<em>Aurora Australis 1908-09</em>
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 1121970

Aurora Australis 1908-09


Ernest Shackleton

Probably presented to King Edward VII

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Aurora Australis was the first book ever to be printed in the Antarctic, on a press donated by Joseph Causton and Sons. It contained a mixture of serious essays, poetry and light-hearted verse, with illustrations by George Marston, the expedition artist on both the Nimrod and the Endurance. More