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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$8,603.19)
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$4,735.70)
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$4,577.84)
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$2,367.85)
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 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$2,367.85)
Book ID:PB09-2036
Quantity:1
Publisher:Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1831
Edition:Early Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Fair
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831, Cloth, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Early Edition

The 1st Admiralty Edition in quarto; Two volumes, Vol I, fep, folding map, title page, vii-xxi, [1, directions to the binder], 392pp; illustrated, 14 plates, 3 charts, (2 folding). MISSING 5 PLATES AND PAGES v-vi, 329-336), Up to page viii, detached as is pages 387 to 392. Vol II (2), errata slip, vi-vii, directions to binder pages 393-742 (2 publishers advertisements), illustrated 7 ... 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$2,367.85)
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$2,367.85)
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: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$1,973.22)
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$1,973.22)
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:TWO MEN IN THE ANTARCTIC; An Expedition to Graham Land 1920-1922
Price:GBP£1,509.38 (about USD$1,973.22)
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: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$1,341.79)
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$1,341.79)
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$1,307.31)
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$1,241.94)
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$1,143.89)
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$1,026.08)
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:TRAVELS THROUGH SWEDEN, NORWAY, AND FINMARK, TO THE NORTH CAPE, IN THE SUMMER OF 1820
Price:GBP£784.88 (about USD$1,026.08)
Book ID:PB09-1994
Quantity:1
Publisher:Rodwell and Martin, 1823
Binding:marbled boards Quarter bound leather
Condition:Good
Rodwell and Martin, 1823, marbled boards Quarter bound leather, Book Condition: Good

1st Edition; xvi, 435pp, illustrated, 22 plates, of which 2 in colour [a lemming and a red coral] and a b/w map of Stockholm. In addition 11 small lithographic prints on India-paper tipped-in in the text. Sir Arthur de Capell Brooke, 2nd Baronet (born in Northamptonshire 22 June 1791 – 6 December 1858) was a British baronet and travel writer, Fellow of the Royal Society (1823) and co-establisher of the Raleigh Club (1827). ... More Text...
Title:The South Polar Trail
Price:AUD$1,377.50 (about USD$1,005.04)
Book ID:PW-1519
Quantity:1
Publisher:Duckworth, 1929
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Duckworth, 1929, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Inscribed by Joyce "To Sir George, from one of his old boys in Sydney, Joycey, London May 1st" Sir George is presumed George Fuller, former Premier of New South Wales. Book is also marked "Fuller 'Earlstrae' Bowral New South Wales 7 July 1931." Covers and spine slightly spotted, all gilt in titles intact, top of spine (rear) working loose in top one inch, rest ... More Text...
Title:THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC
Price:GBP£750.00 (about USD$980.48)
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:THE VOYAGE OF THE "SCOTIA" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration in Antarctic Seas
Price:GBP£750.00 (about USD$980.48)
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:SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917: By Sir Ernest Shackleton C.V.O
Price:GBP£694.31 (about USD$907.68)
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$868.22)
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:The Last of the Arctic Voyages; a Narrative of Expedition in H.M.S. Assistance, Under Command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, in Search of Sir John Franklin, During 1852-53-54 & Notes on Natural History
Price:GBP£646.00 (about USD$844.52)
Book ID:BB08-61115070007
Quantity:1
Publisher:Lovell Reeve, London, 1855
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Lovell Reeve, 1855, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Full title: The Last of the Arctic Voyages; being a Narrative of The Expedition in H.M.S. Assistance, Under the Command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, C.B., In Search of Sir John Franklin, During the Years 1852-53-54 with Notes on Natural History. Two volumes (complete) in a modern library rebind with new end-papers containing all illustrations, both monotone and coloured. Include two ... More Text...
Title:Ultima Thule of Eene Maand op Ijsland (Ultima Thule or a Month in Iceland)
Price:GBP£608.00 (about USD$794.84)
Book ID:BB08-61115070003
Quantity:1
Publisher:H D Tjeenk Willink, Haarlem, 1878
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
H D Tjeenk Willink, 1878, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First Edition

