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Title:WINTER SKETCHES IN LAPLAND Or Illustrations of a Journey from Alten on the shores of the Polar Sea in 69 degrees 55 minutes North Lat. through Norwegian, Russian and Swedish Lapland to Tornea at the extremity of the Gulf of Bothnia
Price:GBP£6,580.88 (about USD$8,418.09)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:PB09-1980
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, London, 1826
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Marbled boards Quarter bound leather
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
John Murray, 1826, Marbled boards Quarter bound leather, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

1st Edition Association Copy, SIGNED BY AUTHOR: WINTER SKETCHES IN LAPLAND Or Illustrations of a journey from Alten on the shores of the Polar Sea in 69 degrees 55 minutes North Lat. through Norwegian, Russian and Swedish Lapland to Tornea at the extremity of the Gulf of Bothnia. Intended to exhibit a complete view of the mode of travelling with Rein ... More Text...
Title:SOUTH POLAR TIMES VOLUME III
Price:GBP£3,622.50 (about USD$4,633.81)
Book ID:PB09-40
Quantity:1
Publisher:Smith Elder, London, 1914
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Smith Elder, 1914, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition; This copy is 243 of a limited edition of 350. Cloth, titles to spines and upper boards gilt, inset coloured pictorial decoration to upper boards and gilt rope-motif borders, all edges gilt. Copiously illustrated drawings in the text and full-page plates from sketches and paintings by E. Wilson, H. Ponting, and others. The South Polar Times was a magazine ... More Text...
Title:JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FOR THE DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE 1819-20 WITH APPENDIX, 2nd Edition JOURNALS OF A SECOND VOYAGE FOR THE DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE 1821-23 with NORTH GEORGIA GAZETTE & WINTER CHRONICLE 1821
Price:GBP£3,501.75 (about USD$4,479.35)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:PB09-2668
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, London, 1824
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
John Murray, 1824, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

THREE TITLES BOUND INTO 2 VOLUMES - WILL SELL JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FOR THE DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE 1819-20 WITH APPENDIX SEPARATELY FOR £500.00 Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20, in his Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper. With an appendix, containing the scientific and ... More Text...
Title:NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC AND BEERING'S STRAIT, TO CO-OPERATE WITH THE POLAR EXPEDITIONS: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom under the Command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N.in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28
Price:GBP£1,811.25 (about USD$2,316.91)
Book ID:PB09-1826
Quantity:1
Publisher:Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1831
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition

1st Octavo 8vo Edition; Two volumes, Vol I [iv]-xxvi, [1, directions to the binder], 472pp; Vol II iv, 452pp. Three engraved maps, two of which are folding, and twenty-three engraved plates, many not in place as in directions to binder but all complete, also two copies of one of the plates. Contemporary rebound, cloth, half calf, Each volume with red and black spine labels. Spines stamped and lettered in gilt. All edges ... More Text...
Title:NARRATIVE OF A SECOND VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions During the Years 1829...1833. Inc the Reports of ..Capt. James Clark Ross TOGETHER with Appendix (2 Volumes)
Price:GBP£1,811.25 (about USD$2,316.91)
Book ID:PB09-2752
Quantity:1
Publisher:A.W. Webster, London, 1835
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
A.W. Webster, 1835, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

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. Including the Reports of Commander, now Captain James Clark Ross and The Discovery of the Northern Magnetic Pole. 1st Edition. xxxiii, (1), 740pp, illustrated with 31 plates, including 6 maps and charts, some outlined in colour and 2 ... More Text...
Title:AURORA AUSTRALIS
Price:GBP£1,811.25 (about USD$2,316.91)
Book ID:PB09-314
Quantity:1
Publisher:Bluntisham Books, Paradigm Press, 1986
Edition:Limited Edition
Binding:Calf/Plywood
Condition:Fine Condition
Bluntisham Books, Paradigm Press, 1986, Calf/Plywood, Book Condition: Fine Condition, Limited Edition

