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141 CRISLER, Lois LEOPOLD, A. Starker, foreword Arctic Wild.
Harper and Brothers, New York, 1958, 
CRISLER, Lois. Arctic Wild . [Foreword by A. Starker Leopold]. New York: Harper and Brothers, (1958). Pp. [i]-xv,(3),1-301,(1), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and gilt title blockto spine. "Photographing wolves and caribou in the remote mountains of Ala ska, the Crislers discovered personal advneture and personal values to match a magnificent and spacious land." - from the dj. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 15.00

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142 CUNDY, Robert Beacon Six. 1st UK in dj
Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970, 
CUNDY, Robert. Beacon Six. L.: Eyre & Spottiswoode, (1970). Pp 253. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. A journey by kayak. "Four Englishmen take up the challenge laid down by a naval historian and search the Arctic coast of canada for a clue to the disappearance in 1845 of Sir John Franklin and two ships of the Royal Navy lost while attempting to find the North-West Passage." - from the dj. Vg in chipped dj. 30.00

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143 CUSSLER, Clive, with Paul KEMPRECOS Polar Shift : A Novel from the NUMA Files.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 2005, ISBN:0399152717 
CUSSLER, Clive, with Paul KEMPRECOS. Polar Shift : A Novel from the NUMA Files. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2005). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-433,(5). 8vo, dark blue paper covered spine, blue paper covered boards. A Kurt Austin Adventure. “Polar shift: It is the name for a phenomenon that may have occurred many times in the past. At the very least, it disorients birds and animals and damages electrical equipment. At its worst, it causes massive eruptions, earthquakes, and climatic changes. At its very worst, it would mean the obliteration of all living matter, and if that happens-exit Earth. Sixty years ago, an eccentric Hungarian genius discovered how to artificially trigger such a shift, but then his work was lost, or so it was thought. Now, the charismatic leader of an anti-globalization group plans to use the work to give the world's industrialized nations a small jolt, then reverse the shift back again. The only problem is, it cannot be reversed. Once the shift starts, there is nothing anyone can do about it. Austin, Zavala, and the rest of the NUMA Special Assignments Team certainly have faced diresituations before, but never have they encountered anything like this. Thi s time . . . even they may be too late.” - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 15.00

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144 DANIELSEN, Jakob Hunter's Life in Olden Days / Piniartutut itsakallak inuuneq / Fangerliv i gamle dage
Greenland Publishers, Nuuk, Greenland, 2002, ISBN:8755816967 
DANIELSEN, Jakob. A Hunter's Life in Olden Days / Piniartutut itsakallak inuuneq / Fangerliv i gamle dage. (Nuuk, Greenland : Greenland Publishers, 2002). First Edition, First Printing. Pp (3),4-42,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Oblong 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards (hardcover), letered in white, orange and blue. An illustrated story of a Greenland hunter's life. Contents : On a hunting expeditionin May 1894; In the autumn we build a new house; Hunting a polar bear; Christmas Eve in Sioraq around 1900; Dancing by the midnight sun; Seal hunting on the ice in May; When the ice begins to break up; Hunting from the edge of the ice; Walrus hunting; Hunting a Greenland whale in April 1928; On thin ice; Misfortune is just another experience; Jacob Danielsen 1888-1938. Text in English, Danish, and Greenlandic. Very good. 20.00

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145 DAVIES, Raymond Arthur ZUCKERMAN, George Great Mackenzie. 1st in dj
Ryerson, 1947, 
DAVIES, Raymond Arthur. The Great Mackenzie : In Word and Photograph. Photographs by George Zuckerman. Tor.: Ryerson Press, (September 1947). First Printing. Pp 139. 8vo, green cloth. A book about the Mackenzie River of northern Canada. Vg in dj. 45.00

