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Antarctic Oasis. Under The Spell Of South Georgia

By: Carr Tim & Carr Pauline

Price: £28.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 63280

ISBN: 0393046052

Condition: 256pp, VG in VG dw with one small tear.


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: £32.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 66838

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

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: £19.00

Publisher: Chatto And Windus: 1934

Edition: 1934 Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 64584

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


With map and 32 pages of plates View more info

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

By: Charcot Jean-Baptiste

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2004

Edition: 2004 reprint

Seller ID: 63575

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 di... View more info

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

By: Charcot Jean-Baptiste

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2004

Edition: 2004 reprint

Seller ID: 63580

ISBN: 1852970626

Condition: 247pp, highly decorative boards, hardback, tiny bump to top corners, 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 di... View more info

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

By: Charcot Jean-Baptiste

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2004

Edition: 2004 reprint

Seller ID: 63581

ISBN: 1852970626

Condition: 247pp, highly decorative boards, hardback, tiny bump to top corner, 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 di... View more info

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

By: Charcot Jean-Baptiste

Price: £38.00

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 di... View more info

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

By: Charcot Jean-Baptiste

Price: £38.00

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 di... View more info

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

By: Charles Graham, Jones Mark and Waters Marcus

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Penguin Group, NZ: 2007

Edition: 2007 First Edition NZ

Seller ID: 66527

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. ... View more info

The South Polar Times (Volume III only)

By: Cherry-Garrard A.G.B. [editor]

Price: £1,795.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co.: 1914

Edition: 1914 First Edition

Seller ID: 68030

Condition: xv, 160pp, original blue decorative cloth, bevelled edges, a.e.g., coloured vignette to front board, very clean indeed, an unusually tight copy, no loose pages as is often the case, VG+. Very scarce especially in this condition. A most attractive copy.


This is copy No.255 of 350 copies. Volume III - April to October 1911. Volume III of The South Polar Times is a facsimile reproduction of the original, single issues produced in the Antarctic, created in the same tradition as the first two volumes from the Discovery expedition. The final volume was edited by Apsley Cherry-Garrard during Scott's last expedition of 1911, and published in 1914. View more info

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

By: Cherry-Garrard Apsley

Price: £10.00

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

The Worst Journey In The World. Antarctic 1910 -1913

By: Cherry-Garrard Apsley

Price: £49.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2012

Edition: 2012 rep

Seller ID: 66670

Condition: 591pp, illusts, pictorial boards, Fine in Fine slipcase. A most attractive edition of this polar classic.


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

The Worst Journey In The World: Antarctic 1910-1913

By: Cherry-Garrard Apsley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Picador: 1994

Edition: 1994 rep

Seller ID: 67252

ISBN: 0330335855

Condition: 606pp, Fine in Fine dw


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

The Worst Journey In The World. Antarctic 1910 -1913

By: Cherry-Garrard Apsley

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1965

Edition: 1965 New Edition

Seller ID: 66839

Condition: 584pp, original blue cloth, small neat inscription, Fine in VG price clipped dw. A lovely copy, scarce in this condition.


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


In this book, 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: £22.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2016

Edition: 2016 First Edition

Seller ID: 66640

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

The Arctic Guide. Wildlife of the Far North

By: Chester Sharon

Price: £22.00

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

SIRIUS. A Watchful Eye in the North

By: Christensen Peter Bondo & Elander Magnus

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Peter Bondo Christensen & Magnus Elander: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68208

ISBN: 9163977184

Condition: 208pp. Hardback, New in dustwrapper. Stunning imagery and gripping accounts of life on the patrol. First published in Danish in 2009 it is now available in English for the first time. A most impressive item we feel privileged to have available.


With dogs and wooden sleds, twelve men from the Danish Armed Forces patrol the vast reaches of Northeast Greenland. For nearly seventy years, Sled Patrol Sirius has enforced the kingdom's sovereignty in the inhospitable, desolate landscapes of this enormous region in the high Arctic. View more info

SIRIUS. A Watchful Eye in the North

By: Christensen Peter Bondo & Elander Magnus

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Peter Bondo Christensen & Magnus Elander: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68209

ISBN: 9163977184

Condition: 208pp. Hardback, New in dustwrapper. Stunning imagery and gripping accounts of life on the patrol. First published in Danish in 2009 it is now available in English for the first time. A most impressive item we feel privileged to have available.


