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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

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

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 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: £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 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: £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 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

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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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

The Polar Regions In The Twentieth Century

By: Greely A. W.

Price: £18.00

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: £9.00

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: £16.00

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: £95.00

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

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: 57155

ISBN: 1853100064

Condition: 357pp, 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

Glacier Atlas of Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Meddelelser NR.129

By: Hagen Jon Ove, Liestol Olav, Roland Erik, Jorgensen Torild

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Norsk Polarinstitutt: 1993

Edition: 1993 First Edition

Seller ID: 61111

ISBN: 8276660665

Condition: 141pp, plus 17 maps, softback, exlibrary, VG-.


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

By: Hagenaes-Kjelldahl Dag

Price: £34.00

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: £34.00

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