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In Northern Mists : Arctic Exploration in Early Times. Two volumes.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof. CHATER, Arthur G., trans.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1970, ISBN:0837142954:

Seller ID: 103683


NANSEN, Fridtjof. In Northern Mists : Arctic Exploration in Early Times. Translated by Arthur G. Chater. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Publishers, (1970). Originally published in 1911 by Heinemann. I: Pp. (4),vii-xi,(1),1-[384],(2); II. Pp. (6),1-[416],(2). Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. See Arctic Bibliography 11993 for first edition. Contents: Volume I. : 1. Antiquity, before Pytheas; 2. Pytheas of Massalia: The Voyage to Thule; 3. Antiquity, after Pytheas; 4. The Early Middle Ages; 5. The Awakening of Mediaeval Knowledge of the North; 6. Finns, Skridfinns (Lap... View more info

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Island. half-leather.

By: KRABBE, Th.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Carl Bryrups Bogtrykkeri, 1946,:

Seller ID: 33501


KRABBE, Th. Island : og dets Tekniske Udvikling Gennem Tiderne. (København: Carl Bryrups Bogtrykkeri, 1946). Pp 362. Illustrated, 6 folding maps. Large 8vo, half brown leather, marbles boards, raised bands, gilt to spine. A solid, handsome, and well-illustrated survey of Iceland's technical development. With extensive treatment of breakwaters and port facilities, lighthouses and other aids to navigation, whaling stations and processing plants, dams and bridges, among other topics. In Icelandic. Ever-so-slight edgewear, else vg. 200.00 View more info

Land of Thor.

By: BROWNE, J. Ross.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York , 1867,:

Seller ID: 95573


BROWNE, J. Ross. The Land of Thor. Illustrated by the Author. New York : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1867. Pp (4),[i]-vii,(1),[9]-542,(10,ads),(4).Illustrated. 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, bevelled edges, gilt lettering to spine. John Ross Browne (1821-1875). Description of travel in Northern Europe, Russia, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland. Includes chapters on Russia's political system, the Moscow railway, women in Norway and Germany, Iceland's geysers, &c, &c. Ex-library (spine label, bookplate of the Saint John Mechanics Institute Library), spine ends and corners worn, spine sunned, rubbed, hi... View more info

Last Places: A Journey in the North. 1st US in dj

By: MILLMAN, Lawrence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1990, ISBN:039543615X:

Seller ID: 10810


MILLMAN, Lawrence. Last Places : A Journey in the North. Bos.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. First Printing. Pp (10), [1]-242, (4). 8vo, brown clothspine. "Loosely following a course first charted by the Vikings ten centur ies ago, Millman wandered from Norway to Newfoundland by way of the Shetland Islands, the Faeroes, Iceland, Greenland, and Labrador." See especially chapters : 12. Cain's Land; and 13. Last Places. Vg-fine in dj. 30.00 View more info

Law of the Sea. Fabian Research Series 313.

By: YOUNG, Elizabeth JOHNSON, Brian. Fabian Society Research Series 313

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fabian Society, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 28551


YOUNG, Elizabeth and Brian JOHNSON. The Law of the Sea. London : Fabian Society, 1973. First Edition. Pp. [1]-48. 8vo, stapled wraps, with blue cover,lettered in white. Fabian Research Series 313. Like a breath of rarefied b ut slightly musty air comes this position paper from the Fabian Society, prepared for Britain's (old) Labour Party. The precipitating event was Iceland's declaration of a fifty-mile territorial limit, in response to which theFabians, predictably, saw only two alternatives: "socialism and the jungle ". Papadakis & Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Af... View more info

Leaper : The Wonderful World of Atlantic Salmon Fishing. First Edition.

By: GAINES, Charles and Monte BURKE. HAIG-BROWN, Roderick. KNIGHT, John Alden. VAN DYKE, Henry.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lyons Press, Guilford, CT, 2001, ISBN:1585743852:

Seller ID: 99216


GAINES, Charles and Monte BURKE. Leaper : The Wonderful World of Atlantic Salmon Fishing. Edited by Charles Gaines and Monte Burke. Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, (2001). First Printing. Published in association with the Atlantic Salmon Federation. Pp. (5),6-224. Illustrated in colour. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with silver titles to spine. "The Atlantic salmon is a prince among gamefish, and the ancient practice of catching them binds anglers in an indescribable kinship from the wilds of Canada to the mighty rivers of Norway and Russia. In 'Leaper', C... View more info

Letters from High Latitudes. Canadian Edition.

