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The Place-Names of Svalbard. Skrifter om Svalbard Ishavet, No.80

By: Brekke Annemor [editor]

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Kommisjon Hos Jacob Dybwad: 1942

Edition: 1942 Edition

Seller ID: 65370

Condition: 539pp, paperback, fading to spine, ink stamp of a Geological bureau on front cover, number label to spine, near VG. Text in English. A scarce title.


The Place-Names of Svalbard was originally published by Norsk Polarinstitutt as Skrifter No.80 in 1942. A supplement followed in 1958. View more info

The Place-Names of Svalbard. Rapportserie nr. 122

By: Brekke Annemor [editor]

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Norwegian Polar Institute: 2003

Edition: 2003

Seller ID: 68863

ISBN: 8276661947

Condition: 5387pp, pictorial boards, Fine. Text in English. A lovely copy of a scarce title.


The Place-Names of Svalbard was originally published by Norsk Polarinstitutt as Skrifter No.80 in 1942 with a supplement edition in 1958. This editions combines both publications into one volume. It is a true copy of the old editions as no corrections or additions have been made. View more info

Fridtjof Nansen 1861-1893

By: Brogger W.C. & Rolfsen Nordahl

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1896

Edition: 1896 First Edition

Seller ID: 46521

Condition: 402pp, original blue highly decorative boards, maps, illusts, inscription, some light foxing, one plate reproduced, VG. A bright attractive copy.


Biography with chapters describing Greenland, the ice age, the Norwegian Greenland Expedition, 1888. View more info

Fridtjof Nansen 1861-1893

By: Brogger W.C. & Rolfsen Nordahl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1896

Edition: 1896 First Edition

Seller ID: 39907

Condition: 402pp, original blue highly decorative boards, professionally recased with new spine and original laid on, maps, illusts, some foxing, VG. A bright attractive copy.


Biography with chapters describing Greenland, the ice age, the Norwegian Greenland Expedition, 1888. View more info

Fridtjof Nansen 1861-1893

By: Brogger W.C. & Rolfsen Nordahl

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1896

Edition: 1896 First Edition

Seller ID: 33083

Condition: 402pp, original brown highly decorative boards, maps, illusts, corner tips worn, internally very clean, VG


Biography with chapters describing Greenland, the ice age, the Norwegian Greenland Expedition, 1888. View more info

Fridtjof Nansen 1861-1893

By: Brogger W.C. & Rolfsen Nordahl

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co: 1896

Edition: 1896 First Edition

Seller ID: 32867

Condition: 402pp, original blue highly decorative boards, professionally recased with new spine and original laid on, maps, illusts, inscription, some foxing occasionally heavy, VG-.


Biography with chapters describing Greenland, the ice age, the Norwegian Greenland Expedition, 1888. View more info

On The Top Of The World

By: Brontman L.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1938

Edition: 1938 First Edition

Seller ID: 57556

Condition: 287pp, spine becoming detached, Poor


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On The Top Of The World

By: Brontman L.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1938

Edition: 1938 First Edition

Seller ID: 4909

Condition: 287pp, foreedge foxing, VG-


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Scandinavia The Rough Guide

By: Brown J. & Sinclair M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rough Guides Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1995 rep

Seller ID: 1623

Condition: paperback, Fine


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A Naturalist At The Poles. The Life, Work & Voyages Of Dr. W.S. Bruce The Polar Explorer.

By: Brown R.N. Rudmose

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 57524

Condition: 316pp, new spine with original boards, some damp fading to leading edge of rear board, foreedge foxing, near VG in colour photocopy of original scarce dw.


Includes chapters on Bruce's expeditions to Franz Josef Land and Svalbard, his mapping and coal prospecting in Prince Charles Foreland. View more info

A Naturalist At The Poles. The Life, Work & Voyages Of Dr. W.S. Bruce The Polar Explorer.

By: Brown R.N. Rudmose

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 55084

Condition: 316pp, original pictorial boards, new spine in closely matching cloth, VG in colour photocopy of original scarce dw.