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146 DAVIS, Mary Lee Sourdough Gold: The Log of a Yukon Adventure. US no dj. ex-library
W.A. Wilde, 1933, 
DAVIS, Mary Lee. Sourdough Gold : The Log of a Yukon Adventure. With Maps by the Author and Illustrated by Photographs. Bos.: W.A. Wilde Co., (1933). Pp 351, frontis + 14 pages of plates + fldg.map. 8vo, black cloth. Ex-library ( spine numbering, remnant of pouch), spine faded, else vg. 30.00

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147 DAVIS, Mary Lee We Are Alaskans. First Edition, ex-lib.
W.A. Wilde, Boston , 1931, 
DAVIS, Mary Lee. We Are Alaskans. Illustrated by Author's Photographs and Sketches by Olaus J. Murie. Boston : W.A. Wilde Co., (1931). Pp 335. 8vo, blue cloth. Tourville Alaska, A Bibliography, 1206, Ricks Alaska Bibliographyp.79, Smith Alaska Pacific Northwest Americana 2328, Arctic Bibliography 3 715. Contents : The Tally; The Innuit; The Prospector; The Camp; The Mountain; The Thlingit; The Assay; One Word More. Ex-library, hinges cracking, spine worn, lettering rubbed, else vg. 25.00

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148 DE BANE, Pierre, and William ROMPKEY ROMPKEY, William Security in a Changing World : The Report of the Special Joint Committee onCanada's Defence Policy
The Committee, Ottawa, 1994, 
DE BANE, Pierre, and William ROMPKEY (Co-Chairs). Security in a Changing World : The Report of the Special Joint Committee on Canada's Defence Policy / La sécurité dans un monde en évolution : Rapport du Comité mixte spécial sur la politique de défense du Canada. [Ottawa] : (The Committee / La Comité, 1994). Pp (6),i-ii,(1),1-91,(3); (6),i-ii,(1),1-102. 4to, illustrated card covers, lettered in white, with a blank white spine. Contents (English version): Introduction. I. The Strategic Setting : A Changing World; A Global Instability; New Concepts of Security; And New Challenges; The Link to Foreign Policy; A Multi-Polar World - New Centres of Power; Multilateral institutions and Activities: A New Challenge; What Canadians Told Us. II. A NewFoundation for Canada's Defence Policy : What has changed about Canada's s ecurity situation?; What has not chanced about Canada's security situation?; Interests, Purposes and Values; What is the purpose of the Canadian Forces in this new environment?; , What we don't need; What we do need; What does all this imply for Canada's defence policy and for the Canadian Forces themselves? III. How Much Defence Can We Afford? : What are the Facts?; Defence Spending Over Time; Delence Spending as an Element of the Federal Budget; Fewer Resources — More Tasks; What are the Implications of Cutting?; On Capabilities; On Readiness; On Size of Forces; Bottom Line. IV. Major Findings and Recommendations : Our Objective : Key Recommendations; On Major Policy Issues; On Force Structure and Capability; Detailed Recommendations; Task I: Protecting Canada's Territorial Sovereignty; Submarines; Task II: Defending Canada's Security Interests Internationaily; Rotation: Strengthening the Land Forces; Summary. V. Defence Management and Organization : Command and Control; Command Structures; The Environmental Commands; Personnel Matters; Posting and Relocation; Short-Service Contracts; Fewer Military Personnel in "Civilian" Functions; Morale; Language; Reserve Forces; Canadian Rangers; Availability of Reserves; Cadets; Procurement; Women in the Canadian Forces; Training; Other Delence-Related Activities; Search and Rescue (SAR); Emergency Preparedness; Assistance to Civilian Authority; Supoort for Research; Outreach. VI. The Role of Parliament : A Standing Joint Committee; Parliamentary Debate before Deployment of Forces Abroad; Parliamentary Scrutiny; Annual Day of Debate; Annual Defence Review and Assessment; Parliament's Role in Overseeing the Defence Budget and Major Procurement; PerformanceIndicators; Capital Planning; New Joint Committee: International Role; Mee tings with the Prime Minister; Name of the Department. Conclusion. Dissenting Report by the Bloc Qébécois. Back-to-back French and English texts. Verygood. 40.00

