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Bibliographical Notices VI. Books printed In Iceland 1578-1844. A Fourth Supplement to The British Museum Catalogue with a General Index to the Four Supplements

By: Fiske Willard

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York: 1907

Edition: 1907 First Edition

Seller ID: 59487

Condition: 48pp, stapled booklet, a little tender and loosening, some staining to front, Good. A scarce item.


I have credited this item to Willard Fiske as he authored the previous Bibliographical Notices, although he died in 1904. View more info

A Short History of Greenland

By: Fleischer Jorgen

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Aschehoug Dansk Forlag: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 68869

ISBN: 8711162740

Condition: 70pp, pictorial hardback, Fine.


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A Short History of Greenland

By: Fleischer Jorgen

Price: £29.00

Publisher: Aschehoug Dansk Forlag: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 68876

ISBN: 8711162740

Condition: 70pp, pictorial hardback, Fine.


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Archibald The Arctic

By: Fleming Archibald Lang

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1956

Edition: 1956 First US Edition

Seller ID: 62368

Condition: 399pp, map endpapers, VG+ in VG- price clipped dw


The Autobiography of Archibald Fleming, first Bishop of the Arctic. View more info

Ninety Degrees North. The Quest For The North Pole

By: Fleming Fergus

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Granta Books: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 44448

ISBN: 1862074496

Condition: 470pp, Fine in Fine dw.


Drawing on unpublished archives and forgotten journals, Fleming tells the story of the North Pole with consummate craftmanship and wit. View more info

Ninety Degrees North. The Quest For The North Pole

By: Fleming Fergus

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Granta Books: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 64016

ISBN: 1862074496

Condition: 470pp, VG+ in VG+ dw.


Drawing on unpublished archives and forgotten journals, Fleming tells the story of the North Pole with consummate craftmanship and wit. View more info

Three Months On An Arctic Ice Island

By: Fletcher, Joseph

Price: £12.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1956

Edition: 1956

Seller ID: 45063

Condition: 489 504pp, extract from the National Geographic Magazine April 1953, in green card cover, VG+


Floating on a Glacial Fragment, U.S. Air Force Scientists Probe Top-of-the-World Mysteries within 100 Miles of the Pole. View more info

Three Months On An Arctic Ice Island

By: Fletcher, Joseph

Price: £12.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1956

Edition: 1956

Seller ID: 45062

Condition: 489 504pp, extract from the National Geographic Magazine April 1953, in green card cover, VG+


Floating on a Glacial Fragment, U.S. Air Force Scientists Probe Top-of-the-World Mysteries within 100 Miles of the Pole. View more info

The Explorations of Antarctica. The Last Unspoilt Continent.

By: Fogg G.E. & Smith David

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1990

Edition: 1990 reprint

Seller ID: 67342

ISBN: 030434107X

Condition: 224pp, paperback, VG.


It is in the interest of all mankind that Antarctica shall continue forever exclusively for peaceful purposes and shall not become the scene or object of international discord - The Antarctic Treaty. View more info

Leaves From a Diary kept on Board an Exploring Vessel

By: Ford C. Reginald

Price: £27.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2015

Edition: 2015 reprint

Seller ID: 65237

Condition: This item was First published by Whitcombe & Tombs as No.7 in the New Zealand Booklet Series, 1906. It is now presented in black gift box with the cover of the booklet laid on the lid. It is accompanied by a 12pp pamphlet of biographical details, newspaper articles and pictures, ‘Charles Reginald Ford 1880-1972: notes on an adventurous life' by Crispin de Boos; a coloured reproduction of 4pp advertisement for the graphic lecture 'Farthest South' presented by Ford in Australia; and two reproduction Antarctic postcards. Ford's booklet is 32pp, with 13 illustrations, the cover is linen-textured card. Only 400 copies have been produced.