Limited edition. Number 36 of 58, [58 copies of the original were known to exist at the time]; 194pp, 11 plates, Introductory 24 page pamphlet, by John Millard, with a preface by Lord Shackleton. Contains the title leaf "A Giant Tick Was Investigating the Carcass" Quarter calf plywood boards with beveled edges, (imitation of the original packing-case binding), edges uncut, blue cloth clam shell ... More Text...
Title:TWO MEN IN THE ANTARCTIC; An Expedition to Graham Land 1920-1922
Price:GBP£1,509.38 (about USD$1,930.76)
Book ID:PB09-165
Quantity:1
Publisher:Macmillan Company, New York, 1939
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Fine
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Macmillan Company, 1939, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

1st American Edition; xxi, 292pp, 33 illustrations, 2 panoramas, maps on end papers, original blue cloth, Pictorial price clipped dust jacket. The object of the expedition was to extend the discoveries of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition of 1901-3 under Dr Otto Nordenskjöld, by continuing the mapping of the western coastline of the Weddell Sea. Spence 79; Headland 1572. A scarce title. With ... More Text...
Title:A Voyage of Discovery, made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay and inquiring into the probability of a North-West Passage
Price:GBP£1,509.38 (about USD$1,930.76)
Book ID:PB09-2749
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, 1819
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Good
John Murray, 1819, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Good, First Edition

1st edition. Errata slip, xl, 252, cxliv. Period calf-backed marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titling to spine, marbled endpapers and page edges NOTE: MISSING MOST OF THE AQUATINT PLATES and charts. Those present are Cape Melville and Melvilles Monument (facing p74); Folding Chart of the Part of Baffin's bay found inhabited (facing p116); Large folding plate Views of Headlands (facing p190); Xeme (facing p LVII) 3 folding ... More Text...
Title:THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD, ANTARCTIC 1910 - 1913
Price:GBP£1,509.38 (about USD$1,930.76)
Book ID:PB09-2538
Quantity:1
Publisher:Constable, London, 1922
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good.
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Constable, 1922, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good., Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition, 2 volumes;Rare first edition of this Antarctic classic, which includes the 10 panoramic collotype plates that do not appear in later editions. Vol. I, lxiv, 1-300, [4] appendix, 30 plate leaves, (including frontispiece and 2 folding panoramas), 4 maps (3 folding); Vol. II, viii, 301-585, 28 plates leaves (including coloured frontispiece, 8 folding panoramas), 1 folding map. ... More Text...
Title:SHACKLETON'S LAST VOYAGE: THE STORY OF THE QUEST with QUEST EXPEDITION REPORT (Report on the Geological Collections made during the voyage of the Quest on the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition to the South Atlantic & Weddell Sea in 1921-1922 )
Price:GBP£1,026.38 (about USD$1,312.92)
Book ID:PB09-839
Quantity:1
Publisher:Cassell and Co Ltd, London, 1923
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Cassell and Co Ltd, 1923, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good., Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

SHACKLETON'S LAST VOYAGE: THE STORY OF THE QUEST From the Official Journal and Private Diary Kept By Dr. A.H.Macklin: 1st Edition; xvi, 372pp, 51 plate leaves including coloured photographic frontipiece [138 photographs and 3 sketches in all], 12 sketch maps in text. Original light blue cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, cover lettered and ruled in black and gilt with a white, black and ... More Text...
Title:THE NORTH POLE: With an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. One hundred and sixteen illustrations from photographs
Price:GBP£1,026.38 (about USD$1,312.92)
Signed:By Author
Book ID:PB09-2682
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1910
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Vellum)
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Hodder & Stoughton, 1910, Hardcover (Vellum), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by Author

Limited Deluxe Edition of 500, signed by Peary and Bartlett, this copy is unnumbered; xii, 326 pages, illustrated, 116 illustrations from photographs, included 4 photogravures. All the photographs are tipped in throughout. Full vellum bound,top edge of pages gilt,remainder of pages uncut. Original white covers, titled and ruled in gilt with gilt medallion to front ... More Text...
Title:THE SOUTH POLE; An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram,' 1910-1912, by Roald Amundsen, translated from the Norwegian by A. G. Chater, in Two Volumes
Price:GBP£1,000.00 (about USD$1,279.18)
Book ID:PB09-330
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, 1912
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
John Murray, 1912, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition, 2nd impression December 1912; in English (published the same year as the Norwegian 1st Edition) 2 Volumes. Vol I, xxxv, 392 pages, 59 plate leaves including photographic frontispiece, 1 coloured folding map. Vol II, xx, 449 pages, 46 plate leaves including photographic frontispiece, 1 folding diagram, 1 folding chart, 1 folding map, 16 charts in text. Original burgundy red cloth with gilt ... More Text...
Title:THE VOYAGE OF THE "SCOTIA" - Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas
Price:GBP£950.00 (about USD$1,215.22)
Book ID:PB09-3181
Quantity:1
Publisher:William Blackwood & Sons, 1906
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
William Blackwood & Sons, 1906, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good.

