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  • WEBSTER, Harold J., Rev., with Edna H. Craven
    ARCTIC ADVENTURE

    Edition: First Edition

    Ridgetown, Ontario: G.C. and H.C. Enterprises, (1986 or 87). pp (132). Photos. VG clean copy. Excepts from Webster's journal kept during his 31 years as an Anglican missionary in the arctic. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 45094
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  • NANTON, Paul
    ARCTIC BREAKTHROUGH. Franklin's Expeditions 1819-1847.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1970. Nrown boards, endpaper maps. (xiv), 262 pp. Index, bibliography. Frontispiece and four double-sided plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has a small label at foot of spine, minor soiling to rear panel, else fine. The story of Sir John Franklin and his famous expeditions to the Arctic.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19767
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  • DUNBAR, Moira and Kieth R. Greenaway
    ARCTIC CANADA FROM THE AIR.

    Ottawa: Canada Defence Research Board, (1957). Blue cloth. [vi], 541, indexed + numerous folding maps, profusely illustrated with aerial photos in the text. Mild rubbing to spine ends; ink owner name at top of title page and two short ink notes on front endpaper; VG clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 37711
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  • Francis, Daniel
    Arctic Chase: a history of whaling in Canada's North

    Edition: First edition

    (Sr. John's, Newfoundland): Breakwater Books, 1984. The paper issue in glossy card covers. pp (6), (vi), (124), [8] + plates. Map at front in text. Text paper lightly toned, else fine. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 51655
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  • KANE, (Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.)
    ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Illustrated by Upwards of Three Hundred Engravings, from Sketches by the Author…

    Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1858. Early printing (first was 1856). Two volumes, tall octavo, original purplish brown cloth, sides decorated in blind, spines gilt lettered, dark brown endpapers. pp [2], 464, [2]; [2], 467, [3]; brown endpapers. Steel engraved frontispiece and engraved title, with tissue guard, in each volume. Volume I has a folding map at front, and 11 steel engraved plates with tissue guards, numerous vignette woodcut illustrations and one map in text. Volume II has 7 plates with tissue guards, one folding map at rear, numerous text illustrations. Spines and inner margins of sides sunned to tan; moderate wear to spine tips; 1860 pencil name to each front free endpaper; else a VG clean, tight and attractive…

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    Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1858. Early printing (first was 1856). Two volumes, tall octavo, original purplish brown cloth, sides decorated in blind, spines gilt lettered, dark brown endpapers. pp [2], 464, [2]; [2], 467, [3]; brown endpapers. Steel engraved frontispiece and engraved title, with tissue guard, in each volume. Volume I has a folding map at front, and 11 steel engraved plates with tissue guards, numerous vignette woodcut illustrations and one map in text. Volume II has 7 plates with tissue guards, one folding map at rear, numerous text illustrations. Spines and inner margins of sides sunned to tan; moderate wear to spine tips; 1860 pencil name to each front free endpaper; else a VG clean, tight and attractive pair, hinges not cracked. "Contains an account of the organization and course of the expedition based on 'passages of [Kane's] journal of interest to the general reader'; the voyage to Smith Sound, the wintering at Rensselaer Harbor on the north-west coast of Greenland, the making of observations, sledge journeys, explorations, surveys, etc.: notes upon the Eskimos, flora and fauna, Humboldt and other glaciers, ice, etc.; the abandonment of the Advance, and the partry's return fo Upernavik in small boats." - AB 8373. Kane had been the ship's surgeon on the First Grinnell Expedition in 1850 in search of Franklin and returned to try again, this time as commander. Sir John's fate was still not discovered and the expedition had in the end to abandon ship, but not without adding valuable information to knowledge of the Arctic. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 24830
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  • ADAMS, Paul
    ARCTIC ISLAND HUNTER

    Edition: First edition.

