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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.


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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

The World Of Ice

By: John Brian

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Orbis Publishing: 1979

Edition: 1979 First Edition

Seller ID: 422

Condition: VG in VG- water damaged dw


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Sir John Richardson. Arctic Explorer, Natural Historian, Naval Surgeon.

By: Johnson Robert E.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1976 First Edition

Seller ID: 67306

ISBN: 0850660742

Condition: 209pp, original blue cloth, ex university library, Good+. An uncommon title.


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Sir John Richardson. Arctic Explorer, Natural Historian, Naval Surgeon.

By: Johnson Robert E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1976 First Edition

Seller ID: 67305

ISBN: 0850660742

Condition: 209pp, exlibrary, VG- in Good+ dw with tear repaired. An uncommon title.


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Sir John Richardson. Arctic Explorer, Natural Historian, Naval Surgeon.

By: Johnson Robert E.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1976 First Edition

Seller ID: 67301

ISBN: 0850660742

Condition: 209pp, exlibrary, Good+ in Good+ dw. An uncommon title.


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Antarctica The Last Great Wilderness

By: Johnson Stanley

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld And Nicolson: 1985

Edition: 1985 First Edition

Seller ID: 64018

ISBN: 0297786768

Condition: 206pp, VG in VG dw


Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. View more info

The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

By: Joyce Ernest E. Mills

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2017

Edition: 2017 reprint

Seller ID: 65431

ISBN: 1852971223

Condition: 220pp, 61 photographs, hardback, blue cloth, New in dustwrapper. This facsimile edition is limited to only 300 individually numbered copies. An excellent reprint of a very scarce title.


A primary account of the Ross Sea shore party of Shackleton's Endurance Expedition 1914-1917. Their task was to lay dumps to the pole for Shackleton's southern party. This less told story from the expedition is equally harrowing, an incredible story. View more info

The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

By: Joyce Ernest E. Mills

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2017

Edition: 2017 reprint

Seller ID: 65458

ISBN: 1852971223

Condition: 220pp, 61 photographs, hardback, blue cloth, New in dustwrapper. This facsimile edition is limited to only 300 individually numbered copies. An excellent reprint of a very scarce title.


A primary account of the Ross Sea shore party of Shackleton's Endurance Expedition 1914-1917. Their task was to lay dumps to the pole for Shackleton's southern party. This less told story from the expedition is equally harrowing, an incredible story. View more info

The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

By: Joyce Ernest E. Mills

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2017

Edition: 2017 reprint

Seller ID: 65459

ISBN: 1852971223

Condition: 220pp, 61 photographs, hardback, blue cloth, New in dustwrapper. This facsimile edition is limited to only 300 individually numbered copies. An excellent reprint of a very scarce title.


A primary account of the Ross Sea shore party of Shackleton's Endurance Expedition 1914-1917. Their task was to lay dumps to the pole for Shackleton's southern party. This less told story from the expedition is equally harrowing, an incredible story. View more info

The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

By: Joyce Ernest E. Mills

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2017

Edition: 2017 reprint

Seller ID: 65460

ISBN: 1852971223

Condition: 220pp, 61 photographs, hardback, blue cloth, New in dustwrapper. This facsimile edition is limited to only 300 individually numbered copies. An excellent reprint of a very scarce title.


A primary account of the Ross Sea shore party of Shackleton's Endurance Expedition 1914-1917. Their task was to lay dumps to the pole for Shackleton's southern party. This less told story from the expedition is equally harrowing, an incredible story. View more info

The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

By: Joyce Ernest Mills

Price: £390.00

Publisher: Duckworth: 1929

Edition: 1929 First Edition

Seller ID: 55066

Condition: 220pp, 61 photographs, original blue boards, new endpapers, bump to bottom corners, wear to extremities, Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


A primary account of the Ross Sea shore party of Shackleton's Endurance Expedition 1914-1917. Their task was to lay dumps to the pole for Shackleton's southern party. This less told story from the expedition is equally harrowing, an incredible story. A very scarce title. View more info

The Conquest of the Poles and Modern Adventures in the World of Ice.

By: Judd Alfred

Price: £10.00

Publisher: T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd:

Edition: 1924 First Edition

Seller ID: 62688

Condition: 364pp, 17 plates, 2 maps, original pictorial boards, light foxing to foreedges, foxing to endpapers, VG. An attractive copy.