By: DUFFERIN, Earl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison, New York, 1872,:

Seller ID: 66187


DUFFERIN, Earl [Earl of Dufferin, K.P.]. Letters from High Latitudes : A Yacht Voyage : Being Some Account of a Voyage, in the Schooner Yacht Foam O. M., to Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitzbergen in 1856. T.: Adam, Stevenson & Co., (1872). Canadian Edition. Pp. 359. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt spine titles, with dec. to front. Arctic Bibliography 4173, Toy 0517. The letters of Dufferin, written and sent home whilst he was on a voyage in the North Atlantic, visiting various Scandinavian locations. Includes detailed descriptions of his time spent in Iceland, Jan Mayen, Spitzbergen, and other locations in... View more info

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Letters from High Latitudes;

By: LORD DUFFERIN

Price: $200.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1858,:

Seller ID: 26251


LORD DUFFERIN. Letters from High Latitudes; Being Some Account of a Voyage in 1856, in the Schooner Yacht "Foam" to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen. L.: John Murray, 1858. Fourth Edition. Pp 282, with frontis. and 20 text illustrations. 8vo, half calf with raised bands. Spine sunned, however a lovely and tight copy. 200.00 View more info

Letters from High Lattitudes. repr.

By: DUFFERIN, Marquis of FINNBOGADOTTIR, Vigdis, intro.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Merlin Press, London, 1989, ISBN:085036387x:

Seller ID: 74338


DUFFERIN, Marquis of. Letters from High Latitudes: Being Some Account of a voyage in 1856 in the Schooner Yacht "Foam" to Iceland, Jan Meyen, and Spitzbergen. With an introduction by Her Excellency Vigdis Finnbogdottir. L: The Merlin Press, (1989). Pp 228. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Later printing of Toy 0517. A facsimile reproduction of the 1903 edition of this late-Victorian bestseller. "Specially recommended" by W.H. Auden, no less. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Letters from High Lattitudes. repr.

By: DUFFERIN, Marquis of FINNBOGADOTTIR, Vigdis, intro.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Merlin Press, 1989, ISBN:085036387x:

Seller ID: 30252


DUFFERIN, Marquis of. Letters from High Latitudes: Being Some Account of a voyage in 1856 in the Schooner Yacht "Foam" to Iceland, Jan Meyen, and Spitzbergen; with an introduction by Her Excellency Vigdis Finnbogdottir. L: The Merlin Press, (1989). Pp 228. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Later pr of Toy 0517. A facsimile reproduction of the 1903 edition of this late-Victorian bestseller. "Specially recommended" by W.H. Auden, no less. Namestamps, penned marks to last page, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Lifeboats of the World : A Pocket Encyclopedia of Sea Rescue.. 1st UK edition in dj.

By: MIDDLETON, E.W., Commander

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset, 1977,:

Seller ID: 37958


MIDDLETON, E.W., Commander. Lifeboats of the World : A Pocket Encyclopedia of Sea Rescue. Poole, Dorset : Blandford Press, (1977). First Edition. Pp (5),6-256. Small 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: 1. Britain-Cradle of theLifeboat; 2. The Changing Pattern; 3. The USA, Canada and Caribbean; 4. Eu ropean Organisations (1) Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland; 5. European Organisations (2) Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Turkey; 6. The Southern Hemisphere South America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand; 7. Poland, USSR, China, Japan, and the rest of ... View more info

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Listasafn Islands, 1884-1984. in dj.

By: JONSDOTTIR, Selma

Price: $90.00

Publisher: National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, 1985,:

Seller ID: 67533


JONSDOTTIR, Selma. Listasafn Islands, 1884-1984 . Islensk Listaverk i eigu Safnsins. Reykjavik: (National Gallery of Iceland), 1985. Pp. [1]-238,(1). Illustrated. Some leaves folding. Double column. Text in Icelandic and English. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. The most comprehensive survey of late-nineteenth and twentieth century Icelandic art everassembled, compiled by the long-time curator of the National Gallery of Ic eland. Includes an introductory essay by Jonsdottir covering the history ofthe Gallery, with the book being released on the museum's centenary. Inclu ... View more info

Medieval Merchant Venturers : Collected Studies. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CARUS-WILSON, E. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 113320


CARUS-WILSON, E. M. Medieval Merchant Venturers : Collected Studies. London: Methuen & Co Ltd, (1954). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xxxii,1-314,(2), front ispiece + folding chart. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. "This volume brings together essays published over a number of years on English trade and industry in the later Middle Ages. Each is the result of original research in contemporary records, and several have caused previosly accepted ideas about this subject to be considerably modified. The collection includes the first survey of the trade of ... View more info

Memories of Bygone Dunwich. 2nd UK in dj

By: COOPER, Ernest Read

Price: $25.00

Publisher: F. Jenkins, 1948,:

Seller ID: 23746


COOPER, Ernest Read. Memories of Bygone Dunwich. Southwold : F. Jenkins, (1948). Pp 52. Illustrated. Sm 8vo, green cloth. Items of nautical interest :Shipbuilding at Dunwich; The Iceland Ships; Encroachments by the Sea; The Norwich Expedition; H.M.S. Dunwich, 24 Guns; In Smuggling Days; The DunwichLifeboats. Boards splayed, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Message in a Bottle : The Literature of Small Islands. Proceedings from an International Conference Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada June 28 to 30, 1998

