Here's a selection of first edition Antarctic literature on display in the Museum of South Australia, Adelaide.

The following reference list is selected for those interested in Louis Bernacchi's work and research of physical sciences in Antarctica up until the end of the "Heroic Era" marked by the commencement of the first world war.

Aldridge, D. (1999). The Rescue of Captain Scott. East Linton, Tuckwell Press.


Alexander, C. (1988). The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition. London, Bloomsbury.


Anon (1901). "Fresh Light on the Antarctic (after Louis Bernacchi)." Nature 65: 153-157.


Anon (1901?). "The Antarctic: Mr. Bernacchi on the Southern Cross Expedition (Book Review)." Geographical Journal XVIII(5): 527.


Anon (1940). "Byrd Reports Shift of Magnetic Pole." The Polar Times March 1940: 10.


Anon (1942). "Obituary, Louis Charles Bernacchi." Polar Times 13(June).


Anon (1942). "Louis Charles Bernacchi (Obituary)." Polar Record 3(24): 580.


Anon (1944). "Captain Albert Borlase Armitage RD. RNR (Retd) (Obituary)." Geographical Journal 104: 69-70.


Anon (1945). "North Magnetic Pole 'Fixed' 300 Miles away from Home." The Polar Times 20(June): 1.


Anon (1990). Antarctica, the extraordinary history of man's conquest of the frozen continent. Sydney, Reader's Digest.


Armitage, A. B. (1905). Two years in the Antarctic; being a narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition. London,, E. Arnold.


Aughton, P. (1999). Endeavour: The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage. Moreton-in-Marsh, Windrush Press.


Bainbridge, B. (1991). The Birthday Boys. New York, Carroll & Graf.


Barber, N. (1958). The White Desert, Travel Book Club.


Bauer, L. A. and J. A. Fleming (1899). Terrestrial magnetism and atmospheric electricity. Cincinnati, Ohio, University of Cincinnati.


Baughman, T. H. (1994). Before the heroes came : Antarctica in the 1890s. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press.


Baughman, T. H. (1999). Pilgrims on the ice : Robert Falcon Scott's first Antarctic expedition. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press.


Bechervaise, J. (1978). Science: Men on Ice in Antarctica. Melbourne, Lothian.


Béchervaise, J. (1979). Antarctica, the last horizon. Sydney, Cassell Australia.


Béchervaise, J. M. (1961). Far South. Sydney Angus and Robertson.


Béchervaise, J. M. (1963). Blizzard and Fire : A Year at Mawson, Antarctica by John Bechervaise. Sydney Angus and Robertson.


Bernacchi, L. C. (1901). To the South Polar Regions, Bluntisham Books.


Bernacchi, L. C. (1901). "Topography of South Victoria Land (Antarctica)." Geographical Journal: 478-495.


Bernacchi, L. C. (1905). "Preliminary Report on the Physical Observations Conducted on the National Antarctic Expedition from 1902 to 1904." Goegraphical Journal XXVI(July-December): 642-661.

Bernacchi, L. C. (1935). A Very Gallant Gentleman. London, Thornton Butterworth.

Bernacchi, L. C. (1938). Saga of the Discovery. Hertfordshire, Rooster Books.

Bickel, L. (1977). This Accursed land. Sydney, Pan MacMillan.


Billing, G. (1965). Forbush and the Penguins. Sydney, A.H & A.W Reed.


Bowden, T. (1997). The Silence Calling: Australians in Antarctica 1947-97, Allen & Unwin.


Brunton(Ed), P. (1998). The Endeavour Journey of Joseph Banks: the Australian Journey. Sydney, Harper Collins.


Caesar, A. (1999). The White. Sydney, Picador.


Campbell, D. (1993). The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica. London, Minerva.


Cawood, J. (1979). "The Magnetic Crusade: Science and Politics in Early Victorian Britain." Isis 70(254).


Cherry-Garrard, A. (1994). The Worst Journey in the World. London, Picador.


Chree, C. (1909). National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904. Magnetic Observations. London, Royal Society.


Colbeck, W. (1904). "Tha National Antarctic Expedition: Captain Colbeck on the relief Expedition." Geographical Journal 23(6): 741-744.


Conrad, J. (1924). "Geography and Some Explorers." The National Geographic Magazine XLV(3): 239-274.


Cook, F. A. (1980). Through the first Antarctic night 1898-1899 : a narrative of the voyage of the "Belgica' among newly discovered lands and over an unknown sea about the South Pole. London, Canberra, C. Hurst ; Australian National University Press.