Black and white frontis plus 10 black and white full page illustrations and 1 vignette. Half leather with marbled boards. Covers are well-rubbed with scuffing on corners and spine-ends, binding is sound. Previous owner's name at top of front end-paper. Pages are a little darkened, have occasional light foxing, have smudge marks and creases across top corners consistent with having been dropped. 96 pages. Text is in Dutch. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 61115070003. Discounted prices on all books for April 2018. Displayed price shows the discount.
Title:A THOUSAND DAYS IN THE ARCTIC: With Preface by Admiral Sir F. Leopold McClintock
Price:GBP£603.75 (about USD$789.29)
Book ID:PB09-2352
Quantity:1
Publisher:Harper & Brothers, 1899
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Good
Harper & Brothers, 1899, Cloth, Book Condition: Good

1st Edition: Vol I xxi, 551pp, Vol II xxii-xv, 580pp. Appendices, indices. Illustrated throughout with over one hundred eighty black & white drawings, plates, 5 maps. Matched set. Original blue cloth over boards with gilt decorative devices to front cover, gilt titling to spine and front covers, top edges gilt. A day-by-day journal of the Jackson-Harmsworth Expedition (1894-97). The party established winter quarters at Cape Flora, Franz Joseph ... More Text...
Title:OGILBY'S AMERICA: Being the Latest and Most Accurate Description of the New World.', 14page Extract Chapter V Terra Borealis, or The Artick Region
Price:GBP£603.75 (about USD$789.29)
Book ID:PB09-2655
Quantity:1
Publisher:Ogilby, 1671
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardback
Condition:Very Good
Ogilby, 1671, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition

Original 14page extract bound in Quarter leather marbled boards. Shelfware, marbled boards grubby. Contents clean, age toned with some wrinkling but considering its' age in Very Good Condition. PLEASE NOTE: This book will incur extra postage and insurance charges. Please contact us for a quote. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 5 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2655.
Title:NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE POLAR SEA DURING 1875-6 IN H.M.SHIPS "ALERT" AND "DISCOVERY" by Capt. Sir John Nares with NOTES on the Natural History Edited by H.W. Feilden Naturalist to the Expedition in TWO VOLUMES
Price:GBP£603.75 (about USD$789.29)
Book ID:PB09-2535
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1878
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1878, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good

4th Edition stated but same year as 1st: Vol I, xl, 395pp; 3 photographs, 1 full page illustration, woodcuts, 1 large folding map. Vol II, viii, 378pp, LACKS TITLE PAGE AND FRONTISPIECE TO VOL II, hence 2 photographs, 6 full-page illustrations, woodcuts, 1 folding map. Large folding map in VOL I torn but complete without loss. Publisher's green cloth, black and gilt design, brown eps. Nares was the commander of the British ... More Text...
Title:TEN MONTHS AMONG THE TENTS OF THE TUSKI with Incidents of an Arctic Boat Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, as Far as the Mackenzie River, and Cape Bathurst
Price:GBP£603.75 (about USD$789.29)
Book ID:PB09-2323
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, 1853
Binding:Hardback
Condition:Good
John Murray, 1853, Hardback, Book Condition: Good

1st Edition: xvi, 417pp, illustrated, 11 illustrations of which 4 lithographic plates (3 tinted), 1 coloured folding map. [MISSING the lithographic frontispiece] . Rebound, contemporary half leather with bluse marbled boards, gilt ruling and titling to spine. A rare and very important book on the expedition led by T.E.L. Moore on the Brigg Plover in search of Sir John Franklin. The expedition, in which Hooper participated as a marine officer, was forced to ... More Text...
Title:THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD. Being the Story of the Australasian Expedition, 1911-1914
Price:GBP£603.75 (about USD$789.29)
Book ID:PB09-294
Quantity:1
Publisher:William Heinemann, 1915
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good.
William Heinemann, 1915, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good.

1st 2 Volume Edition; Vol I, xxx, 349pp, Photogravure frontispiece, 8 colour plate leaves, 108 plate leaves (4 folding), 17 text illustrations. Vol II, xiii, 338pp, Photogravure frontispiece, 10 colour plate leaves, 93 plate leaves (5 folding), 20 text illustrations, 3 folding maps in rear pocket. Original dark blue cloth, title gilt to upper board and spine, pictorial block - "Leaning into the Wind" - in silver to front cover. The book is ... More Text...
Title:THE NORTH WEST PASSAGE. Being The Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the The Ship "Gjoa" 1903-1907 by Roald Amundsen with a Supplement By First Lieutenant Hansen Vice-Commander Of The Expedition
Price:GBP£603.75 (about USD$789.29)
Book ID:PB09-1792
Quantity:1
Publisher:Archibald Constable and Company Limited, London, 1908
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Archibald Constable and Company Limited, 1908, Cloth, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

