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  • PRIESTLY, Raymond E.
    ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE. Scott's Northern Party. With A New Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1974. Canadian issue (UK printed) of this facsimile reprint of the original Unwin edition of 1914, adding a new foreword by Fuchs. Octavo, blue boards. Three folding maps, numerous photos. (x), 382, [4] pp. Fine copy, no owner names. White dust jacket has very light soiling to rear panel, else fine. .Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44037
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  • SEAVER, George
    EDWARD WILSON OF THE ANTARCTIC, Naturalist and Friend. With an Introduction by Apsley Cherry-Garrard.

    London: Murray, 1937. 10th printing (first was in 1933). Blue cloth. xxxiv, 301 pp. Colour frontispiece, 22 black and white plates, and 3 maps (one folding) inserted. White cloth spine label is lightly tanned; page edges yellowed; 1938 ink name on front pastedown; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Wilson was one of the four men who died with Scott at the pole.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21056
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  • SCHOLES, Arthur
    FOURTEEN MEN: The story of the Australian Antactic Expedition to Heard Island

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Allen & Unwin, 1951. Octavo, blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp (xii), (275) + plates (frontis. in colour), map in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has shallow chips at spine tips, tears to panels, good, now in plastic sleeve.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31442
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  • FERGUSON, Henry
    HARPOON

    Edition: First printing

    London: Cape, 1932. Octavo, blue cloth. pp 272 + 8 plates. Spine faintly darkened, else fine, no owner names. White dust jacket has minor soiling, very small chip to lower edge of front panel, VG+ otherwise. "This is a graphic narrative of a whaling expedition in a Norwegian ship in the Antarctic. The author, a young Australian, has remarkable gifts of accurate observation and picturesque description. He brings out admirably the contrasts in outlook and character of the Norwegian seamen and the Australians and the English who signed on for the voyage. The Antarctic scene is made astonishingly actual, and the author shows a fine sensitiveness to beauty. It is a book full of adventure written by one who…

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    London: Cape, 1932. Octavo, blue cloth. pp 272 + 8 plates. Spine faintly darkened, else fine, no owner names. White dust jacket has minor soiling, very small chip to lower edge of front panel, VG+ otherwise. "This is a graphic narrative of a whaling expedition in a Norwegian ship in the Antarctic. The author, a young Australian, has remarkable gifts of accurate observation and picturesque description. He brings out admirably the contrasts in outlook and character of the Norwegian seamen and the Australians and the English who signed on for the voyage. The Antarctic scene is made astonishingly actual, and the author shows a fine sensitiveness to beauty. It is a book full of adventure written by one who is equally at home among the world of books as he has been in the fo’c’sle of the Southern Princess." - jacket. A very nice copy of what has been said to be one of the best accounts of 'old school' whaling in the Antarctic.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44434
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  • BYRD, Richard E.
    LITTLE AMERICA. Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole. With 74 Illustrations and Maps.

    New York: Putnam's. Third printing, December, 1930 (first was Nov., 1930). Tall octavo, hardcover, blue cloth, endpaper photos. xvi, 422 pp. Photos and maps inserted, including two folding maps at rear. Xmas, 1930, ink gift inscription to blank recto of frontispiece po rtrait, quite minor rubbing to blue top page edges, else a fine and bright copy. Price-clipped dust jacket has large chip, tears, to head of spine with loss of some lettering, smaller chips to foot of spine, rubbing to flap folds; yellowing to white portion of slightly sunned spine; in all, just good, but still presentable in appearance. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18564
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  • QUAM, (Louis O. and Horace D. Porter, editors).
    RESEARCH IN THE ANTARCTIC. A Symposium Presented at the Dallas Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science - December, 1968.

    Edition: First edition.

    Washington, D.C: AAAS, 1971. Green cloth. (xvi), 768 pp. Numerous photos and diagrams in text, one large folding map inserted. Laid in is the often lacking large (52 x 48 inches) colour folding wall map of Antarctica. Rubber stamp to front and rear free endpapers of a Canadian company library; bit of foxing to page edges; else a VG unworn copy. Dust jacket is used, with some sunning to upper spine; nicks, small chips; large creased tears to lower inner corner of rear panel and across spine internally tape repaired; just good. "This is the first single-volume report of the extensive scientific research conducted in the Antarctic since the International Geophysical Year and the global significance of those efforts." Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 12749
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  • SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. In Two Volumes... Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham... by SCOTT, R.F., Captain
    SCOTT, R.F., Captain
    SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. In Two Volumes... Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham...

    Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, copyright 1913 (1914). Unindicated second printing of the Canadian issue, from plates of the US edition, with minor revisions and some additions. Thick quarto. Two volumes, black cloth, spines gilt lettered, top edges gilt, title pages printed in orange and black. xxiv, 446, [2, blank]; [2, blank], (xviii), 376 pp. Frontispiece portraits engraved by Emery Walker with tissue guards in each volume and folding map at rear of each. Volume I contains Scott's journals. Volume II contains "the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition." "With Photogravure Frontispieces, 6 Original Sketches in Photogravure by Dr. E.A. Wilson, 18 Coloured Plates (16…

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    Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, copyright 1913 (1914). Unindicated second printing of the Canadian issue, from plates of the US edition, with minor revisions and some additions. Thick quarto. Two volumes, black cloth, spines gilt lettered, top edges gilt, title pages printed in orange and black. xxiv, 446, [2, blank]; [2, blank], (xviii), 376 pp. Frontispiece portraits engraved by Emery Walker with tissue guards in each volume and folding map at rear of each. Volume I contains Scott's journals. Volume II contains "the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition." "With Photogravure Frontispieces, 6 Original Sketches in Photogravure by Dr. E.A. Wilson, 18 Coloured Plates (16 from Drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 Full-Page and smaller Illustrations, from Photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting, and other Members of the Expedition; Panoramas and Maps." - from the title page. Book collated and all plates and maps present. The spine bears the McClelland & Goodchild imprint, but the title leaf bears the expanded imprint, making this printing between 1914 and 1918. Speaking of Volume I of this printing, Spadoni & Donnelly's bibliography of the M&S imprint states "Minor revisions have been made to the charts at the end of the reprint, and three new charts have been added, bringing the pagination to 446." Feb., 1914, ink gift inscription at the front of each volume; quite minor rubbing to spine ends; two long clean tears to map at p. 198 in Vol. II neatly repaired on the blank side with clear archival paper tape; else fine. Note: 4 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 39140
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  • OMMANNEY, F. D.
    SOUTH LATITUDE

    London: Longmans, Green, 1938. Octavo, original emerald cloth, endpaper maps. pp xii, 308 + 16 blue-tinted plates. Spine and green top page edges lightly darkened; nicks at head of spine; soft bumps to outer corners; else a good, clean and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Voyage to Antarctica aboard the Royal Research Ship Discovery II and among the whalers of the South Georgia Islands.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 31439
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  • Greely, A.W., Major-General
    THE POLAR REGIONS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: their discovery and industrial evolution

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Harrap, 1929. Octavo, maroon cloth. pp (223) + 20 plates, colour folding map at rear. Yellowing and light foxing to page edges, light foxing to half-title and title leaves; else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has small chips and tears to ends of bit darkened spine; small chips, tears, and light soiing to panels, rubbing to folds; good +. British text corrected from the 1928 American text.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40183
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  • RESEARCH IN THE ANTARCTIC. A Symposium Presented at the Dallas Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science - December, 1968.
    THE WHITE DESERT: The Official Account of the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition...Translated from the Norwegian by E.M. Huggard

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1954. Tall octavo, blue cloth. pp 304 + plates. Blue top page edges faded, else a fine, bright copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has yellowing to spine; creased tear, small chips at top of front panel repaired with cellotape; VG otherwise. Spence 509. An account of the first large-scale international expedition ever to be organized. Participants were front Britain, Norway, and Sweden.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31430
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  • FIENNES, Ranulph
    TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1983. Tall octavo, grey cloth. pp[14] 32 + color plates; b&w illustrations and maps in text. Includes a useful chronoglogy of Antarctic discovery. Fine copy. Jacket spine a bit sunned, else fine. "An account of the 1979-82 Transglobe expedition, the first circumpolar journey round the earth. Describes the 100,000 mile route which took them across the Sahara, through the swamps and jungles of Mali and the Ivory Coast, over unexplored crevasse fields in Antarctica and into the unpredictable hazards of the Arctic Ocean." Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44660
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  • MEAR, Roger and Rober Swan
    WALK TO THE POLE. To the Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott. With Research and Additional Material by Lindsay Fulcher.

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Crown, 1987. Tall octavo, black boards, endpaper maps. (xiv), 306 pp. Colour and black & white photos throughout. Fine in very nealry fine jacket, no owner names. Story of these British explorers who in 1985 walked 883 miles to the south pole, following Robert Falcon Scott's 1912 route. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18563
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  • Stevens, David
    White for Danger

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Collins, 1979. Dark blue boards. 221 pp. Fine in fine jacket. A thriller novel about an expedition to rediscover a lost city in Antarctica. Canadian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48963
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