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149 DE PONCINS, Gontran FRECHTMAN, Bernard (trans.) Ghost Voyage. UK in dj.
Victor Gollancz, London, 1955, 
DE PONCINS, Gontran. The Ghost Voyage : Out of Eskimo Land. Translated fromthe French by Bernard Frechtman. L.: Victor Gollancz, 1955. Pp. 222. 8vo, blue cloth. A 4600-mile sea voyage from Coppermine, N.W.T., through the Bering Strait to Vancouver. Name, else vg in rubbed, chipped dj. 25.00

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150 de VILLIERS, Marc Canadian Geographic, Vol. 117, No.5 GRADY, Wayne MARTY, Sid Beacon of Burlington. An article in Canadian Geographic, Vol.117, No.5, September/October 1997
Canadian Geographic, Vanier, Ontario, 1997, 
de VILLIERS, Marc. "The beacon of Burlington." An article on a weather router (who guides sailors through the unpredictable Atlantic) in Canadian Geographic, Vol.117, No.5, September/October 1997, pp 74-77. Vanier, Ontario : Canadian Geographic, 1997. Pp [1]-100. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Also, Terry Johnson's “Twilight of a prairie icon”(pp 28-37); Michael Smith and Mary Vincent's “Tanking a killer coolant” [C FC's] (pp 40-44); Wayne Grady's “Toronto's war on termites” (pp 46-52); Pauline Comeau's “Dangerous liaisons” [polar bears] (pp 56-60); Sid Marty's “The brine of life” [Saskatchewan's salt marshes] (pp 62-72). Very good to fine. For the issue 5.00

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151 DEBENHAM, Frank SCOTT, Robert F. In the Antarctic : Stories of Scott's Last Expedition.
John Murray, London, 1952, 
DEBENHAM, Frank. In the Antarctic : Stories of Scott's Last Expedition. With Illustrations by Edward Wilson and the Author. London : John Murray, (1952). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-145,(3). Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, patterned white cloth, blue lettering to spine. Contents : The Lighter Side—A Brief Narrative of the Expedition (Puzzle Corner—Antarctic Archives);Spring Sledging (Antarctic Archives); Stareek: The Story of a Sledge-dog ( The Lay of the Blubber Lamp); The Mystery of the Headless Fish (The Sleeping-bag); Rik: The Story of a Penguin (Midwinter Night Menu); Icebergs (The Barrier Berg); Killer Whales (Pont, Ponco, Pont); The Winter Journey (The House that Cherry Built - Antarctic Archives); 'Our Bill' (The Barrier Silence). Spine and edges browned, corners bumped, gift inscription, else good tovery good. 30.00

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152 DEBENHAM, Frank. SHACKLETON, Edward, Introd Discovery And Exploration. US in dj
Doubleday, 1960, 
DEBENHAM, Frank. Discovery And Exploration: An Atlas-History of Man's Wanderings. Introduction by Edward Shackleton. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., (1960). Pp 272. 4to, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 30.00

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153 DELGADO, James P Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the Northwest Passage. 1st in dj.
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 1999, ISBN:1550547348 
DELGADO, James P. Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the NorthwestPassage. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (1999). First Printing. Pp 228. Il lustrated. 4to, blue cloth. A handsomely illustrated treatment of the subject ranging from the experiences of the North's native peoples to early European conceptions of the Passage, from Frobisher to the St. Roch, and to today's icebreaker and nuclear submarine conquests. Very good in dustjacket. 24.00