1st Edition; Vol I, xiii, 335, 1 colour fold-out map in rear, photogravure frontis,numerous b/w plates and illustrations; Vol II, ix, 397pp, fold-out map before index, numerous b/w plates and illustrations. The great Norwegian explorer and adventurer, Amundsen (1872-1928), commenced in 1903 a sailing voyage in the ship "Gjoa" which ended in 1906; and took him ... 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$789.29)
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 Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute"to the Arctic Regions in Seach of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror" 1852, 1853, 1854 etc
Price:GBP£589.00 (about USD$770.00)
Book ID:BB08-61116031316
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, London, 1857
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Full Title: "The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship "Resolute" to the Arctic Regions in Seach of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships "Erebus" and "Terror" 1852, 1853, 1854. To which is added An Account of Her Being Fallen In with by an American Whaler after Her Abandonment in Barrow Straits, ... More Text...
Title:ON THE "POLAR STAR" IN THE ARCTIC SEA. With the Statements of Commander U. Cagni Upon the Sledge Expedition to 86 Degrees 34 Minutes North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon His Return to the Bay of Teplitz
Price:GBP£573.56 (about USD$749.82)
Book ID:PB09-1795
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hutchinson and Co, 1903
Edition:First UK Edition
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Hutchinson and Co, 1903, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, First UK Edition

1st English Edition; 2 volumes; Vol I xvi, 346pp xvii-xxii; Vol II viii, 347-702pp, ix-xii. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spines, gilt stamped image of masted ship caught in the ice. 212 illustrations in text, 16 full-page photogravure plates, 2 panoramas and 5 maps. In 1899 the author organized an expedition towards the North Pole. In spring he arrived in the Norwegian capital Christiania (the present day Oslo) with ... More Text...
Title:The Official Report of the Recent Arctic Expedition
Price:GBP£551.00 (about USD$720.33)
Book ID:BB08-61115030126
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, London, 1876
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
John Murray, 1876, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Report to the Admiralty of the expedition that left Upernivick on 22 July 1875 and returning in October 1876. This is an ex-library copy with flaws as described. Black half-leather binding with banded spine and dark blue covers are lightly rubbed at edges, binding is sound with strengthened inner hinges. Crossed and stamped large library label is pasted to the inside of the front cover, ... 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£543.38 (about USD$710.37)
Book ID:PB09-2747
Quantity:1
Publisher:Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819
Edition:Second Edition
Condition:Very Good
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819, Book Condition: Very Good, Second Edition

2nd edition; Printed by Strahan and Spottiswoode For Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, 1819. 2 vols. Vol I lxix, 265pp, Vol II (2), 258pp, 2 plates,(1 folding), 1 full page diagram. Second Edition of this famous voyage, which marked the resurgence of British interest in the search for the north-west passage, and inaugurated the great arctic explorations and discoveries of the nineteenth century. Among Ross’s officers ... More Text...
Title:JOURNALS OF THE FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD VOYAGES FOR THE DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC, IN 1819-20-21-22-23-24-25, IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS HECLA, GRIPER AND FURY...6 VOLUMES
Price:GBP£483.00 (about USD$631.43)
Book ID:PB09-2563
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Murray, 1828
Binding:Cloth
John Murray, 1828, Cloth

6 volumes, 1st Edition thus; Vol I, viii,283pp; Vol II, iv, 270pp; Vol III, vii,312pp; Vol VI, vii,295pp; Vol V, 330pp; Vol VI, xxxv, 211pp; illustrated, engraved plates, folding map, page edges uncut. All volumes original cloth with title labels on spines. Vols 1-5,1828. Vol 6, 1829 The first 5 volumes are accounts of Parry's voyages to discover the North West Passage and were initially published separately in four quarto volumes between 1821 and 1826. This set of six volumes was ... More Text...
Title:CRANIA GROENLANDICA: A Description of Greenland Eskimo Crania with an Introduction on the Geography and History of Greenland
Price:GBP£483.00 (about USD$631.43)
Book ID:PB09-2285
Quantity:1
Publisher:Andr. Fred. Host & Son, 1915
Binding:Hardccover
Condition:Very Good
Andr. Fred. Host & Son, 1915, Hardccover, Book Condition: Very Good

