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The Island Of South Georgia

By: Headland Robert

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: 1986 reprint

Seller ID: 59233

ISBN: 0521252741

Condition: 293pp, some slight bumping to bottom of boards and bottom corners, VG in VG dw.


The history, geography, geology, biology, economy and government of South Georgia. A very scarce book despite its youth. View more info

The Island Of South Georgia

By: Headland Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1984

Edition: 1984 First Edition

Seller ID: 52538

ISBN: 0521252741

Condition: 293pp, two photographs on photographic paper neatly placed on front pastedown, ink stamps of King Edward Point, South Georgia and the Magistrate's Office, South Georgia, also signed and with the ink stamp of local official, Major J Badgery, Fine in Fine dw.


The history, geography, geology, biology, economy and government of South Georgia. A very scarce book despite its youth. View more info

Ringed Seals In The North Atlantic. NAMMCO Scientific Publications. Volume 1

By: Heide-Jorgensen Mads Peter & Lydersen Christian

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 58324

ISBN: 8291578044

Condition: 273pp, pictorial boards, Fine copy


The NAMMCO scientific Committee provides scientific advice on marine mammal species and stocks in the North Atlantic. View more info

The White Continent

By: Henry Thomas R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1950

Edition: 1950 First Edition

Seller ID: 52800

Condition: 211pp, inscription, VG in Good dw


The story of Antarctica, by a correspondent with the United States Navy Expedition 1946-47. View more info

The White Continent

By: Henry Thomas R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1950?

Edition: No Date

Seller ID: 64005

Condition: 211pp, foxing to foreedges, light foxing to spine, Good+ in VG- dw


The story of Antarctica, by a correspondent with the United States Navy Expedition 1946-47. View more info

The Explorer's Daughter. A Young Englishwoman Rediscovers Her Arctic Childhood

By: Herbert Kari

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Viking: 2004

Edition: 2004 First Edition

Seller ID: 57189

ISBN: 067091374X

Condition: 355pp, VG in VG price clipped dw, signed by Kari Herbert and Marie Herbert.


Kari lived with the Inuit with her parents Wally and Marie Herbert for two years from the age of 10 months. View more info

A World Of Men. Exploration In Antarctica.

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £14.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's: 1969

Edition: 1969 First Edition US

Seller ID: 59648

Condition: 232pp, owner's signature, a little staining to leading edge of title page, VG in VG dw with a couple of small edge tears and with a little faint staining on the rear. There is no folding map which was present with the UK Edition, I am not sure if it was included in the US edition.


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Polar Deserts

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Collins: 1978

Edition: 1978 3rd Imp

Seller ID: 58351

ISBN: 000100123X

Condition: 128pp, pictorial boards, Fine copy


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Polar Deserts

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £33.00

Publisher: Collins: 1978

Edition: 1978 3rd Imp

Seller ID: 58425

ISBN: 000100123X

Condition: 128pp, pictorial boards, VG+, signed on the title page by Wally Herbert.


A summary of man and his relationship with the polar regions. View more info

Catalogue of the Icelandic Collection Bequeathed by Willard Fiske. Additions 1913-1926

By: Hermannsson Halldor

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University: 1927

Edition: 1927 First Edition

Seller ID: 65348

Condition: 284pp, in original paper wrappers and then bound in grey cloth with gilt titling, ex college library, a few stamps but very clean indeed, VG.


The Fiske Icelandic Collection is one of the three largest collections on Icelandic literature and civilization. Daniel Willard Fiske, 1831-1904, was a professor at Cornell University, New York, and became their first librarian. An accomplished linguist and an inveterate book collector he began building his Icelandic library while still a young student. He bequeathed the collection to Cornell and it came to the University Library in 1905. The collection has quadrupled in size during its first century at Cornell, and the acquisition program is still active today. Halldór Hermannsson, became fi... View more info

Catalogue of the Icelandic Collection Bequeathed by Willard Fiske.