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The Conquest Of The Antarctic

By: Kemp Norman

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Alan Wingate: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 673

Condition: 152pp, VG in Poor chipped dw with loss to bottom of spine and part of rear board.


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A Victim Of The Aurora.

By: Keneally Thomas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Collins: 1977

Edition: 1977 First Edition

Seller ID: 64004

ISBN: 0002224933

Condition: 222pp, foxing to foreedges, slight sunning to head of boards, VG in VG dw


A detective story. View more info

The Wicked Mate. The Antarctic Diary Of Victor Campbell.

By: King H.G.R. [editor]

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books/ Erskine Press: 2001

Edition: 2001 reprint

Seller ID: 63433

ISBN: 1852970715

Condition: 192pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


In 1910 Scott sent six men, the Northern Party, under the command of Lieutenant Victor Campbell, to explore along the coast of King Edward VII Land. After a successful 10 months at Cape Adare they moved to Inexpressible island, as stormy and desolate place a place as could be found anywhere on the planet. The failure of the relief ship to collect them at the end of the summer left them marooned with no hut and little food. Campbell kept all the men alive through the winter in a snow cave, 12ft by 9ft. After the winter, Campbell led the men 230 miles back to Cape Evans, only to learn of the dea... View more info

South Pole Odyssey: Selections from the Antarctic Diaries of Edward Wilson.

By: King Harry

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1982

Edition: 1982 First Edition

Seller ID: 34134

ISBN: 0713712066

Condition: 176pp, paperback, Fine copy.


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Gennem Den Hvide Orken. Den danske Forskningsrejse tvaersover Nordgronland 1912-13

By: Koch J. P.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Gyldendalske Boghandel Nordisk Forlag: 1913

Edition: 1913 First Edition

Seller ID: 68716

Condition: xiv, 286pp, original pictorial boards, professionally recased with new spine and original laid on, slight lean, VG. Text in Norwegian. Well illustrated.


Narrative of the Danish Expedition to Queen Louise Land and across northern Greenland, 1912-13, under J. P. Koch, to make glaciological and meteorological investigations on the inland ice and its border region. An account of the transportation of supplies by motor boat, barge and pack horse from Denmark Harbour to Borg Fiord, the wintering in its vicinity near Storstrommen Glacier and horse and sledge journey across Greenland to Proven on the west coast. View more info

South Georgia. Gateway To Antarctica.

By: Kohl-Larsen Ludwig

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 65143

ISBN: 1852970758

Condition: 294pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


South Georgia had been the gateway to the Antarctic for many of the early expeditions to the continent. Ludwig Kohl-Larsen first visited the island in 1911 as a doctor on the Otto Nordenskjold expedition. Seeing South Georgia kindled in him an enthusiasm for returning to the Antarctic. He married Captain Larsen’s daughter and used his close connection with the Larsen family to return, firstly in 1924 on board the first whaling factory ship (Sir James Clark Ross) and then, in 1929, to travel around South Georgia and film the wildlife. He spent a summer camped in various parts of the island, e... View more info

South Georgia. Gateway To Antarctica.

By: Kohl-Larsen Ludwig

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 65144

ISBN: 1852970758

Condition: 294pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


South Georgia had been the gateway to the Antarctic for many of the early expeditions to the continent. Ludwig Kohl-Larsen first visited the island in 1911 as a doctor on the Otto Nordenskjold expedition. Seeing South Georgia kindled in him an enthusiasm for returning to the Antarctic. He married Captain Larsen’s daughter and used his close connection with the Larsen family to return, firstly in 1924 on board the first whaling factory ship (Sir James Clark Ross) and then, in 1929, to travel around South Georgia and film the wildlife. He spent a summer camped in various parts of the island, e... View more info

The German Arctic Expedition of 1869-70, and Narrative of the Wreck of the Hansa in the Ice

By: Koldewey Captain

Price: £525.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle: 1874

Edition: 1874 First Edition

Seller ID: 66634

Condition: viii, 590pp, numerous woodcut illusts, 4 coloured, 2 maps, new green cloth binding with original spine laid on and original ship illustration retained to front board, some pages dusty and occasional light foxing, a few foreedges ragged, VG. A strong tight copy.


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An Account of a Voyage To Spitzbergen; Containing A Full Description Of That Country, Of The Zoology Of The North, And Of The Shetland Isles; with an Account of the Whale Fishery.

