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  • KEITH, Ronald A.
    BUSH PILOT WITH A BRIEFCASE: the happy-go-lucky story of Grant McConachie

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1972. Cloth & boards. pp 322 + photos. Ink owner name at front, else fine in moderately used VG jacket. McConachie was a bush pilot in the Canadian North who went on to found Canada Pacific Airlines.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44657
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  • NEWMAN, Peter C.
    CAESARS OF THE WILDERNESS. Company of Adventurers Volume II. (Limited Edition)

    Edition: First edition.

    Markham, Ontario: Viking, (1987). The limited issue. #201 of 1000 copies signed by the author, specially bound in dark grey imitation leather gilt lettered, all edges gilt, bound-in ribbon bookmark, endpaper maps, illustrations, dark grey slipcase. Fine in fine slipcase, no previous owner names. The second volume (of three) of Newman's history of The Hudson's Bay Company.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18938
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  • BETHUNE, W.C., editor
    CANADA’S EASTERN ARCTIC: Its history, resources, population and administration

    Ottawa: J.O. Patenaude, King's Printer, 1934. Light blue card covers. pp 166 + plates, folding maps at rear; photos and illustrations in text. Mild soiling and corner crease to rear cover; short tears to spine tips repaired, VG otherwise. AB 1507.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 29622
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  • LOTZ, Jim
    CANADA'S FORGOTTEN ARCTIC HERO: George Rice and the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition 1881-1884

    Edition: First edition

    Wreck Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: Breton Books, 2009. Glossy card covers. pp (8), 182, (2, ads) + plates. Fine copy. "With photographs by George Rice, illustrations based on descriptions from survivors, and 3 maps." Rice was "Canada's first photographer of the High Arctic."

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 51633
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  • Warkentin, Germaine
    Canadian Exploration Literature: An Anthology

    Edition: First edition

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993. Yellow boards. pp 464. Maps, notes, reading list, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51643
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  • Rycroft, Nancy
    Captain James Fairweather, Whaler and Shipmaster: His Life and Career 1853-1933

    Edition: First edition

    U.S.A: Fairweather Books, 2005. Glossy pictorial boards without jacket, as issued. pp (200), Maps, photos, illustrations, many in colour. Fine copy, signed by the author at front. The hardcover issue is scarce. "An account of the long, adventurous and varied life of Captain James Fairweather of Dundee, from his childhood attempt to run away to sea, through his years in the Dundee Whaling Fleet voyaging to the Arctic and north-eastern Canada; his years in the merchant service, particularly in the Indian Ocean, his last voyage to the Arctic in 1914, Wartime Service and lastly as Captain of the Discovery for the 1916 Shackleton Relief expedition. His personal life is also recounted. The Captain displays his robust sense of humour…

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    U.S.A: Fairweather Books, 2005. Glossy pictorial boards without jacket, as issued. pp (200), Maps, photos, illustrations, many in colour. Fine copy, signed by the author at front. The hardcover issue is scarce. "An account of the long, adventurous and varied life of Captain James Fairweather of Dundee, from his childhood attempt to run away to sea, through his years in the Dundee Whaling Fleet voyaging to the Arctic and north-eastern Canada; his years in the merchant service, particularly in the Indian Ocean, his last voyage to the Arctic in 1914, Wartime Service and lastly as Captain of the Discovery for the 1916 Shackleton Relief expedition. His personal life is also recounted. The Captain displays his robust sense of humour in extracts from his privately printed memoirs"--Back cover

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51626
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  • Starokadomskii, L.M.
    Charting the Russian Northern Sea Route: The Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition 1910-1915. Translated and Edited by William Barr

    Edition: First edition in English

    Montreal and London: Arctic Institute of North America / McGill-Queen's University Press, 1976. Green boards. pp xxxiv, 332 + plates. Light foxing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Dust jacket has a fingernail-size chip and some tears; good.

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

    Book ID: 32681
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  • Starokadomskii, L.M.
    Charting the Russian Northern Sea Route: The Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition 1910-1915. Translated and Edited by William Barr

    Edition: First edition in English

    Montreal and London: Arctic Institute of North America / McGill-Queen's University Press, 1976. Green boards. pp xxxiv, 332 + plates. Fine in VG+ jacket, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 25909
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  • BREYNAT, Gabriel, Msg.
    CINQUANTE ANS AU PAYS DES NEIGES. II. Voyageur du Christ

    Montreal: Fides, 1947. 372, (2) pp. Octavo, paper covers. Fading to the red spine lettering, vertical spine crease, VG tight copy otherwise. Second volume (of 3 volumes published separately 1945, 1947, and 1948.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 23984
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  • NEWMAN, Peter C.
    Company of Adventurers. Volume 1

    Edition: First edition.