1st Edition; xxiv, 375pages, 59 plates and 3 maps, (2 folding). Scarce variant binding in blue grey covers with black titling to spine, Shelfware. Moderate foxing, age toning of paper. "An outstanding account" - Rosove. Scarce variant binding. An account of the Scottish Antarctic Expedition 1902-1905, written for the general public by Rudmose Brown and two other members of the scientific staff. The text substantiates the ... More Text...
Title:WITH THE ‘AURORA’ IN THE ANTARCTIC 1911-1914
Price:GBP£875.00 (about USD$1,119.28)
Book ID:PB09-1628
Quantity:1
Publisher:Andrew Melrose, 1919
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
Andrew Melrose, 1919, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good.

1st Edition; no date [ca 1919] xxii,183pp, 47 plate leaves (including photographic frontipiece, 83 photographs, 5 track maps), 70 sketches and maps in text, 1 folding map, Original blue cloth with gilt ship illustration of Aurora at sea on front board & spine lettering. Spence 354; Renard 421; Rosove 87/A1. Davis was captain of "Aurora," on Mawson's first Antarctic expedition. Davis was master on the "Aurora" on the Australasian ... More Text...
Title:THE JEANETTE: And a Complete and Authentic Narrative Encyclopedia of All Voyages and Expeditions to the North Polar Regions containing a complete account of the most remarkable examples of heroism, endurance and suffering on record
Price:GBP£784.88 (about USD$1,004.00)
Book ID:PB09-2697
Quantity:1
Publisher:W.E. Dibble, 1883
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
W.E. Dibble, 1883, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition: xvi, 840pp, illustrated, 200 engravings (illustrations and tailpieces). Original decorative red cloth covers with gilt titling to spine, floral eps, marbled page edges. Full Title: THE JEANETTE: And a Complete and Authentic Narrative Encyclopedia of All Voyages and Expeditions to the North Polar Regions, containing a complete account of the most remarkable examples of heroism, endurance and ... More Text...
Title:A Historical Collection of the Several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean
Price:AUD$1,377.50 (about USD$1,001.57)
Book ID:PW-8240
Quantity:1
Publisher:Israel / Da Capo, 1967
Edition:Facsimile Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Israel / Da Capo, 1967, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Facsimile Edition

Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Original Glassene Wrapper. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Exploration; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8240.
Title:Travels Comprising Observations Made During a Residence in the Tarentaise
Price:USD$1,000.00
Book ID:RE00-53307
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longman, Hurst, London, 1823
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Longman, Hurst, 1823, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

BAKEWELL, R. Travels Comprising Observations Made During a Residence in the Tarentaise ..., in 2 volumes, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823. Octavo, first editions, pp. 8 (ads), xvi, 381, 3 hand-colored aquatints; vii, 447, 1 color plate (frontispiece), contemporary three-quarter maroon calf over maroon cloth, gilt lettering inside 4 of 5 spine compartments, ... More Text...
Title:THE VOYAGE OF THE "SCOTIA" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas
Price:GBP£750.00 (about USD$959.38)
Book ID:PB09-1627
Quantity:1
Publisher:William Blackwood & Sons, 1906
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
William Blackwood & Sons, 1906, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good.

