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    Title
    Antarctic Eyewitness
    Subtitle
    "South with Mawson", "Shackleton's Argonauts"
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Francis Laseron, By (author) F.Jack Hurley, Introduction by Tim Bowden, Photographs by F.Jack Hurley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 306
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781841582207
    ISBN 10: 1841582204
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GEO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BIC subject category V2: RGR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJC, 3JJF
    BIC subject category V2: HBT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    B&T General Subject: 800
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    B&T Approval Code: A19240000
    DC21: 919.804
    LC classification: G
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MTS
    DC22: 919.8904
    B&T Approval Code: A19200000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS046000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ARCTIC
    BISAC V2.8: SCI030000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 11
    BISAC V2.8: HIS051000, TRV020000
    Illustrations note
    16pl
    Publisher
    Birlinn General
    Imprint name
    BIRLINN LTD
    Publication date
    01 April 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Tim Bowden is the author of two books on Antarctica: Antarctica and back in Sixty Days, and the jubilee history of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), The Silence Calling - Australians in Antarctica 1947-97. Charles F. Laseron was the Taxidermist and Biological Collector aboard Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition Frank Hurley (1885-1962) ran away from home at 14 to work on the Sydney docks. He bought his first camera at 17, taught himself the technical aspects of photography and set up his own posteard business. In 1910 he persuaded Douglas Mawson to hire him as his expedition photographer. He later accompanied Shackleton on his Antarctic expedition of 1914. During WWI he took some of the war's only known colour photos, "small pieces of stark muddy misery."
    Illustration Note
    16pl