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Image for LA MER GLACÉE DU POLE Souvenirs D'Un Voyage Sur L'Alerte (1875-1876)

LA MER GLACÉE DU POLE Souvenirs D'Un Voyage Sur L'Alerte (1875-1876)

By: Markham, Albert Hastings

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Hachette: 1880

Order Number: 4104

Condition: Very Good


Light to moderate foxing. ; Recounts an Arctic expedition of 1875. Rear fold out map. Decorative brown boards with floral decoration in gilt and black ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo; 335 pages View more info

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DEEPFREEZE! A Photographer's Antarctic Odyssey in the Year 1959

By: McCabe, Robert A.

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, International Photography Publishers: 2010

Order Number: 13734

ISBN: 0984336400

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Illustrated account of the 1959 expedition to Antarctica ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 147 pages View more info

Image for TO THE ARCTIC The Story of Northern Exploration from Earliest Times to the Present

TO THE ARCTIC The Story of Northern Exploration from Earliest Times to the Present

By: Mirsky, Jeannette

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Allan Wingate: 1949

Order Number: 19054

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping and tape repair. Endpapers browned ; One of the most detailed histories about the Arctic exploration. Profusely illustrated and with index and rear fold out map ; 8vo; 334, xviii pages View more info

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WHALING NORTH AND SOUTH

By: Morley, F. V. ; Hodgson, J. S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17171

Condition: Very Good-


Spine browned. Front hinge weak. Edges foxing. Occasional foxing to pages; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 235 pages View more info

Image for MAN AGAINST THE DESOLATE ANTARCTIC

MAN AGAINST THE DESOLATE ANTARCTIC

By: Mountevans, Admiral Lord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Wilfred Funk, Inc.: 1951

Order Number: 807

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Very minor soiling to DJ and with some fraying and small tears to extremities. Light wear to boards ; Many b&w photographs. Chapters include "The Earliest Visitors", "Antarctic Birds", "Roald Amundsen", "Early 20th century visitors" etc. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 172 pages View more info

Image for STRUGGLE The Life of Commander Byrd

STRUGGLE The Life of Commander Byrd

By: Murphy, Charles J. V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1928

Order Number: 13752

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremties. Front hinge started. Stamp on front free endpaper; The life of the noted polar explorer ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 368 pages View more info

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THE FIRST CROSSING OF GREENLAND

By: Nansen, Fridtjof

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1910

Order Number: 19053

Condition: Very Good


Small stamp on front pastedown and title page. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 452 pages View more info

Image for FARTHEST NORTH [VOLUME TWO ONLY] Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Month's Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

FARTHEST NORTH [VOLUME TWO ONLY] Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Month's Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

By: Nansen, Fridtjof Dr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1897

Order Number: 3385

Condition: Very Good-


Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Eight color plates and 103 b&w illustrations ; 8vo; 729 pages View more info

Image for EDGE OF THE WORLD Ross Island Antarctica

EDGE OF THE WORLD Ross Island Antarctica

By: Neider, Charles

Price: $27.37

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13740

ISBN: 038507090x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ; Antarctica in all its complexities by a respected literary figure; Color Photographs; 8vo; 461 pages View more info

Image for THE ICE A Journey to Antarctica

THE ICE A Journey to Antarctica

By: Pyne, Stephen J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: 1988

Order Number: 16751

ISBN: 0877451524

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Simultaneously a geophysical examination of Antarctica and a look at the art, landscape (icescape? ) and history of one of the least hospitable areas of the entire world; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 428 pages View more info

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SPRING ON AN ARCTIC ISLAND

By: Scherman, Katharine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1956

Order Number: 15503

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows light wear with small open tears; Spring on Bylot Island, four hundred and fifty miles north of the Arctic Circle ; 8vo; 331 pages View more info

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FOURTEEN MEN The Story of the Antarctic Expedition to Heard Island

By: Scholes, Arthur

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15343

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Boards slightly faded. Light wear with chipping and small open tears to DJ; Stated first edition. An Australian expedition to the Antarctic; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 314 pages View more info

Image for FOURTEEN MEN The Story of the Antarctic Expedition to Heard Island

FOURTEEN MEN The Story of the Antarctic Expedition to Heard Island

By: Scholes, Arthur

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11173

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and small tears to price clipped DJ ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 314 pages View more info

Image for EDWARD WILSON OF THE ANTARCTIC Naturalist and Friend

EDWARD WILSON OF THE ANTARCTIC Naturalist and Friend

By: Seaver, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1941

Order Number: 4100

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Open tears and foxing to DJ. Foxing to edges. Previous owner's name in front endpaper; The life story of one of Captain Scott's stalwarts who perished during the arduous return; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 301 pages View more info

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SOUTH! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

By: Shackleton, Ernest (Sir)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17249

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Minute tears to spine ends. First few pages with small, unobtrusive spot to margin. Edges a bit browned; With 88 Illustrations and diagrams; 8vo; 374 pages View more info

SOUTH The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

By: Shackleton, Ernest (Sir)

Price: $900.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11048

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Front hinge not tight but holding together. Very light foxing to first few pages, not affecting text or illustrations; 88 b&w illustrations and diagrams. Advance reading copy with hole stamp on title page. Rare; 8vo; 374 pages View more info

Image for ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS AND DISCOVERIES DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY Being Detailed Accounts of the Several Expeditions to the North Seas, Both English and American, Conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure and Others. Including the First Grinnell Expedition, under Lietenant De Haven, and the Final Effort (...)

ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS AND DISCOVERIES DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY Being Detailed Accounts of the Several Expeditions to the North Seas, Both English and American, Conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M'Clure and Others. Including the First Grinnell Expedition, under Lietenant De Haven, and the Final Effort (...)

By: Smucker, Samuel M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, C. M. Saxton: 1858

Order Number: 18022

Condition: Very Good-


Outer boards covering chipping in a few spots. Light fraying to spine ends. A tight copy with pages a bit browned ; Buckram boards with blindstamped decoration. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 517 pages View more info

Image for ULTIMA THULE Further Mysteries of the Arctic

ULTIMA THULE Further Mysteries of the Arctic

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13736

Condition: Very Good+


Spine and cover lettering faded. Endpapers browned ; Greek philosophy and the far North; 8vo; 383 pages View more info

Image for THE NORTHWARD COURSE OF EMPIRE

THE NORTHWARD COURSE OF EMPIRE

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18013

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ browned, chipped and frail (but very rare). Boards with light rubbing to extremities. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 274 pages View more info

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AN ARCTIC RODEO

By: Streeter, Daniel W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 836

Condition: Very Good


Light shelfwear; Endpapers with b&w photographs ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 357 pages View more info

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QUEST FOR A CONTINENT

By: Sullivan, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1957

Order Number: 13737

Condition: Very Good+


Board with light wear to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 372 pages View more info

HUDSON'S BAY TRADER

By: Tweedsmuir, Lord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11723

Condition: Very Good+


Spine sunned. Wear & fraying to top & bottom of spine ; Journals kept at Baffin Island, just north of the Arctic Circle ; 8vo; 195 pages View more info

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POLE NORD

By: Victor, Paul-Emile

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Hachette: 1963

Order Number: 821

Condition: Very Good+


White boards with minor rubbing; En Français; Color Photographs; Square 8vo; 96 pages View more info

Image for THIRTY YEARS IN THE GOLDEN NORTH

THIRTY YEARS IN THE GOLDEN NORTH

By: Welzl, Jan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1932

Order Number: 8995

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Small closed tear to title page; Fold out map at rear ; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

Image for THIRTY YEARS IN THE GOLDEN NORTH

THIRTY YEARS IN THE GOLDEN NORTH

By: Welzl, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1932

Order Number: 933

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit sunned; Fold out map at rear ; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

Image for CHRISTIE'S LONDON The Polar Sale, Tuesday 25 September 2001

CHRISTIE'S LONDON The Polar Sale, Tuesday 25 September 2001

By: [Christie's]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 2001

Order Number: 17780

Condition: Near Fine


Profusely illustrated auction catalog ; 8vo; 357 pages View more info

Image for ARCTIC PILOT, VOLUME II Iceland, Jan Mayen, Bjornoya, Svalbard, and the East Coast of Greenland Together with the Adjacent Seas

ARCTIC PILOT, VOLUME II Iceland, Jan Mayen, Bjornoya, Svalbard, and the East Coast of Greenland Together with the Adjacent Seas

By: [Hydrographer Of The Navy]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1975

Edition: Seventh Edition

Order Number: 17603

Condition: Very Good+


Including Supplement No. 4 - 1980. (11S) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 303 pages View more info

Image for ARCTIC PILOT, VOLUME III Davis Strait and Baffin Bay with the West and North-West Coasts of Greenland, the North Coast of Canada Including Hudson Bay and the Arctic Archipelago

ARCTIC PILOT, VOLUME III Davis Strait and Baffin Bay with the West and North-West Coasts of Greenland, the North Coast of Canada Including Hudson Bay and the Arctic Archipelago

By: [Hydrographer Of The Navy]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hydrographer of the Navy: 1976

Edition: Sixth Edition

Order Number: 19050

Condition: Very Good+


Including Supplement No. 8 - 1988 ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 552 pages View more info

Image for THE ARCTIC PILOT Comprising the Coasts of Antarctica and all Islands Southward of the Usual Route of Vessels

THE ARCTIC PILOT Comprising the Coasts of Antarctica and all Islands Southward of the Usual Route of Vessels

By: [Hydrographer Of The Navy]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hydrographer of the Navy: 1974

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 19051

Condition: Very Good+


Including Supplement No. 5 - 1981 ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 336 pages View more info