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Scott's Men

By: Thomson David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 1977

Edition: 1977 First Edition

Seller ID: 37947

ISBN: 0713910348

Condition: 331pp, VG+ in VG priced clipped dw with sunning to spine.


Study of the early attempts on the South Pole, with a group biography of the men who journeyed with Scott. View more info

Scott's Men

By: Thomson David

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 1977

Edition: 1977 First Edition

Seller ID: 66668

ISBN: 0713910348

Condition: 331pp, VG in VG dw with slight sunning to spine.


Study of the early attempts on the South Pole, with a group biography of the men who journeyed with Scott. View more info

Mostly Mischief

By: Tilman H.W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Adventurers Club: 1967

Edition: 1967 rep

Seller ID: 1232

Condition: 191pp, corner of fep cut o/w VG in complete but soiled Good dw.


Voyages and travels around Baffin Bay, East Greenland and Heard Island. View more info

Mostly Mischief

By: Tilman H.W.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter: 1966

Edition: 1966 First Edition

Seller ID: 66765

Condition: 191pp, owner's signature, VG+ in VG- dw.


Voyages and travels around Baffin Bay, East Greenland and Heard Island. View more info

Mischief Among The Penguins

By: Tilman H.W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1961

Edition: 1961 First Edition

Seller ID: 68773

Condition: 192pp, sunning to spine, VG in colour photocopy of original dw.


A voyage to the Crozet and Kerguelen Islands in the Southern Indian Ocean to climb untrodden peaks and explore the unknown glaciers. View more info

South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island 1964-65 and Patanela - Signed Expedition Postcard

By: Tilman H.W.

Price: £295.00

Publisher: 1965

Edition: 1965

Seller ID: 68907

Condition: Official Expedition Postcard, with expedition ink stamp signed by the ten expedition members which included H.W. Tilman, Phil Temple and Warwick Deacock. VG.


H.W. Tilman skippered the ship, 'Patanela', that the expedition party used to reach Heard Island. It was a private sailing and climbing adventure, led by Major Warwick Deacock, to the small island on the edge of Antarctica to climb the central volcano 'Big Ben' for the first time. View more info

South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island 1964-65 and Patanela - Signed Expedition Postcard

By: Tilman H.W.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: 1965

Edition: 1965

Seller ID: 68908

Condition: Official Expedition Postcard, with expedition ink stamp signed by the ten expedition members which included H.W. Tilman, Phil Temple and Warwick Deacock. Ink stain bottom corner of the front of the postcard not affecting the rear with the signatures, Good+.


H.W. Tilman skippered the ship, 'Patanela', that the expedition party used to reach Heard Island. It was a private sailing and climbing adventure, led by Major Warwick Deacock, to the small island on the edge of Antarctica to climb the central volcano 'Big Ben' for the first time. View more info

The Sea World Book of Penguins

By: Todd Frank S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: HBJ Publishers: 1981

Edition: 1981 US Edition

Seller ID: 64285

ISBN: 0152719512

Condition: 96pp, paperback, VG.


A Sea World book for children. View more info

Arctic Bride

By: Tolboom Wanda Neill

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd: 1958

Edition: 1958 First Edition

Seller ID: 62341

Condition: 192pp, sunning to spine, Good+


Sailed fron Montreal on the famed ship of the Eastern Arctic, R.M.S. Nascopie. Wanda travelled to meet her fiance Wulfert Tolboo, who was port manager at Povungnetuk for the Hudson's Bay Company. View more info

Antarctica. The Ronde Spire

By: Tollefsen Ivar Erik

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Orion Forlag: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition

Seller ID: 38091

ISBN: 8245802638

Condition: 160pp, corners bumped, light rippling to very bottom of pages due to water damage, Good+


The first ascent of the Ronde Spire, stunning photographs. View more info

Queen Maud Land

By: Tollefsen Ivar Erik

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Dronning Maud Land: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition

Seller ID: 68777

ISBN: 8252712509

Condition: 160pp, VG+ in VG+ dw.


Ivar Erik Tollefsen organised and led the 13 man climbing expedition to Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. Stunning photographs. View more info

The Life Of Sir John Franklin

By: Traill H. D.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1896

Edition: 1896 First Edition

Seller ID: 55840

Condition: 454pp, 2 maps, 2 portraits, 2 facsimiles, original brown cloth with gilt, professionally recased with new spine and original laid on, signs of label removal to top of front board, internally very clean, VG. A very strong copy indeed.