1st Edition: 234 pp, fold-out map 65cms. x 75cms, 52 photographs of crania and mandibles, 4 maps, 6 views, tables. In text, 40 portraits, maps, figures, 19 diagrams, 74 graphs and 133 tables of measurements. Published with assistance of 'The Carlsberg Fund'. Initiated in 1905, when Furst, then Professor of Anatomy at the University of Lund, was invited to study crania brought back from Amdrup's expedition to Greenland. High quality ... More Text...
Title:THE VOYAGE OF THE JEANETTE: The Ship and Ice Journals of George W. De Long Lieutenant -Commander of the Polar Expedition of 1879-1881. Edited by his wife Emma de Long. 2 volumes
Price:GBP£483.00 (about USD$631.43)
Book ID:PB09-2414
Quantity:1
Publisher:Kegan Paul, Trench and Company, 1883
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Kegan Paul, Trench and Company, 1883, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good

1st edition: Vol I - xii, 1-440p, Vol II - x, 441-911p. illustrated, 16 engraved plates, including potraits, plus vignettes, maps and charts and diagrams, Includes 2 large folding maps. Ex library with red cloth covers with original covers pasted to fronts and spines, black eps and numbers to rear of title page, both volumes, no other markings. Map at rear of volume I has been torn and repaired, potrait frontispiece Vol I loose, map at ... More Text...
Title:THE CRUISE OF THE ANTARCTIC
Price:GBP£425.00 (about USD$555.61)
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 Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, To The Arctic Regions; for the Discovery of a North West Passage; performed in the years 1829-30-31-32- and 33. To which is prefixed An Abridgement of the former Voyages of Captns, Ross, Parry
Price:GBP£422.63 (about USD$552.51)
Book ID:PB09-2340
Quantity:1
Publisher:Printed for the Proprietors, Published by John Saunders, 1836
Binding:leather
Condition:Fair
Printed for the Proprietors, Published by John Saunders, 1836, leather, Book Condition: Fair

Full Title: The Last Voyage of Capt. Sir John Ross, R.N. Knt. To The Arctic Regions; for the Discovery of a North West Passage; performed in the years 1829-30-31-32- and 33. To which is prefixed An Abridgement of the former Voyages of Captns, Ross, Parry, & Other Celebrated Navigators to the Northern Latitudes. Compiled from Authentic Information and Original Documents, transmitted by William Light, Purser's ... More Text...
Title:FIGHTING THE POLAR ICE
Price:GBP£422.63 (about USD$552.51)
Book ID:PB09-2117
Quantity:1
Publisher:Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good

1907 Edition; xxii, 296pp, [6], illustrated, 105 plates (9 colour), 3 maps (1 folding). SIGNED by Author "? ? R.H. Pomeroy with gratitude of Anthony Fiala June 25 1907" on fep. With an introduction by W.S. Champ, and reports by William J. Peters, Russell W. Porter and Oliver S Fassig. illustrations from photographs and sketches by the author. Also nine, from paintings, in colour by Russell W. Porter and J. Knowles Hare. Original ... 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, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833. Including the Reports of Commander, now Captain James Clark Ross
Price:GBP£422.63 (about USD$552.51)
Book ID:PB09-2750
Quantity:1
Publisher:A.W. Webster, 1835
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (rebound in cloth)
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
A.W. Webster, 1835, Hardcover (rebound in cloth), Book Condition: 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, iilustrated with 31 plates, including 6 maps and charts, some outlined in colour and 2 ... More Text...
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$522.93)
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:THE VOYAGE OF THE JEANETTE: The Ship and Ice Journals of George W. De Long Lieutenant -Commander of the Polar Expedition of 1879-1881. Edited by his wife Emma de Long. 2 volumes.MIXED VOLUMES
Price:GBP£392.44 (about USD$513.04)
Book ID:PB09-2996
Quantity:1
Publisher:Kegan Paul, Trench and Company, 1883
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Kegan Paul, Trench and Company, 1883, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good