Includes chapters on Bruce's expeditions to Franz Josef Land and Svalbard, his mapping and coal prospecting in Prince Charles Foreland. View more info

A Naturalist At The Poles. The Life, Work & Voyages Of Dr. W.S. Bruce The Polar Explorer.

By: Brown R.N. Rudmose

Price: £475.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 52690

Condition: 316pp, original pictorial boards, some faint speckling to spine, light foxing to endpapers and foreedges, VG in near VG scarce dw.


Includes chapters on Bruce's expeditions to Franz Josef Land and Svalbard, his mapping and coal prospecting in Prince Charles Foreland. View more info

A Naturalist At The Poles. The Life, Work & Voyages Of Dr. W.S. Bruce The Polar Explorer.

By: Brown R.N. Rudmose

Price: £100.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company: 1924

Edition: 1924 First Edition US

Seller ID: 51636

Condition: 316pp, exlibrary, grey library binding, page edges trimmed slightly, internally very clean, lacking the two folding maps, Good+.


Includes chapters on Bruce's expeditions to Franz Josef Land and Svalbard, his mapping and coal prospecting in Prince Charles Foreland. View more info

A Naturalist At The Poles. The Life, Work & Voyages Of Dr. W.S. Bruce The Polar Explorer.

By: Brown R.N. Rudmose

Price: £185.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 50569

Condition: 316pp, original pictorial boards, some sunning to boards, wear to extremities, foxing to endpapers, Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


Includes chapters on Bruce's expeditions to Franz Josef Land and Svalbard, his mapping and coal prospecting in Prince Charles Foreland. View more info

A Naturalist At The Poles. The Life, Work & Voyages Of Dr. W.S. Bruce The Polar Explorer.

By: Brown R.N. Rudmose

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 47768

Condition: 316pp, new dark grey cloth binding with original spine and image from front board relaid, spine lettering and front image faded, VG- in colour photocopy of original dw.


Includes chapters on Bruce's expeditions to Franz Josef Land and Svalbard, his mapping and coal prospecting in Prince Charles Foreland. View more info

A Naturalist At The Poles. The Life, Work & Voyages Of Dr. W.S. Bruce The Polar Explorer.

By: Brown R.N. Rudmose

Price: £240.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 56905

Condition: 316pp, original pictorial boards, professional recased with new spine and original laid on, light foxing to endpapers and foreedges, an attractive tight copy, VG+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


Includes chapters on Bruce's expeditions to Franz Josef Land and Svalbard, his mapping and coal prospecting in Prince Charles Foreland. View more info

Ordeal By Ice. Ships of the Antarctic

By: Bryan Rorke

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 68730

ISBN: 1848321163

Condition: 544pp, 189x247mm, maps, colour photos, black and white photos, hardback, New in dustwrapper, label signed by Rorke Bryan to title page.


This richly illustrated book is destined to become the reference book on ships of the Antarctic. Surrounded by some of the most hazardous seas, Antarctica was first sighted less than three centuries ago. Since then, hundreds of ships have voyaged in Antarctic waters, challenged by poorly-charted waters, storms, pack ice, icebergs, and disease. This is the story of these ships, the expeditions they supported, and their subsequent history, from the fifteenth-century fleets of the Ming Emperors of China to the tourist ships and powerful icebreakers of today. Using extensive research in archives, ... View more info

Ordeal By Ice. Ships of the Antarctic

By: Bryan Rorke

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 68737

ISBN: 1848321163

Condition: 544pp, 189x247mm, maps, colour photos, black and white photos, hardback, New in dustwrapper, label signed by Rorke Bryan to title page.


