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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: £77.00

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

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: £77.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68169

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

Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story Of The Quest.

By: Wild Commander Frank

Price: £235.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1923

Edition: 1923 First US Edition

Seller ID: 55920

Condition: 372pp, 100 illusts, new blue cloth binding with gilt titling, ex library, blind stamp to plates, binding mint, page edges trimmed slightly, internally Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr A.H. Macklin. View more info

Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story Of The Quest.

By: Wild Commander Frank

Price: £375.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 55916

Condition: 372pp, 100 illusts, bound in recent light blue quarter leather with raised bands and gilt titling to spine, the decorative illustration from the original front cloth has been pasted on to the front endpaper, some repairs to the half title, slight staining to half title, title page and verso of frontispiece, the index pages have some marks and stains, otherwise a clean copy, the binding is fine, internally near VG and in a colour photocopy of the original dw.


From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr A.H. Macklin. View more info

Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story Of The Quest.

By: Wild Commander Frank

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 reprint

Seller ID: 55392

Condition: 372pp, 100 illusts, original highly decorative cloth, slight wear to extremities, front and rear hinges neatly reinforced, light foxing throughout, VG in colour photocopy of original scarce dw.


From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr A.H. Macklin. View more info

Shackleton's Last Voyage

By: Wild Commander Frank

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2014

Edition: 2014 reprint

Seller ID: 63702

ISBN: 1445635933

Condition: 256pp, paperback, New.


From the Official Journal and Private Diary kept by Dr A.H. Macklin. View more info

The Ice Balloon. One Man's Dramatic Attempt To Discover The North Pole By Balloon.

By: Wilkinson Alec

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 2012

Edition: 2012 First Edition

Seller ID: 62471

ISBN: 0007445881

Condition: 233pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


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Land Of The Long Day

By: Wilkinson Doug

Price: £6.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 58292

Condition: 261pp, map endpapers, VG+ in Good+ price clipped dw


A year living with the Eskimo. View more info

Penguins of the World: A Bibliography.

By: Williams A. J. , Cooper J., Newton I. P., Phillips C. M. & Watkins B. P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The British Antarctic Survey: 1985

Edition: 1985 First Edition

Seller ID: 53341

ISBN: 0856651125

Condition: 255pp, pictorial boards, VG+.


Compiled on behalf of the BIOMASS Working Party on Bird Ecology. View more info

William Speirs Bruce. Forgotten Polar Hero

By: Williams Isobel P. and Dudeney John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68142

ISBN: 1445680815

Condition: 285pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


Bruce led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-04, as well as participating in or leading many other polar expeditions from 1892 through to 1919, in particular to Spitsbergen. Bruce was ahead of his time in dreaming of a network of cooperating meteorological stations in the south. He handed over the Laurie Island observatory to the Argentinians. His endeavours in the Arctic were notable for the extensive new surveys he undertook. He was never awarded the Polar Medal, this book explains why. View more info

William Speirs Bruce. Forgotten Polar Hero

By: Williams Isobel P. and Dudeney John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68137

ISBN: 1445680815

Condition: 285pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


Bruce led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-04, as well as participating in or leading many other polar expeditions from 1892 through to 1919, in particular to Spitsbergen. Bruce was ahead of his time in dreaming of a network of cooperating meteorological stations in the south. He handed over the Laurie Island observatory to the Argentinians. His endeavours in the Arctic were notable for the extensive new surveys he undertook. He was never awarded the Polar Medal, this book explains why. View more info

The Lost Photographs Of Captain Scott

By: Wilson David M.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition US

Seller ID: 59712

ISBN: 0316178500

Condition: 191pp, hardback, small remainder dot to head of pages, New in dw


Scott's photographs are resurrected for the first time. They provide a new dimension to the last great expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration. A humbling testament to the men whose graves still lie unmarked in the vastness of the Great Alone. View more info

The Lost Photographs Of Captain Scott

By: Wilson David M.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition US

Seller ID: 59711

ISBN: 0316178500

Condition: 191pp, hardback, small remainder dot to head of pages, New in dw


Scott's photographs are resurrected for the first time. They provide a new dimension to the last great expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration. A humbling testament to the men whose graves still lie unmarked in the vastness of the Great Alone. View more info

Diary Of The Discovery Expedition To The Antarctic Regions. 1901 - 1904

By: Wilson Edward

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Humanities Press: 1967

Edition: 1967 First Edition US

Seller ID: 56590

Condition: 416pp, pencil annotation on a few pages, wear to extremities, VG- in VG- dw.


Edited from the original mss in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge by Ann Savours. View more info

Portrait Of Jane. A Life Of Lady Franklin

By: Woodward Frances J.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1951

Edition: 1951 First Edition

Seller ID: 63327

Condition: 382pp, original green cloth, VG in VG- price clipped dw with slight soiling.


The biography of Jane Griffith, Lady Franklin, wife of Sir John Franklin, drawn from the 200 journals and 2000 letters bequeathed to the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge. View more info

An Artist In The Arctic - Sketches Supplement

By: Woolmore Ray

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Woolmore Ray: 2015

Edition: 2015 reprint

Seller ID: 61448

ISBN: 01113050764

Condition: 112pp, New, pictorial hardback, signed by Ray Woolmore. A very limited print run.