Volume I is the UK 1st edition: Vol I - xii, 1-440p, Vol II - x, 441-911p. illustrated, 16 engraved plates, including potraits, plus vignettes, maps and charts and diagrams, Includes 2 large folding maps. Red cloth covers, black eps. Volume II is the US 1st Edition: xii, 441-911pp, illustrated, 16 plates, vignettes, 16 maps, charts and diagrams, (1 folding). Brown cloth covers depicting The Jeanette. Volume I missing fep. Gift ... More Text...
Title:MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLE: Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Center 1907-1909 With the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy
Price:GBP£392.44 (about USD$513.04)
Book ID:PB09-1984
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Polar Publishing Co, 1911
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
The Polar Publishing Co, 1911, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good

1st Edition; xx, 604pp, illustrated, frontispiece, plus 49 b/w photographic illustrations. Original brown pictorial cloth lettered in gilt. Cook's original purpose in exploring the region west of Greenland was ostensibly to organize a hunting expedition. Just north of Etah, Cook decided that conditions were good enough for an assault on the North Pole, and set out on his journey over the sea ice with two Eskimo companions, two sledges and 26 ... More Text...
Title:Animal & Sporting Artists in America
Price:USD$500.00
Signed:By Author
Book ID:RE00-53437
Quantity:1
Publisher:National Sporting Library, Virginia, 2008
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:As New
National Sporting Library, 2008, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, First Edition, Inscribed by Author

REUTER, F. TURNER Jr. Animal & Sporting Artists in America, Virginia: National Sporting Library, 2008. Heavy quarto, first trade edition, pp. xx, 843, beige cloth boards with brown lettering to spine, Sporting Library seal on front, illustrated slipcase, halftone illustration, signed by the author on free front endpaper, with an inscription to a New York ... More Text...
Title:ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE: Scott's Northern Party
Price:GBP£362.25 (about USD$473.57)
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:NEW LANDS, WITHIN THE ARCTIC CIRCLE: Narrative of the Discoveries of the Austrian Ship "Tegetthoff," in the Years 1872-1874. 2 Volumes
Price:GBP£362.25 (about USD$473.57)
Book ID:PB09-2674
Quantity:1
Publisher:Macmillan and Co, 1876
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Macmillan and Co, 1876, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good

1st UK Edition: Vol I xxxi, 335pp,1 double page map; Vol II xiv, 303pp, 1 double page map; illustrated, coloured and b/w plates, line drawings in text, as called for, teg,brown eps. Original blue cloth covers with gilt and black decoration and titling. The ‘Tegetthoff’ expedition, 1872-74, commanded by Payer and Karl Weyprecht, discovered and explored Franz Josef Land following their drift in the ice northwest of Novaya Zemlya. They were forced to ... More Text...
Title:THREE SUMMERS AMONG THE BIRDS OF RUSSIAN LAPLAND: With history of Saint Triphon's Monastery and appendices
Price:GBP£301.88 (about USD$394.65)
Book ID:PB09-2695
Quantity:1
Publisher:R. H. Porter, 1904
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Good
R. H. Porter, 1904, Cloth, Book Condition: Good

1st Edition: xvi,216 pp plus 68 plates and 1 large folding map. Original green cloth covers with gilt tiltling. Top edge gilt. Shelfware, some marks to covers, spine shaken, beginning to loosen. Previous owners signature to front pastedown, missing fep, half title heavily spotted. Pictures of 3 Arctic birds tipped into prelims plus odd neat pencil annotation in margin on odd page of text., some foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges but also affecting pp ... More Text...
Title:AMONG UNKNOWN ESKIMO: AN ACCOUNT OF TWELVE YEARS INTIMATE RELATIONS WITH THE PRIMITIVE ESKIMO OF ICE-BOUND BAFFIN LAND, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THEIR WAYS OF LIVING, HUNTING CUSTOMS AND BELIEFS
Price:GBP£301.88 (about USD$394.65)
Book ID:PB09-2051
Quantity:1
Publisher:Seeley Service & Co, 1923
Binding:Cloth
Condition:Very Good
Seeley Service & Co, 1923, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good

1st Edition; 280pp, illustrated 23 b/w illustrations, 1 map. Blue cloth covers with gilt titling to spine. Errata slip tipped in. "His account of the customs, modes of life, and beliefs of the Central Eskimo of Baffin Land is, however, something more than a book with a merely popular appeal. A residence of twelve years among these tribes qualifies him to give ritual and belief their proper setting and perspective in the everyday round in a ... More Text...

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