Douglas Mawson: The Survivor Parer, David Alella Books.
ISBN 10: 0949681016 ISBN 13: 9780949681010
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Survivor, The: Douglas Mawson Parer, David; and Parer-Cook, Elizabeth
Alella Books Morwell, VIC, Australia 1983 First Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 592g, 160pgs, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front page. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Good/Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAANT17
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Douglas Mawson, the Survivor: From the ABC-TV Grand Prix Winner Melbourne Film Festival 1983. Parer, David; Parer-Cook, Elizabeth.
Alella Books Morwell, VIC 1983 Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, frontispiece, light foxing edges, minor edgewear jacket (light foxing reverse side, few tiny scratches & dents). 160 pp. The authors made a documentary film produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Natural History Unit to mark the centenary of explorer Douglas Mawson's birth. The film was built around a reconstruction of the fateful sledging journey and interwoven with testimony from family, friends and colleagues. It sought to give a portrait of Mawson the man, as well as Mawson the scientist. This book presents the essence of the Mawson story as it was told in the film.
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25289
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