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AURORA AUSTRALIS, #267 of 500 Seto Publishing, Auckland, 1988., Replica copy of 1st book written printed, published and bound in Antarctica at Cape Royds

AURORA AUSTRALIS, #267 of 500 Seto Publishing, Auckland, 1988., Replica copy of 1st book written printed, published and bound in Antarctica at Cape Royds during Shackleton's 1907-09 Nimrod British Antarctic Expedition, This is by far the best of the facsimile editions of Aurora Australis as it is an exact reproduction of the "Julienne Soup" copy from Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, complete with plywood covers, ribbons, comes in plywood replica box. with booklet describing the expedition and how the book was created by expedition members... The 'Julienne Soup' copy of Aurora Australis held in the rare books department of the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington, New Zealand, originally bequested by Sir Joseph Kinsey, founder of the shipping and insurance brokerage company, Kinsey, Barnes & Co. Accompanying booklet contains an introduction by Mary P. Goodwin, which describes the history of the publication of the original work, an article from the Daily Telegraph of June 12, 1909 that appeared when the expedition returned home, and a page containing the signatures of the explorers....a series of poems, colour paintings, stories on daily life on Ross Island. VG+ scarce $NZ950.

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AURORA AUSTRALIS, #267 of 500 Seto Publishing, Auckland, 1988.,  Replica copy of 1st book written printed, published and bound in Antarctica at Cape Royds during Shackleton's 1907-09 Nimrod British Antarctic Expedition, This is by far the best of the facsimile editions of Aurora Australis as it is an exact reproduction of the "Julienne Soup" copy from Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, complete with plywood covers, ribbons, comes in plywood replica box. with booklet describing the expedition and how the book was created by expedition members... The 'Julienne Soup' copy of Aurora Australis held in the rare books department of the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington, New Zealand, originally bequested by Sir Joseph Kinsey, founder of the shipping and insurance brokerage company, Kinsey, Barnes & Co. Accompanying booklet contains an introduction by Mary P. Goodwin, which describes the history of the publication of the original work, an article from the Daily Telegraph of June 12, 1909 that appeared when the expedition returned home, and a page containing the signatures of the explorers....a series of poems, colour paintings, stories on daily life on Ross Island. VG+ scarce $NZ950.