With dogs and wooden sleds, twelve men from the Danish Armed Forces patrol the vast reaches of Northeast Greenland. For nearly seventy years, Sled Patrol Sirius has enforced the kingdom's sovereignty in the inhospitable, desolate landscapes of this enormous region in the high Arctic. View more info

SIRIUS. A Watchful Eye in the North

By: Christensen Peter Bondo & Elander Magnus

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Peter Bondo Christensen & Magnus Elander: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68109

ISBN: 9163977184

Condition: 208pp. Hardback, New in dustwrapper, signed by Peter Bondo Christensen. Stunning imagery and gripping accounts of life on the patrol. First published in Danish in 2009 it is now available in English for the first time. A most impressive item we feel privileged to have available.


With dogs and wooden sleds, twelve men from the Danish Armed Forces patrol the vast reaches of Northeast Greenland. For nearly seventy years, Sled Patrol Sirius has enforced the kingdom's sovereignty in the inhospitable, desolate landscapes of this enormous region in the high Arctic. View more info

SIRIUS. A Watchful Eye in the North

By: Christensen Peter Bondo & Elander Magnus

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Peter Bondo Christensen & Magnus Elander: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68110

ISBN: 9163977184

Condition: 208pp. Hardback, New in dustwrapper, signed by Peter Bondo Christensen. Stunning imagery and gripping accounts of life on the patrol. First published in Danish in 2009 it is now available in English for the first time. A most impressive item we feel privileged to have available.


With dogs and wooden sleds, twelve men from the Danish Armed Forces patrol the vast reaches of Northeast Greenland. For nearly seventy years, Sled Patrol Sirius has enforced the kingdom's sovereignty in the inhospitable, desolate landscapes of this enormous region in the high Arctic. View more info

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

By: Chubb Percy

Price: £36.00

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 the... View more info

Last Port to Antarctica. Dunedin and Port Chalmers: 100 Years of Polar Service.

By: Church Ian

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Otago Heritage Books: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition

Seller ID: 44533

ISBN: 0908774370

Condition: 136pp, softback, slight ripple to base of a few pages, VG. An uncommon title.


This port played a major role in many Antarctic expeditions. 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: £12.00

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: £11.00

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: £9.00

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

Icemen - A History Of The Arctic And Its Explorers

By: Conefrey Mick & Jordan Tim

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Boxtree: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 38923

Condition: 189pp, Fine in Fine dw


Companion to the TV series. View more info

No Man's Land. A History Of Spitsbergen From Its Discovery In 1596 To The Beginning Of The Scientific Exploration Of The Country

By: Conway Sir Martin

Price: £380.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1906

Edition: 1906 First Edition

Seller ID: 61584

Condition: 377pp, 11 illusts, 12 maps, original green cloth with gilt titling, private bookplate, corners slightly bumped, VG. An attractive copy of a very scarce title.


Results of research over a period of nine years, begun as preliminary studies to the author's expeditions, 1896-97. A well documented account of the discovery of Svalbard, its walrus hunting and whaling history; winterings on west Spitsbergen, the era of Russian trappers, and national expeditions to the archipelago. List of principal voyages recorded 1847-1900; bibliography of the history and geography of Svalbard; the cartography with a chronological list of maps, 1598-... View more info

No Man's Land. A History Of Spitsbergen From Its Discovery In 1596 To The Beginning Of The Scientific Exploration Of The Country

By: Conway Sir Martin

Price: £185.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1906

Edition: 1906 First Edition

Seller ID: 61983

Condition: 377pp, 11 illusts, 12 maps, mint new green cloth binding, exlibrary with a few small ink stamps, small edge tear to half title and dedication page and two other leaves, one folding map reproduced, VG.