By: Hermannsson Halldor

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press: 1960

Edition: 1960 reprint

Seller ID: 70020

Condition: xi, 755pp, in original paper wrappers, spine edges worn and a little delicate, repair tape marks to front and rear cover, internally very clean indeed, Fair. Reissue of the 1914 First Edition.


The Fiske Icelandic Collection is one of the three largest collections on Icelandic literature and civilization. Daniel Willard Fiske, 1831-1904, was a professor at Cornell University, New York, and became their first librarian. An accomplished linguist and an inveterate book collector he began building his Icelandic library while still a young student. He bequeathed the collection to Cornell and it came to the University Library in 1905. The collection has quadrupled in size during its first century at Cornell, and the acquisition program is still active today. Halldór Hermannsson, became fi... View more info

Catalogue of the Icelandic Collection bequeathed by Willard Fiske

By: Hermannsson Halldór [compiler]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Martino Publishing: 2002

Edition: 2002 reprint

Seller ID: 61663

ISBN: 1578982634

Condition: 755pp, original green cloth with gilt titling, New copy.


The Fiske Icelandic Collection is one of the three largest collections on Icelandic literature and civilization. Daniel Willard Fiske, 1831-1904, was a professor at Cornell University, New York, and became their first librarian. An accomplished linguist and an inveterate book collector he began building his Icelandic library while still a young student. He bequeathed the collection to Cornell and it came to the University Library in 1905. The collection has quadrupled in size during its first century at Cornell, and the acquisition program is still active today. Halldór Hermannsson, became fi... View more info

When the Corvette Uruguay was Dismasted. The Return of the Uruguay from the Antarctic in 1903.

By: Hermelo Ricardo S. & Sobral Jose M. & Fliess Felipe

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Adelie Books: 2004

Edition: 2004 First Edition

Seller ID: 61532

ISBN: 0970538618

Condition: xii, 24pp, hardback, marbled boards, no dustwrapper issued, New.


Most Antarctic polar buffs are familiar with the Swedish Antarctic Expedition of 1901-4 under the leadership of Otto Nordenskjöld, but because all of the primary sources are in Spanish and Swedish few are familiar with the interesting homeward bound journey aboard the Argentinean relief vessel Uruguay. The ship was severely damaged in a storm north of the South Shetland Islands, and just what transpired between the Argentinean and Swedish staffs became a matter of intriguing controversy and pride for the Argentineans. When the Corvette Uruguay Was Dismasted is an English language translation ... View more info

Conquest By Man

By: Herrmann Paul

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1954

Edition: 1954 First Edition

Seller ID: 32945

Condition: 455pp, foxing to endpapers, VG.


The Saga Of Early Exploration And Discovery. View more info

The Jeannette Expedition. An Ill-Fated Journey To The Arctic.

By: Hoehling A.A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman Ltd: 1969

Edition: 1969 First Edition

Seller ID: 57528

ISBN: 200715070

Condition: 224pp, VG+ in VG rubbed dw


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Arctic Riviera. North East Greenland.

By: Hofer Ernst

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kummerly & Frey, Berne: 1957

Edition: 1957 First Edition

Seller ID: 66598

Condition: 125pp, VG+ in VG+ dw.


The beauty of North East Greenland. View more info

Farthest North

By: Holland Clive

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Robinson Publishing Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition

Seller ID: 57531

ISBN: 1854872826

Condition: 305pp, light foxing to endpapers, a few light marks to boards, Good+


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Farthest North

By: Holland Clive

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Robinson Publishing Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition

Seller ID: 502

Condition: Fine in Fine dw


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Arctic Exploration And Development c. 500 B.C to 1915.

By: Holland Clive

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Garland Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition US

Seller ID: 63203

ISBN: 0824076486

Condition: xvi, 704pp, 30 maps, original blue decorative cloth, owner's signature and date, near Fine.