This is probably the rarest of all first-hand accounts of Scott’s Discovery Expedition. Ford was a steward on the expedition and is notable mainly for being the first man to break his leg skiing in the Antarctic. Upon the Expedition's return Ford acted as Scott's secretary during the leader's lecture tour. Some of his photographs were used by Scott in The Voyages of the 'Discovery'. He moved to New Zealand in 1906 and began to study architecture and later became a partner in one of that country's most prestigious firms. Antarctica was published privately in 1908 and this is a facsimile of hi... View more info

Leaves From a Diary kept on Board an Exploring Vessel

By: Ford C. Reginald

Price: £27.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2015

Edition: 2015 reprint

Seller ID: 65242

Condition: This item was First published by Whitcombe & Tombs as No.7 in the New Zealand Booklet Series, 1906. It is now presented in black gift box with the cover of the booklet laid on the lid. It is accompanied by a 12pp pamphlet of biographical details, newspaper articles and pictures, ‘Charles Reginald Ford 1880-1972: notes on an adventurous life' by Crispin de Boos; a coloured reproduction of 4pp advertisement for the graphic lecture 'Farthest South' presented by Ford in Australia; and two reproduction Antarctic postcards. Ford's booklet is 32pp, with 13 illustrations, the cover is linen-textured card. Only 400 copies have been produced.


This is probably the rarest of all first-hand accounts of Scott’s Discovery Expedition. Ford was a steward on the expedition and is notable mainly for being the first man to break his leg skiing in the Antarctic. Upon the Expedition's return Ford acted as Scott's secretary during the leader's lecture tour. Some of his photographs were used by Scott in The Voyages of the 'Discovery'. He moved to New Zealand in 1906 and began to study architecture and later became a partner in one of that country's most prestigious firms. Antarctica was published privately in 1908 and this is a facsimile of hi... View more info

Leaves From a Diary kept on Board an Exploring Vessel

By: Ford C. Reginald

Price: £27.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2015

Edition: 2015 reprint

Seller ID: 65243

Condition: This item was First published by Whitcombe & Tombs as No.7 in the New Zealand Booklet Series, 1906. It is now presented in black gift box with the cover of the booklet laid on the lid. It is accompanied by a 12pp pamphlet of biographical details, newspaper articles and pictures, ‘Charles Reginald Ford 1880-1972: notes on an adventurous life' by Crispin de Boos; a coloured reproduction of 4pp advertisement for the graphic lecture 'Farthest South' presented by Ford in Australia; and two reproduction Antarctic postcards. Ford's booklet is 32pp, with 13 illustrations, the cover is linen-textured card. Only 400 copies have been produced.


This is probably the rarest of all first-hand accounts of Scott’s Discovery Expedition. Ford was a steward on the expedition and is notable mainly for being the first man to break his leg skiing in the Antarctic. Upon the Expedition's return Ford acted as Scott's secretary during the leader's lecture tour. Some of his photographs were used by Scott in The Voyages of the 'Discovery'. He moved to New Zealand in 1906 and began to study architecture and later became a partner in one of that country's most prestigious firms. Antarctica was published privately in 1908 and this is a facsimile of hi... View more info

Farthest South

By: Ford Mr. C. Reginald

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2016

Edition: 2016

Seller ID: 63604

Condition: 4pp, New.


A coloured reproduction of 4pp, 29x22cm, advertisement for the graphic lecture 'Farthest South' presented by Ford in Australia and promoted by J.C. Williamson. View more info

Life In The Freezer

By: Fothergill Alistair

Price: £5.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 1993

Edition: 1993 First Edition

Seller ID: 64263

ISBN: 9563364319

Condition: 224pp, Fine in Fine dw


A natural history of the Antarctic, superbly illustrated. View more info

Antarctica And The South Atlantic. Discovery, Development And Dispute.

By: Fox Robert

Price: £6.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 1985

Edition: 1985 First Edition

Seller ID: 64036

ISBN: 0563203323

Condition: 336pp, private bookplate, VG+ in Fine dw


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Arctic Chase. A History Of Whaling In Canada's North.

By: Francis Daniel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tops'l Books: 1984

Edition: 1984 First Edition

Seller ID: 57659

ISBN: 090639712X

Condition: 117pp, card covers, small mark on rear endpaper, VG


The book is a wonderful history of an era, of people, and of whales. View more info

Arctic Chase. A History Of Whaling In Canada's North.

By: Francis Daniel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tops'l Books: 1984

Edition: 1984 First Edition

Seller ID: 64183

ISBN: 090639712X

Condition: 117pp, card covers, light foxing to foreedges, VG


The book is a wonderful history of an era, of people, and of whales. View more info

True North. Travels In Arctic Europe.

By: Francis Gavin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Polygon: 2008

Edition: 2008 First Edition

Seller ID: 62618

ISBN: 1846970784

Condition: 266pp, paperback, VG+


In a compelling blend of travel writing, history and mythology, Gavin Francis offers this unique portrait of the northern fringes of Europe. View more info

Arctic Adventure. My Life in the Frozen North.