1st Edition; xxiv, 375pages, 59 plates and 3 maps, (2 folding). Original pictorial grey/brown cloth covers with white titles and illustration of ship and penguins, dark blue end papers, teg rest uncut. Spine slightly worn and faded. Moderate foxing, age toning of paper. Shelfware, original folding map at end is wrinkled and with closed tear repairs with Sellotape. Contents clean. The primary narrative of the Scottish National Antarctic ... More Text...
Title:THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC
Price:GBP£750.00 (about USD$959.38)
Book ID:PB09-1062
Quantity:1
Publisher:William Heinemann, 1909
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
William Heinemann, 1909, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good., First Edition

1st Edition, Trade issue, 2 Volumes; Vol I, xlviii, 372pp, 112 plate leaves, plus 111 diagrams in text; Vol II, xvi, 419pp, 102 plate leaves, plus 38 diagrams in text; 1 folding page depicting 2 panoramas, 3 folding maps in rear pocket. Original blue cloth lettered in silver, silver pictorial vignettes to upper covers and spines. Contents clean and tight and bright. Fading to spine covers and spines bumped as normal. Very Good. This is the first Trade edition of the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 5 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1062.
Title:First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar [including Appendix IV]
Price:GBP£750.00 (about USD$959.38)
Book ID:TP01-56691
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London, 1856
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Poor Condition
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1856, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Poor Condition, First Edition

This copy of Burton's First Footsteps includes a single leaf of the much sought-after Appendix IV which was suppressed in almost all copies. The appendix in this copy is a single leaf printed on both sides but with the text stopping two-thirds of the way down the verso after "...natos fuisse aiunt." leaving just under half the page blank. We can find no other copy in which this is the ... More Text...
Title:Arctic Miscellanies, A Souvenir of the Late Polar Search
Price:GBP£720.00 (about USD$921.01)
Book ID:BB04-16970
Quantity:1
Publisher:Colburn & Co, London, 1852
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Colburn & Co, 1852, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Size: Octavo (standard book size). xviii, 347 pp. Text is compiled from a newspaper - the "Aurora Borealis" - published aboard one of the four ships of the expedition in 1850 which set out in search of Sir John Franklin. The small squadron was trapped in the ice for nearly 12 months, during which time commanders, officers, and crew contributed musings on a variety of subjects, ... More Text...
Title:SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917: By Sir Ernest Shackleton C.V.O
Price:GBP£694.31 (about USD$888.15)
Book ID:PB09-341
Quantity:1
Publisher:William Heinemann, 1920
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
William Heinemann, 1920, Cloth, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition, 3rd impression (January 1920); xxi, 376pp, 1 colour photographic frontispiece of the "Endurance", 87 b/w photographs, 1 folding map. Dark blue cloth with silver titles and image of the Endurance. Blind stamped colophon on rear cover. Covers showing some sign of wear but still bright, nice ink inscription on blank fly leaf dated 1920, small tear to map at rear. Probably ... More Text...
Title:NEW LAND Four Years in the Arctic Regions. Translated from the Norwegian by Ethel Harriet Hearn. With illustrations and Maps. 2 Volumes
Price:GBP£664.13 (about USD$849.54)
Book ID:PB09-2883
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1904
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (rebound in cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Longmans, Green and Co, 1904, Hardcover (rebound in cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st English Edition: Vol I, xvi, 496pp; Vol II, xii, 504pp, illustrated with 62 plates from photos, four maps in the text plus two folding maps in pocket at end of volume. Nicely rebound with olive cloth covers with gilt titling to spine, Volume I has a silver and blue vignette depicting huskies by the "Fram". One of the great pieces of Arctic exploration ... More Text...
Title:AN ACCOUNT OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS WITH A HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF THE NORTHERN WHALE-FISHERY (in 2 Volumes) Volume 1: The Arctic; Volume 2: The Whale-Fishery
Price:GBP£603.75 (about USD$772.31)
Book ID:PB09-2777
Quantity:1
Publisher:Archibald Constable & Co, Edinburgh, 1820
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Archibald Constable & Co, 1820, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition; 2 Volumes,Vol I: 551pp, 82pp appendix, folding frontispiece, maps/charts (2 folding). Vol II: 558pp, 1 folding map,3 tables 2 folding, 22 plates, (4 folding). Ex Libri; Library leather bindings, library numbers to front pastedowns - both volumes are disbound. VOLUME I LACKS TITLE PAGE whilst VOLUME II LACKS FRONTISPIECE, The folding map is at the end ... More Text...
Title:The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Price:USD$650.00
Book ID:TD00-134637
Quantity:1
Publisher:Duckworth, London, 1929
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Duckworth, 1929, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Number written in pencil on free endpage. Sunning to spine. Light foxing to edges of text-block. Dust soiling to top edge of text block. Black & white photographs. Boards bumped at corners, edges, and spine ends. Boards lightly sunned. Portrait frontispiece. Top corner of front free endpage clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 134637.
Title:Great Plateau: Being An Account Of Exploration In Central Tibet, 1903, And Of The Gartok Expedition, 1904-1905
Price:GBP£475.00 (about USD$607.61)
Book ID:JT00-9051
Quantity:1
Publisher:Edward Arnold, London, 1905
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Edward Arnold, 1905, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

