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Nature Conservation in Greenland.

By: Egede Ivalo [Editor]

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Atuakkiorfik: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 58303

ISBN: 8755806740

Condition: 132pp, pictorial boards, Fine


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The Book Of Polar Exploration

By: Elias E.L.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap: 1930

Edition: 1930 reprint

Seller ID: 62686

Condition: 302pp, decorative boards, light foxing to foreedges, VG+ in VG dw. Scarce in dustwrapper.


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Hell On Ice. The Saga Of The 'Jeannette'

By: Ellsberg Commander Edward

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: 1938 First Edition US

Seller ID: 59644

Condition: 421pp, original decorative boards, map endpapers with light foxing, VG in near Good dw with fading to spine.


On the basis of his reading and research Ellsberg describes the drift, the party’s trip over ice to Lena delta. A vivid and informative albeit secondhand account of the Jeannette expedition, the first expedition to seek the North Pole by way of the Behring Sea. View more info

Hell On Ice. The Saga Of The 'Jeannette'

By: Ellsberg Commander Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: 1938 First Edition US

Seller ID: 64653

Condition: 421pp, original decorative boards, map endpapers, VG in Poor dw with some loss.


On the basis of his reading and research Ellsberg describes the drift, the party’s trip over ice to Lena delta. A vivid and informative albeit secondhand account of the Jeannette expedition, the first expedition to seek the North Pole by way of the Behring Sea. View more info

The Future History of the Arctic

By: Emmerson Charles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 2010

Edition: 2010 First Edition

Seller ID: 69141

ISBN: 184792025X

Condition: 419pp, Fine in Fine dw.


Geoopolitics expert Charles Emmerson weaves together the history of the region. View more info

Viking America. The Norse Crossings And Their Legacy,

By: Enterline James Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Co: 1972

Edition: 1972 First US Edition

Seller ID: 58300

ISBN: 0385025858

Condition: 217pp, light damp marks to boards, map endpapers, Good in Good dw. Signed dedication by James Robert Enterline.


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Antarctic World.

By: Euller John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman: 1960

Edition: 1960 First US Edition

Seller ID: 64055

Condition: 222pp, foxing to foreedges, tiny nick to edge of spine, Good+ in Good+ dw


Antarctic World is a book clinging to a single fascinating theme: Antarctic problems, man's struggles and successes in solving them. View more info

South With Scott

By: Evans Admiral Lord

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Collins: 1966

Edition: 1966 Rep

Seller ID: 31080

Condition: 288pp, exlib, VG.


In 1909, Edward (Teddy) Evans, a Senior Royal Naval officer, accompanied Captain Robert Scott on his Polar expedition as his second in command. View more info

To The Ends Of The Earth

By: Fiennes Ranulph

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: 1983 reprint

Seller ID: 42036

Condition: 320pp, VG in VG dw.


The Transglobe expedition, the first circumpolar journey round the earth. View more info

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To The Ends Of The Earth

By: Fiennes Ranulph

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1984

Edition: 1984 reprint

Seller ID: 63099

ISBN: 0340252774

Condition: 320pp, VG+ in VG+ dustwrapper, SIGNED and dated by Ranulph Fiennes.


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Captain Scott

By: Fiennes Ranulph

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 62097

ISBN: 0340826975

Condition: 508pp, Fine in VG+ dw


For the first time Scott's story is told by someone who has experienced the deprivations, the stress and the sheer physical pain that Scott lived through. View more info

Captain Scott

By: Fiennes Ranulph

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 67251

ISBN: 0340826975

Condition: 508pp, Fine in Fine dw


For the first time Scott's story is told by someone who has experienced the deprivations, the stress and the sheer physical pain that Scott lived through. View more info

The 1998 Report on Scientific Work of the North and South Polar Expeditions of Fiennes, Shepard, Howell and Stroud 1985-1993.

By: Fiennes Ranulph [editor]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 56903

Condition: 255pp, large paperback, almost Fine.


A scarce report. View more info

To The Sixth Continent. The Second German South Polar Expedition 1911-1913.

By: Filchner Wilhelm

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / The Erskine Press: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition

Seller ID: 56543

ISBN: 1852970383

Condition: 253pp, silver embossed image to front board, Fine.


