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61 Audubon Society of Canada) Canadian Nature. Volume Eleven, January - December 1949. in dustjacket
Audubon Society of Canada, Toronto, 1949, 
(Audubon Society of Canada). Canadian Nature. Volume Eleven, January - December 1949. Toronto : Audubon Society of Canada, (1949). Pp (2),[1]-176. Illustrated (some in colour). Double Column. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering and seagulls to front boatd and spine. Cover title : Canadian Nature Annualfor 1949. Five Issues a Year. A sampling of the articles : Owls: Feathered Shadows of the Dark (by Ellsworth Jaeger); The Polar Bear (by Stuart C, Do wning); Pioneer Plants (by H.J. Scoggan); The Sugar Trees (by Virginia S. Eifert); Killers of the Water World (by H. Vaughan Green); Swallowtail Butterflies (by F.A. Urquhart); Identifying Mushrooms (by Hugh M. Halliday); Legs and Bills (by James L. Baillie, Jr.); The White-Tailed Deer (by Stuart C.Downing); Grasshoppers and Crickets (by E..M. Walker); Whelks and Sea Snai ls (by N.J. Berrill); Big-Horn Sheep [and] Musk-ox; Trees and Their Twigs (by John W. Thomson, Jr.); Horned Grebe ... Courtship and Display (by Eric J. Hoskins); and much more. Very good. in nicked dustjacket (short tear). 30.00

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62 BACK, George) HOUSTON, C.Stuart, (ed.) MacLAREN, I.S. FRANKLIN, John Arctic Artist : The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822. First Edition in dustjacket
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal / Kingston, 1994, ISBN:0773511814 
(BACK, George). HOUSTON, C.Stuart, (ed.). Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822. Montreal / Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994. First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xxviii,[1]-403,(1), including plates (many of which are in colour). Maps in text. 4to, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Commentary by I.S. MacLaren. A handsome piece of book production. ""Arctic Artist" is the liveliest and most complete account of Sir John Franklin's tragic first expeditionto the Arctic. George Back's prose captures the drama of the journey, whil e his superb watercolour sketches reveal the beauty and wonder of this northern land. Published for the first time, this is the complete text of Back's journal. "Arctic Artist" completes Stuart Houston's trilogy of the journals of Franklin's officers, and isl is particularly valuable because it is the only one that records the entire expedition; Franklin himself relied on it for his own published account of the journey. Both the journal and Back's earlier notes have been edited by Houston, who provides an introduction and extensive annotations, as well as synopses of the frank comments regarding the expedition recorded in the various journals of the Hudson's Bay fur trade posts. I.S. MacLaren's commentary on Back's paintings reveals a midshipman-artist of exceptional talent. Conversant with the artistic conventions and aesthetic temper of his age, Back used his sketch-books not only to depict the expedition's progress but also to capture his imaginative response to the northern wilderness. MacLaren edits and comments on two other documents written by Back during the expedition: a candid letter to his brotherand a poem dramatizing the disaster that claimed the lives of eleven of th e twenty explorers in Franklin's party." - from the dj flap. Sections : 1. Stromness to York Factory; 2. York Factory to Cumberland House; 3. Cumberland House to Fort Carlton; 4. Fort Carlton to Fort Chipewyan; 5. Fort Chipewyan to Fort Enterprise; 6. To Point Lake and Return; 7. Fort Enterprise to Fort Chipewyan; 8. Fort Chipewyan to Fort Enterprise; 9. Preparations To Leave Fort Enterprise; 10. Descent of the Coppermine River; 11. Exploring theArctic Coastline; 12. Point Turnagain to Obstruction Rapids; 13. Obstructi on Rapids to Moose Deer Island; 14. Great Slave Lake to York Factory. Appendices : 1. George Back's Letter to His Brother Charles, 25 May 1820; 2. Back's Poem; 3. The Franklin Expedition as Recorded in Hudson's Bay Company Post Journals; 4. Back's Obituary in the Stockport Advertiser. With Notes andIndex. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

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63 BAIRD, Patrick D Geographies for Advanced Study. Polar World. ex-lib in dj.
Longmans, 1964, 
BAIRD, Patrick D. The Polar World. (L): Longmans, (1964). Pp 328. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Cooke & Caron p.22. A detailed review of the natural and human history of the Polar regions, written by the Director of Northern Field Studies at McGill University. Contents include: "History of Arctic Exploration", "The Meteorology and Climate of the Arctic", "Landforms of the Arctic", "The Arctic Seas", "Arctic Flora and Fauna", "Native Peoples", "Transportation", "Political Geography of the Arctic", "Regional Description of the Canadian Arctic", "Alaska", "The Soviet Arctic", "Svalbard", "Greenland", "The History of Antarctic Exploration", "The Antarctic Continent", "Meteorology and Climate of the Antarctic", "The Antarctic Seas", and "The Sub-Antarctic Islands". Ex-library (inkstamps, pouch), else vg in dj. 24.00

