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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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A Time To Speak

By: Fuchs Sir Vivian

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Nelson Anthony: 1990

Edition: 1990 First Edition

Seller ID: 64008

ISBN: 0904614379

Condition: 310pp, Fine in VG dw with sunning to spine


Fascinating autobiography. View more info

Antarctic Adventure. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58.

By: Fuchs Sir Vivian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1959

Edition: 1959 First Edition

Seller ID: 64651

Condition: 190pp, front endpaper removed, Good+, no dustwrapper.


Account of the author's 2000 mile trek across Antarctic in 1957 - "The last great journey left to man." View more info

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

The Crossing Of Antarctica

By: Fuchs Sir Vivian & Hillary Sir Edmund

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co: 1958

Edition: 1958 First Edition

Seller ID: 54371

Condition: 338pp, rubbing to bottom edges of boards, map endpapers, owner's signature, Good+ in Good+ rubbed dw


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: 61497

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: 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

Ocean Enough And Time. Discovering The Waters Around Antarctica.

By: Gorman James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1995

Edition: 1995 First US Edition

Seller ID: 64039

ISBN: 0060166207

Condition: 190pp, foxing to foreedges, VG+ in VG+ dw


Throughout Ocean Enough And Time, the author blends historical anecdote, scientific revelation, limpid elegies on a stark, natural beauty, and personal epiphany into a captivating chronicle. View more info

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Summer In South Georgia

By: Grant Jamie

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Watermill Books: 2016

Edition: 2016 First Edition

Seller ID: 63344

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: 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

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

Alaska 1899. Essays From The Harriman Expedition.

By: Grinnell George Bird

Price: £6.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1995

Edition: 1995 First Edition

Seller ID: 58342

ISBN: 0295973773

Condition: 355pp, paperback, light sunning to part of front cover, VG copy


In the summer of 1899, twenty-five of the finest scientists in the fields of geology, botany, ornithology, and ethnology were gathered for a two-month steamship cruise along the Alaska coast, for the purpose of investigating and documenting the country's newest frontier. 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: 68185

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

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

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

The Last Flowers On Earth

By: Hallworth Rodney

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Angley Books: 1966

Edition: 1966 First Edition

Seller ID: 52094

Condition: 167pp, VG, no dustwrapper.


Account of the ill-fated Royal Navy East Greenland mountaineering expedition. View more info

The State Of The European Arctic Environment.

By: Hansen John Richard, Hansson Rasmus & Norris Stefan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Norwegian Polar Institute: 1996

Edition: 1996 First Edition

Seller ID: 58322

ISBN: 9282757757

Condition: 135pp, paperback, Fine copy


EEA Environmental Monograph No. 3. A brief overview of the environmental status in the European Arctic. View more info

Richard Harrington's Antarctic.

By: Harrington Richard

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co: 1976

Edition: 1976 First Edition

Seller ID: 64640

ISBN: 0882400541

Condition: 104pp, paperback, minor crease to front cover, small owner's address label to front endpaper, VG


Canadian writer-photographer Richard Harringtgon has made three journeys to the Antarctic and spent many hours in such spots as the Adelie penguin colony. 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.


Scientific Reports No.101 View more info

British Antarctic Survey Scientific Reports No.113 (Parts I & II) The History Of Place-Names In The British Antarctic Territory

By: Hattersley-Smith, G.

Price: £160.00

Publisher: The British Antarctic Survey: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 58422

ISBN: 0856651303

Condition: 670pp, original paper wraps, large format, folding maps, owner's signature, Fine. A lovely two volume set and a remarkable reference. Scarce in this condition.


A work of painstaking scholarship and industry, these heavy volumes, totalling almost 700 pages, reflect over 60 years of almost continuous British activity in the Antarctic. 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