Results of research over a period of nine years, begun as preliminary studies to the author's expeditions, 1896-97. A well documented account of the discovery of Svalbard, its walrus hunting and whaling history; winterings on west Spitsbergen, the era of Russian trappers, and national expeditions to the archipelago. List of principal voyages recorded 1847-1900; bibliography of the history and geography of Svalbard; the cartography with a chronological list of maps, 1598-... View more info

No Man's Land. A History Of Spitsbergen From Its Discovery In 1596 To The Beginning Of The Scientific Exploration Of The Country

By: Conway Sir Martin

Price: £260.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1906

Edition: 1906 First Edition

Seller ID: 63363

Condition: 377pp, 11 illusts, 12 maps, original green cloth with gilt titling, professionally recased with new spine and original laid on, exlibrary, small ink stamps, the Admiralty Chart has been reproduced, near VG.


Results of research over a period of nine years, begun as preliminary studies to the author's expeditions, 1896-97. A well documented account of the discovery of Svalbard, its walrus hunting and whaling history; winterings on west Spitsbergen, the era of Russian trappers, and national expeditions to the archipelago. List of principal voyages recorded 1847-1900; bibliography of the history and geography of Svalbard; the cartography with a chronological list of maps, 1598-... View more info

No Man's Land. A History Of Spitsbergen From Its Discovery In 1596 To The Beginning Of The Scientific Exploration Of The Country

By: Conway Sir Martin

Price: £52.00

Publisher: Damms Antikvariat: 1995

Edition: 1995 reprint

Seller ID: 63491

Condition: 377pp, 11 illusts, 12 maps, Fine in Fine dw.


Results of research over a period of nine years, begun as preliminary studies to the author's expeditions, 1896-97. A well documented account of the discovery of Svalbard, its walrus hunting and whaling history; winterings on west Spitsbergen, the era of Russian trappers, and national expeditions to the archipelago. List of principal voyages recorded 1847-1900; bibliography of the history and geography of Svalbard; the cartography with a chronological list of maps, 1598-... View more info

No Man's Land. A History Of Spitsbergen From Its Discovery In 1596 To The Beginning Of The Scientific Exploration Of The Country

By: Conway Sir Martin

Price: £49.00

Publisher: Damms Antikvariat: 1995

Edition: 1995 reprint

Seller ID: 66535

Condition: xii, 377pp, 11 illusts, 12 maps, 2 folding, VG+ in VG dw.


Results of research over a period of nine years, begun as preliminary studies to the author's expeditions, 1896-97. A well documented account of the discovery of Svalbard, its walrus hunting and whaling history; winterings on west Spitsbergen, the era of Russian trappers, and national expeditions to the archipelago. List of principal voyages recorded 1847-1900; bibliography of the history and geography of Svalbard; the cartography with a chronological list of maps, 1598-... View more info

With Ski & Sledge Over Arctic Glaciers

By: Conway Sir Martin

Price: £650.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Co: 1898

Edition: 1898 First Edition

Seller ID: 68211

Condition: 240pp, 14 plates, folding map, original fawn cloth, t.e.g., professionally recased with new spine and original laid on, new endpapers, VG. A very scarce title indeed.


This volume is to be regarded as an appendix to the author's 'The First Crossing of Spitsbergen'. Together they comprise an account of his exploration of the interior of West Spitsbergen undertaken during the summers of 1896 and 1897, in the company of E. J. Garwood, whose photographs illustrate this book. The text is a narrative of the explorations during 1897, when Conway and Garwood with two companions, ascended the Nordenskiold Glacier, proceeded by boat to King's Ba... View more info

Through The First Antarctic Night 1898-1899. A narrative of the voyage of the 'Belgica' among newly discovered lands and over an unknown sea about the South Pole.

By: Cook Frederick A.

Price: £320.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1900

Edition: 1900 First Edition

Seller ID: 57421

Condition: 478pp, original decorative green cloth, exlibrary, numbers to spine, lacking the frontispiece, light wear to extremities, corners rounded, small ink stamp to plates and a few elsewhere, a very clean and strong copy, near VG.