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The Geology of South Georgia I & II. Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, Scientific Reports No.7 and No.19

By: Trendall A. F.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1953

Edition: 1953 & 1959

Seller ID: 63682

Condition: 26pp, 48pp, plus plates maps, large paperback, in original paper wrappers, owner's signature, VG+. Attractive copies.


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Putting South Georgia On The Map

By: Trendall Alec

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Alec Trendall: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 59580

ISBN: 0987061402

Condition: 216pp, 112 photographs, hardback, New. One of only 200 copies of the hardback edition.


The sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, about 170 kilometres long and up to 30 kilometres wide, lies at the southern end of the Atlantic Ocean, about 2000 kilometres east of Cape Horn. Its icy mountain spine rises nearly 3000 metres out of the ocean, like a misplaced section of the Alps. The island lies well within the cold waters bounded by the Antarctic Polar Front, and more than half of its area is permanently covered by ice and snow. Although South Georgia was visited with increasing frequency after its discovery by Captain Cook in 1775, and was for a long time a busy base for the seal... View more info

Putting South Georgia On The Map

By: Trendall Alec

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Alec Trendall: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 63030

ISBN: 0987061402

Condition: 216pp, 112 photographs, hardback, Fine. One of only 200 copies of the hardback edition.


The sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, about 170 kilometres long and up to 30 kilometres wide, lies at the southern end of the Atlantic Ocean, about 2000 kilometres east of Cape Horn. Its icy mountain spine rises nearly 3000 metres out of the ocean, like a misplaced section of the Alps. The island lies well within the cold waters bounded by the Antarctic Polar Front, and more than half of its area is permanently covered by ice and snow. Although South Georgia was visited with increasing frequency after its discovery by Captain Cook in 1775, and was for a long time a busy base for the seal... View more info

Putting South Georgia On The Map (Limited Edition)

By: Trendall Alec

Price: £220.00

Publisher: Alec Trendall: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 62598

ISBN: 0987061402

Condition: 216pp, 112 photographs, hardback, Mint. No.83 of only 100 copies numbered, presented in a slipcase and signed by Alec Trendall.


The sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, about 170 kilometres long and up to 30 kilometres wide, lies at the southern end of the Atlantic Ocean, about 2000 kilometres east of Cape Horn. Its icy mountain spine rises nearly 3000 metres out of the ocean, like a misplaced section of the Alps. The island lies well within the cold waters bounded by the Antarctic Polar Front, and more than half of its area is permanently covered by ice and snow. Although South Georgia was visited with increasing frequency after its discovery by Captain Cook in 1775, and was for a long time a busy base for the seal... View more info

Putting South Georgia On The Map

By: Trendall Alec

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Alec Trendall: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 61298

ISBN: 0987061410

Condition: 216pp, 112 photographs, softback, New.


The sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, about 170 kilometres long and up to 30 kilometres wide, lies at the southern end of the Atlantic Ocean, about 2000 kilometres east of Cape Horn. Its icy mountain spine rises nearly 3000 metres out of the ocean, like a misplaced section of the Alps. The island lies well within the cold waters bounded by the Antarctic Polar Front, and more than half of its area is permanently covered by ice and snow. Although South Georgia was visited with increasing frequency after its discovery by Captain Cook in 1775, and was for a long time a busy base for the seal... View more info

Putting South Georgia On The Map

By: Trendall Alec

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Alec Trendall: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 61241

ISBN: 0987061410

Condition: 216pp, 112 photographs, softback, New.


The sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, about 170 kilometres long and up to 30 kilometres wide, lies at the southern end of the Atlantic Ocean, about 2000 kilometres east of Cape Horn. Its icy mountain spine rises nearly 3000 metres out of the ocean, like a misplaced section of the Alps. The island lies well within the cold waters bounded by the Antarctic Polar Front, and more than half of its area is permanently covered by ice and snow. Although South Georgia was visited with increasing frequency after its discovery by Captain Cook in 1775, and was for a long time a busy base for the seal... View more info

Nansen Of Norway

By: Turley Charles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Metheun: 1933

Edition: 1933 First Edition

Seller ID: 64646

Condition: 210pp, original green cloth with gilt norwegian flag, foxing to foreedges, map endpaper to front, VG


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Guide To Spitsbergen

By: Umbreit Andreas

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Bradt Publications: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 42431

Condition: 208pp, paperback, VG+


Spitsbergen is as close as you can easily get to the North Pole. View more info

Avalanche Atlas. Illustrated international avalanche classification. Atlas des avalanches. Atlas de las avalanchas. Lawinen-Atlas.