By: Freuchen Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: William Heinemannn Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1936 First Edition

Seller ID: 52691

Condition: 405pp, cloth splitting to edge of spine, corner tips worn, internally clean and complete, Fair.


Account of the author’s experiences as a member of the Danmark Expedition to East Greenland, 1906-07, and the events leading to the establishment of the Thule mission and trading post in northwest Greenland by Knud Rasmussen in 1910. Illustrated with photographs and maps. View more info

The Antarctic Regions

By: Fricker Dr.Karl

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein & Co: 1900

Edition: 1900 First Edition

Seller ID: 7380

Condition: 292pp, original burgundy decorative cloth, sunning to spine, foxing to endpapers, very clean internally, first signs of cracking to front endpaper, VG.


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Under The Pole Star. The Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1935-6.

By: Glen A.R. & Croft N.A.C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Metheun Publishers: 1937

Edition: 1937 First Edition

Seller ID: 55273

Condition: 365pp, 48 plates, 22 maps, original blue cloth, spine cloth speckled and faded, owner's signature, foxing to endpapers, very clean internally, Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


Narrative of an expedition of ten members under A. R. Glen to North-East Land, Svalbard, to investigate weather conditions on inland ice, also problems connected with the age, thickness and physical condition of the icecap. View more info

Arctic Trader

By: Godsell Philip H.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's: 1934

Edition: 1934 First Edition

Seller ID: 1490

Condition: light foreedge foxing, VG


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The Seventh Continent

By: Goodall Daphne Machin

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Priory Press: 1969

Edition: 1969 First Edition

Seller ID: 32944

Condition: 74pp, VG in VG dw.


A woman's journey to Antarctica. View more info

Scotland & The Antarctic

By: Goodlad James A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Royal Scottish Geographical Society: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 61736

ISBN: 0904049043

Condition: 118pp, paperback, ring binder, near Fine, signed by James Goodlad. A scarce item.


Produced to celebrate the achievements of the Scottish oceanographer and polar explorer William Speirs Bruce and to mark the centenary of the voyage of S.Y. Scotia, the research ship of Bruce's Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-04. View more info

Scotland & The Antarctic

By: Goodlad James A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Royal Scottish Geographical Society: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 63483

ISBN: 0904049043

Condition: 118pp, paperback, ring binder, VG+, signed by James Goodlad. A scarce item.


Produced to celebrate the achievements of the Scottish oceanographer and polar explorer William Speirs Bruce and to mark the centenary of the voyage of S.Y. Scotia, the research ship of Bruce's Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-04. View more info

Scotland & The Antarctic

By: Goodlad James A.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Royal Scottish Geographical Society: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 63499

ISBN: 0904049043

Condition: 118pp, paperback, ring binder, VG+, signed by James Goodlad. A scarce item.


Produced to celebrate the achievements of the Scottish oceanographer and polar explorer William Speirs Bruce and to mark the centenary of the voyage of S.Y. Scotia, the research ship of Bruce's Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-04. View more info

Scotland & The Antarctic

By: Goodlad James A.

Price: £62.00

Publisher: Royal Scottish Geographical Society: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 63501

ISBN: 0904049043

Condition: 118pp, paperback, ring binder, near Fine. A scarce item.


Produced to celebrate the achievements of the Scottish oceanographer and polar explorer William Speirs Bruce and to mark the centenary of the voyage of S.Y. Scotia, the research ship of Bruce's Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-04. View more info

Summer In South Georgia

By: Grant Jamie

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Watermill Books: 2016

Edition: 2016 First Edition

Seller ID: 68924

ISBN: 0955435897

Condition: 137pp, New, Limited Edition of only 600 numbered copies, signed by Jamie Grant.


Writer and photographer Jamie Grant captures the magic of an austral summer on this island at the end of the world, where he was Artist In Residence for the South Georgia Heritage Trust. View more info

Adolphus Washington Greeley. Autograph Letter Signed.

By: Greeley Adolphus Washington

Price: £130.00

Publisher: 1893

Edition: 1893

Seller ID: 56248

Condition: 4pp, just one side has manuscript, letter dated 1893, 'Washington DC Apr, 13, 1893. Dear Sir, My mother was a Cobb, a daughter of Samuel, and G.D. of Andrew of Gorham, Me. Are you of the Maine branch or do you know anything of that branch? Yours truly A. W. Greely. Mr John N. Cobb'. VG condition.


