BOOKS TAKEN ON ANTARCTIC EXPEDITIONS

Launched: 21 December 2013. Last updated: 12 January 2014

This is a site that focuses on books taken on Antarctic expeditions.


Mentions of books in expedition accounts and other books.

National Antarctic Expedition Library. The books comprising the National Antarctic Expedition (Discovery) Library were listed in a printed catalogue appearing in 1901, copies of which are very rare.
Polar books. Listed here are the polar books—arctic and antarctic—in the National Antarctic Expedition Library.
Douglas Mawson Book Lists. Compiled by David Stam. Includes books taken on the Nimrod expedition and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

Books at Cape Adare, Scott's Northern Party, Terra Nova Expedition. Books mentioned mostly in Raymond Priestley's journal.




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