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  • MATTILA, Robert (Vilhjalmu Stefansson)
    A Chronological Bibliography of the Published Works of Vilhjalmur Stefansson, (1872-1962). Comprising books, articles, reviews, and introductions to other works, with an alphabetical index.

    Edition: First edition

    Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College Libraries, 1978. Card covers. pp 66 + frontispiece portrait. Spine lightly yellowed, else fine. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50863
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  • BRAY, Emile Frédéric de
    A Frenchman in Search of Franklin: De Bray's Arctic Journal, 1852-1854. Translated and Edited by William Barr

    Edition: First edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1992. Octavo, green cloth. xxii,339pp. Illustrations and map in text. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51671
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  • SPALDING, A.E.
    A GRAMMAR OF THE EAST AND WEST COASTS OF HUDSON BAY

    Edition: First printing

    Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1960. Quarto, 28 cm. Rebound in red cloth spine gilt lettered and red boards, without original paper covers. pp (6), (xxxii), (180), 37 (vocabulary). Reproduced from typescript, arranged as lessons. Binding VG, contents fine, no owner marks. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 37144
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  • SPALDING, A.E.
    A GRAMMAR OF THE EAST AND WEST COASTS OF HUDSON BAY

    Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1960. Quarto. Grey printed paper covers. pp 4, xxxii, (179), [1], 37 (vocabulary). Reproduced by typescript. About half of the backstrip lacking; detached front cover reattached; large ink notations on front cover; extensive ink notations up to page 25 (lesson12), but no user was man enough to push further ahead. The whole now protected with plastiic wrapper. West coast Eskimo dialect, with some notes of the equivalents in the east coast dialect. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 30023
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  • HEARNE, Samuel
    A JOURNEY FROM PRINCE OF WALES FORT IN HUDSON'S BAY IN THE NORTHERN OCEAN

    Amsterdam / New York: N. Israel / Da Capo Press, 1968. Cream boards. pp xliv, 504 + 9 folding plates and maps. Fine copy. Facsimile reprint of the London, 1795, original. Bibliotheca Australiana #25. 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51637
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  • HALL, Ed, editor
    A WAY OF LIFE

    Yellowknife, N.W.T: Department of Renewable Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories, 1986. Quarto, card covers. pp (2), 122. Well illustrated with photos and diagrams. Slight spine rubbing; corner crease to rear cover and lightly to late leaves; VG otherwise. Detailed instructions on making snowshoes, waterproof Kamiks, spruce bark canoes, and articles on the fur trade, humane trapping, preparing and eating country foods, and troubleshooting snowmobiles.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45542
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  • Belyea, Barbara, editor (Anthony Henday)
    A Year Inland: The Journal of a Hudson's Bay Company Winterer

    Edition: First edition

    Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2000. Black cloth. pp vii, 414 : illustrations, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. The four extant copies of the journals of 18th century Hudson's Bay employee Anthony Henday compared.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51654
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  • Margulis, Lynn; Sagan, Dorion
    Acquiring Genomes: A Theory Of The Origins Of Species

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Basic Books, 2002. Yellow boards. pp (xvi), 240. Photos, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46931
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  • DOUGLAS, M.
    ACROSS GREENLAND'S ICE-FIELDS: The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the Great Ice-cap

    London: Nelson, 1897. Blue-grey pictorial cloth stamped in black, white and gilt. pp (2), 218 + frontispiece portrait & 11 other plates. Mild rubbing to spine ends, soft bumps to outer corners, else VG+ externallly. Yellowing to page edges; a couple of clipping pasted to front free endpaper; blank top 2 cm of title leaf clipped off; 1898 gift inscription on half-title page; ink notation in one text margin; VG clean and unworn otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51610
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  • Leden, Christian
    ACROSS THE KEEWATIN ICEFIELDS: three years among the Canadian Eskimoes 1913-1916. Edited and with an introduction by Shirlee Anne Smith. Translation by Dr. Leslie Neatby

    Edition: First edition in English

    Winnipeg: Watson & Dwyer, 1990. Octavo, grey cloth. pp (xxii), 298. Photos and map in text, index. Fine in fine jacket. Translation of the original German edition of 1927.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42298
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  • PETROW, Richard
    ACROSS THE TOP OF RUSSIA

    New York: David McKay, 1967. Octavo, blue cloth. (viii), 374, (2) pp. Fine copy, no names. Price-clipped jacket has small tears, VG. The cruise of the USCGC Northwind into the polar seas north of Siberia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31031
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  • DAVIS, Mary Lee
    ALASKA. The Great Bear's Cub.

    Boston: W.A. Wilde, c1930. Blue cloth stamped in white. 314 pp + frontispiece and numerous illustrations on 7 plates. Inscription on front free endpaper, spine lettering partially rubbing off, some fading to cloth at spine head, page edges yellowed, VG otherwise. Dust jacket chipped to corners and spine tips, moderate wear to edges, else VG. A later printing ? "Popular sketches of Alaska's wildlife, and of Eskimo and Indian lore." - AB 3712, calling for endpaper maps and 15 plates.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 23690
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  • DAVIS, (Mary Lee).
    ALASKA THE GREAT BEAR'S CUB. Illustrated by Pen and Ink Illustrations by Olaus Johan Murie and Author's Photographs.