A fantastic reference, only 500 copies produced. View more info

Arctic Exploration And Development c. 500 B.C to 1915.

By: Holland Clive

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Garland Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition US

Seller ID: 63222

ISBN: 0824076486

Condition: xvi, 704pp, 30 maps, original blue decorative cloth, new endpapers, VG+.


A fantastic reference, only 500 copies produced. View more info

Arctic Exploration And Development c. 500 B.C to 1915.

By: Holland Clive

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Garland Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition US

Seller ID: 66549

ISBN: 0824076486

Condition: xvi, 704pp, 30 maps, original blue decorative cloth, bright cloth, some staining to foreedges and just slightly to head of pages, but not affecting the pages themselves, small bump to top corner, VG.


A fantastic reference, only 500 copies produced. View more info

The Challenge of Antarctica

By: Honnywill Eleanor

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Anthony Nelson: 1984

Edition: 1984 rep

Seller ID: 32901

Condition: 127pp, Fine in Fine dw.


The story of early exploration and discovery with an introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs. View more info

The Challenge of Antarctica

By: Honnywill Eleanor

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Anthony Nelson: 1984

Edition: 1984 rep

Seller ID: 64270

ISBN: 0904614093

Condition: 127pp, Fine in Fine dw


The story of early exploration and discovery with an introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs. View more info

The Challenge of Antarctica

By: Honnywill Eleanor

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Anthony Nelson: 1984

Edition: 1984 rep

Seller ID: 64033

ISBN: 0904614093

Condition: 127pp, Fine in Fine dw


The story of early exploration and discovery with an introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs. View more info

Journal Of A Tour In Iceland In The Summer Of 1809 (Two Volumes)

By: Hooker William Jackson

Price: £200.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1813

Edition: 1813 Second Edition

Seller ID: 42105

Condition: 369 + 391 pp, later quarter leather bindings, private bookplates, general wear to bindings, small tear to head of spine of Vol 2, hinges cracking but secure, internally very clean, VG-, signed dedication to half title by William Jackson Hooker.


Recollections of a tour in Iceland in 1809. There are six appendices: A - Detail of the Icelandic Revolution in 1809; B - Proclamations, Letters, and Other Documents, Relative to the Icelandic Revolution; C - Account of Hecla; with Some Particulars of Other Remarkable Volcanic Mountains in Iceland; D - Odes and Letters Presented by the Literati of Iceland to the Right Honorable Sir Joseph Banks and the Honorable Captain Jones; E - Icelandic Plants; F - Danish Ordinances Concerning The Trade Of Iceland By Land And Sea As Also The Products Of Its Manufactories. View more info

Journal Of A Tour In Iceland In The Summer Of 1809 (Volume II only)

By: Hooker William Jackson

Price: £46.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1813

Edition: 1813 Second Edition

Seller ID: 41949

Condition: 391pp, ex library with usual stamps, bound in cloth library binding, some foxing, Good


Recollections of a tour in Iceland in 1809. There are six appendices: A - Detail of the Icelandic Revolution in 1809; B - Proclamations, Letters, and Other Documents, Relative to the Icelandic Revolution; C - Account of Hecla; with Some Particulars of Other Remarkable Volcanic Mountains in Iceland; D - Odes and Letters Presented by the Literati of Iceland to the Right Honorable Sir Joseph Banks and the Honorable Captain Jones; E - Icelandic Plants; F - Danish Ordinances Concerning The Trade Of Iceland By Land And Sea As Also The Products Of Its Manufactories. View more info

Confessions Of An Igloo Dweller.

By: Houston James

Price: £8.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 1995

Edition: 1995 Canadian First Edition

Seller ID: 51663

ISBN: 0771042728

Condition: 320pp, Fine in Fine dw


The story of the man who brought Inuit art to the outside world. View more info

The Voyage of Capt. Beechey R.N. to the Pacific and Behring's Straits amd The Travels of Capt. Back R.N. to the Great Fish River and Arctic Seas

By: Huish Robert

Price: £82.00

Publisher: William Wright: 1836

Edition: 1836 First Edition

Seller ID: 61563

Condition: 704pp, original black cloth, recased, worn to extremities, sadly defective pages 99-105, 112-121, 128-193, 528-537, and 7 plates lacking, a reading copy. A very scarce title, would be £400+ if complete.