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64 BAIRD, Patrick D. Geographies for Advanced Study) Polar World. 1st uk in dj.
Longmans, London, 1964, 
BAIRD, Patrick D. The Polar World . (L.): Longmans, (1964). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xvi,1-328, + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Geographies for Advanced Study series. A regional breakdown of arctic and antarctic exploration, with information of the people and natural history of the two extremes of the Earth. Vg in nicked, priced-clipped dj. 30.00

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65 BALL, H.W. Falkland Islands and Dependencies Survey, Scientific Report 24: Upper Cretaceous Decapoda and Serpulidae from James Ross Island, Graham Land
Colonial Office / Her Majesty's Stationery Office / HMSO, London, 1960, 
BALL, H.W. Falkland Islands and Dependencies Survey, Scientific Reports No.24 : Upper Cretaceous Decapoda and Serpulidae from James Ross Island, Grah am Land. London : Published for the Colonial Office by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1960. Pp. (2),1-30, (7 plate leaves with caption tissue guards). Maps in text. 4to, grey cardcovers. F.I.D.S. Scientific Report 24. Ex institutional library with usual stamps, &c, else very good. 35.00

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66 BARNES, Howard T. Ice Information with Special Reference to Anchor-Ice and Frazil
Wiley, 1906, 
BARNES, Howard T. Ice Information with Special Reference to Anchor-Ice and Frazil. NY: John Wiley & Sons / L: Chapman & Hall, 1906. First Edition. First Thousand. Pp 257, illustrated with photographs and diagrams. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg. 75.00

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A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions.   Reprint in dustjacket., BARROW, John LLOYD, Christopher (intro.)
67 BARROW, John LLOYD, Christopher (intro.) A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions. Reprint in dustjacket.
David & Charles Reprints, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715349511 1971 0715349511 / 9780715349519 
BARROW, John. A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions (1818) ; Undertaken chiefly for tthe purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West Passage or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific. A Reprint with a new Introduction by Christopher Lloyd. (Newton Abbot) : David & Charles Reprints, (1971). Pp. (i)-x, [4, including 1 folding map], (1)-379, (1)-48, [3]. 8vo, blue cloth with light blue cloth title panel to spine, with gilt lettering.

Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, FRS, FRGS (b. June 19, 1764, Ulverston, Lancashire d. November 23, 1848, London) was an English statesman and writer.

Charles Christopher Lloyd (b. September 2, 1906, India d. March 31, 1986).

A reprinted version of John Barrow's account (originally published in 1818) of the history of the exploration of the north, from ancient times to the explorations of John Ross and David Buchan at the time of original publication, in search of a quick passage from the north Atlantic to the Pacific.

"The North West Passage is once again in the news on account of the discovery of oil in Alaska. John Barrow was responsible for a renewed search for the Passage in the last century, and his name is commemorated in Point Barrow and the Barrow Strait, which forms the eastern part of the Passage.

Before sending naval officers like Ross and Parry to find a way round North America Barrow collected accounts of all the voyages and discoveries earlier made in the Arctic and, in this book, he provides the best available history of the relentless quest up to 1818. Beginnhing with the Norse discovery of Vinland, he ransacks the old collections of voyages for accounts of such explorers as Frobisher, Davis, Baffin and Hudson, which he digests in a clear and readable style.

Professor Christopher Lloyd, who has published the standard biographyy of Sir John Barrow, contributes an introduction to this reprint of a rare history of early Arctic exploration." - (from the dj).

1. Discoveries in the North, from the Early Periods of Scandinavian Navigation to the end of the Fifteenth Century ;
2. Discoveries made in the North during the Sixteenth Century ;
3. Voyages and Discoveries in the Northern Regions during the Seventeenth Century;
4. Discoveries in the Northern Regions during the Eighteenth Century;
5. Voyages of Northern Discovery Undertaken in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century.

