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|Seller Notes:||“SOME MARKS, CREASES, BENDS,”|
|Publication Year:||2011||Special Attributes:||Illustrated|
|Description||Sir Douglas Mawson, born in 1882 and knighted in 1914, remains Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer. On 2 December 1911, his Australasian Antarctic Expedition left Hobart to explore the virgin frozen coastline below Australia, 2000 miles of which had never felt the tread of a human foot. He was on his way to fulfil a national dream he had first conceived three years earlier, while on his first trip to the frozen continent on the Nimrod expedition under the leadership of the charismatic Anglo-Irishman Sir Ernest Shackleton.|
|Author Biography||Peter FitzSimons is the author of over 20 books - including Tobruk, Kokoda and biographies of Nancy Wake' Kim Beazley' Nene King' Nick Farr-Jones' Les Darcy, Steve Waugh and John Eales - and was Australia's bestselling non-fiction writer in 2001, 2004 and 2006.|
|Publisher||Random House Australia|
|Date of Publication||01/11/2011|
|Subject||Biography: Historical, Political & Military|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||111556952|
|Place of Publication||Milsons Point|
|Country of Publication||Australia|
|Imprint||William Heinemann Australia|
|Content Note||Illustrations, map, ports.|
|Format Details||Paper over boards|
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