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Arctic Images : The Dawn of Arctic Cartography, Fourth Century to 1822 / Images de l'Arctique : Débuts de la cartographie de l'Arctique (du IVe siècleà 1822).

By: Arctic

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Public Archives Canada, Ottawa, 1977, ISBN:0662008103:

Seller ID: 97401


(Arctic), Arctic Images : The Dawn of Arctic Cartography, Fourth Century to1822 / Images de l'Arctique : Débuts de la cartographie de l'Arctique (du IVe siècle à 1822). [Ottawa] : (Public Archives Canada, 1977). Pp [1]-25,(2),[1]-25. Maps. Double Column. Square 8vo, white stapled card covers. Back-to-back English and French texts. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Arctic Images : Pictorial Witnesses, 1819-1854 / Images de l'Arctique : Témoignages iconographiques (1819-1854).

By: Arctic

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Public Archives Canada, Ottawa, 1977, ISBN:0662008103:

Seller ID: 97402


(Arctic), Arctic Images : Pictorial Witnesses, 1819-1854 / Images de l'Arctique : Témoignages iconographiques (1819-1854). [Ottawa] : (Public ArchivesCanada, 1977). Pp [1]-28,(4),[1]-28. Maps. Double Column. Square 8vo, whit e stapled card covers. Back-to-back English and French texts. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Gentleman Adventurer : The Arctic Diaries of Richard Bonnycastle. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BONNYCASTLE, R.H.G. ROBERTSON, Heather

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0886190746:

Seller ID: 18760


BONNYCASTLE, R.H.G. A Gentleman Adventurer : The Arctic Diaries of Richard Bonnycastle. Edited and Compiled by Heather Robertson. A Richard Bonnycastle Book 2. (Toronto) : Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1984). Pp 217. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, black cloth. "For officers and servants of the Hudson's Bay Company it was a tradition and an obligation to keep a daily journal.The diaries left by Dick Bonnycastle cover a period of roughly twelve years from 1926 to 1937." Very good in dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Arctic World. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BRUEMMER, Fred TAYLOR, William E., general editor BRUEMMER, Fred, photos. McGHEE, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0919493548:

Seller ID: 22884


BRUEMMER, Fred (Principal Writer and Photographer). The Arctic World. (Tor.) : Key Porter Books, (1985). First Printing. Pp 256. Folio, blue cloth. A general work full of excellent photographs (colour and b/w). "Encompassing the northern reaches of seven countries and an area of 28 million square miles, the Arctic is, in fact, one natural realm where plants, animals and humans have learned to live in a hostile climate." "Taylor has smoothly organized essays by Bruemmer and five other writers who discuss seven countries in the Arctic circle: history, people, animal and plant life. I... View more info

Arctic World. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BRUEMMER, Fred TAYLOR, William E., general editor BRUEMMER, Fred, photos. McGHEE, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0919493548:

Seller ID: 68750


BRUEMMER, Fred (Principal Writer and Photographer). The Arctic World. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (1985). First Printing. Pp 256. Folio, blue cloth.A general work full of excellent photographs (colour and b/w). "Encompassi ng the northern reaches of seven countries and an area of 28 million squaremiles, the Arctic is, in fact, one natural realm where plants, animals and humans have learned to live in a hostile climate." "Taylor has smoothly or ganized essays by Bruemmer and five other writers who discuss seven countries in the Arctic circle: history, people, animal and plant life... View more info

Arctic World.

By: BRUEMMER, Fred TAYLOR, William E., general editor BRUEMMER, Fred, photos. McGHEE, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Key Porter, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0919493548:

Seller ID: 15929


BRUEMMER, Fred (Principal Writer and Photographer). The Arctic World. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (1989). Third Printing. Pp 256. Folio, blue cloth.A general work full of excellent photographs (colour and b/w). "Encompassi ng the northern reaches of seven countries and an area of 28 million squaremiles, the Arctic is, in fact, one natural realm where plants, animals and humans have learned to live in a hostile climate." "Taylor has smoothly or ganized essays by Bruemmer and five other writers who discuss seven countries in the Arctic circle: history, people, animal and plant life... View more info

Winner Lose All : Dr. Cook and the Theft of the North Pole. 2nd US in dustjacket

By: EAMES, Hugh COOK, Frederick A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1973,:

Seller ID: 16612


EAMES, Hugh. Winner Lose All : Dr. Cook and the Theft of the North Pole. Boston : Little, Brown and Co., (1973). Second Printing. Pp 346. Illustrated.8vo, green cloth spine. Many Bob Bartlett references in index. Very good i n dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Discovery of the North : The Exploration of Canada's Arctic. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FRANCIS, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hurtig, Edmonton, 1986, ISBN:0888302800:

Seller ID: 21045


FRANCIS, Daniel. Discovery of the North : The Exploration of Canada's Arctic. Edmonton : Hurtig Publishers, (1986). First Edition. Pp. (7),8-224. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cassell 716. "This is the fascinating story of the golden age of arctic exploration, from Martin Frobisher in the sixteenth century to the controversial Vilhjalmur Stefansson in the early twentieth. It is a remarkable story of high adventure, of heroic feats of courage and endurance as well as dark episodes of murder and cannibalism. Martin Frobisher, who stood on Baffin Island and thought h... View more info