By: Laing John

Price: £78.00

Publisher: K Book Editions: 1973

Edition: 1973 reprint

Seller ID: 63506

ISBN: 0859630099

Condition: 173pp, blue cloth, exlibrary, number to spine, a couple of small ink stamps but very clean internally, slight lean to spine, new endpapers, Good+ in VG- dw with scuffing to spine due to label removal. A facsimile of the 1815 First Edition.


Results of the author's voyages in the Greenland Sea as ship surgeon on whalers in 1806-7. Appendix contains an historical account of whale fisheries; important observations on variation of the compass; extracts from Mr Scoresby's paper on 'Polar Ice'. View more info

'Hell With A Capital H'. An Epic Story of Antarctic Survival

By: Lambert Katherine

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Pimlico: 2002

Edition: 2002 Second Impression

Seller ID: 62692

ISBN: 0712679952

Condition: 208pp, paperback, VG+.


The story of Scott's Northern Party. View more info

When The Pole Star Shone. A History Of Exploration.

By: Langley Michael

Price: £6.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co: 1971

Edition: 1971 First Edition

Seller ID: 59763

ISBN: 0245506683

Condition: 176pp, VG in VG dw.


A summary of geographical exploration since ancient times. Includes the development of navigational and surveying aids and instruments from the days when the Polynesians relied on bird migration. View more info

Life At The Bottom. The People Of Antartica.

By: Langone John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company: 1977

Edition: 1977 U.S Edition Second Printing

Seller ID: 64065

Condition: 262pp, VG+ in VG dw


The lives of the serviceman, scientists and civilians, who work in Antartica. View more info

Endurance. The Greatest Adventure Story Ever Told

By: Lansing Alfred

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Pheonix Press: 2001

Edition: 2001 rep

Seller ID: 40535

ISBN: 1842121375

Condition: 277pp, softback, VG+ copy


An attractive reprint of THE polar classic, covering the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by of Sir Ernest Shackleton. View more info

Endurance. The Greatest Adventure Story Ever Told

By: Lansing Alfred

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ted Smart: 2000

Edition: 2000 rep

Seller ID: 67256

Condition: 277pp, pictorial boards, Fine in Fine dw. Superbly illustrated.


An attractive reprint of THE polar classic, covering the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by of Sir Ernest Shackleton. View more info

Sir Vivian Fuchs. The Living Biographies Series.

By: Larsen Egon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Phoenix House Ltd: 1959

Edition: 1959 First Edition

Seller ID: 64654

Condition: 110pp, exlibrary, usual markings, a reading copy in dustwrapper


Living Biographies for young people. View more info

Antarctic Eyewitness

By: Laseron Charles & Hurley Frank

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2002

Edition: 2002 rep

Seller ID: 62622

ISBN: 1841582204

Condition: 292pp, paperback, VG+


Shackleton's Argonauts by Frank Hurley, South With Mawson by Charles F. Laserson with introduction by Tim Bowden View more info

FjellNorge. Vol 1: Fra Ryfylke til Jotunheimen. Vol 2: Fr Breheimen til Rondane. Vol 3: Fra Trollheimen Til Svalbard (Three Volumes)

By: Lauritzen Per Roger & Ryvarden Leif

Price: £160.00

Publisher: Gyldendal: 2003

Edition: 2003

Seller ID: 66533

ISBN: 8205271933

Condition: 231pp, Fine in Fine dw.


A lovely set of this beautifully illustrated and scarce title. View more info

Antarctica. The Last Frontier.

By: Laws Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Boxtree/Anglia TV: 1989

Edition: 1989 First Edition

Seller ID: 64281

ISBN: 1852832479

Condition: 208pp, map endpapers, Fine in near Fine dw.


Breathtaking pictures from the Anglia TV series. View more info

Reindeer on South Georgia. The ecology of an introduced population.

By: Leader-Williams N.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1988

Edition: 1988 First Edition

Seller ID: 67525

ISBN: 0521242711

Condition: 319pp, pictorial boards, exlibrary, usual stamps but very clean internally, Good+.


Studies in Polar Research. View more info

The Great North Pole Fraud

By: Lewin W. Henry

Price: £295.00

Publisher: C W Daniel Company Ltd: 1935

Edition: 1935 First Edition

Seller ID: 61739

Condition: 192pp, original orange cloth, some fading and soiling to boards, heavy wear to edge of boards, Good in colour photocopy of original dw. A very scarce book indeed.