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154 DEX, Léo Sur la Route du Pole : Voyages et Aventures. red decorated cloth
Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, 0, 
DEX, Léo. Sur la Route du Pole : Voyages et Aventures de L'aéronaute Gradnier. Tours: Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, [nd]. Pp 187, including frontis and numerous illustrations to text, some full page. 8vo, red decorated cloth. Text in French. A novel of polar exploration by balloon in the late 1800s. Spine faded, rubbed and edgeworn, some fraying to bumped extremities, light foxing, previous owner's signature to ffep, ow vg. 40.00

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155 DEZHNEV, Semen). FISHER, Raymond H. Hakluyt Society 2nd Series: No.159 FISHER, Raymond H. Voyage of Semen Dezhnev in 1648: Bering's Precursor. in dj
Hakluyt Society, 1981, 
(DEZNHEV, Semen). FISHER, Raymond H. The Voyage of Semen Dezhnev in 1648: Bering's Precursor; With Selected Documents. L.: Published for the Hakluyt Society at Cambridge University Press, 1981. Pp. 326, with illustrations andfolding map at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt to front and spine. The Ha kluyt Society, Second Series: No.159. Vg in dj. 40.00

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156 DIVINE, David Six Great Explorers. in dj.
Hamish Hamilton, 1954, 
DIVINE, David. Six Great Explorers : Frobisher, Cook, Mungo Park, Burton, Livingstone, Scott. L: Hamish Hamilton, (1954). Pp 216. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. The first of at least four printings of this biographical introduction to the range of British exploration. Slightly cocked, else vg in rubbed, tape-repaired dj. 30.00

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Polar Rosses. in dj. , DODGE, Ernest E.
157 DODGE, Ernest E. Polar Rosses. in dj.
Faber and Faber, London, 1973, ISBN:0571089143 
DODGE, Ernest S. The Polar Rosses: John and James Clark Ross and their Explorations. L: Faber and Faber, (1973). Pp 260. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth.Vg in dj. 80.00

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158 DOLAN, Edward F., Jr. Great Mysteries of the Ice and Snow. in dj
Dodd, Mead & Co, New York, 1985, ISBN:039608642X 
DOLAN, Edward F., Jr. Great Mysteries of the Ice and Snow. New York : Dodd,Mead & Co., (1985). Pp 117. Illustrated with photographs & maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Edward F. Dolan (1924–2010). A ghost shipsailing through the Northw est Passage, a manned balloon flying over the North Pole, an island that keeps disappearing and reappearing, the Abominable Snowman, these are the some of the bazaar mysteries examined in this piece of juvenile adventure literature. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 9.00

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159 DOUGLAS, M Favorite Library Frozen North
De Wolfe, Fiske & Co, 0, 
DOUGLAS, M. The Frozen North. The Story of North Polar Expeditions with Nordenskiöld, Nares, Greely, De Long, Nansen and Jackson-Harmsworth. Illustrated with maps, colored plates and engravings. Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Co.,[n. d.]. Pp 176, including colour frontis. + [3] leaves of colour plates. Illustrated with [16] pp of b/w illustrations to text. Small 8vo, pictorialtan cloth, gilt to upper board. The Favorite Library. Cover adds: "The Nar rative of Arctic Discovery." This is a series of vignettes of some of the early arctic explorers and the untold hardships they had to face, including shipwrecks, horrific weather conditions, terrifying attempts to walk to safety, starvation, madness and often death. Very nice colour illustrations. Covers worn, extremities bumped, frayed, upper board splayed, front inner hinge cracked, pages browning to edges, bookplate, previous owner’s inscription to front free endpaper, ow vg. 30.00

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160 DUNBAR, Moira and Keith R. GREENAWAY GREENAWAY, Keith R. Arctic Canada from the Air. no dj
Defence Research Board, 1956, 
DUNBAR, Moira and Keith R. GREENAWAY. Arctic Canada from the Air. (Ottawa) : Defence Research Board, 1956 [printed 1957]. Pp 541. Illustrated. Numerous Folding Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Arctic Bibliography 50656, Cooke & Caron p.126. Vg. 75.00

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