    London: George Ronald, 1961. Octavo, brown cloth. pp 136 + plates. 2 maps in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has light rubbing to front panel else fine, flap price intact. The experiences of a hunter in Spitzbergen.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36404
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  • JACK, Robert
    ARCTIC LIVING. The Story of Grimsey. Foreword by Vihjalmur Stefansson.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1955. Brown cloth. x, 181 pp + plates. Light yellowing to text paper, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket chipped to spine tips, outer corners, lower edge of rear panel; just good. "The life and character of the people in Iceland's most lonely outpost, the little Arctic island of Frimsey, are here depicted." - jacket.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18569
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  • Houston, C. Stuart, editor
    Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson Surgeon-Naturalist With Franklin 1820-1822

    Edition: First edition

    Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1984. Blue cloth. pp 349. Illustrations, tables, notes, index. Illustrations by H. Albert Hochbaum. Fine copy. Thin dust jacket has a few very small chips, spine lightly yellowed, VG otherwise. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51659
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  • HUNT, William R.
    ARCTIC PASSAGE: The Turbulent History of the Land and People of the Bering Sea 1697-1975

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Scribner's, 1975. Green cloth. pp (xx), 395 + plates; index. Nice northern bookplate at front, fine in fine jacket. 1.1 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51602
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  • GODSELL, Philip H.
    ARCTIC TRADER. The Account of Twenty Years with the Hudson's Bay Company.

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Putnam, 1935. Blue cloth. pp (xiv), 305 + plates. Index. Spine sunned; ink name to front and rear endpapers; slight foxing to page edges; else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51598
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  • Ross, W. Gillies
    Arctic whalers, icy seas: Narratives of the Davis Strait whale fishery

    Edition: First edtion

    Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1985. Black cloth, endpaper maps. pp 263. Photos, maps, illustrations, index. Small black dot on bottom page edges, else fine in fine jacket. 1.8 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51670
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  • Fleming, Fergus (John Barrow)
    Barrow's Boys

    London: Granta Books, 1998. Fourth printing. Violet boards. pp (xviii), 489 + plates; maps, chronology, bibliography, index. Fine in fine jacket, no owner marks. Story of John Barrow (Second Secretary to the Admiralty) and the many expeditions of exploration he sent out. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51638
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  • HORWOOD, Harold
    BARTLETT the great explorer

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1989. Photos, index. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44655
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  • FRIENDLY, Alfred
    BEAUFORT OF THE ADMIRALTY. The Life of Sir Francis Beaufort 1774-1857.

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Random House, 1977. Cloth & boards. Endpaper maps. 362, (6) pp + plates; text illustrations, bibliography, notes, index. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51594
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  • Frost, Orcutt
    Bering: The Russian Discovery of America

    Edition: First edition.

    New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. Cloth and boards. pp xxii, 330. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51682
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  • Kushnarev, Evgenii G.; Crownhart-Vaughan, E. A. P.; Kushnarev, E. G.
    Bering's Search for the Strait: The First Kamchatka Expedition 1725-1730

    Edition: First edition

    Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1990. Maroon cloth. 214 pp. Endpaper maps, maps, notes, sources, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51641
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  • Fisher, Raymond Henry
    Bering's Voyages: Whither and Why

    Edition: First edition.

    Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1977. Maroon boards, endpaper maps. pp (xiv), 217. Maps in text, index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket faintly yellowed on spine, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51681
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  • LODGE, Tom
    BEYOND THE GREAT SLAVE LAKE

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Cassell, 1957. Green boards. pp 198 + plates. Spine sunned to tan, else a VG clean & unworn jacketless copy. A young man's travels in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44662
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  • SHOMON, Joseph James
    BEYOND THE NORTH WIND: The Arctic Tundra

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: A.S. Barnes, 1974. Blue cloth. pp 168 + 2 double-sided colour plates; b&w photos in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Black dust jacket has tears, small chips, rubbing; good.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30034
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  • BROTHER ESKIMO. Illustrated by George Avison. by SULLIVAN, Alan
    SULLIVAN, Alan
    BROTHER ESKIMO. Illustrated by George Avison.

    London: Pitman, no date, 1937. Beige pictorial cloth stamped in blue & black. 256 pp + 4 plates. Page edges yellowed, else fine. Dust jacket has chips at spine ends with loss of most of "Eskimo" at head; chips and tears to panels; old internal tape repairs; good. A later printing of the UK edition. A novel for younger readers set in the Melville Peninsula, a volume in the publisher's New Juvenile Library series. This edition was first published in 1937, first edition in 1921.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 42632
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