This richly illustrated book is destined to become the reference book on ships of the Antarctic. Surrounded by some of the most hazardous seas, Antarctica was first sighted less than three centuries ago. Since then, hundreds of ships have voyaged in Antarctic waters, challenged by poorly-charted waters, storms, pack ice, icebergs, and disease. This is the story of these ships, the expeditions they supported, and their subsequent history, from the fifteenth-century fleets of the Ming Emperors of China to the tourist ships and powerful icebreakers of today. Using extensive research in archives, ... View more info

The Siege And Conquest Of The North Pole

By: Bryce George

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Gibbings & Company: 1910

Edition: 1910 First Edition

Seller ID: 10024

Condition: 334pp, VG


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The Siege And Conquest Of The North Pole

By: Bryce George

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Gibbings & Company: 1910

Edition: 1910 First Edition

Seller ID: 5192

Condition: 334pp, worn patch to head of front board, spine titling faded otherwise G+


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The Siege And Conquest Of The North Pole

By: Bryce George

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Gibbings & Company: 1910

Edition: 1910 First Edition

Seller ID: 1700

Condition: 334pp, boards dull & rubbed so VG-, VG internally


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Innocents In The Dry Valleys. An account of the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition, 1958-59.

By: Bull Colin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: University Of Alaska Press: 2009

Edition: 2009 First Edition

Seller ID: 56899

ISBN: 1602230714

Condition: 267pp, paperback, New.


A summer discovering parts of the Dry Valleys of Victoria Land. View more info

The Cruise of the 'Antarctic' to the South Polar Regions

By: Bull H. J.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: The Paradigm Press / Bluntisham Books: 1984

Edition: 1984 reprint

Seller ID: 63361

ISBN: 0950610445

Condition: 243pp, original highly decorative boards, small owner's address label, Fine. A lovely copy of this attractive reprint which retains much of the character of the original First Edition.


Bull was a Norwegian businessman who had emigrated to Australia in 1885. He was convinced the whales reportedly found in the Ross Sea by Ross could be taken for profit and returned to Norway convincing Svend Foyn, a whaling magnate, to finance an expedition. The expedition left Melbourne for Antarctica on 28 September 1894, crossing the Antarctic Circle on 25 December, they entered the Ross Sea and landed on Possession Island on 19 January. Borchgrevink was on board as a scientist and discovered lichen on the island which was the first vegetation found south of the Antarctic Circle. The expedi... View more info

The Cruise of the 'Antarctic' to the South Polar Regions

By: Bull H. J.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: The Paradigm Press / Bluntisham Books: 1984

Edition: 1984 reprint

Seller ID: 66551

ISBN: 0950610445

Condition: 243pp, original highly decorative boards, slight rounding to corners, Fine. A lovely copy of this attractive reprint which retains much of the character of the original First Edition.


Bull was a Norwegian businessman who had emigrated to Australia in 1885. He was convinced the whales reportedly found in the Ross Sea by Ross could be taken for profit and returned to Norway convincing Svend Foyn, a whaling magnate, to finance an expedition. The expedition left Melbourne for Antarctica on 28 September 1894, crossing the Antarctic Circle on 25 December, they entered the Ross Sea and landed on Possession Island on 19 January. Borchgrevink was on board as a scientist and discovered lichen on the island which was the first vegetation found south of the Antarctic Circle. The expedi... View more info

The Cruise of the 'Antarctic' to the South Polar Regions

By: Bull H. J.

Price: £695.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1896

Edition: 1896 First Edition

Seller ID: 68000

Condition: 243pp, 32pp adverts, 12 illusts, original decorative blue boards, new spine with gilt titling, wear to corner tips, VG.


Bull was a Norwegian businessman who had emigrated to Australia in 1885. He was convinced the whales reportedly found in the Ross Sea by Ross could be taken for profit and returned to Norway convincing Svend Foyn, a whaling magnate, to finance an expedition. The expedition left Melbourne for Antarctica on 28 September 1894, crossing the Antarctic Circle on 25 December, they entered the Ross Sea and landed on Possession Island on 19 January. Borchgrevink was on board as a scientist and discovered lichen on the island which was the first vegetation found south of the Antarctic Circle. The expedi... View more info

The Cruise of the 'Antarctic' to the South Polar Regions

By: Bull H. J.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: The Paradigm Press / Bluntisham Books: 1984

Edition: 1984 reprint

Seller ID: 68925

ISBN: 0950610445

Condition: 243pp, original highly decorative boards, near Fine. An attractive reprint which retains much of the character of the original First Edition.