I. Mr. Buchan's Expedition into the Interior of Newfoundland ((a 23-page section, on David Buchan [1780-1838];
II . A Relation of the Discovery of the Strait of Anian ; made by Capt. Lorenzo Ferrer Maldonado, in the Year 1588; in which is given the Course of the Voyage, the Situation of the Strait, the Manner in which it ought to be fortified, and also, the Advantages of this Navigation and the Loss which will arise from not prosecuting it.

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68 BARTLETT, Bob). RAWLINS, Dennis BARTLETT, Robert A. RAWLINS, Dennis PEARY, Robert E.) Peary at the North Pole : Fact or Fiction?
Robert B. Luce, Washington, 1973, 
(BARTLETT, Bob). RAWLINS, Dennis. Peary at the North Pole : Fact or Fiction? Washington : Robert B. Luce, Inc., (1973). Pp 320. Illustrated. 8vo, bluecloth. O'Dea 5369. Many references to Capt. Bob Bartlett in Index. Ex-libr ary, else very good in dustjacket. 22.00

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69 BARTLETT, Bob, Capt.). HERBERT, Wally HERBERT, Wally PEARY, Robert E.) The Noose of Laurels : Robert E. Peary and the Race for the North Pole.. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Atheneum, 1989, 1989 0689120346 / 9780689120343 
(BARTLETT, Bob, Capt.). HERBERT, Wally. The Noose of Laurels : Robert E. Peary and the Race for the North Pole. New York : Atheneum, 1989. First Printing. Pp (4),5-395,(5). 8vo (165 x 241 mm), black cloth spine, off-white paper-covered boards, with silver lettering to spine.

Sir Walter William 'Wally' Herbert (b. October 24, 1934, England d. June 12, 2007, Inverness, Scotland).

Rear Admiral Robert Edwin Peary Sr. (b. May 6, 1856, Cresson, Pennsylvania d. February 20, 1920, Washington, D.C.).

Frederick Albert Cook (b. June 10, 1865, Hortonville, Sullivan County, New York d. August 5, 1940, New Rochelle, New York).

"Who was the first man to stand on top of the world? Most polar historians grant that honor to Robert E. Peary, who, after a long and brilliant polar career, allegedly reached the North Pole on April 6, 1909. Long debated, but never proven or disproven, Peary's ultimate achievement seemed destined to remain forever an enigma unenlightened by first-hand information. The Noose of Laurels changes that. Here, Wally Herbert, one of the finest polar explorers of our time, takes on the task of analyzing Peary's achievements. He is uniquely capable to do so, as he is the first polar traveler ever to assess the records and claims of Peary and his chiet rival, Dr.Frederick Cook.

Wally Herbert received unprecedented cooperation for this book from both the Peary family and the National Geographic Society, the custodians of the Peary Archives. Most important, he was the first man in seventy-five years to be granted access to the famous "Peary Diary," Peary's journal from that fateful expedition of 1909. This diary, long thought lost or destroyed, presents shocking evidence (and at times, a shocking lack of evidence) that redounds on Peary's claims. Wally Herbert also quotes extensively from the autobiographies of Peary and Matt Henson, Peary's companion on all of his polar expeditions (and one of the first Bllack American heroes), earlier biographies of Peary, and, most revealingly, Peary's correspondence. His frequent letters to his mother and wife give us an extraordinarily personal view of the man, from his unusually strong filial devotion to his unabashedly romantic sentiments toward his wife, and his strikingly proprietary feelings about the North Pole, a place he believed it was his God-given right to discover. The Noose of Laurels also features dozens of spectacular photos, many of them taken on Peary's expeditions and not seen in over seventy-five years.

From his early disappointments (the tragic northern forays of 1899 and 1901) and successes (the "Farthest North" of 1906) through to his final controversial polar voyage, Peary's travels are here filtered through the keen, judgmental eye of Wally Herrbert. Similarly analyzed are the records of Dr. Cook, who claimed to have reached the North Pole in 1908, a year before Peary. Half- truths and outright lies are exposed, as Wally Herbert employing the knowledge gained in years of intensive research and 20,000 miles of sledging experience retracing the routes of both Peary and Cook sheds new and surprising light on the exploits and claims of both men." - from the jacket

1. Guest of Honour;
2. The Sheltered Years;
3. The Uncertain Direction of Fame;
4. The Persistent Devil;
5. Fame - One Way or Another;
6. The Vision;
7. The Deepening Obsession;
8. The Years of Doubt and Sufffering Part 1 "Find a way or make one";
9. The Years of Doubt and Sufffering Part 2 "The game is off";
10. The Weather-Beaten Fanatic;
11. Farthest North, 1906? Part 1 "Nothing short will suffice";
12. Farthest North, 1906? Part 2 "The first day of dark";
13. Farthest North, 1906? Part 2 "Crocker Land";
14. The Threat of Dr. Cook;
15. The Final Arrow;
16. The North Pole - Or Not;
17. The Onus of Proof;
18. The Gold Brick;
19. The Tarnished Prize;
20. The Burden of Truth;
21. The Price of Fame.

