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A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions. Reprint in dustjacket.

By: BARROW, John LLOYD, Christopher (intro.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: David & Charles Reprints, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715349511: 1971

Seller ID: 28040

ISBN: 0715349511


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.... View more info

A Walk to the Pole : To the Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: MEAR, Roger SWAN, Robert. FULCHER, Lindsay. SCOTT, Robert)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Crown, 1987,: 1987

Seller ID: 28024

ISBN: 0517566117


MEAR, Roger and Robert SHAW. A Walk to the Pole : To the Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott. With research and additional material by Lindsay Fulcher. New York : Crown Publishers, Inc., (1987). First US Edition. Pp (8),ix-xiii,(1),1-306. Illustrated throughout with colour photos Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Robert Charles Swan, OBE, FRGS (b. July 28, 1956 in Durham, England). "Here is the ... View more info

Across the Top of the World : The British Trans-Arctic Expedition. 1st UK in dj.

By: HERBERT, Wally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Longmans, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 76594


HERBERT, Wally. Across the Top of the World : The British Trans-Arctic Expedition. (London): Longmans, (1969). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),1-208, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his 476-day expedition from Alaska to Spitzbergen, by way of the North Pole, with three travelling companions and a team of thirty-four huskies. Name to ffep, else vg in nicked, slightly damp-spotted dj. ... View more info

Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the Northwest Passage. 1st in dj.

By: DELGADO, James P

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 1999, ISBN:1550547348:

Seller ID: 35083


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 View more info

Across the Top of the World : To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. 1st pr in dj.

By: FISHER, David E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1992, ISBN:067941116x:

Seller ID: 55477


FISHER, David E. Across the Top of the World : To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. NY: Random House, (1992). First Printing. Pp. 256 + 8 p. of coloured plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. "In the summer of 1991 the Soviet nuclear-powered icebreaker Sovetskiy Soyuz sailed on the world's first surface voyage across the Arctic Sea to the North Pole, carrying an international roster of one hundred people in luxur... View more info

Address by The Visitor of the University, His Honour the Lieutenant Governor, Colonel the Honourable Sir Leonard Outerbridge, Kt., C.B.E., D.S.O., LL.D., on The "Polaris" Expedition. First Edition

By: OUTERBRIDGE, Leonard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Memorial University, 1956,: 1956

Seller ID: 50224


OUTERBRIDGE, Leonard, Sir. Address by The Visitor of the University, His Honour the Lieutenant Governor, Colonel the Honourable Sir Leonard Outerbridge, Kt., C.B.E., D.S.O., LL.D., on The "Polaris" Expedition. Given at Memorial University, March 15th, 1956. [St. John's] : Memorial University, 1956. First Edition. No printer given. Pp. (2),1-15 including 5 plates. 8vo, light tan printed stapled cardcovers. O'Dea 3199. Sir Leonard Cecil Outerbridge, CC,... View more info

Admiralty Chart : British Naval Hydrography in the Nineteenth Century. 1stUK in dj.

By: RITCHIE, G.S

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 96535


RITCHIE, G.S. The Admiralty Chart : British Naval Hydrography in the Nineteenth Century. London : Hollis & Carter, (1967). First Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-388, frontis + 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In this book, Rear Admiral Ritchie describes just what has lain behind the compilation of those charts- the organisation, the development of surveying techniques, the expeditions and above all the personalities. Drawing on his own... View more info

Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack.

By: KANE, Elisha Kent KEPHART, Horace (ed.) Outing Adventure Library GRINNELL, Henry)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Outing Publishing Co, New York, 1916,:

Seller ID: 67538


KANE, Elisha Kent. Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack. From the History of the First U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. Edited by Horace Kephart. NY: Outing Publishing Co., MCMXVI [1916]. Pp 402, including double map frontis. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, drawings to text. 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to spine and front, also gilt dec. to spine and front. Outing Adventure Library series. Light wear to extremities,top right corner bumped, ... View more info

Adventure of Wrangel Island. First British Edition

By: STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur KNIGHT, John Irvine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1926,:

Seller ID: 103066


STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur. The Adventure of Wrangel Island. Written by Vilhjalmur Stefansson with the Collaboration of John Irvine Knight upon the Diary of whose Son Errol Lorne Knight The Narrative is Mainly Based. With a Foreword by the Right Hon. L.S. Amery, P.C., M.P. London: Jonathan Cape, (1926).First British Printing. Pp (4),5-416 ) + frontispiece + 15 leaves of plate s + folding color map at rear. 2 maps in text (pp.45-6). 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spi... View more info

Adventures of Olar, the Lucky Polar Bear

By: FISHER, Stan FISHER, Stephen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Broken Finger Press, Boston, 2007, ISBN:9780978300708:

Seller ID: 113016


FISHER, Stan. The Adventures of Olar, the "Lucky" Polar Bear. Concept/Story: Stan Fisher. Illustrations: Stephen Fisher. [Boston? .: (Broken Finger Press, 2007). Printed by Gaspereau Press. Pp (3),4-38,(2). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers, lettered in black. An illustrated children's story based on an actual event. "On Oct 16th 1998 provincial wildlife authorities kept watch overnight, on a nnlar bear trapped on a ledge overlook... View more info

Alaska Stories : Tales from the Last Frontier. 1st card covers

By: MILLER, John and Kirsten McPHEE, John LINDBERG, Anne Morrow MUIR, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1995,:

Seller ID: 23485


MILLER, John and Kirsten (ed.). Alaska Stories : Tales from the Last Frontier. San Francisco : Chronicle Books, (1995). First Printing. Pp 182. 8vo, French wraps. Contents : Michael Doogan's "Introduction"; John McPhee's "TheEncircled River"; V. Swanson's "Journal, 1917"; Alastair Scott's "Tracks A cross Alaska"; Anne Morrow Lindberg's "The King Islanders"; Iraahuruk's "Eskimo Folk Tales"; Larry Gallagher's "The Young M... View more info

Alaskan Kreivi

By: HOIJER, Arvid ja Georg af Forselles FORSELLES, Georg af

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oy Suomen Kirja, 1946,:

Seller ID: 21599


HÖIJER, Arvid ja Georg af Forselles. Alaskan Kreivi. Helsinki : Oy Suomen Kirja, (1946). Pp 326. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Hinges cracked, light wear to covers, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Alaskan Voyage, 1881-1883 : An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America. 2nd paperback printing

By: JACOBSEN, Johan Adrian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, 1983, ISBN:0226390330:

Seller ID: 112890


JACOBSEN, Johan Adrian. Alaskan Voyage, 1881-1883 : An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America. Translated by Erna Gunther from the German Text of Adrian Woldt. Chicago & London : University of Chicago Press, (1983). Second Printing. Pp (4),v-xii,(4),[3]-266. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cardcovers, white lettering to spine. "This thrilling adventure story is told by Johan Adrian Jacobsen, a Norwegian-born explorer who journeyed to America's Northwest Coast in 1881 to... View more info

Along Alaska's Great River : A Popular Account of the Travels of the AlaskaExploring Expedition of 1883, Along the Great Yukon River, from Its Source to Its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska

By: SCHWATKA, Frederick

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company, Limited, New York, 1885,:

Seller ID: 103382


SCHWATKA, Frederick. Along Alaska's Great River : A Popular Account of the Travels of the Alaska Exploring Expedition of 1883, Along the Great Yukon River, from Its Source to Its Mouth, in the British North-West Territory, and in the Territory of Alaska. New York : Cassell & Company, Limited, (copyright 1885). Pp (12),[9]-360. Illustrated (20 illustrations taken from photographs by Mr. Homan, 20 illustrations from sketches by Sergeant Gloster, and 29 illustrations from d... View more info

Ambassador to the Penguins. in dj.

By: MATHEWS, Eleanor MURPHY, Robert Cushman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, 2003, ISBN:1567922465:

Seller ID: 65794


MATHEWS, Eleanor. Ambassador to the Penguins : A Naturalist's Year Aboard aYankee Whaleship. Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (2003). Pp. (i)-xiv, (1)-353,[1]. Illustrated. 8vom blue cloth spine with cream paper covered boards, gilt illustration of a brig to front cover, gilt lettering to spine. An account of American museum curator and naturalist Robert Cushman Murphy's year-long voyage aboard the whaling brig Daisy, which sailed to the Antarctic coast in 1912. Vg in... View more info

American Whaling in Hudson Bay : The Voyage of the Black Eagle 1866-1867. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No. 6, December, 1967

By: ROSS, W. Gillies. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No.6 SYMINGTON, D.F. CHARLES, J.L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1967,:

Seller ID: 88643


ROSS, W. Gillies. "American Whaling in Hudson Bay : The Voyage of the BlackEagle 1866-1867." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXXV, No. 6, December, 1967, pp 198-205. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1967. Pp [i]-iv,(1),188-222,v-x,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Also includes D.F. Symington's “Poverty in Rural Canada” (pp 188-197); J.L. Charles's “Zambia Rail Sit... View more info

Andree's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. pbk.

By: ANDREE, S.A. STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur, intro. ADAMS-RAY, Edward, trans. Viking Explorer Books series)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 72920


ANDRÉE, S.A. Andrée's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. From the diaries and journals of S.A. Andrée, Nils Strindberg, and K. Fraenkel, found on White Island in the summer of 1930, and edited by the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography. Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray. [Introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefansson]. New York: The Viking Press, (1960). Pp. [i]-x,[1]-246, + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue s... View more info

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the year ending June 30 1927

By: EINSTEIN, Albert NEWTON, Isaac ELLSWORTH, Lincoln

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1928,: 1928

Seller ID: 77017


(EINSTEIN, Albert). Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for the year ending June 30 1927. Washington : United States Government Printing Office, 1928. Pp. [i]-xii,1-580, + 99 pages of b&w plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt decoration to front & gilt lettering to spine. Includes an article by Albert Einstein entitled "Isaac Newton", pp. 20... View more info

Antarctic Birds and Seals. A Pocket Guide.

By: CHESTER, Sharon R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wandering Albatross, 1993, ISBN:0963851128:

Seller ID: 67488


CHESTER, Sharon R. Antarctic Birds and Seals. A pocket guide by Sharon R. Chester. San Mateo, California: Wandering Albatross, 1993. Pp 79. Illustrated with b/w and/or colour photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "This practical pocket guide by the co-author of The Birds of Chile presents concise descriptions of all Antarctic birds and seals. Enhancing the text are54 color photographs and 37 black and white photos and illustrations." -fr om the cover. Cov... View more info

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Antarctic Meteorology : Proceedings of the Symposium held in Melbourne, February 1959. in dj.

By: Antarctica - Meteorology]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press, 1959,:

Seller ID: 41094


[Antarctica - Meteorology]. Antarctic Meteorology : Proceedings of the Symposium held in Melbourne, February 1959. NY: Published for and on behalf of The Director of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia by Symposium PublicationsDivision, Pergamon Press, 1960. Pp 483. 8vo, blue cloth. A collection of f orty papers on the subject divided into seven sessions: "Local Effects in the Antarctic"; "Synoptic Analyses and Forecasting"; "Synoptic Influences inLower... View more info