The American physician, Frederick Cook, joined the expedition at the last minute when the first surgeon pulled out. Amundsen wrote reverently of Cook’s contributions during the arduous Antarctic winter, ‘He, of all the ship’s company, was the one man of unfaltering courage, unfailing hope, endless cheerfulness, and unwearied kindness…. And not only was his faith undaunted, but his ingenuity and enterprise were boundless’. For many years Cook’s account was the... View more info

Antarctica

By: Cowcher Helen

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1990

Edition: 1990 First Edition

Seller ID: 64028

ISBN: 0233984518

Condition: pictorial boards, Fine copy.


Childrens book. View more info

That First Antarctic Winter. The Story Of The Southern Cross Expedition Of 1898-1900 As Told In The Diaries Of Louis Charles Bernacchi.

By: Crawford Janet

Price: £75.00

Publisher: South Latitude Research Ltd: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 67563

ISBN: 047304966X

Condition: 270pp, original decorative boards, VG+ in VG dw


Written and edited by Janet Crawford - grand-daughter of L. C. Bernacchi. View more info

The North West Passage Prints. A Series Of Eight Sketches In Colour

By: Cresswell Lieut. S. Gurney

Price: £85.00

Publisher: The Arctic Press: 1998

Edition: 1998

Seller ID: 33244

Condition: New


High quality reprints. Limited copies. Size 450 x 640mm. Extra postage due to size. View more info

Ghost Ship Of The Pole

By: Cross Wilbur

Price: £19.00

Publisher: William Sloane Associates: 1960

Edition: 1960 First Edition US

Seller ID: 585

Condition: VG in G+ dw some loss to top of spine


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Trial By Ice. The Antarctic Journals Of John King Davis.

By: Crossley Louise [editor]

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition

Seller ID: 51688

ISBN: 1852970472

Condition: 203pp, hardback, map endpapers, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


Davis was arguably the greatest of the captains in the age of Antarctic exploration. His seven voyages from 1907 to 1930 gave him unrivalled experience in ice navigation. His caution and natural pessimism often brought him into conflict with expedition leaders such as Douglas Mawson. Taken from his private journals, here for the first time is Davis's account of his major Antarctic voyages. View more info

The Search For The Northwest Passage

By: Crouse Nellis M.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1934

Edition: 1934 First US Edition

Seller ID: 50639

Condition: 533pp, 4 illusts, folding map, original blue cloth, cracking to endpapers, VG-.


An early summary of voyages. View more info

Northabout. Sailing the North West and North East Passages

By: Cunnane Jarlath

Price: £99.00

Publisher: Collins Press: 2007

Edition: 2007 reprint

Seller ID: 54627

ISBN: 1905172230

Condition: 200pp, bumping to top of rear board, VG in VG+ dw, signed by Jarlath Cunnane and three members of the crew.


Eight Irishmen and their 47-foot aluminium boat Northabout sail the North West Passage in 2001 and also the North East Pasage in 2004/5. View more info

Voyage au Pole Sud et dans L'Oceanie sur les Corvettes L'Astrolabe et la Zelee. Volume 3

By: D'Urville J. Dumont

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2012

Edition: 2012 reprint

Seller ID: 66632

ISBN: 1108049907

Condition: 453pp, paperback, New.


In 1836, the French King Louis-Philippe, enthusiastic for Southern Hemisphere exploration, supported J. Dumont d Urville s plan for a circumnavigation focusing on the South Seas. D Urville, 1790-1842, had already distinguished himself on two Pacific expeditions and was eager to rival the achievements of James Cook. Between 1837 and 1840, the ships Astrolabe and Zelee explored the waters of the Antarctic area and Oceania in extremely harsh conditions: almost forty crew me... View more info

The Shackleton Letters. Behind The Scenes Of The Nimrod Expedition

By: Daly Regina W.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2009

Edition: 2009 First Edition

Seller ID: 65161

ISBN: 1852971010

Condition: 360pp, hardback, New in dw. A Limited Edition of 450 copies, individually numbered, with bookplate signed by Regina W. Daly.