Appendices :

I. The Eskimo Account of Dr. Cook's Attempt to Reach the North Pole in 1908;
II. The Peary Hearings.
With bibliography and index.
Many Bartlett references in the index.

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70 BARTLETT, Bob, Capt.). HERBERT, Wally HERBERT, Wally PERARY, Robert E.) Noose of Laurels: Robert E. Peary and the Race for the North Pole
Doubleday, Anchor Books, 1990, 
(BARTLETT, Bob, Capt.). HERBERT, Wally. The Noose of Laurels: Robert E. Peary and the Race for the North Pole. N.Y.: Doubleday, Anchor Books, (July 1990). First Anchor Books Edition. Pp (4),5-395,(5). 8vo, card covers. Many Bartlett references in the index. Vg. 12.00

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71 BARTLETT, Captain Bob]. Putnam, George Palmer. STEICHEN, Edward, photo on r dj panel Mariner of the North : The Life of Captain Bob Bartlett. First Edition, without dustjacket.
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1947, 
(BARTLETT, Captain Bob). PUTNAM, George Palmer. Mariner of the North : The Life of Captain Bob Bartlett. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947. First Printing. Pp (12),3-246. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. O'Dea 2673, Cooke & Caron p.323. Putnam (1887-1950). Chapters : The Great in Heart; The Bartletts of Brigus; Main Street of Adventure; Sealing; The Cruise of the Bonaventure; Shipwreck; Down North with Peary; The Long, Hard Journey; The North Pole; Polar Aftermaths; The Karluk Disaster; Sailor on Ice; The Effie M. Morrissey; The Morrissey Explores; He Brought 'Em Back Alive; Women; Walrus Emigrants; Arctic Tragedy; Alaskan Interludes; Arctic Wings and the Morrissey; The Last Voyage. With afterword, appendices and an index. Light sunning to spine and top edge, acquisition note and stamp to flyleaf, else very good. Without dustjacket. 20.00

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72 BEARDSLEY, Martyn. FRANKLIN, John). Deadly Winter : The Life of Sir John Franklin. Hardcover in dustjacket.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD., 2002, ISBN:1557501793 
BEARDSLEY, Martyn. Deadly Winter : The Life of Sir John Franklin. Annapolis, MD. : Naval Institute Press, (2002). Pp. (9), x-xiv, (2), 1-272 + [8] p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt spine titles. "This fascinating and sometimes harrowing account of the life of the famous British explorer John Franklin examines his incident-filled and sometimes contentious career from his early days, when he fought at the battle of Trafalgar, to his last expedition to seek the fabled Northwest Passage when he vanished along with his men in controversial and mysterious circumstances. Though his name is perhaps one of the most significant in the many recent books written on Arctic exploration, no biography has appeared for over twenty years. Theories - many wild - continue to abound on the fate of his final expedition of 1845, while questions hang over his first Arctic overland expedition, when many men died of cold and starvation and Franklin himself was hours from death. The author has tackled these episodes in a fair and balanced way and, drawing on much recent research, settled many of the wilder theories. A significant part of the book is also devoted to Franklin the sailor and the man. He was present at two of Nelson's most famous battles, Copenhagen and Trafalgar, and sailed with the great navigator Matthew Flinders on the first circumnavigation of Australia. The book covers his governorship of Tasmania, and gives an insight into the corruption and political chicanery which finally drove him out. Franklin was married to two exceptional women, and through surviving letters and diaries we catch a glimpse of his relationship with the precocious but frail Eleanor Anne Porden, who died tragically young while he was away on an expedition. He subsequently married the strong-willed Jane Griffin, who won great admiration in her attempts to pressurethe Admiralty to step up their efforts to find her missing husband. While exploration and colonial history form the heart of the book, everyday life and relationships in Regency and Victorian England are skillfully interwoven and Franklin emerges sympathetically as a robust and honourable man, diligent in the pursuit of his country's interests." -- from rear cover. Very good in dust jacket. 30.00