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Nansen. The Explorer As Hero.

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth: 1998

Edition: 1998 Third Impression

Seller ID: 56716

ISBN: 0715628437

Condition: 610pp, paperback, near VG.


A most comprehensive biography. View more info

Scott And Amundsen. The Race To The South Pole.

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Pan Books: 1983

Edition: 1983 rep

Seller ID: 62620

ISBN: 0330280902

Condition: 565pp, paperback, orevious owners signature and date on inside front cover, otherwise VG+.


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Nansen. The Explorer As Hero.

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth: 1997

Edition: 1998 Second Impression

Seller ID: 66573

ISBN: 0715628437

Condition: 610pp, paperback, near VG.


A most comprehensive biography. View more info

The Last Place On Earth. Scott and Amundsen's Race To The South Pole.

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Abacus: 2005

Edition: 2005 reprint

Seller ID: 67001

ISBN: 0349113955

Condition: 599pp, paperback, VG+ copy


A vivid picture of the agonies and feuds, as well as the joys, of the race to the South Pole. View more info

The Last Place On Earth

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1986

Edition: 1986 rep

Seller ID: 67337

ISBN: 0689707010

Condition: 665pp, paperback, VG.


Previously published as 'Scott and Amundsen' identical except the title. This book tells the full story of Scott's failure and Amundsen's triumph. View more info

The Shackleton Voyages. A Pictorial Anthology Of The Polar Explorer And Edwardian Hero

By: Huntford Roland, Summers Julie & Rowley David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ted Smart: 2002

Edition: 2002 reprint

Seller ID: 63505

ISBN: 0297843168

Condition: 288pp, VG in VG dw.


A wonderful publication, superbly illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs. A mammoth volume. View more info

Poster - Endurance Nightwatch

By: Hurley Frank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Endurance Designs: 2003

Edition: 2003

Seller ID: 9644

Condition: 19.5" x 27" (49.5cm x 68.6cm), high quality poster from Hurley's original photograph taken on Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, a jpeg image can be mailed upon request. Please ask about the other posters available from Hurley's photographs.


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Poster - Hurley On Ship's Rigging

By: Hurley Frank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Endurance Designs: 2003

Edition: 2003

Seller ID: 9604

Condition: 19.5" x 27" (49.5cm x 68.6cm), high quality poster from Hurley's original photograph taken on Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, a jpeg image can be mailed upon request. Please ask about the other posters available from Hurley's photographs.


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Poster - Sir Ernest H. Shackleton

By: Hurley Frank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Endurance Designs: 2003

Edition: 2003

Seller ID: 8801

Condition: 19.5" x 27" (49.5cm x 68.6cm), high quality poster from Hurley's original photograph taken on Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, a jpeg image can be mailed upon request. Please ask about the other posters available from Hurley's photographs.


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Poster - Hurley On Ship's Rigging

By: Hurley Frank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Endurance Designs: 2003

Edition: 2003

Seller ID: 8502

Condition: 19.5" x 27" (49.5cm x 68.6cm), high quality poster from Hurley's original photograph taken on Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, a jpeg image can be mailed upon request. Please ask about the other posters available from Hurley's photographs.


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Shackleton's Argonauts. The epic tale of Shackleton's voyage to Antarctica in 1915.

By: Hurley Frank

Price: £32.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1979

Edition: 1979 reprint, First in this format

Seller ID: 61588

ISBN: 0070935505

Condition: 186pp, Fine in Fine dw.


Hurley's account of the Endurance expedition. View more info

Shackleton's Argonauts. The epic tale of Shackleton's voyage to Antarctica in 1915.