Adolphus Washington Greely, 1844-1935, a United States Army Officer and a recipient of the Medal of Honor, and famous Arctic explorer. View more info

The Polar Regions In The Twentieth Century

By: Greely A. W.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1929

Edition: 1929 First Edition

Seller ID: 2350

Condition: 216pp, boards G+, a few light marks to boards, one plate resecured another tender, internally very clean


Comprehensive survey of polar exploration. View more info

Water, Ice And Stone. Science And Memory On The Antarctic Lakes.

By: Green Bill

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press: 2008

Edition: 2008 First US Edition

Seller ID: 64009

ISBN: 1934137081

Condition: 271pp, paperback, VG+ copy


The Author has been conducting research in Antarctica since 1968. View more info

Exploring Greenland

By: Gregson Jim

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing: 2012

Edition: 2012 First Edition

Seller ID: 65410

ISBN: 1906148090

Condition: 146pp, pictorial boards, New. signed by Jim Gregson.


Twenty years of adventure mountaineering in the great Arctic wilderness. View more info

Exploring Greenland

By: Gregson Jim

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing: 2012

Edition: 2012 First Edition

Seller ID: 65411

ISBN: 1906148090

Condition: 146pp, pictorial boards, New. signed by Jim Gregson.


Twenty years of adventure mountaineering in the great Arctic wilderness. View more info

We Followed Peary To The Pole

By: Grosvenor G & McKnew T.W.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1953

Edition: 1953

Seller ID: 45073

Condition: 469-484pp, extract from the National Geographic Magazine October 1953 in green card covers, VG+


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Earth In Action. The Geology Of Iceland.

By: Guðmundsson Ari Trausti & Kjartansson Halldor

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Vaka - Helgafell: 1996

Edition: 1996 First Edition

Seller ID: 58349

ISBN: 9979203463

Condition: 166pp, pictorial boards, Fine copy


The book holds the answers to most questions asked concerning the geology of Iceland. View more info

Below The Convergence

By: Gurney Alan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pimlico: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 64058

ISBN: 0712673296

Condition: 315pp, paperback, VG+ copy


Voyages towards Antarctica 1699-1839 View more info

Icebound. The Jeannette Expedition's Quest For The North Pole.

By: Guttridge Leonard F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Airlife Publishing: 1988

Edition: 1988 First Edition

Seller ID: 57532

ISBN: 1853100064

Condition: 357pp, map endpapers, Fine in Fine dw


Leonard Guttridge's skilful recreation of the Jeannett's drama allows us to finally appreciate the gallant struggles of these men who paved the way for Robert Peary's successful quest for the pole in 1909. View more info

Bear Island. The story of an isolated arctic island - exploration, people, culture and nature.

By: Hagenaes-Kjelldahl Dag

Price: £32.00

Publisher: IK Foundation & Co Ltd: 2006

Edition: 2006 First Edition

Seller ID: 68184

ISBN: 1904145094

Condition: 414pp, hardback, Fine in Fine dustwrapper, small bump to top rear corner, signed on the half title by the author, Dag Hagenaes-Kjelldahl. This is a new copy.


A personal account. View more info

Bear Island. The story of an isolated arctic island - exploration, people, culture and nature.

By: Hagenaes-Kjelldahl Dag

Price: £32.00

Publisher: IK Foundation & Co Ltd: 2006

Edition: 2006 First Edition

Seller ID: 68186

ISBN: 1904145094

Condition: 414pp, hardback, Fine in Fine dustwrapper, signed on the half title by the author, Dag Hagenaes-Kjelldahl. This is a new copy.


A personal account. View more info

The Sea And The Ice. A Naturalist In Antarctica

By: Halle Louis J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1974

Edition: 1974 First Edition

Seller ID: 62349

ISBN: 0718112415

Condition: 286pp, map endpapers, VG in VG price clipped dw


This is a naturalist's book, enhanced by the author's knowledge of the history, geography, and exploration of the area. View more info

An Altitudinal Study of the Flora of the Inland Mountains of South-East Greenland. Describing the Ammassalik-Kialiip Tasiilaa and Kangersertuaq areas between 66° and 69°N

By: Halliday Geoffrey

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press: 2019

Edition: 2019 First Edition

Seller ID: 68799

ISBN: 8763545543

Condition: 96pp, paperback, New, signed by Geoffrey Halliday.


