Aurora Australis. An original copy was recently sold at Bonhams. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, FIRST EDITION, U.S ISSUANCE USING THE ENGLISH SHEETS AND BINDING DESIGNS, PRINTED AND BOUND IN ENGLAND, SCARCE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION.

Mawson's account of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition in the Aurora. Mawson made a solitary sledge journey of over miles of the most treacherous and Author: Sir Douglas Mawson.Known to be one of the windiest regions in the world, Cape Denison and the iconic Mawson’s Huts are located on the Antarctic coast, about km south of mainland Australia.

The home of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition to F. J. Gillies (born ) was a sailor originally from Cardiff, his early career he trained as an engineer aboard Welsh steamships, before working the India trade routes.

From toduring the Australasian Antarctic expedition, he served as chief engineer aboard the SY Aurora, under John King Davis. In his book High latitude, Davis wrote of Gillies' work during the Other: Adélie Land meteorite, Air-tractor sledge.