By: Hurley Frank

Price: £26.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1979

Edition: 1979 reprint, First in this format

Seller ID: 66837

ISBN: 0070935505

Condition: 186pp, VG+ in VG+ dw.


Hurley's account of the Endurance expedition. View more info

Poster - Mrs Chippy and Blackborrow

By: Hurley Frank

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Endurance Designs: 2003

Edition: 2003

Seller ID: 9631

Condition: 19.5" x 27" (49.5cm x 68.6cm), high quality poster from Hurley's original photograph taken on Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, a jpeg image can be mailed upon request. Please ask about the other posters available from Hurley's photographs.


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South With Shackleton

By: Hussey Dr L.D.A.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1951

Edition: 1951 New Imp

Seller ID: 55935

Condition: 182pp, original grey cloth, light edge wear, slight fading to boards, small ink mark to bottom corner of rear board, VG in colour photocopy of original dw


A most scarce title relating Shackleton's Endurance Expedition. Hussey's banjo playing did much to keep up the spirits of the expedition members. View more info

South With Shackleton

By: Hussey Dr L.D.A.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1951

Edition: 1951 New Imp

Seller ID: 55433

Condition: 182pp, original grey cloth, owner's signature, VG in colour photocopy of original dw


A most scarce title relating Shackleton's Endurance Expedition. Hussey's playing of his banjo did much to keep up the spirits of the expedition members. View more info

South With Shackleton

By: Hussey Dr L.D.A.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1951

Edition: 1951 New Imp

Seller ID: 55071

Condition: 182pp, original grey cloth, slight sunning to spine and top of front board, rear endpaper has a large tear repaired, VG in colour photocopy of original dw


A most scarce title relating Shackleton's Endurance Expedition. Hussey's playing of his banjo did much to keep up the spirits of the expedition members. View more info

Scott Of The Antarctic

By: Huxley Elspeth

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1977

Edition: 1977 First Edition

Seller ID: 37969

ISBN: 0297774336

Condition: 303pp, exlibrary, a few sellotape marks to boards, otherwise very clean, Good+ in VG dw with no markings.


Illustrated biography. View more info

Scott Of The Antarctic

By: Huxley Elspeth

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1977

Edition: 1977 First Edition

Seller ID: 62687

ISBN: 0297774336

Condition: 303pp, Fine in VG+ dw, signed by Elspeth Huxley.


Illustrated biography. View more info

Arctic Whaling Adventures

By: Hyde Michael

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 46532

Condition: 126pp, original boards, light wear to extremities, foxing to endpapers, VG-, signed dedication by Michael Hyde to front endpaper.


A book intended for adolescents. First hand accounts of Arctic whaling voyages, including Conan Doyle's account of his whaling trip in 1880, he was twenty years old at the time and a medical student in Edinburgh. View more info

Isvik

By: Innes Hammond

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Chapmans Publishers: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 64012

ISBN: 1855920158

Condition: 319pp, VG in Good+ dw with rubbing to edges


An Antarctic based novel. View more info

Sinews of Survival. The Living Legacy of Inuit Clothing

By: Issenman Betty Kobayashi

Price: £22.00

Publisher: UBC Press: 1997

Edition: 1997 First Edition

Seller ID: 68808

ISBN: 077480596X

Condition: 274pp, ex company library, very clean internally, VG- in VG dw. A very scarce title.


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Mawson's Antarctic Diaries

By: Jacka Fred & Eleanor

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 1988

Edition: 1988 First Edition Australia

Seller ID: 67304

ISBN: 0043202098

Condition: 414pp, exlibrary, a substantial volume, Good+ in Good+ dw.


Sir Douglas Mawson, Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer, made four trips to the Antarctic, his first in 1907-09 with Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition. This book brings together for the first time all his descriptive writings while in the Antarctic, and includes some of Frank Hurley's photographs not reproduced before. View more info