Bull was a Norwegian businessman who had emigrated to Australia in 1885. He was convinced the whales reportedly found in the Ross Sea by Ross could be taken for profit and returned to Norway convincing Svend Foyn, a whaling magnate, to finance an expedition. The expedition left Melbourne for Antarctica on 28 September 1894, crossing the Antarctic Circle on 25 December, they entered the Ross Sea and landed on Possession Island on 19 January. Borchgrevink was on board as a scientist and discovered lichen on the island which was the first vegetation found south of the Antarctic Circle. The expedi... View more info

The Quest For Frank Wild

By: Butler Angie

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Jackleberry Press: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 68482

ISBN: 0956927203

Condition: 214pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper, signed by Angie Butler.


The truth of the final years of Frank Wild's life. Wild was Ernest Shackleton's closest friend and the only explorer to serve on five expeditions during the Heroic Age. The book fulfils Wild's wish to have his memoirs published. View more info

The Quest For Frank Wild

By: Butler Angie

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Jackleberry Press: 2019

Edition: 2019 reprint

Seller ID: 68505

ISBN: 0956927211

Condition: 232p, paperback, New, signed by Angie Butler.


The truth of the final years of Frank Wild's life. Wild was Ernest Shackleton's closest friend and the only explorer to serve on five expeditions during the Heroic Age. The book fulfils Wild's wish to have his memoirs published. This reprint includes an epilogue covering the return of Wild's ashes to South Georgia. View more info

The Quest For Frank Wild

By: Butler Angie

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Jackleberry Press: 2019

Edition: 2019 reprint

Seller ID: 68503

ISBN: 0956927211

Condition: 232p, paperback, New, signed by Angie Butler.


The truth of the final years of Frank Wild's life. Wild was Ernest Shackleton's closest friend and the only explorer to serve on five expeditions during the Heroic Age. The book fulfils Wild's wish to have his memoirs published. This reprint includes an epilogue covering the return of Wild's ashes to South Georgia. View more info

Discovery. The Story Of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd Richard Evelyn

Price: £33.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1935

Edition: 1935 Second Edition US

Seller ID: 66843

Condition: xxi, 405pp, original blue boards, map endpapers, Fine in Good+ chipped dw. A lovely copy in an uncommon dustwrapper.


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The Great North

By: Cadell James

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1957

Edition: 1957

Seller ID: 1578


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Up Through The Ice Of The North Pole

By: Calvert James F. Comdr. USN

Price: £12.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1959

Edition: 1959

Seller ID: 45066

Condition: 1 - 41pp, extract from the National Geographic Magazine, July 1959, in green card covers, VG+


Up through the ice of the North Pole View more info

Antarctica. The Last Continent

By: Cameron Ian

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1974

Edition: 1974 First Edition

Seller ID: 64021

ISBN: 0304294160

Condition: 256pp, some spotting to boards, VG- in VG+ dw


History of Antarctic Explorations. View more info

The Crystal Desert. Summers In Antarctica

By: Campbell David G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1992

Edition: 1992 Edition

Seller ID: 64032

ISBN: 043620049X

Condition: 308pp, yellowing to page edges, map endpapers, VG+ in VG+ dw


The Antarctic Peninsula, its plants and animals. View more info

Antarctic Oasis. Under The Spell Of South Georgia

By: Carr Tim & Carr Pauline

Price: £19.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 68476

ISBN: 0393046052

Condition: 256pp, VG in VG dw.


The unique account of one couple's life and adventures living all year round on South Georgia for five years. Superbly illustrated. View more info

Antarctic Oasis. Under The Spell Of South Georgia

By: Carr Tim & Carr Pauline

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 68791

ISBN: 0393046052

Condition: 256pp, small bump to head of spine, VG in VG dw, signed by Tim and Pauline Carr.