By: Unesco

Price: £35.00

Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Edition

Seller ID: 63398

ISBN: 9230016969

Condition: 267pp, paperback, ex Scott Polar Research Institute, VG.


Text in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian. View more info

The Golliwogg's Polar Adventures

By: Upton Florence K. & Upton Bertha

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1967

Edition: 1967 reprint

Seller ID: 63647

Condition: 63pp, 31 full page chromolithographs, pictorial hardback, some slight soiling to boards, VG. An attractive copy of a scarce title.


Golliwogg goes to the North Pole. View more info

The Golliwogg's Polar Adventures

By: Upton Florence K. & Upton Bertha

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1967

Edition: 1967 reprint

Seller ID: 66608

Condition: 63pp, 31 full page chromolithographs, pictorial hardback, some mild rubbing to boards, owner's initials on rear pastedown, VG..


Golliwogg goes to the North Pole. View more info

Greenland (Three Volumes) Volume I - The Discovery of Greenland, Exploration and Nature Of The Country. Volume II - The Past and Present Population of Greenland. Volume III - The Colonization of Greenland and its History Until 1929.

By: Vahl M., Amdrup G.C., Bobe L., Jensen AD.S [Editors]

Price: £175.00

Publisher: The Commission for the Direction of the Geological and Geographical Investigations in Greenland: 1928

Edition: 1928 & 1929 First Edition

Seller ID: 57182

Condition: 573pp, 415pp, 468pp, original pale green printed wrappers, largely unopened pages, slight soiling only, VG+. A lovely set.


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Tablemountains of Northern Iceland, and related geological notes

By: Van Bennelen Dr R. W. and Rutten Dr M. G.

Price: £79.00

Publisher: Leiden, E. J. Brill: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 66513

Condition: viii, 217pp, 52 plates, 3 folding maps, original brown cloth, wear to head of spine, private blindstamp, internally very clean near VG. A very scarce title.


This is the report on field work, carried out in northern Iceland, more particularly in the Myvatn District and the Ódáðahraun, during the summer of 1950. The primary interest was centred on the genesis of the table mountains, but other subjects were studied too. View more info

The Challenge Of Arctic Shipping: Science, Environmental Assessment And Human Values

By: VanderZwaag David L. & Lamson Cynthia

Price: £26.00

Publisher: McGill Queen's University Press: 1990

Edition: 1990 First Edition

Seller ID: 33994

Condition: 282pp, Fine in Fine dw


A collection of candid essays on the future of Arctic waters View more info

Antarctic Postcards - a series of six Antarctic Postcards

By: Various

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2016

Edition: 2016

Seller ID: 63587

Condition: New.


Six Antarctic postcards with scenes as follows - 1. Three great Polar Explorers: Sir Ernest Shackleton, discoverer of the South Magnetic Pole, Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary, discoverer of the North Pole, and Roald Amundsen discoverer of the South Pole, photograph probably taken c.1912-13. 2. Shackleton’s Endurance, crushed in the ice, October 1915. 3. Scott’s Discovery in Winter quarters, painted by Edward Wilson in 1903. 4. One of a series of memorial postcards produced in 1913, after the news broke about the death of Scott and his party. 5. The Discovery in Winterquarters Bay, photographe... View more info

Antarctic Postcards - a series of six Antarctic Postcards

By: Various

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2016

Edition: 2016

Seller ID: 63588

Condition: New.


Six Antarctic postcards with scenes as follows - 1. Three great Polar Explorers: Sir Ernest Shackleton, discoverer of the South Magnetic Pole, Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary, discoverer of the North Pole, and Roald Amundsen discoverer of the South Pole, photograph probably taken c.1912-13. 2. Shackleton’s Endurance, crushed in the ice, October 1915. 3. Scott’s Discovery in Winter quarters, painted by Edward Wilson in 1903. 4. One of a series of memorial postcards produced in 1913, after the news broke about the death of Scott and his party. 5. The Discovery in Winterquarters Bay, photographe... View more info

Island At The Edge Of The World

By: Venables Stephen

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 44607

ISBN: 0340556005

Condition: 177pp, small bump to top corners, near Fine in Fine dw, signed by Stephen Venables.