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73 BEAUFORT, Francis). FRIENDLY, Alfred FRIENDLY, Alfred Beaufort of the Admiralty : The Life of Sir Francis Beaufort 1774-1857. First American Edition in dustjacket
Random House, New York, 1977, ISBN:0394417607 
(BEAUFORT, Sir Francis). FRIENDLY, Alfred. Beaufort of the Admiralty : The Life of Sir Francis Beaufort 1774-1857. New York : Random House, (1977). First US Edition. Pp (6),[7]-362. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth spine. "To yachtsmen, the name 'Beaufort' signifies the international scale of wind forces. To cryptographers, it identifies a famous cipher. Yet these inventions only inadequately represent the tremendous accomplishments of one of the nineteenth century's most gifted and complex figures. For Admiral Sir FrancisBeaufort's greatest achievements were the revitalization of the Hydrograph ic Office and the perfecting of the Admiralty Chart, a standard for accuracy from the 1830s to the present day. Some of his own surveys, made more than 160 years ago, are still the official authority. Virtually self-educated (he left school at fourteen), Beaufort eventually became Hydrographer of the Admiralty after adventurous service in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars; he suffered nineteen wounds in capturing an enemy vessel from under the guns of a Spanish fortress, and came close to death again from a fanatic's bullet while surveying the Turkish coast. He remained head of the Hydrographic Office longer than any man before or since, building it into the finest chart-making and maritime-science center of its age, and forming alliances with such great scientists as Herschel, Airy and Babbage. (It was through Beaufort's connections with the Cambridge scientists that Darwin was selected to sail as 'savant' on the Beagle.) The great observatories at Greenwich and the Cape of Good Hope came under his administration. For eight years he presided over the Arctic Council in its searches for Sir John Franklin, lost on his last polar voyage to discover the Northwest Passage. Over a period of a quarter of a century Beaufort directed the most ambitious maritime explorations and experiments of the period. Beaufort's career was oneof struggle, of alternating episodes of triumph and despair; his was also the classic case of the evil of the "interest" system of naval promotions: for long years he was denied the advancement he deserved, until the injustice done him became notorious among his fellow officers. Portions of his 2000-odd letters and journals, never before published or even examined professionally, were written in cipher, which the author has succeeded in breaking. " - from the dj. With notes, bibliography and index. Ships in his life include Aquilon, Woolwich, Blossom, and Frederickssteen. Vg in dustjacket. 30.00

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74 Beaver] LEECHMAN, Douglas HARRINGTON, Richard Beaver : A Magazine of the North, December 1948
Hudson's Bay House, Winnipeg, MB, 1948, 
[Beaver, The]. The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, December 1948 : Outfit279. Winnipeg, MB: Hudson's Bay House, 1948. Pp. 50. Illustrated. Double c olumn. 4to, illustrated stapled white wraps. Contents: P. A. C. Nichols's "HBC Canso Polar Bear", Arthur Woodward's "Trade Goods of 1748", Margaret A.MacLeod's "Riddle of the Paintings", Douglas Leechman's "McConnell's Long Trek", Richard Harrington's "Trapline to Trading Post", Reginald Saw's "Treaty with the Russians", G. Pendleton's "The Church of Good Hope", D. F. Warner's "James F. Bell Collection", and F. F. TIsdall and E. C. Robertson's "Voyages of the Medicine Man". Rubbed, covers tape repaired at spine, else vg. For the issue. 20.00

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75 BEHRENDT, John C. Innocents on the Ice : A Memoir of Antarctic Exploration, 1957. trade paperback
University Press of Colorado, Niwot, 1998, ISBN:0870815512 
BEHRENDT, John C. Innocents on the Ice : A Memoir of Antarctic Exploration,1957. (Niwot) : University Press of Colorado, (1997). Pp (8),ix-xviii,(10) ,1-428. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated black and blue card covers. "I use the word "Innocents" in the title partly because most of our nine-man scientific party were quite young and totally inexperienced in Antarctica and the "Navy way" of doing things there. "Innocent" is also appropriate because the senior Navy people and the scientists who conceived the IGY program had little comprehension of how each other functioned, both in the U.S. and in Antarctica. We planned to use state-of-the-art equipment (untried in Antarctica) to carry out our research, but Americans had never operated motor vehicles in fieldwork on the Antarctic snow surface away from basebefore. The "Ice" is originally a common New Zealand expression for Antarc tica." (from the Preface). Contents : Roster of Men at Ellsworth Station, 1957; 1. Introduction; 2. Voyage to the Weddell Sea; 3. Fall; 4. Winter Begins; 5. The Long Night Goes On and On and On ...; 6. The Sun Returns; 7. Final Traverse Preparations; 8. Ellsworth to Berkner Island; 9. Dufek Massif to Korff Island; 10. Heading for Home, Very good. 15.00