PART I - Exploration in Central Tibet. Part II - The Gartok Expedition 1904-1905. Part I. Introduction. II. Preparations For Departure III. Ready To Start IV. The Journey Begun V. Leaving Civilisation VI Across The Frontier VII. Difficulties And Dangers VIII. To Antelope Plain IX. Treasure Trove X. Rejoining Hargreaves XI. In Unknown Country XII. Various Adventures. XIII. Hard At Work XIV. ... More Text...
Title:THE CRUISE OF THE ANTARCTIC
Price:GBP£425.00 (about USD$543.65)
Book ID:PB09-527
Quantity:1
Publisher:Edward Arnold, 1896
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Edward Arnold, 1896, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition: Half title, photographic frontispiece, title, dedication, preface, contents, list of illustrations 243pages, 32pages of advertisements at rear. 12 plates (including frontispiece). Original blue cloth with silver pictorial cover. Spine has had another cover poorly added. Back cover and spine damp damaged. Previous owners signature on half title, tissue guard over frontispiece missing a small ... More Text...
Title:THE SOUTH POLAR TRAIL: The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Price:GBP£425.00 (about USD$543.65)
Book ID:PB09-3183
Quantity:1
Publisher:G. Duckworth, 1929
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
G. Duckworth, 1929, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good.

1st Edition; G. Duckworth 1929 220 pages, Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, 32 plates including frontispiece, no errata slip. Original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. Shelfware, small booksellers label on rear end paper, minor rubbing to cover, some minor spotting, mainly to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3183.
Title:THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO ABYSSINIA Compiled from Authentic Documents
Price:AUD$730.00 (about USD$530.78)
Book ID:MA00-4478
Quantity:1
Publisher:MacMillan, London, 1869
Condition:Near Fine
MacMillan, 1869, Book Condition: Near Fine

xi, 271pp (+ 53 pg list of publisher's adverts, dated 1869, at rear). Rebound in 1/4 leather, marbled sides, leather spine with raised bands, gilt dec & title pieces. 1cm piece missing to top corner pg 72, date pencilled onto preface pg, contents otherwise very good.; 225 x 150mm
Title:ARGONAUTS OF THE SOUTH. BEING A NARRATIVE OF VOYAGINGS AND POLAR SEAS AND ADVENTURES IN THE ANTARCTIC WITH SIR DOUGLAS MAWSON AND SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON
Price:GBP£400.00 (about USD$511.67)
Book ID:PB09-840
Quantity:1
Publisher:G. P. Putnam's Sons (The Knickerbocker Press), 1925
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Good.
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
G. P. Putnam's Sons (The Knickerbocker Press), 1925, Cloth, Book Condition: Good., Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition; xv, 290pages, photographic endpapers, 2 folding maps, 75 illustrations, top edge gilt, fore edge uncut, Original green cloth with gilt title on front and spine. Shelfware, spine softening. Covers bumped, slightly marked. Discrete book club label to rear end paper and some old price annotations. Previous owners signatures to front end paper in pencil, front end ... More Text...
Title:ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE: Scott's Northern Party
Price:GBP£362.25 (about USD$463.39)
Book ID:PB09-3145
Quantity:1
Publisher:T Fisher Unwin, London, 1914
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Good.
T Fisher Unwin, 1914, Cloth, Book Condition: Good., First Edition