By: BRINKLOW, Laurie WATERSTON, Elizabeth ATWOOD, Margaret) MONTGOMERY, L.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Institute of Island Studies, 2000,:

Seller ID: 42079


BRINKLOW, Laurie, Frank LEDWELL, and Jane LEDWELL, eds. Message in a Bottle: The Literature of Small Islands. Proceedings from an International Confe rence Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada June 28 to 30, 1998. Charlottetown: Institute of Island Studies, 2000. Pp 284. 8vo, ill. white card covers. Contents: 1. Mark Houlahan's "Settler Calibans in John Murrell's 'New World'"; 2. Brent MacLaine's "Crooked Signs and Shining Things: The Magic of Books in the Literature of Atlantic Canadian Islands"; 3. Juniper Ellis's "Literary Cartographies in Oceania"; 4. Gisli S... View more info

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Misty Islands. in dj.

By: SMEETON, Miles

Price: $80.00

Publisher: autical Publishing Co. in assoc. with George G. Harrap, Lymington, Hants, 1969,:

Seller ID: 29798


SMEETON, Miles. The Misty Islands. Lymington, Hants: Nautical Publishing Co. in association with George G. Harrap, (1969). Pp 214. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 467b. An account of the Smeetons' cruise from Japan to Alaska, through the Panama Canal to Nova Scotia, to Iceland and Ireland aboard their Hong Kong built ketch Tzu Hang. Vg in dj. 80.00 View more info

Misty Islands. pbk.

By: SMEETON, Miles Mariner's Library)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Grafton Books, London, 1989, ISBN:0246134895:

Seller ID: 59522


SMEETON, Miles. The Misty Islands . London: Grafton Books, (1989). Pp. 214,maps. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A volume in The Mariner's Library . "Beginning their journey in Japan [aboard the Tzu Hang], the Smeetons travelled along the coastling before wintering amongst the snow-covered mountains on the northernmost island of Hokkaido. From there they sailed to the Aleutians, those little known-islands, so often lost in fog, which form a bridge between Asia and America. [... From there,] their journey took them toAlaska, British Columbia and down the west coast of America; then throu... View more info

New Strategic Factors in the North Atlantic. presentation copy.

By: BERTRAM, Christoph and Johan Jorgen HOLST, eds. ORVIK, Nils Norwegian Foreign Policy Studies, 21 LINDSEY, George R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 1977, ISBN:8200050394:

Seller ID: 88836


BERTRAM, Christoph and Johan Jorgen HOLST, eds. New Strategic Factors in the North Atlantic . Edited by Christoph Bertram and Johan Jorgen Holst. Osloand London: Universitetsforlaget / IPC Science and Technology Press, (1977 ). Pp. (8),9-193,(3). 8vo, illustrated white cloth boards with black lettering to front and spine. Norwegian Foreign Policy Studies, number 21. Contents: 1. Bertram's "New Strategic Factors in the North Atlantic"; 2. Anders C. Sjaastad and John Kristen Skogan's "The Strategic Environment of the North Atlantic and the Perspectives of the Littoral States"; 3.... View more info

Newfoundland and Labrador Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, Fall 2005

By: HILLER, James K. (ed.) McDONALD, Terry NORRIE, Kenneth SZOSTAK, Rick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Faculty of Arts Publications, Memorial University, St. John's, NL, 2005,:

Seller ID: 108657


HILLER, James K. (ed.). Newfoundland and Labrador Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, Fall 2005. (St. John's, NL : Faculty of Arts Publications, Memorial University, 2005). Pp (2),[209]-331,(1). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated marooncard covers, lettered in white. Contents : The One in Newfoundland, the Ot her in England: Ledgard, Gosse and Chancey, or Gosse, Chancey and Ledgard? (by Terry McDonald); Allocating Property Rights Over Shoreline: Institutional Change in the Newfoundland Inshore Fishery (by Kenneth NHorrie and Rick Szostak); The Société Œuvres de Mer: Welfare Work among French Fishermen... View more info

Norden : A Guide to Scandinavian Genealogical Research in the Digital World. First Edition, Paperback.

By: JURA, Art.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Picton Press, Rockport, Maine, 2003, ISBN:0897254600:

Seller ID: 114010


JURA, Art. Norden : A Guide to Scandinavian Genealogical Research in the Digital World. Rockport, Maine : Picton Press, (October 2003). First Printing. Pp. (40,v-xii,1-115,(1). 8vo, map-illustrated white card covers with brown lettering to front cover and spine. "Here is a guidebook that not only delves deeply into traditional Scandinavian history and genealogy, but also has been expanded to include all of the Nordic nations, peoples, and autonomous regions. These include Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, The Faroe Islands, Aland, and the Lappish peoples of Sapmi. Among... View more info