The unique account of one couple's life and adventures living all year round on South Georgia for five years. Superbly illustrated. View more info

Moonlight At Midday

By: Carrighar Sally

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1959

Edition: 1959 First Edition

Seller ID: 57164

Condition: 317pp, foxing to foreedges and endpapers, VG+ in VG dw


Alaskan life with the local native people. View more info

Northern Lights. The Official Account Of The British Arctic Air-Route Expedition 1930-1931.

By: Chapman F. Spencer

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Chatto And Windus: 1934

Edition: 1934 Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 64584

Condition: 304pp, 32 plates, folding map, spine faded, boards faded and marked, Fair in colour photocopy of original dw.


A detailed account of the activities of the expedition, based near Angmagssalik, on the east coast of Greenland. Sledge and boat trips were undertaken, two across the icecap, three northward, one to the icecap station thirty miles west. It describes the establishment of the icecap station and five months work there, including the mapping and reconnaissance with the aid of an airplane, particularly the coast northward to Kangerdlugssuag and an attempt to climb Mount Forel. View more info

Northern Lights. The Official Account Of The British Arctic Air-Route Expedition 1930-1931.

By: Chapman F. Spencer

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Chatto And Windus: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 68891

Condition: 304pp, 64 plates, folding maps, original blue cloth, spine label a little worn to edges, light foreedge foxing, occasional light foxing elsewhere, VG+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


A detailed account of the activities of the expedition, based near Angmagssalik, on the east coast of Greenland. Sledge and boat trips were undertaken, two across the icecap, three northward, one to the icecap station thirty miles west. It describes the establishment of the icecap station and five months work there, including the mapping and reconnaissance with the aid of an airplane, particularly the coast northward to Kangerdlugssuag and an attempt to climb Mount Forel. View more info

Towards The South Pole Aboard The "Francais". The First French Expedition To The Antarctic 1903-1905.

By: Charcot Jean-Baptiste

Price: £33.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2004

Edition: 2004 reprint

Seller ID: 65137

ISBN: 1852970626

Condition: 247pp, highly decorative boards, hardback, New. A beautifully produced reprint of the original French edition.


The first French expedition to the Antarctic set sail in August 1903 under the command of Jean-Baptiste Charcot. He had sailed the waterways of Europe until, in 1902, he visited Iceland and the Faroes. He reached the Arctic Circle and his taste for polar voyaging was established. On his return he commissioned a vessel to be built - Francais. By this stage, although an amateur, Charcot had become quite well known, though Scott referred to him—with possibly a touch of disparagement—as 'the polar gentleman'. In August 1903 he set sail. Charcot had designed the ship so that each man could have... View more info

Towards The South Pole Aboard The "Francais". The First French Expedition To The Antarctic 1903-1905.

By: Charcot Jean-Baptiste

Price: £33.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2004

Edition: 2004 reprint

Seller ID: 63577

ISBN: 1852970626

Condition: 247pp, highly decorative boards, hardback, New. A beautifully produced reprint of the original French edition.


The first French expedition to the Antarctic set sail in August 1903 under the command of Jean-Baptiste Charcot. He had sailed the waterways of Europe until, in 1902, he visited Iceland and the Faroes. He reached the Arctic Circle and his taste for polar voyaging was established. On his return he commissioned a vessel to be built - Francais. By this stage, although an amateur, Charcot had become quite well known, though Scott referred to him—with possibly a touch of disparagement—as 'the polar gentleman'. In August 1903 he set sail. Charcot had designed the ship so that each man could have... View more info

Unclaimed Coast: The first kayak journey around Shackleton's South Georgia

By: Charles Graham, Jones Mark and Waters Marcus

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Penguin Group, NZ: 2007

Edition: 2007 First Edition NZ

Seller ID: 66518

ISBN: 0143007327

Condition: 144pp, large paperback, 23x26.5cm landscape, New, signed by Graham Charles.


