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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.


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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

The Sea And The Ice. A Naturalist In Antarctica

By: Halle Louis J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co: 1973

Edition: 1973 First Edition

Seller ID: 64648

ISBN: 0395154707

Condition: 286pp, map endpapers, exlibrary but discreet markings, Good+ in Good+ 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

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: £30.00

Publisher: British Antarctic Survey: 1980

Edition: 1980 First Edition

Seller ID: 64998

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


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Historical Atlas of the Arctic

By: Hayes Derek

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 68668

ISBN: 1553650042

Condition: 208pp, a few very minor bumps to edge of boards, VG in VG dw.


The atlas brings together more than 300 stunning original maps to illustrate five centuries of Arctic exploration. The maps are accompanied by an insightful commentary, all the major Arctic expeditions are covered from those by sea in the sixteenth century to the twentieth century flights by airship and airplane. View more info

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

By: Hayes J. Gordon

Price: £18.00

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: £16.00

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 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

South Georgia: A Concise Account.

By: Headland R.K.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: British Antarctic Survey: 1982

Edition: 1982 First Edition

Seller ID: 58564

Condition: 28pp plus two sided addendum and map, A4 size card covers, VG+.


A study of the natural resources and wildlife of South Georgia. View more info

The Island Of South Georgia

By: Headland Robert

Price: £40.00

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: £55.00

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: £24.00

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

Walking On Thin Ice. In Pursuit Of The North Pole

By: Hempleman-Adams David

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Orion Books: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 39752

ISBN: 0752817973

Condition: 271pp, large inscription, VG+ in VG dw with small tear repaired, signed by David Hempleman-Adams.


Account of his walk to the North Pole to complete his polar Grand Slam. View more info

Walking On Thin Ice. In Pursuit Of The North Pole

By: Hempleman-Adams David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Orion Books: 1998

Edition: 1998 First Edition

Seller ID: 37039

ISBN: 0752817973

Condition: 271pp, owner's signature, Fine in Fine dw, signed by David Hempleman-Adams.


Account of his walk to the North Pole to complete his polar Grand Slam. 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: £24.00

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

In Search Of The South Pole

By: Herbert Kari & Lewis-Jones Huw

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Conway: 2011

Edition: 2011 First Edition

Seller ID: 63538

ISBN: 1844861376

Condition: 192pp, decorative boards, New


This glorious visual history traces our search for the South Pole, from our earliest encounters through the Heroic Age to modern times. View more info

The Snow People

By: Herbert Marie

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1973

Edition: 1973 reprint

Seller ID: 37776

Condition: 254pp, VG, signed by Marie Herbert and Kari Herbert.


A year living with the Eskimo. View more info

The Polar World. The Unique Vision of Sir Wally Herbert.

By: Herbert Sir Wally

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Polarworld: 2007

Edition: 2007 First Edition

Seller ID: 32573

ISBN: 0955525519

Condition: 128pp, full colour images, new in dw. Sir Wally Herbert passed away on 12 June 2007 just days after seeing the first copies of this his final book. He was arguably the greatest explorer of our time.


This stunning book captues the spirit of the Polar World. This superb collection of Sir Wally's paintings together with personal anecdotes of his experiences. This is a vital contribution to polar literature and a must for any collector. View more info

The Polar World. The Unique Vision of Sir Wally Herbert.

By: Herbert Sir Wally

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Polarworld: 2007

Edition: 2007 First Edition

Seller ID: 32569

ISBN: 0955525519

Condition: 128pp, full colour images, new in dw. Sir Wally Herbert passed away on 12 June 2007 just days after seeing the first copies of this his final book. He was arguably the greatest explorer of our time.


This stunning book captues the spirit of the Polar World. This superb collection of Sir Wally's paintings together with personal anecdotes of his experiences. This is a vital contribution to polar literature and a must for any collector. View more info

A World Of Men. Exploration In Antarctica.

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £15.00

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: £35.00

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: £45.00

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... View more info

Catalogue of the Icelandic Collection bequeathed by Willard Fiske

By: Hermannsson Halldór [compiler]

Price: £36.00

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... 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: £36.00

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 intri... 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: £16.00

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: £32.00

Publisher: Kummerly & Frey, Berne: 1957

Edition: 1957 First Edition

Seller ID: 52678

Condition: 125pp, VG+ in VG dw


The beauty of North East Greenland. View more info

Arctic Riviera. North East Greenland.

By: Hofer Ernst

Price: £32.00

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: £10.00

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: £250.00

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: £235.00

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: £220.00

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