Prior to 1963 virtually all our knowledge of the flora of south-east Greenland had been gained at low altitudes. However, that year saw the first of seventeen European mountaineering expeditions to the region covered in this volume. Their members rarely had any botanical expertise, but the author was able to persuade most to make collections and record the altitude. This resulted in 111 collections from altitudes of up to 2480 m. This, in Schweizerland, is probably the highest altitude for vascular plants in the Arctic. The region was divided into northern and southern halves, 100 species bein... View more info

A Flora of the East Greenland Central Fjord Region 70°N - 77°N

By: Halliday Geoffrey & Corner R. W. N.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Trollius Publications: 2019

Edition: 2019 First Edition

Seller ID: 68792

ISBN: 0953971872

Condition: 280pp, 106 colour plates, 7 colour figures, 3 b&w figures, 245 b&w distribution maps, 5 watercolour sketches, 1 b&w photo, large paperback, New, signed by Geoffrey Halliday.


This fjord region occupies the middle third of Greenland’s east coast. It extends for nearly 500 miles from north to south and from 100 miles east to west, from the inland ice to the outer coast. With its rich flora, by arctic standards, its superb mountain scenery and benign summer climate it is a popular destination for arctic botanists, climbers and general lovers of the Arctic. The book includes distribution maps of 245 species based on 170 visits by expeditions and individuals since William Scoresby in 1822. The main part of the book is the accounts of individual species, which include ... View more info

A Flora of the East Greenland Central Fjord Region 70°N - 77°N

By: Halliday Geoffrey & Corner R. W. N.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Trollius Publications: 2019

Edition: 2019 First Edition

Seller ID: 68795

ISBN: 0953971872

Condition: 280pp, 106 colour plates, 7 colour figures, 3 b&w figures, 245 b&w distribution maps, 5 watercolour sketches, 1 b&w photo, large paperback, New, signed by Geoffrey Halliday.


This fjord region occupies the middle third of Greenland’s east coast. It extends for nearly 500 miles from north to south and from 100 miles east to west, from the inland ice to the outer coast. With its rich flora, by arctic standards, its superb mountain scenery and benign summer climate it is a popular destination for arctic botanists, climbers and general lovers of the Arctic. The book includes distribution maps of 245 species based on 170 visits by expeditions and individuals since William Scoresby in 1822. The main part of the book is the accounts of individual species, which include ... View more info

The Polar World: A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions of the Globe.

By: Hartwig Dr. G.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green And Co: 1892

Edition: 1892 Second Edition

Seller ID: 57358

Condition: xviii, 523pp, + Map, original highly decorative boards, t.e.g., owner's ink stamp and signature, wear to head of spine, VG. A tight attractive copy.


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British Antarctic Survey. Scientific Reports No.101. The History Of Place- Names in the Falkland Islands Dependencies (South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

By: Hattersley-Smith G.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: British Antarctic Survey: 1980

Edition: 1980 First Edition

Seller ID: 64998

Condition: 112pp, paperback, maps in rear folder, VG.


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Robert Edwin Peary. A Record Of His Explorations 1886-1909.

By: Hayes J. Gordon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Grant Richards & Humphrey Toulmin:

Edition: Circa 1929

Seller ID: 47438

Condition: 299pp, t.e.g., spine faded, VG


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The Conquest Of The South Pole. Antarctic Exploration 1906-1931

By: Hayes J. Gordon

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 44540

Condition: 318pp, original green cloth, spine faded with wear, private bookplate, 2 plates lacking, Good.


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The Conquest of the North Pole

By: Hayes J. Gordon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth: 1937

Edition: 1937 Keystone Library Edition

Seller ID: 57354

Condition: 317pp, original green cloth, VG+. A lovely copy.


Contains an account of expeditions, 1909-34, and of the Danish Expedition, 1906-08, under Mylius-Ericksen. View more info

The Conquest of the North Pole. Recent Arctic Exploration

By: Hayes J. Gordon

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth: 1934

Edition: 1934 First Edition

Seller ID: 68882

Condition: 318pp, 22 illusts, 11 maps and diagrams, 3 folding, original green cloth, owner's signature, light foxing to half title page, VG.


A summary of Arctic exploration 1909-1934. View more info

The Year Of The Quiet Sun.

By: Hayter Adrian

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1968

Edition: 1968 First Edition

Seller ID: 64011

ISBN: 340044802

Condition: 191pp, map endpapers, light foxing to foreedges, VG in VG dw


One year at Scott Base, Antarctica. View more info