Full of Ray’s beautiful artwork of Bathurst Island, Ellesmere Island and North-east Greenland. It was produced as a labour of love so only about 100 copies were produced. It is a supplement to an earlier publication of his, also of his artwork View more info

An Artist In The Arctic - Sketches Supplement

By: Woolmore Ray

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Woolmore Ray: 2015

Edition: 2015 reprint

Seller ID: 61446

ISBN: 01113050764

Condition: 112pp, New, pictorial hardback, signed by Ray Woolmore. A very limited print run.


Full of Ray’s beautiful artwork of Bathurst Island, Ellesmere Island and North-east Greenland. It was produced as a labour of love so only about 100 copies were produced. It is a supplement to an earlier publication of his, also of his artwork View more info

An Artist In The Arctic - Sketches Supplement

By: Woolmore Ray

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Woolmore Ray: 2015

Edition: 2015 reprint

Seller ID: 61445

ISBN: 01113050764

Condition: 112pp, New, pictorial hardback, signed by Ray Woolmore. A very limited print run.


Full of Ray’s beautiful artwork of Bathurst Island, Ellesmere Island and North-east Greenland. It was produced as a labour of love so only about 100 copies were produced. It is a supplement to an earlier publication of his, also of his artwork View more info

An Artist In The Arctic - Sketches Supplement

By: Woolmore Ray

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Woolmore Ray: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 59307

ISBN: 01113050764

Condition: 112pp, New, pictorial hardback, limited edition, signed by Ray Woolmore.


Full of Ray’s beautiful artwork of Bathurst Island, Ellesmere Island and North-east Greenland. It was produced as a labour of love so only about 100 copies were produced. It is a supplement to an earlier publication of his, also of his artwork View more info

Ice In Greenland

By: Wordie J.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1955

Edition: 1955

Seller ID: 45058

Condition: 613-620pp, extract from National Geographic Magazine April, 1955, bound in card covers, VG+


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The Great Antarctic Rescue. Shackleton's Boat Journey

By: Worsley F.A.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Sphere Books: 1979

Edition: 1979 rep

Seller ID: 152

Condition: VG, paperback


Worsley's account of the epic journey to South Georgia. View more info

First Voyage in a Square-Rigged Ship.

By: Worsley Frank

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: 1947

Edition: 1947 rep

Seller ID: 44530

Condition: 287pp, VG+


Sailing through the Tropics, Drake Strait, round Cape Horn. View more info

First Voyage in a Square-Rigged Ship.

By: Worsley Frank

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: 1947

Edition: 1947 rep

Seller ID: 67064

Condition: 287pp, light foxing to endpapers, owner's signature, VG in Good+ dw


Sailing through the Tropics, Drake Strait, round Cape Horn. View more info

Scott Memorial Print - Mounted on card 50cm x 38cm

By: Wyllie William Lionel

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Explorer Books / Patrick Walcot:

Edition: Limited Edition Facsimile

Seller ID: 33295

Condition: Mint condition.


This is a Limited Edition Facsimile of the original scarce 1914 print. Includes extracts from Captain Scott's diary and his last message to the Nation. William Lionel Wyllie, often simply W. L. Wyllie, 1851-1931, was a prolific English painter of maritime themes in both oils and watercolours. Only 100 copies of the Limited Edition Facsimile were produced. View more info

Scott Memorial Print - Mounted on card 50cm x 38cm

By: Wyllie William Lionel

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Explorer Books / Patrick Walcot:

Edition: Limited Edition Facsimile

Seller ID: 33294

Condition: Mint condition.


This is a Limited Edition Facsimile of the original scarce 1914 print. Includes extracts from Captain Scott's diary and his last message to the Nation. William Lionel Wyllie, often simply W. L. Wyllie, 1851-1931, was a prolific English painter of maritime themes in both oils and watercolours. Only 100 copies of the Limited Edition Facsimile were produced. View more info

Quest For A Phantom Strait. The Saga Of The Pioneer Antarctic Peninsula Expeditions 1897-1905

By: Yelverton David E

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Polar Publishing: 2004

Edition: 2004 First Edition

Seller ID: 41985

Condition: 63pp, paperback, New


Foreword by Ranulph Fiennes. View more info

A Trapper In North East Greenland. Tales Of A Forgotten Way Of Life

By: Ytreland Ivar

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Steading Workshop: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 66934

ISBN: 0955077311

Condition: 239pp, paperback, New.


A selection of true stories and events related by the Norwegian author from his time as a trapper in North-East Greenland after the war. View more info

A Trapper In North East Greenland. Tales Of A Forgotten Way Of Life

By: Ytreland Ivar

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Steading Workshop: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 66940

ISBN: 0955077311

Condition: 239pp, paperback, New.


A selection of true stories and events related by the Norwegian author from his time as a trapper in North-East Greenland after the war. View more info

A Trapper In North East Greenland. Tales Of A Forgotten Way Of Life

By: Ytreland Ivar

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Steading Workshop: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 66919

ISBN: 0955077311

Condition: 239pp, paperback, New.


A selection of true stories and events related by the Norwegian author from his time as a trapper in North-East Greenland after the war. View more info