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76 BENN, Douglas I., and David J.A. EVANS EVANS, David J.A. Glaciers & Glaciation. Twelfth Printing
Hodder Arnold, London, 1998, ISBN:9780340584316 
BENN, Douglas I., and David J.A. EVANS. Glaciers & Glaciation. (London) : Hodder Arnold, (1998). Twelfth Printing. Pp (4),[v]-vii,(6),4-734. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, letteredin white. Either directly or indirectly, glaciers and glaciation affect a large proportion of this planet's population. This text provides a synthesis of the nature, origin and behaviour of glacier systems and the geologicaland geomorphlological evidence for their former existence. It also feature s a collection of photographs, together with line diagrams. Contents : PartOne: Glaciers. 1. Glacier Systems. 2. Snow, Ice and Climate. 3. Glaciers a nd Meltwater. 4. Glacier Motion. 5. Subglacial Processes. 6. Supraglacial and Englacial Environments. 7. Terrestrial Ice-Marginal Environments. 8. Glacilacustrine and Glacimarine Environments. Part Two: Gl;aciation. 9. Erosional Forms and Landscapes. 10. Sediment Facies. 11. Sediment-Landform Associations. 12. Landsystems and Megageomorphology. App. I. Notations used in formulae. App. II. Grain size scales. Some highlighting in green, else very good. 30.00

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77 BERNIER, Joseph). KETCHUM, W.Q. Canadian Geographical Journal 015:3 KETCHUM, W.Q. JOHNSTON, J.T. Last of the Great Master Mariners. An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.15, No.3, September 1937
Canadian Geographical Journal, 1937, 
(BERNIER, J.E., Captain). KETCHUM, W.Q. "The Last of the Great Master Mariners.". An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.15, No.3, September 1937. Pp.150-153. Double column. Also : J.T. Johnston's "Canada's Water Power Wealth" (pp.114-149); Charles G. Nickels' "Lure of the Golden North" (pp.154-157); Loretta L. Shaw's "The Fuji Lakes" (Japan, pp.158-166). Very good. For the issue. 20.00

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78 BERRILL, N.J. Journey into Wonder.
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York , 1952, 
BERRILL, N.J. Journey into Wonder. Illustrated by the author. New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, (1952). Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-338. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt and blue lettering to spine. Contents : I. Stars Oven Eden [Christopher Columbus]. II. Four Winds and the Seven Seas [William Dampier, James Cook, Georg Forster]. III. Poles and the Planet [Alexander von Humboldt, Charles Darwin, Antarctica]. Spine and edges browned, gift inscription,else very good. 15.00

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79 BIBBY, J.S. British Antarctic Survey, Scientific Report 53: The Stratigraphy of Part ofNorth-East Graham Land and the James Ross Island Group
British Antarctic Survey / Her Majesty's Stationery Office / HMSO, London, 1966, 
BIBBY, J.S. British Antarctic Survey, Scientific Reports No. 53 : The Stratigraphy of Part of North-East Graham Land and the James Ross Island Group. London : Published by the British Antarctic Survey, 1966. Pp. (2),[1]-37,(1), (5 plate leaves) + folding colour map + folding table. Table, maps, diagrams in text. 4to, grey cardcovers. Brit. Antacrt. Surv. Sc. Rep. No. 53. Ex institutional library with usual stamps, else very good. 50.00

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Captain Dauntless.  1st in ch dj. , BIDDLE, Nicholas). CLARK, William Bell CLARK, William Bell.
80 BIDDLE, Nicholas). CLARK, William Bell CLARK, William Bell. Captain Dauntless. 1st in ch dj.
Louisiana State University Press, 1949, 
(BIDDLE, Nicholas). CLARK, William Bell. Captain Dauntless : The Story of Nicholas Biddle of the Continental Navy. [Baton Rouge]: Louisiana State University Press, 1949. First Edition. Pp 317. Port. frontis., 8 leaves of plates. 8vo, red cloth. A full biography of a former RN midshipman and member of the Phipps polar expedition of 1773 who joined the Continental Navy, rising to command the brig Andrew Doria and the new frigate Randolph. Very slight adhesive remains to fpep, else vg in rubbed, slightly chipped dj. 90.00

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