1st Edition; 382pp., frontispiece with tissue guard plus 97 plate leaves, 149 photographs in all, 4 diagrams in text, 3 folding maps. Original ice blue cloth lettered in silver, silver pictorial vignettes to spine and upper cover. An account of Scott's Terra Nova expedition, here covering the wild adventures and amazing survival of the so-called Northern Party - an episode which may in our time achieve greater popularity than the dour tragedy ... More Text...
Title:Livre d'Or de la Mission du Lessoutho. Soixante-Quinze Ans de l'histoire d'une Tribu Sud-Africaine
Price:GBP£350.00 (about USD$447.72)
Book ID:TP01-55057
Quantity:1
Publisher:Maison Des Mission Evangelique, Paris, 1912
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Maison Des Mission Evangelique, 1912, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition

Text in French. A history of the mission, and therefore also of Lesotho. Illustrated copiously throughout with b/w images from photographs. Grey cloth with gilt titles and decoration. The boards are a little bumped at the corners with a couple of nicks over the hinges. Size: Quarto. some tears to spine. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Category: Anthropology; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
Title:A Time of Gifts (1st US edition)
Price:GBP£347.10 (about USD$444.01)
ISBN:0719533481
Book ID:CC00-066473
Quantity:1
Publisher:Harper and Row, 1977
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Harper and Row, 1977, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

VG/Good+ very hard to find 1st impression 1977 Harper & Row US 1st edition (same ISBN as UK) hardback with unclipped DJ, lovely jacket by Honi Werner. Some edge-wear to DJ with small tear and crease to top rear of jacket, nicks to front edges and surface scratch to front lower edge, minor chips to DJ spine ends else VG internally, unmarked. More by this author available. Sent Airmail at no ... More Text...
Title:Seven Years in the Soudan: Being a Record of Explorations, Adventures, and Campaigns Against the Arab Slave Hunters
Price:USD$400.00
Book ID:DH00-009475
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, London, 1892
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited, 1892, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Blue gilt stamped cloth over boards with cover illustration, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue, xxiv, 467 pages, [1], thirty-two pages advertisements, Index, ... More Text...
Title:THE VOYAGE OF THE 'DISCOVERY': In Two volumes
Price:GBP£301.88 (about USD$386.16)
Book ID:PB09-1103
Quantity:1
Publisher:Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1905
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Smith, Elder & Co, 1905, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good., Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition; 2 volumes: Volume 1: xx, 556pp, 93 plate leaves [inc. photogravure frontispiece from a drawing by Dr.E.A. Wilson, 7 colour from watercolor paintings by Wilson, 1 double-page with 2 panoramas, 84 single-page with 105 photographs and 14 illustrations by Wilson], 16 illustrations in the text [15 by Wilson], and 3 maps [ 1 double-page, 1 folding in rear pocket], errata slip tipped in ... More Text...
Title:Six Months in Ascension. An Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition
Price:GBP£285.00 (about USD$364.57)
Book ID:TP01-56207
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, London, 1878
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
John Murray, 1878, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First Edition

A scarce title. This copy is in the original brown cloth which is somewhat bumped and scraped, particularly along the bottom edges where board is visible. Rebacked with the original back laid onto the new, just a couple of millimetres loss top and bottom of the old spine. New endpapers. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Category: Travel & Places; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
Title:THE CALIPHS' LAST HERITAGE A Short History of the Turkish Empire
Price:AUD$450.00 (about USD$327.19)
Book ID:MA00-17071
Quantity:1
Publisher:MacMillan and Co., London, 1915
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good+
MacMillan and Co., 1915, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good+, First Edition

With 2 pages of publishers adverts at rear, 27 plates including colour frontispiece and portrait of Lady Sykes after frontispiece ( in effect 2 frontispiece's) , 19 maps bound in with 11 being foldout maps, 3 maps in pocket at rear, collated with all plates and maps present, first map has minor wear to front edge where it had been protruding from foredge due to incorrect folding, now corrected. Original dark green cloth with title in gold on front cover and spine. A very good copy. ; 220 x 140mm; xii, 638 pages
Title:The Megalithic European: The 21st Century Traveller in Prehistoric Europe (Signed)
Price:GBP£253.50 (about USD$324.28)
Signed:By Author
ISBN:0007138024
Book ID:CC00-071149
Quantity:1
Publisher:Element, 2004
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Element, 2004, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, First Edition, Signed by Author

