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92/1384 Book, 'South with Mawson', Charles F Laseron, Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1947. Click to enlarge.

Book, ‘South with Mawson’, Charles F Laseron, Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1947

Made by Holland & Stephenson Pty Ltd in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1947.

Book, ‘South with Mawson’, Charles F Laseron, Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1947
(Part 1) Book, ‘South With Mawson: Reminiscences of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914”, by Charles Francis Laseron, published by The Australasian Publishing Co Pty Ltd, printed by Holland & Stephenson Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1947. Rectangular, vertical format, bound, with hard cover of plain brown cloth, containing 223 pages, with text and illustrations from photographs, concerning the ...

Summary

Object No.

92/1384

Object Statement

Book, 'South with Mawson', Charles F Laseron, Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1947

Physical Description

Book, 'South with Mawson', Charles F Laseron, Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1947
(Part 1) Book, 'South With Mawson: Reminiscences of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914", by Charles Francis Laseron, published by The Australasian Publishing Co Pty Ltd, printed by Holland & Stephenson Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1947. Rectangular, vertical format, bound, with hard cover of plain brown cloth, containing 223 pages, with text and illustrations from photographs, concerning the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914, in which Laseron took part.
(Part 2) Cover, paper, loose sleeve, folds over outside of hard cover, features a black and white image of Mawson and party at the Antarctic, the title and author's name are printed above this, in blue and white lettering.

Marks

Printed on the frist page following the title page: "REGISTERED AT THE GENERAL POST/ OFFICE, SYDNEY FOR TRANSMISSION THROUGH THE POST AS A BOOK/ First Published in Australia, 1947/ by THE AUSTRALASIAN PUBLISHING CO. PTY. LTD./ 55 YORK ST, SYDNEY, N.S.W./ Copyright. All rights reserved./ Wholly set and printed in Australia by/ Hollan & Stephenson Pty. Ltd., Meagher St, Sydney"; Handwritten in pencil on front end paper: "$2.00"; "S/H"; (there are also two illegible pencil markings on this page).

Dimensions

Width

275 mm

Production

Notes

First printed in 1947 by the Australasian Publishing Co Pty Ltd.Set and printed by Holland & Stephenson Pty Ltd, Meagher Street, Sydney.

1947 is the date that the book was first published

History

Notes

This copy of the book was retained by Laseron as the author's copy.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1992

Acquisition Date

4 August 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Book, 'South with Mawson', Charles F Laseron, Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, Australia, 1947 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 August 2019, <https://ma.as/121109>

Wikipedia

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