Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914.
Unique Association Copies:
Signed and Inscribed by Douglas Mawson and Cecil Madigan
Three Scarce and important scientific reports hard-bound in olive green cloth with black de-bossed spine lettering: Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 â€“ Mawson. 4to (12â€ť x 10â€ť). Bearing the private library label of William Herbert Hobbs â€“ all reports in Near Fine condition — unique association copies.
Report 1: Series B, Vol II. Terrestrial Magnetism and Related Observations, Part I. Records of the Aurora Polaris by Douglas Mawson with six plates and fifteen text-figures. Bound without cover. 189pp. introduction by Mawson. Taurus 103, Rosove 218-28.A1.
Report 2: Series B Vol. IV. Meteorology â€“ Tabulated and Reduced Records of the Cape Denison Station, Adelie Land by C.T. Madigan, Chief Meteorologist, Adelie Land Station. This copy is signed and inscribed: â€śProfessor W. H. Hobbs with compliments from C. Madiganâ€ť. 286pp. plus Appendix A & B; Plus 20 full page photographic plates and 24 figures in text. Taurus 103, Rosove 218-33.A1.
Report 3: Series A Vol. V. Macquarie Island and its Geography and Geology by Douglas Mawson. This copy signed and inscribed: â€śW.H. Hobbs with best regards Douglas Mawson 21/7/44â€ť. 194pp text, 46 text figures, 2 maps in colour (one folding) and 37 half-tone plates (three folding). Taurus 103, Rosove 218-26.A1.