Gripping account of one of the most extreme sea kayak expeditions ever undertaken - the first successful circumnavigation of South Georgia. Unclaimed Coast is an enthralling tale of triumph told by three men passionate about the environment and challenging themselves to the limit. The story covers each leg of their journey and dives into Sth Georgia’s fascinating history and as the island made famous by Sir Ernest Shackleton during his historic rescue journey in 1916. Stunning photography shows a pristine yet often treacherous environment teeming with wildlife. View more info

Unclaimed Coast: The first kayak journey around Shackleton's South Georgia

By: Charles Graham, Jones Mark and Waters Marcus

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Penguin Group, NZ: 2007

Edition: 2007 First Edition NZ

Seller ID: 66523

ISBN: 0143007327

Condition: 144pp, large paperback, 23x26.5cm landscape, New, signed by Graham Charles.


Gripping account of one of the most extreme sea kayak expeditions ever undertaken - the first successful circumnavigation of South Georgia. Unclaimed Coast is an enthralling tale of triumph told by three men passionate about the environment and challenging themselves to the limit. The story covers each leg of their journey and dives into Sth Georgia’s fascinating history and as the island made famous by Sir Ernest Shackleton during his historic rescue journey in 1916. Stunning photography shows a pristine yet often treacherous environment teeming with wildlife. View more info

The Worst Journey In The World. Antarctic. A Tale of Loss and Courage in Antarctica

By: Cherry-Garrard Apsley

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Narrative Press: 2001

Edition: 2001 US reprint

Seller ID: 43942

ISBN: 1589761200

Condition: 665pp, paperback, VG.


Being an account of Scott's Last Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, especially the Winter, Polar, and Search Journeys, with the diaries of those who took part. View more info

Antarctica. Beauty In The Extreme.

By: Chester Jonathan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Grange: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 64271

ISBN: 1856270920

Condition: 136pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


Explorer, writer and photographer Jonathan Chester shares the knowledge gained from his seven expeditions to this alien continent, offering his insights on the nature of the land, its history and its future. View more info

The Arctic Guide. Wildlife of the Far North

By: Chester Sharon

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2016

Edition: 2016 First Edition

Seller ID: 66645

ISBN: 069113975X

Condition: 542pp, softback, New.


A most authorative guide to the flora and fauna of the entire Arctic region, featuring superb colour illustrations of over 800 species of plants, fishes, butterflies, birds and mammals. View more info

From 60° North To 60° North. A Cruise from Bergen to Oslo

By: Chubb Percy

Price: £34.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company for the Author: 1951

Edition: 1951 First Edition

Seller ID: 63942

Condition: 52pp, original cloth with gilt, VG+, signed dedication to front endpaper by Percy Chubb. Only 200 copies of the First Edition were printed.


Percy Chubb 2nd was a retired insurance executive and chairman of the insurance underwriters, Chubb & Son. He had served as president and chairman of the Federal Insurance Company, the National Insurance Company and the Sun Alliance Company. He was president of the American Institute of Marine Underwriters in 1956-57. For 25 years, until his retirement in 1971, he also was a member of the board of directors of the First National City Bank of New York, as Citibank was then known. Chubb was an active yachtsman and competed in trans-Atlantic competitions. He served as commodore of the New York Ya... View more info

Voyage to the Southern Ocean. The Letters Of Lieutenant William Reynolds from the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.

By: Cleaver A.H. & Stann E. Jeffrey [Editors]

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1988

Edition: 1988 First Edition US

Seller ID: 53298

ISBN: 0870213008

Condition: 325pp, map endpapers, Fine in Fine dw.


William Reynolds set sail in 1838 with the U.S. Navy's first exploring expedition. View more info

Discovery II In The Antarctic. The Story Of British Research In The Southern Seas.

By: Coleman-Cooke John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Odhams Press Ltd: 1963

Edition: 1963 First Edition

Seller ID: 62390

Condition: 255pp, marks to boards, Good in Good dw


A vivid account of the work of the Discovery II and other British vessels and of the officers and men who sailed them. View more info

Antarctic Odyssey. In The Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers.

By: Collier Graham & Collier Patricia Graham

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Robinson: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 64280

ISBN: 1841191043

Condition: 194pp, Fine in VG+ dw


Graham Collier's journeys capture the spirit of this only unhabited continent, the last great wilderness. View more info