Written by Wilhelm Filchner with the collaboration of expedition members Alfred King and Eric Przybyllok. Translated by William Barr, the First Edition in English. View more info

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: £69.00

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

When The Sky Fell. In Search Of Atlantis.

By: Flem-Ath Rand & Rose

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BCA: 1995

Edition: 1995 reprint

Seller ID: 64019

ISBN: 0297816284

Condition: 179pp, Fine in Fine dw


A blend of science and mythology, When The Sky Fell bridges the gap between fact and fantasy and will fascinate the most hardened cynic. With 34 maps and illustrations. View more info

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: £14.00

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: £14.00

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

Crean. The Extraordinary Life of an Irish Hero

By: Foley Tim

Price: £15.99

Publisher: Keel Foley Publishing: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 66980

ISBN: 9781999918910

Condition: 229pp, paperback, New, SIGNED by Tim Foley.


Tom Crean's life saving exploits in Antarctica saw him awarded the prestigious Albert Medal for bravery. From his humble beginnings, incredible feats of bravery, this book takes us on a thrilling journey. It also highlights a campaign with the aim of achieving national recognition for Tom from his country of birth. View more info

Iceland; its Volcanoes, Geysers, and Glaciers

By: Forbes Charles S.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1860

Edition: 1860 First Edition

Seller ID: 68006

Condition: ix, 335pp, half green leather binding with raised bands and marbled boards, some loss from rear folding map, leather spine label worn off, Good+.


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Leaves From a Diary kept on Board an Exploring Vessel

By: Ford C. Reginald

Price: £29.00

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 part... View more info

Leaves From a Diary kept on Board an Exploring Vessel

By: Ford C. Reginald

Price: £29.00

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 part... View more info

Leaves From a Diary kept on Board an Exploring Vessel

By: Ford C. Reginald

Price: £29.00

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 part... 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

Killer Whales. The Natural History Of Genealogy Of Orcinus Orca In British Columbia And Washington State.

By: Ford, John K. B. Ellis Graeme M. & Balcomb Kenneth C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UBC Press: 1994

Edition: 1994 Edition

Seller ID: 64173

ISBN: 0774804696

Condition: 102pp, paperback, VG copy


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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

Frozen Frontier The Story Of The Arctic

By: Frank R Jr

Price: £8.00

Publisher: George Harrap: 1964

Edition: 1964 Advanced Proof Copy

Seller ID: 61627

Condition: 190pp, paperback, handwritten title on spine, VG clean copy


Advance proof copy, unrevised and confidential. With half tone illustrations and maps. View more info

Eskimo Diary

By: Frederiksen Thomas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pelham Books: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Edition

Seller ID: 62696

ISBN: 0729713110

Condition: 151pp, small inscr, VG+ in VG+ dw.


A unique record of life in the far north, Eskimo Diary is the compelling story of a man's coming of age in the late fifties and early sixties, acquiring the skills needed to survive in a cold and unyielding land. With beautiful coloured drawings throughout. View more info

The Antarctic Regions

By: Fricker Dr.Karl

Price: £95.00

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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The Crossing Of Antarctica

By: Fuchs Sir Vivian & Hillary Sir Edmund

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1958

Edition: 1958 First Edition

Seller ID: 57546

Condition: 338pp, foxing to foreedges, spotting to rear board, Good+ in Good+ dw with some foxing


A detailed account of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctica Expedition of 1955-1958. View more info

Young Men in the Arctic. The Oxford University Arctic Expedition to Spitsbergen 1933.

By: Glen A. R.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1935

Edition: 1935 First Edition

Seller ID: 58428

Condition: 329pp, illusts, folding map, original blue cloth, owner's signature, light foxing to endpapers, VG.


Expedition to explore by sledge parties the northern New Friesland peninsula of West Spitsbergen. Includes brief notes on the efforts of Schroeder-Stranz and Staxrud in the region, 1912-1913. View more info

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

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

Price: £36.00

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: £15.00

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: £70.00

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: £70.00

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: £70.00

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: £75.00

Publisher: Royal Scottish Geographical Society: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 63500

ISBN: 0904049043

Condition: 118pp, paperback, ring binder, 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: 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: 63343

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

Summer In South Georgia

By: Grant Jamie

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Watermill Books: 2016

Edition: 2016 First Edition

Seller ID: 63345

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: £140.00

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