Crawford, J. (1998). That First Antarctic Winter. Christchurch, South Latitude Research Ltd.


Crawford, P. (1963). "Louis C. Bernacchi." Polar Post 3: 174-176.


Cullington, A. L. (1965). The Polar Geomagnetic Field and its Fluctuations. Antarctica. T. Hatherton. London, Methuen & Co.


Davis, J. K. (1962). High Latitude. Melbourne, Melbourne University Press.


Debenham, F. (1952). In the Antarctic. London, John Murray.


Downes, M. (2002). "First Visitors to heard Island." ANARE research Notes 104: 82.


Drygalski, E. v. (1989). The German South Polar Expedition aboard the "Gauss" 1901-1903. Bluntisham, Bluntisham Books.


Duckert, J. M. (1965). This is Antarctica. Sydney, Angus & Robertson.


Evans, E. (1953). South with Scott. London, Collins.


Fifield, R. (1987). International Research in the Antarctic. Oxford, Oxford University Press.


Finkel, G. (1976). Antarctica, the heroic age. Sydney, Collins.


Fleming, F. (1998). Barrow's Boys. London, Granta Books.


Fletcher, H. (1984). Antarctic Days with Mawson: A Personal Account of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic research Expedition of 1929-31. London, Angus & Robertson.


Fuchs, V. and E. Hillary (1958). The Crossing of Antarctica: The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58. London, Cassell.


Greet, P. and G. Price (1995). Frost Bytes. Sydney, Doubleday.


Gurney, A. (1998). Below the Convergence: Voyages towards Antarctica 1699-1839. London, Pimlico.


Hall, L. (2000). Douglas Mawson: the Life of an Explorer. Sydney, New Holland.


Halley, E. (1691-1693). "An Account of the cause of Change in the Magnetic Needle, with an Hypothesis of the Structure of the InternalParts of the Earth." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 17: 563-578.


Harbord, J. B. (1938). Glossary of navigation : a vade mecum for practical navigators. Glasgow, Brown Son & Ferguson.


Headland, R. and B. B. Roberts (1989). Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events. Cambridge [England] ; New York, Cambridge University Press.


Herbert, W. (1989). The Noose of Laurels: The Discovery of the North Pole. London, Grafton Books.


Hine, A. (1968). Magnetic compasses and magnetometers. London, Hilger.


Holland, J. (1999). "Getting Results." Australian Meteorologist 16: 5-6.


Honnywill, E. (1969). The Challenge of Antarctica. London, Methuen.


Huntford, R. (1985). Shackleton. New York, Carroll and Graf.


Huntford, R. (1999). The Last Place on Earth. Scott and Amundsen's Race to the South Pole. New York, The Modern Library.


Imbert, B. (1992). North Pole, South Pole: Journeys to the Ends of the Earth. New York, Harry N Abrams.


Johnson, C. (1990). Land of the Ice King: An Antarctic Journey. Swan Hill Press, Shrewsbury.


Jones.A.G.E (1972). "Second In Command: Armitage of the Discovery." The Antarctic 6(7).


King(ed), H. (1982). South Polar Odyssey: selections from the Antarctic Diaries of Edward Wilson. Sydney, Rigby.


King(ed), P. (1999). Scott's Last Journey. New York, Harper Collins.


Langereis, G. C. (1999). "Excursions in Geomagnetism." Nature 399(20th May): 207-208.


Laseron, C. F. (1947). South with Mawson: Reminiscences of the Australian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-14. Sydney, Angus & Robertson.


Law, P. (1968). "Antarctica-Nature's Unique Scientific Laboratory." Australian Natural History 16(4).


Law, P. (1983). Antarctic Odyssey. Melbourne, Heinemann.


Law, P. (1995). The Antarctic Voyage of HMAS Wyatt Earp. Sydney, Allen & Unwin.


Law, P. G. and J. M. Béchervaise (1957). Anare: Australia's Antarctic outposts. Melbourne,, Oxford University Press.


Liversidge, D. (1958). The Last Continent. London, The Travel Book Club.


Martin, S. (1996). A History of Antarctica. Sydney, State Library of NSW Press.


Mawson, D. (1996). The Home of the Blizzard: The Story of the Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914. Kent Town, Wakefield Press.


McDonald, L. (1997). Magic ships : life story of Colin Archer, 1832-1921 and Sailing for pleasure. Rockhampton, Qld., CQU Press.