~~SIGNED by Julian Cope with Ottakars signed by author sticker to front of slipcase~~Near Fine 1st impression 1st ed very heavy, imposing Element hardback in slipcase, beautifully produced and illustrated. Some corner and spine-end bumping and surface wear to slipcase but book itself is excellent, a fresh copy, bright and unmarked apart from author's signature. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no ... More Text...
Title:Assam Adventure
Price:GBP£237.50 (about USD$303.81)
Book ID:JT00-5904
Quantity:1
Publisher:Jonathan Cape, London, 1941
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Illustrated from photographs taken by the author
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Jonathan Cape, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Illustrated from photographs taken by the author

‘Mr. Kingdon Ward's new volume deals with an expedition of 1,100 miles made from Assam into Southern Tibet in 1935. So enchanted was he with the Assam Himalayas that in 1938 he spent six months in Monyul, though without on this occasion crossing the Tibetan frontier. Much of the country was, until Mr. Kingdon Ward's visit, wholly ... More Text...
Title:BUNYA, or Mystery Mountains. To Robe Via the Coorong. A Camp Out in New South Wales. Ornithologists in the West
Price:AUD$410.00 (about USD$298.11)
Book ID:MA00-13134
Quantity:1
Place Published:Adelaide
Binding:Printed Wrapper
Condition:Near Fine
Printed Wrapper, Book Condition: Near Fine

No date stated, reprinted from The Register by W. K. Thomas & Co., Adelaide. Contains four separate articles as the Title suggests, 136 pp, (last 2 blank), title page reproduced on front wrapper, original grey wrappers, staples starting to rust else a fine copy of this scarce little booklet.; 150 x 120mm
Title:Somewhere Down the Crazy River (1st edition paperback)
Price:GBP£232.70 (about USD$297.67)
ISBN:0340603216
Book ID:CC00-067118
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton, 1994
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Good Condition
Hodder & Stoughton, 1994, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First Edition

Good+ 1st impression 1994 Hodder paperback, lovely cover and colour photo sections. Hugely enjoyable cult travel narrative, very scarce title - a little spine fading and creasing, light surface wear to edges and corners of cover, a little page tan else unmarked tidy condition with secure binding throughout. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0340603216. ISBN/EAN: 9780340603215. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 067118.
Title:Somewhere Down the Crazy River (1st edition paperback)
Price:GBP£232.70 (about USD$297.67)
ISBN:0340603216
Book ID:CC00-071183
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton, 1994
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Good Condition
Hodder & Stoughton, 1994, Softcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First Edition

Good+ 1st impression 1994 Hodder paperback, lovely cover and colour photo sections. Hugely enjoyable cult travel narrative, very scarce title - a little creasing wear to edges and corners of cover, shop stamp to fly-leaf relating to 'Asia Books', a little page tan else unmarked tidy condition with secure binding throughout. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0340603216. ISBN/EAN: 9780340603215. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 071183.
Title:The Last Crusade : The Epic Voyages of Vasco Da Gama
Price:AUD$403.00 (about USD$293.02)
ISBN:9781848870178
Book ID:MB02-18050120
Quantity:1
Publisher:Atlantic Books, London, 2012
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Fine
Dust Jacket:Fine
Atlantic Books, 2012, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, First Edition

This is the first UK edition. 548 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. In 1498 a young captain sailed from Portugal, circumnavigated Africa, crossed the Indian Ocean, and discovered the sea route to the Indies, opening up access to ... More Text...
Title:South With Shackleton
Price:GBP£220.00 (about USD$281.42)
Book ID:B500-20856
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sampson Low, 1951
Edition:New impression
Illustrator:Bertoglio, Victor J
Sampson Low, 1951, New impression, Illustrated By: Bertoglio, Victor J