Lewin published a journal annually, the Individualist, which during its 23 years of issue, ending in 1930, was largely responsible for a more or less continuous anti-Peary publicity. He attempts to convince any unbiassed person that Peary never reached the North Pole at all. View more info

The Great North Pole Fraud

By: Lewin W. Henry

Price: £315.00

Publisher: C W Daniel Company Ltd: 1935

Edition: 1935 First Edition

Seller ID: 65391

Condition: 192pp, original orange cloth, sunning to spine, some damp fading to leading edge of boards, private bookplate, some browning to pages as is usual, Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw. A very scarce title indeed.


Lewin published a journal annually, the Individualist, which during its 23 years of issue, ending in 1930, was largely responsible for a more or less continuous anti-Peary publicity. He attempts to convince any unbiassed person that Peary never reached the North Pole at all. View more info

Ice Bird

By: Lewis David

Price: £4.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & C0: 1976

Edition: 1976 US Edition

Seller ID: 62725

ISBN: 0393031853

Condition: 223pp, map endpapers, VG+


Ice Bird is not only the account of one of the greatest small-boat journeys of all time. It is also a story of human endurance, a testimony of man's will to overcome almost anything and everything to stay alive. View more info

Icebound In Antarctica

By: Lewis David & George Mimi

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1987

Edition: 1987 First Edition

Seller ID: 38908

Condition: 242pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


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Icebound In Antarctica

By: Lewis David & George Mimi

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1987

Edition: 1987 First Edition

Seller ID: 64063

ISBN: 0436245892

Condition: 242pp, private bookplate, VG+ in VG+ dw.


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A Continent For Science. The Antarctic Adventure

By: Lewis Richard S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1965

Edition: 1965 First Edition

Seller ID: 33990

Condition: 300pp, well illustrated with maps, photographs and charts, Fine in Fine dw


Foreword by Dr Thomas O. Jones. The first definitive history of the world's last land frontier. View more info

A Continent For Science. The Antarctic Adventure

By: Lewis Richard S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1965

Edition: 1965 First Edition

Seller ID: 64040

Condition: 300pp, well illustrated with maps, photographs and charts, foxing to foreedges, VG in VG dw


Foreword by Dr Thomas O. Jones. The first definitive history of the world's last land frontier. View more info

The Path Through Penguin City

By: Lillie Harry R.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 44541

Condition: 302pp, illusts, maps, fading and mark to spine, Good in colour photocopy of original dw.


Dr. Lillie went to the Antarctic as surgeon to a whaling fleet. This is the story of why he went and what he saw. He was appalled by the cruelty and it began a life long crusade. Furthermore Lillie's descriptions of the wild life of the ocean are as fascinating as they are instructive. View more info

Three Got Through Memoirs Of An Arctic Explorer

By: Lindsay Martin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Falcon Press: 1946

Edition: 1946 First Edition

Seller ID: 56827

Condition: 262pp, inscr, owner's signature, small owner's label, VG in VG price clipped dw.


The story of three men who made a record Arctic journey of 1,200 miles, discovering 250 miles of new mountains, eventually reached the coast after 103 days' sledging, with two and a half days food in hand. View more info

Ice - High And Low

By: Lister Hal

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Indent Pre-Print: 2005

Edition: 2005 First Edition

Seller ID: 61360

Condition: 263pp, paperback, New.


Expeditions in a cool environment near the ground. With beautiful photographs and illustrations. View more info

Ice - High And Low

By: Lister Hal

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Indent Pre-Print: 2005

Edition: 2005 First Edition

Seller ID: 61368

Condition: 263pp, paperback, New.


Expeditions in a cool environment near the ground. With beautiful photographs and illustrations. View more info

White Horizon

By: Liversidge Douglas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Odhams Press Ltf: 1951

Edition: 1951 First Edition

Seller ID: 57462

Condition: 255pp, front endpaper lacking, sunning to head and tail of spine, Good in complete but worn dw.


The epic voyage of the polar ship John Biscoe to rescue eleven men trapped by Antartic ice. View more info

The Whale Killers

By: Liversidge Douglas

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Jarrolds: 1963

Edition: 1963 First Edition

Seller ID: 64195

Condition: 191pp, foxing to foreedges, VG in VG dw with a little soiling to rear.


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Arctic Dreams. Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape.

By: Lopez Barry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Picador/Pan Books: 1987

Edition: 1987 rep

Seller ID: 57622

ISBN: 0330295381

Condition: 464pp, paperback, Good+


A celebration of the Arctic landscape itself - of earth and sea and ice. It's also a book dreams, about why people have gone to the Arctic and what they have found. View more info