Ernest Shackleton was obsessed by the Antarctic. He was disappointed at his showing during Scott's Discovery expedition and he wanted to be the first to the South Pole, partly for glory but also because he felt he had to redeem himself. Raising money was fraught with difficulty but in 1907 he finally set sail, aboard the Nimrod. Here, gathered together for the first time, are some 160 letters and telegrams exploring his endeavours to find finance and to prepare for the e... View more info

The Shackleton Letters. Behind The Scenes Of The Nimrod Expedition

By: Daly Regina W.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2009

Edition: 2009 First Edition

Seller ID: 65163

ISBN: 1852971010

Condition: 360pp, hardback, New in dw. A Limited Edition of 450 copies, individually numbered, with bookplate signed by Regina W. Daly.


Ernest Shackleton was obsessed by the Antarctic. He was disappointed at his showing during Scott's Discovery expedition and he wanted to be the first to the South Pole, partly for glory but also because he felt he had to redeem himself. Raising money was fraught with difficulty but in 1907 he finally set sail, aboard the Nimrod. Here, gathered together for the first time, are some 160 letters and telegrams exploring his endeavours to find finance and to prepare for the e... View more info

From South Devon To The South Pole. Plymouth And Devon's Connections With The Heroic Age Of Antarctic Exploration (1901-1922)

By: Davies Paul

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Kingsbridge Books: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 46361

ISBN: 0956747205

Condition: 70pp, New paperback


The Scott and Shackleton expeditions had strong connections with Plymouth and South Devon, as many of the crew and scientists had been recruited from there. This book examines their contribution and identifies the many associated memorials and landmarks in Devon. View more info

With The "Aurora" In The Antarctic 1911-1914.

By: Davis John King

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2007

Edition: 2007 reprint

Seller ID: 61874

Condition: 183pp, decorative boards, hardback, New. The decorative boards closely match the design and appearance of the original edition retaining much of the character of the original First Edition.


Mawson and Davis became closely acquainted during Shackleton's 1907-9 expedition, and Mawson later recruited Davis to be captain of the Aurora on the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition. Originally published in a small edition in 1919 this is the record of the voyages of Aurora in Southern Waters, written from a sailor's point of view. Built in 1876 as an Arctic whaler Aurora, though old and battered, captained by Davis, managed three Antarctic voyages in support o... View more info

With The "Aurora" In The Antarctic 1911-1914.

By: Davis John King

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2007

Edition: 2007 reprint

Seller ID: 61875

Condition: 183pp, decorative boards, hardback, New. The decorative boards closely match the design and appearance of the original edition retaining much of the character of the original First Edition.


Mawson and Davis became closely acquainted during Shackleton's 1907-9 expedition, and Mawson later recruited Davis to be captain of the Aurora on the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition. Originally published in a small edition in 1919 this is the record of the voyages of Aurora in Southern Waters, written from a sailor's point of view. Built in 1876 as an Arctic whaler Aurora, though old and battered, captained by Davis, managed three Antarctic voyages in support o... View more info

With The "Aurora" In The Antarctic 1911-1914.

By: Davis John King

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2007

Edition: 2007 reprint

Seller ID: 59721

Condition: 183pp, decorative boards, hardback, New. The decorative boards closely match the design and appearance of the original edition retaining much of the character of the original First Edition.


Mawson and Davis became closely acquainted during Shackleton's 1907-9 expedition, and Mawson later recruited Davis to be captain of the Aurora on the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition. Originally published in a small edition in 1919 this is the record of the voyages of Aurora in Southern Waters, written from a sailor's point of view. Built in 1876 as an Arctic whaler Aurora, though old and battered, captained by Davis, managed three Antarctic voyages in support o... View more info

Spitsbergen 79 N.B.

By: De Bok Rene

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Elsevier: 1981

Edition: 1981 Edition

Seller ID: 58323

ISBN: 9010038920

Condition: 160pp, paperback, VG+


Text in Dutch. Een Nederlandse expeditie in het spoor van Willem Barentsz. View more info