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Arctic Chase : A History of Whaling in Canada's North. First Edition, paperback

By: FRANCIS, Daniel Arctic and Northern Life Series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater , St. John's, 1984, ISBN:0919519466: 1984

Seller ID: 24470


FRANCIS, Daniel. Arctic Chase : A History of Whaling in Canada's North. [St. John's, NL] : Breakwater Books Ltd., (1984). First Edition. Pp (6),i-v,(1),1-117,(7, bibliography),(8) + 16-page section of b&w photos and reproductions of prints. Map in text. 8vo, yellow card covers. "A Breakwater book in the Arctic and Northern Life Series." "The whale 'fishery' flourished along Canada's three coastlines for a hundred years. It was an industry in the grand tradition of Canadian resource industries - uncontrolled, rapacious, and foreign-owned. Heedless of conservation, the arc... View more info

Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions; or, The Adventures of Sir John Franklin. 1st US signed by publisher

By: FRANKLIN, John MacMILLAN, Donald Baxter). (assoc. copy)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: H. Dayton, 1859,:

Seller ID: 65338


FRANKLIN, Sir John. Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions; or, The Adventures of Sir John Franklin. NY: H. Dayton, 1859. First Edition. Pp. (4), [v]-vi, [7]-473, (3), [4] pp. of adverts. 8vo, purple pebbled cloth with in blind borders, gilt titles to spine. See Arctic Bibliography 5202 for similar editions. A graphic narrative by the celebrated Arctic explorer, Sir John Franklin, describing his three expeditions and providing the reader with some insight into the fated fourth journey. His first venture into the Far North was in 1816, followed by later trips in 1818-19 and 1825. On May 26th, 1845,... View more info

Buried in Ice : The Mystery of a Lost Arctic Expedition

By: FRANKLIN, John). BEATTIE, Owen and John GEIGER GEIGER, John BEATTIE, Owen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Scholastic / Madison Press, Toronto, 1992,:

Seller ID: 14085


(FRANKLIN, John). BEATTIE, Owen and John GEIGER, with Shelley TANAKA. Buried in Ice: the Mystery of a Lost Arctic Expedition. Toronto : "A Scholastic / Madison Press Book", (1992). Pp (9),10-64. Illustrated. Large 8vo, card covers. In the Time Quest Book series for young readers. Very good. 7.50 View more info

Arctic Breakthrough : Franklin's Expeditions 1819-1847. Cdn in dj

By: FRANKLIN, John). NANTON, Paul NANTON, Paul LLOYD, Trevor, introd

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin, 1970,:

Seller ID: 2900


(FRANKLIN, John). NANTON, Paul. Arctic Breakthrough: Franklin's Expeditions1819-1847; with an introduction by Dr. Trevor Lloyd. Tor.: Clarke, Irwin, 1970. Pp (6),vii-xi,(3),[1]-270, (4) + 8 p of plates, folding map at rear. 8vo, brown cloth. Chapters : 1. Beginnings; 2. The Voyage; 3. From York Factory to the Interior; 4. Toward the Athabasca; 5. In Sight of the Coppermine; 6. Winter at Fort Enterprise; 7. George Back's Journey; 8. Spring at Fort Enterprise; 9. The Coppermine; 10. The Arctic Coast; 11. Return to Fort Enterprise; 12. Rescue; 13. The Second Expedition Begins; 14. West to the Mac... View more info

Arctic Breakthrough : Franklin's Expeditions 1819-1847. 1st UK in dj

By: FRANKLIN, John). NANTON, Paul NANTON, Paul LLOYD, Trevor, introd BACK, George)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kimber, 1971,:

Seller ID: 19696


(FRANKLIN, John). NANTON, Paul. Arctic Breakthrough : Franklin's Expeditions 1819-1847. With an introduction by Dr. Trevor Lloyd. L.: William Kimber, (1971). First UK Printing. Pp (6),vii-xi,(3),[1]-270, (4) + 8 p of plates. 8vo, green cloth, map end-papers. Map spread, pp.130-131. Chapters : 1. Beginnings; 2. The Voyage; 3. From York Factory to the Interior; 4. Toward theAthabasca; 5. In Sight of the Coppermine; 6. Winter at Fort Enterprise; 7. George Back's Journey; 8. Spring at Fort Enterprise; 9. The Coppermine; 10 . The Arctic Coast; 11. Return to Fort Enterprise; 12. Rescue; 13. The Seco... View more info

Arctic Ordeal : The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-Naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822. First Edition. in dustjacket

By: FRANKLIN, John). RICHARDSON, John. HOCHBAUM, H. Albert. HOUSTON, C. Stuart, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's , Kingston / Montreal, 1984, ISBN:0773504184:

Seller ID: 65149


(FRANKLIN, John). RICHARDSON, John. Arctic Ordeal : The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-Naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822. Edited by C. Stuart Houston. Illustrated by H. Albert Hochbaum. Appendices by John W. Thomson (Lichenology) and Walter O. Kupsch (Geology). Foreword by W. Gillies Ross. Kingston / Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp 349. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "John Franklin is famous as the arctic explorer who disappeared in 1845 duiring his third attempt to find the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic... View more info

Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher : An Elizabethan Adventure. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: FROBISHER, Martin McGHEE, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: British Museum Press / Canadian Museum of Civilization, London / Ottawa, 2002,:

Seller ID: 92961


(FROBISHER, Martin). McGHEE, Robert. The Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher: An Elizabethan Adventure. (London) : The British Museum Press / (Ottawa) : Canadian Museum of Civilization, (2002). First British Edition. Pp î¸-ix ,(1),[1]-196,(2). Illustrated. Index. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Preamble: July 14, 1576; 1. Lodestones, Unicorns andPerpetual Daylight; 2. A Passage to Cathay; 3. Martin Frobisher, Pirate an d Explorer; 4. To Arctic America; 5. The Five Lost Sailors; 6. A Token of Possession; 7. Ice, Hostages and Gold; 8. Inuit in England; 9. Creating a ... View more info

Tokens of Possession : The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher

By: FROBISHER, Martin). KENYON, W.A KENYON, W.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1975,:

Seller ID: 55501


(FROBISHER, Martin). KENYON, W.A. Tokens of Possession : The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, (1975). Pp 164. 8vo,ill. card covers. "In 1576 Martin Frobisher sailed from Blackwall, near Lo ndon, on the first of his three voyages of Arctic exploration. To mark the 400th anniversary of the event, Dr. Walter A. Kenyon, of the Royal Ontario Museum, has produced this new edition in lively modern English of the journals of the three voyages kept by George Best, on of Frobisher's captains. To supplement Best's exciting narratives of adventure and endurance Dr. ... View more info

Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher : An Elizabethan Adventure. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket.

By: FROBISHER, Martin). McGHEE, Robert. McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series, volume 28.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Montreal and Kingston / London, 2001,:

Seller ID: 109005


(FROBISHER, Martin). McGHEE, Robert. The Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher: An Elizabethan Adventure. Montreal and Kingston / London : McGill-Queen' s University Press, Canadian Museum of Civilization, (2001). First Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),[1]-196,(2). Illustrated. Index. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series, volume 28. Bruce G. Trigger, editor. Contents : Preamble: July 14, 1576; 1. Lodestones, Unicorns and Perpetual Daylight; 2. A Passage to Cathay; 3. Martin Frobisher, Pirate and Explorer; 4. To Arctic America; 5. The Five Lost Sailor... View more info

Bartlett : The Great Canadian Explorer. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HORWOOD, Harold BARTLETT, Bob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y. / Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0385099843:

Seller ID: 3665


HORWOOD, Harold. Bartlett : The Great Canadian Explorer. Photographs by Bartlett. Garden City , New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc. / Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1977. First Edition. Pp (8), [vii]-xiv, (2), [1]-194, (4) + 8 pages of b&w photos. Map of the Karluk Expedition in text. 8vo (147 x 215 mm), 1/2 green cloth, brown paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Laugher p.252. Harold Andrew Horwood, CM (b. November 2, 1923, St. John's, Newfoundland – d. April 16, 2006, Halifax). Robert 'Bob' Abraham Bart... View more info

Jens Munk, Danish Explorer of the Canadian North. An article on the 1619 expedition in search of the North West Passage in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 65, No. 1, July, 1962

By: KNOX, John. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 65, No. 1 OUGH, John P. SEELEY, Sylvia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1962,:

Seller ID: 88635


KNOX, John. "Jens Munk, Danish Explorer of the Canadian North." An article on the 1619 expedition in search of the North West Passage in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXV, No. 1, July, 1962, pp 14-19. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1962. Pp [i]-[iv],[1]-[36]],v-x,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Also includes John P. Ough's “The Polar Continental Shelf Project” (pp 2-13); Mavis Hartman's “Dundurn Castle and Sir Allan MacNab” (pp 20-25);Ewart Taylor's “Belcher Cairn” (pp 26-27); Sylvia Seele... View more info

Arctic Eden : Journeys Through the Changing High Arctic.

By: KOBALENKO, Jerry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greystone Books / David Suzuki Foundation, Vancouver / Toronto / Berkeley, 2010, ISBN:9781553654421:

Seller ID: 95526


KOBALENKO, Jerry. Arctic Eden : Journeys Through the Changing High Arctic. Vancouver / Toronto / Berkeley : Greystone Books / David Suzuki Foundation,(2010). First Printing. Pp (8),1-191,(1). Illustrated. Map. Index. Oblong 4to, blue cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. “In this intimate portrait of the High Arctic, veteran adventurer, journalist, and photographer Jerry Kobalenko describes his travels by foot, skis, and kayak around the most beautiful and vulnerable part of the Arctic. Combining natural history, exploration, and personal experiences gathered during more than twen... View more info