The greatest challenge was weathering the blizzard conditions and spending 23 days trapped in an ice cave. View more info

Island At The Edge Of The World

By: Venables Stephen

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 44606

ISBN: 0340556005

Condition: 177pp, usual slight browning to page edges, VG in VG dw, signed by Stephen Venables.


The greatest challenge was weathering the blizzard conditions and spending 23 days trapped in an ice cave. View more info

Pole Sud

By: Victor Paul Emile

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hachette: 1958

Edition: 1958 First Edition

Seller ID: 64041

Condition: 95pp, small bump to bottom corner of rear board, laminated boards, VG


Text In French View more info

Wringing Secrets From Greenland's Icecap

By: Victor Paul-Emile

Price: £7.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1956

Edition: 1956

Seller ID: 45057

Condition: 121-149pp, extract from National Geographic Magazine Jan 1956, bound in card covers, VG+


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La Civilisation Du Phoque

By: Victor Paul-Emile & Lamblin Joelle Robert

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Armand Colin: 1989

Edition: 1989 First Edition

Seller ID: 58343

ISBN: 220037187X

Condition: 311pp, Fine in Fine dw


Jeux, Gestes et techniques des eskimo d'ammassalik. Text in French View more info

Fridtjof Nansen

By: Vogt Per plus various

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Dreyers Forlag: 1961

Edition: 1961 First Edition

Seller ID: 52570

Condition: 198pp, full red leather binding with gilt, minor wear, slight foxing to end papers, VG+ attractive copy


Chapters on all aspects of Nansen's life, covers the artist, outdoorsman, geologist, oceanographer, zooologist etc., View more info

Two Years In The Antarctic

By: Walton E.W. Kevin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Knell Press: 1982

Edition: 1982 Revised Edition

Seller ID: 52840

ISBN: 0950821802

Condition: 194pp, owner's signature on title page, Fine in Fine dw.


Walton went to the Antarctic at the end of the war as part of the newly formed Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey. He took part in re-supplying four existing bases and helped to establish a new base at Marguerite Bay on the Antarctic Peninsular. View more info

Two Years In The Antarctic

By: Walton E.W. Kevin

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 62366

Condition: 194pp, cracking to front endpaper, owner's signature, light foxing to endpapers, slack, rubbing to top and bottom of spine, speckling on spine, Poor


Walton went to the Antarctic at the end of the war as part of the newly formed Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey. He took part in re-supplying four existing bases and helped to establish a new base at Marguerite Bay on the Antarctic Peninsular. View more info

South of Sixty - Life on an Antarctic Base

By: Warr Michael

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Antarctic Memories Publishing: 2006

Edition: 2006 First Edition

Seller ID: 31575

Condition: 176 pages, 16 illustrations. Softback, New.


Describes this life, and contrasts it with the changes of present-day Antarctica. View more info

The Mackenzie Basin

By: Watson Jessie W.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1952

Edition: 1952

Seller ID: 45078

Condition: 483-500pp, extract from the National Geographic Magazine February 1952, in green card covers, VG+


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The Antarctic Diaries of Andrew Dougald Watson and Alexander Lorimer Kennedy, together with The paintings of Charles Turnbull Harrisson

By: Watson, Andrew Dougald & Kennedy, Alexander Lorimer & Harrisson, Charles Turnbull [edited by Riffenburgh Beau & de Books Crispin]

Price: £74.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68170

ISBN: 185297124X

Condition: A stunning limited edition package containing - The Antarctic Diary of Andrew Dougald Watson - hardback, cloth bound, blocked on cover and spine, 192pp, 70 illusts. The Antarctic Diary of Alexander Lorimer Kennedy – hardback, cloth bound, blocked on cover and spine, 168pp, 60 illusts. The Paintings and Drawings of Charles Turnbull Harrisson - 36pp + cover, softback, 55 illusts, full colour, on high quality art paper. Charles Turnbull Harrisson – A Life - 16pp + cover, booklet, 15 illusts. Full Colour Map of Queen Mary Land. All encased in a rigid slip cover. This is a limited edition of 300 numbered copies. The books will not be available separately.