McGregor, A. (1998). Mawson's Huts: An expedition Journal. Sydney, Hale & Ironmonger.


Migot, A. and R. Graves (1956). Lonely South [par] Andre Migot ; translated from the French by Richard Graves *. London Rupert Hart-Davis,.


Mill, H. R. (1901). "On Research in Geographical Science." Geographic Journal XVIII(4): 407-424.


Mill, H. R. (1901). "With the "Discovery" to Madeira." Geographical Journal XVIII(4): 395=398.


Murray, G. and Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1901). The Antarctic manual for the use of the expedition of 1901. London, Royal Geographical Society.


Nansen, F. (1975). Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the ship Fram 1893-96, Vol1. London, Tandem.


Ponting, H. (1921). The Great White South. London, Duckworth.


Porter, E. (1978). Antarctica. Melbourne, Hutchinson Group.


Pound, R. (1966). Scott of the Antarctic. London, World Books.


Quartermain, L. B. (1967). South to the Pole: the early history of the Ross Sea sector, Antarctica. London, Wellington [etc.], Oxford U.P.


Rosenman, H. (1992). Two Voyages to the South Seas: Captain Jules S.-C Dumont D'Urville. Carlton, Melbourne University Press.


Ross, J. and J. C. Ross (1835). Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833. London,, A.W. Webster.


Rubin`, M. J. (1982). "James Cook's Scientific Programme in the Southern Ocean 1772-75." Polar Record 21(130): 33-49.


Sabine, E. (1868). "Contributions to Terrestrial Magnetism, II." Philosophical Transactions: 371-416.


Savours, A. (1963). Catalogue of original manuscripts of polar interest in Australia and New Zealand, compiled 1960-61. Cambridge, Scott Polar Research Institute: 76.


Savours, A. and A. McConnell (1982). "The History of the Rossbank Observatory, Tasmania." Annals of Science 39(1982): 527-564.


Scholes, A. (1949). Fourteen Men: Story of the Australian Antarctic Expedition to Heard Island. London, Cheshire.


Scholes, A. (1953). Seventh Continent: Saga of Australian Exploration in the Antarctic 1859-1950, Allen & Unwin.


Scott, R. F. (1905). The Voyage of the Discovery. London, Edinburgh, Dublin and New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons.


Scott, R. F. (1983). Scott's last expedition : the journals. London, Methuen.


Seaver, G. (1946). Edward Wilson of the Antarctic: Naturalist and Friend . London, John Murray.


Shackleton, E. (1929). South. London, William Heinemann.


Shackleton, E. (1988). Aurora Australis (facsimile). Sydney, Bay Books.


Smuul, Juhan and V. f. Alexeyev Antarctica ahoy! The ice book; translated from the Russian by David Skvirsky; designed by V. Alexeyev. Moscow, Foreign Languages Pub. House [196-].


Soper, T. (1996). Antarctica: A Guide to Wildlife, Bradt Publications.


Sparks, J. and T. Soper (1968). Penguins . Sydney, Angus & Robertson.


Spufford, F. (1996). I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination. London, Faber & Faber.


Swan, R. A. (1963). "Louis Charles Bernacchi." Victorian Historical Magazine 33(3): 379-400.


Temple, P. (1996). The Sea and the Snow: The South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island. Melbourne, Cassell.


Thomas, L. (1963). Sir Hubert Wilkins: His World of Adventure. London, Readers Book Club.


Thomson, D. (1977). Scott's men. London, Allen Lane.


Thornton, M. (1983). Heard Island expedition 1983. Sydney, Spirit of Adventure.


University of Adelaide. Mawson Institute for Antarctic Research., M. Innes, et al. (1990). Mawson's papers : a guide to the scientific, personal and business papers of Sir Douglas Mawson, 1882-1958, professor of geology and mineralogy, Antarctic scientist and explorer. Adelaide, S. Aust., Mawson Institute for Antarctic Research The University of Adelaide.


Webb, E. and C. Chree (1925). Field Survey and Reduction of Magnetograph Curves. Analysis and Discussion of Magnetograph Curves. Sydney, Government Printer.


Webb, E. N. (1975). "The Magnetograph Hut: A Historic Scientific Laboratory of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14." Polar Record 17(111).


Webb, E. N. (1977). "Location of the South Magnetic Pole." Polar Record 18(117).


Wheeler, S. (1997). Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica. London, Random House.


Wheeler, S. (2002). Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard. London, Vintage.

 

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