    Boston: W.A. Wilde, (copyright, 1930). 8vo, hardcover, blue linen grain cloth lettered in white. 314, [4] pp. 8 double-sided photographic plates inserted, vignette drawings in text. Spine has a bit of flaking to the delicate white lettering, and light flecks; light endpaper tanning from binding materials; else a fine, tight and bright unworn copy, no previous owner marks. A later printing ? "Popular sketches of Alaska's wildlife, and of Eskimo and Indian lore." - AB 3712, calling for endpaper maps and 15 plates.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 16652
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  • HIGGINSON, Ella
    ALASKA THE GREAT COUNTRY. New edition with new matter

    New York: Macmillan, 1917. Second edition, enlarged (first ed. was in 1908). Octavo, green decorated cloth stamped in blind and orange, gilt lettered. pp xii, (584), (4, ads), (4) + plates and a colour folding map. Soft bruise to lower inner corner of text; 1917 pencil gift inscription on front free endpaper; else a fine, very bright copy. In the uncommon dust jacket, which has some soiling and a two inch tear to lower front spine fold. "It now appears in a new edition, revised and with new matter. These added chapters have to do the latest information about the railroads, the government, mining, fishing, merchandise shipments from Alaska, and agricultural development in the land. There is also a…

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    New York: Macmillan, 1917. Second edition, enlarged (first ed. was in 1908). Octavo, green decorated cloth stamped in blind and orange, gilt lettered. pp xii, (584), (4, ads), (4) + plates and a colour folding map. Soft bruise to lower inner corner of text; 1917 pencil gift inscription on front free endpaper; else a fine, very bright copy. In the uncommon dust jacket, which has some soiling and a two inch tear to lower front spine fold. "It now appears in a new edition, revised and with new matter. These added chapters have to do the latest information about the railroads, the government, mining, fishing, merchandise shipments from Alaska, and agricultural development in the land. There is also a new and up-to-date folded map in color." - jacket. Note. 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be requried.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35747
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  • SCORESBY, William
    AN ACCOUNT OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery. A reprint with a new Introduction by Professor Sir Alister Hardy, FRS

    Newton Abbot, Devon, England: David & Charles, 1969. Two volumes. Vol. 1, The Arctic:. pp 549, with 82 pp. Appendix with Meteorogical Tables; Vol. 2, The Whale Fishery: pp 574, with Index + folding maps, plates, and diagrams. Facsimile reprint, with new introduction of the 1820 original. Vol. 2 has small bumps to lower outer corners of covers, else a fine pair. Pale blue dust jackets has corner, but not price, clipped from front flaps; spines lightly sunned, small spots; VG otherwise, no chips. 2.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51603
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  • LYALL, (Ernie).
    AN ARCTIC MAN.Sixty-five Years in Canada's North.

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1979. Grey boards. Endpaper maps. 239 pp. Numerous photos in text. Fine in VG jacket, no owner names. Lyall lived above the Arctic Circle for almost his entire life, working for the Hudson's Bay Company, learning to speak Inuktitut fluently and marrying an I nuit woman. Much on the Inuit way of hunting and trapping, and criticism of some published writings about the North, including that of Farley Mowat.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44649
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  • LYALL, Ernie
    AN ARCTIC MAN.Sixty-five Years in Canada's North.

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1979. Grey boards. Endpaper maps. 239 pp. Numerous photos in text. Fine in VG jacket, no owner names. Lyall lived above the Arctic Circle for almost his entire life, working for the Hudson's Bay Company, learning to speak Inuktitut fluently and marrying an Inuit woman. Much on the Inuit way of hunting and trapping, and criticism of some published writings about the North, including that of Farley Mowat.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25375
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  • Mcgoogan, Ken (Samuel Hearne)
    Ancient Mariner: the amazing adventures of Samuel Hearne, the sailor who walked to the Arctic Ocean

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: HarperFlamingoCanada (Harper Canada), 2003. Blue boards, endpaper maps. pp (12), (334). Illustrations, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51611
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  • ANDRÉE, S.A., Nils Strindberg, and K. Froenkel
    ANDRÉE'S STORY: The complete record of his polar flight, 1897...Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray

    New York: Viking, 1930. Second printing, same month as first. Blue cloth stamped in silver, pp xvi, 389, [3] + plates and maps (one folding); drawings in text. Spine and margins of covers sunned; tidy ink name on front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. The dust jacket is poor - lacking the bottom two inches and half an inch at head; corner chips to panels; narrow chips along inner margin of front panel; internally repaired with rice paper; still, the front panel looks not too bad. Translated from the journals and diaries found on White Island in the summer of 1930. Includes 12 photos taken by the party which were successfully developed…

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    New York: Viking, 1930. Second printing, same month as first. Blue cloth stamped in silver, pp xvi, 389, [3] + plates and maps (one folding); drawings in text. Spine and margins of covers sunned; tidy ink name on front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. The dust jacket is poor - lacking the bottom two inches and half an inch at head; corner chips to panels; narrow chips along inner margin of front panel; internally repaired with rice paper; still, the front panel looks not too bad. Translated from the journals and diaries found on White Island in the summer of 1930. Includes 12 photos taken by the party which were successfully developed after surviving the ice for 33 years. The three men attempted a polar conquest in the baloon The Eagle in 1897, but the party was lost. 1.5 kg parcel

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30072
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  • SCHULTZ-LORENTZEN, Finn
    ARCTIC

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1976. Light pinkish cloth, endpaper maps. Fine in VG jacket. A novel of the arctic by a Danish author who worked in the Canadian North. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29964
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