HUSKIES IN HARNESS: A Love Story in Antarctica

By: Robinson, Shelagh

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144pp., intext, b/white halftone plates (various sources), plus several line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock pristine. This book consists of contributions by many ex-expeditioners who tell of their love and admiration for these hard-working heroic animals - huskies in Australian Antarctic service . . . Contents include: List of Contributors, Foreword: Dr. Philip G. Law (1912-2010). Introduction, numerous stories, viz: The Origin of the Anare Huskies. Deaths in Harness - A Tribute to the Huskies. Flying Huskies - Huskies take to the Air. The Mating Game. Sledge Dogs - Wilkes 1961. A Tribute to Mukluk. The Curious Case of Cactus. Second Eleven, plus many more. The Mawson Dogs Roll of Honour. Glossary. Index. Book weight approx. 530g.

Title: HUSKIES IN HARNESS: A Love Story in Antarctica

Author Name: Robinson, Shelagh

Categories: Animals/Reptiles/Birds/Insects, Travel and Exploration, Australian History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1995

ISBN Number: 0864177267

ISBN Number 13: 9780864177261

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013404

Keywords: Antarctica, History, Polar Exploration, Huskies (Antarctica), Travel, Law, Philip G. (1912-2010), Robinson, Shelagh