    Markham, Ontario: Viking, 1985. Blue boards, endpaper maps, illustrations, index. Owner blind stamp to half-title leaf, else fine. Jacket has moderate wear, VG otherwise. First volume of author's history of the Hudson's Bay Company. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45755
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  • NEATBY, L.H.
    CONQUEST OF THE LAST FRONTIER

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Don Mills, Ontario: Longmans Canada, 1966. Natural linen cloth. pp (xviii), (431) including maps, photo; photographic endpapers. Fine, jacket has small tears. A history of the final years of the conquest of the Arctic, from Kane forward. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29431
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  • Bryce, Robert M.
    Cook & Peary: the polar controversy resolved

    Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1997. Cloth & boards, endpaper maps. pp xviii, 1133. Bibliography and notes, illustrations and maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. 2.2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51604
    View cart More details Price: USD $34.95 USD $31.46
  • Beardsley, Martyn
    Deadly Winter: the life of Sir John Franklin

    Edition: First edition

    London: Chatham Publishing, 2002. Red cloth. pp (xvi), 272 + plates. Index, map. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51644
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  • WALDO, Fullerton
    DOWN THE MACKENZIE THROUGH THE GREAT LONE LAND

    Edition: First edition

    New York: Macmillan, 1923. Green cloth with illustrated label on front cover, endpaper maps. pp (xiv), 251, [5] + Frontispiece & 30 photo plates on 16 leaves; index. Spine very lightly darkened; yellowing to page edges; light foxing to pages adjacent to the plates; smal bumps to upper outer corners of covers; else a fine, bright copy, no owner marks. Good descriptive narrative of a trip starting in Edmonton and ending at Arctic Red River.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51595
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  • VILLAREJO, Oscar M.
    DR. KANE'S VOYAGE TO THE POLAR LANDS

    Edition: First printing

    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965. Black cloth. pp 220 + plates; bibliography, index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has nicks along top edge of front panel, VG otherwise. Based on a hitherto unknown manuscript of J.C.C. Peterson, a member of the second Grinnell Expedition. His account differs from Elisha Kane and Isaac Hayes' versions.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51606
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  • MIKKELSEN, Kapitän (Ejnar Mikklesen, 1880-1971)
    EIN ARKTISCHER ROBINSON

    Edition: First German edition

    Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1913. Octavo, tan pictorial cloth. pp x, 384 + b&w map + colour folding map + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and many other plates. Spine a bit worn and ends, two cloth split at top of front hinge; ink owner inscription at front and small two digit ink number in corner of a few early leaves; else a VG clean and tight copy. First published Copenhagen, 1913, as Tre Aar i Nordøstgrønland, and in London in 1913 as Lost in the Arctic, being the story of the "Alabama" Expedition, 1909-12. AB 11418. Mikkelson was a Danish arctic explorer who became stranded on Shannon Island in Northeastern Greeland with his chief engineer Iversen. They spent two winters…

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    Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1913. Octavo, tan pictorial cloth. pp x, 384 + b&w map + colour folding map + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and many other plates. Spine a bit worn and ends, two cloth split at top of front hinge; ink owner inscription at front and small two digit ink number in corner of a few early leaves; else a VG clean and tight copy. First published Copenhagen, 1913, as Tre Aar i Nordøstgrønland, and in London in 1913 as Lost in the Arctic, being the story of the "Alabama" Expedition, 1909-12. AB 11418. Mikkelson was a Danish arctic explorer who became stranded on Shannon Island in Northeastern Greeland with his chief engineer Iversen. They spent two winters in a small cottage they built from scrap until they were rescued by a whaler in 1912. This German edition added illustrations and an index. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43730
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  • Moss, John George
    Enduring Dreams: An Exploration of Arctic Landscape

    Toronto: Anansi, 1994. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 45131
    View cart More details Price: USD $8.95 USD $8.06
  • BURCH, Ernest, Jr.
    ESKIMO KINSMEN: Changing Family Relationships in Northwest Alaska

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: West Publishing Company, 1975. Monograph No. 59 of the American Ethnological Society. Blue cloth. pp (xvi), 352, [2]. Index. VG copy. Not issued in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44694
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  • JENNESS, D. (Diamond Jenness)
    ESKIMO STRING FIGURES (Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18, Volume XIII: Eskimo Folk-lore, Part B.)

    Edition: First printing

    Ottawa: F.A. Acland, King's Printer, 1924. Tall octavo. pp 192. 227 figures in text. Front copy has a chip to lower inner corner; splits to spine folds neatly repaired; else a VG clean, tight, unworn and uncreased copy, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43132
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  • Sutton, George Miksch
    Eskimo Year

    Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1985. Facsimile reprint of the 1934 edition, with a new Foreword by David F, Parmalee. pp xvi, 321. Map, illustrations, photos. Focus on natural history. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51685
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