An account of the South Polar Expedition in the 'Endurance' 1914-16. The Author took part. Scarce item. 182 pages. Drawings by VJ Bertoglio. Maps on eps. Prize label. Severalf page edges a bit jagged where slit. Grey boards with some water marks, o.w VG.
Title:Belzoni's Travels: Belzoni's Travels: Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries in Egypt and Nubia
Price:GBP£217.10 (about USD$277.71)
ISBN:0714119407
Book ID:CC00-070093
Quantity:1
Publisher:British Museum Press, 2001
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
British Museum Press, 2001, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

VG/VG 1st edition very large, very heavy 2001 British Museum Press hardback, unclipped DJ, illustrated. A little rubbing and pushing to both ends of spine else VG and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0714119407. ISBN/EAN: 9780714119403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 070093.
Title:NORTH GEORGIA GAZETTE and WINTER CHRONICLE 1821
Price:GBP£211.31 (about USD$270.31)
Book ID:PB09-2768
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, 1822
Edition:Second Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Fair
John Murray, 1822, Cloth, Book Condition: Fair, Second Edition

The Second Edition: xii, 132pp. Complete 21 issues 1819 - 1820. The newspaper issued by the Parry Expedition which wintered at Melville Island in the Arctic 1819 -1820. Arctic Bib.12547, Sabin 55714. Quarter Leather covers with marbled boards with gilt titled leather label to front cover. Covers splitting, soiled, edgeware, eps heavily marked. Some foxing to pages as expected. Fair. Alone, months of sailing separating them from home, in the ... More Text...
Title:Extreme Rock: Great British Rock Climbs
Price:GBP£208.80 (about USD$267.10)
ISBN:0906371368
Book ID:CC00-071601
Quantity:1
Publisher:Diadem, 1987
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Diadem, 1987, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

~~Missing dust-jacket~~Good reading copy 1st ed 1987 large format Diadem hardback, no dust-jacket. Scuff to front corner area of spine of board with a little fading and wear to boards, some waviness to pages due to previous storage else tidy and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0906371368. ISBN/EAN: 9780906371367. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 071601.
Title:Waterlog: A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain (Signed 3rd impression hardback)
Price:GBP£201.50 (about USD$257.76)
Signed:By Author
ISBN:0701166525
Book ID:CC00-068211
Quantity:1
Publisher:Chatto & Windus, 1999
Edition:First Edition
Illustrator:Holmes, David
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Chatto & Windus, 1999, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Signed by Author, Illustrated By: Holmes, David

~~SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO TITLE-PAGE without inscriptions~~Good+/VG 3rd impression 1st ed 1999 Chatto hardback, unclipped DJ, lovely edition. Lower corners bumped, some darkening along top edge of page block, light corner and edge-rub to DJ only else near VG and unmarked internally, scarce signed hardback edition. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; ... More Text...
Title:ENDURANCE: AN EPIC OF POLAR ADVENTURE
Price:GBP£200.00 (about USD$255.84)
Book ID:PB09-3187
Quantity:1
Publisher:Philip Allan & Co, 1931
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Philip Allan & Co, 1931, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good., Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition; xii, 316 pages, map on front fly leaf, 32 b/w photographs including frontispiece. Original green cloth with gilt titling to spine. Notes in pencil on front end paper and odd pencil line in margins of corresponding pages. Spine sunned, shelfware, minor spotting to pages edges. A Rare 1st Edition This is the first UK edition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; 1930s; Exploration. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3187.
Title:ALL ROUND THE WORLD ( First & Second Series in 2 Volumes ) an Illustrated Record of Voyages, Travels and Adventures in all Parts of the Globe
Price:AUD$350.00 (about USD$254.49)
Book ID:MA00-14451
Quantity:1
Publisher:William Collins, Sons & Company, London & Glascow, 1869
William Collins, Sons & Company, 1869

With two hundred illustrations after drawings by Gustave Dore, Berard, Lancelot, Jules Noel, and other eminent artists, and six finely engraved maps, full coloured, ( title page reads the same for both volumes). Volume 1 first series - xii, 820 pages, six finely engraved maps, full coloured, and four others, folding panorama of Jerusalem, approx 200 other illustrations some full page, Volume 2 second series - xii, 810 pages, six finely engraved maps, full coloured, ... More Text...

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