Harrisson, Kennedy and Watson were all members of Mawson's Western party led by the legendary Frank Wild, the only person to be awarded the Polar medal with four bars. Charles Harrisson was the biologist on Mawson’s expedition and was also an enormously talented painter. He charted the life of the Western Party through his paintings and drawings. In 1914 he tragically lost his life when the ship he was on was lost with all hands when returning from Macquarie Island. View more info

Peary. The Explorer And The Man

By: Weems John Edward

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1967

Edition: 1967 First Edition

Seller ID: 57448

Condition: 362pp, Fine in Fine dw.


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Glacier inventory and atlas of West Greenland. Gronlands Geologiske Undersogelse Rapport 158

By: Weidick Anker, Boggild Carl Egede & Knudsen Niels Tvis

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Geological Survey Of Greenland: 1992

Edition: 1992 First Edition

Seller ID: 67952

ISBN: 04186559

Condition: 194pp, paperback, VG.


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Postcards Of Antarctic Expeditions. A Catalogue: 1898-1958

By: Wharton Margery

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Margery Wharton: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 66550

ISBN: 0953307409

Condition: 272pp, pictorial boards, Fine.


A catalogue covering 1898-1958 of postcards of Antarctic Expeditions. View more info

The Magnetic North. Travels In The Arctic.

By: Wheeler Sara

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 2010

Edition: 2010 reprint

Seller ID: 62615

ISBN: 0099516888

Condition: 354pp, paperback, VG+ copy


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Cherry. A Life Of Apsley Cherry-Garrard

By: Wheeler Sara

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 64020

ISBN: 0224050044

Condition: 354pp, pictorial endpapers, Fine in VG dw


One of the youngest members of Captain Scott's final expedition to the Antarctic View more info

Yankee Whalers In The South Seas.

By: Whipple A.B.C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz: 1954

Edition: 1954 First Edition

Seller ID: 64180

Condition: 264pp, foxing to a few pages and foreedges, Good in Good dw with chips


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The Gerald F. Fitzgerald Collection Of Polar Books, Maps, and Art at The Newberry Library. A Catalogue.

By: White David C & Morris Patrick

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Newberry Library: 2000

Edition: 2000 First US Edition

Seller ID: 59019

ISBN: 0911028706

Condition: 227pp, paperback, New copy


A very useful reference. View more info

The Gerald F. Fitzgerald Collection Of Polar Books, Maps, and Art at The Newberry Library. A Catalogue.

By: White David C & Morris Patrick

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Newberry Library: 2000

Edition: 2000 First US Edition

Seller ID: 51748

ISBN: 0911028706

Condition: 227pp, paperback, Fine copy


A very useful reference. View more info

The Story of the Quest

By: Wild Comdr. Frank

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2016

Edition: 2016

Seller ID: 63603

Condition: 4pp, facsimile, New.


The Quest, under the command of Ernest Shackleton, sailed from St Katherine’s Dock, London on 17 September 1921. This was Shackleton’s 4th Antarctic journey, the purpose of which was ostensibly to circumvent the Antarctic continent, looking for lost sub-polar islands. Shackleton was not well—and he saw this last voyage as a chance to relive old times. He appeared somewhat listless and was drinking too much. When the ship arrived in Buenos Aires he had what appeared to be a heart attack but refused to let any doctor attend to him. On 4 January 1922 the ship reached South Georgia and the f... View more info

The Story of the Quest

By: Wild Comdr. Frank

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2016

Edition: 2016

Seller ID: 63596

Condition: 4pp, facsimile, New.


The Quest, under the command of Ernest Shackleton, sailed from St Katherine’s Dock, London on 17 September 1921. This was Shackleton’s 4th Antarctic journey, the purpose of which was ostensibly to circumvent the Antarctic continent, looking for lost sub-polar islands. Shackleton was not well—and he saw this last voyage as a chance to relive old times. He appeared somewhat listless and was drinking too much. When the ship arrived in Buenos Aires he had what appeared to be a heart attack but refused to let any doctor attend to him. On 4 January 1922 the ship reached South Georgia and the f... View more info