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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: £12.00

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A wonderful publication, superbly illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs.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: £20.00

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: £20.00

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: £20.00

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: £20.00

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: £29.00

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: £125.00

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: £130.00

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: £125.00

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

South With Shackleton

By: Hussey Dr L.D.A.

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1951

Edition: 1951 New Imp

Seller ID: 34231

Condition: 182pp, original grey cloth, ex school library, faint sellotape residue marks to boards, very clean internally, VG in VG dw with small label removal mark to spine and slight soiling to rear.


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.


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Scott Of The Antarctic

By: Huxley Elspeth

Price: £20.00

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: £20.00

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

Target Antarctica.

By: Innes Hammond

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chapmans: 1993

Edition: 1993 First Edition

Seller ID: 62104

ISBN: 1855920336

Condition: 305pp, Fine in VG+ dw


Acclaimed as the master of the nautical epic, Hammond Innes has written a story of tremendous pace and colour, meticulously researched as always. 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: £24.00

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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A Whale Of A Discussion. Japanese Children's Debate On Whaling.

By: Iwai Kunio

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Institute For Cetacean Research: 1990

Edition: 1990 First Edition

Seller ID: 64184

Condition: 152pp, paperback, VG+ copy


Text in English and Japanese. Japanese children's debate on whaling. View more info

Mawson's Antarctic Diaries

By: Jacka Fred & Eleanor

Price: £30.00

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: £38.00

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: £45.00

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: £45.00

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: £29.00

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: £29.00

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: £29.00

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: £29.00

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: £400.00

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: £12.00

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 Silent Continent.

By: Kearns William H. & Britton Beverley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 64044

Condition: 237pp, foxing to foreedges, VG in Good chipped dw


In the book there are the complete stories of more than thirty Antarctic explorations from thirteen countries, each a true adventure story of the courage, heroism and fortitude of exceptional men. View more info

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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The Conquest Of The Antarctic

By: Kemp Norman

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Alan Wingate: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Edition

Seller ID: 64053

Condition: 152pp, owner's signature, map endpapers, foxing to foreedges, VG in VG- dw


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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: £45.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books and Erskine Press: 1988

Edition: 1988 First Edition

Seller ID: 56103

ISBN: 1852970308

Condition: 192pp, Fine in Fine dw


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

The Wicked Mate. The Antarctic Diary Of Victor Campbell.

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

Price: £28.00

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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Scott's Last Journey

By: King Peter

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Duckworth: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 68675

ISBN: 0715629387

Condition: 192pp, Fine in Fine price clipped dw.


A modern examination of Scott's ill fated journey to the South Pole. The text is illuminated by a selection of photographs, many of breath-taking quality, taken by one of the greatest Antarctic explorers, Herbert Ponting. View more info

The Crossing. Sir Vivian Fuchs, Sir Edmund Hillary and the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58

By: Knight John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68127

ISBN: 1445686295

Condition: 288pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1953-58 organised and led by Sir Vivian Fuchs and supported by Sir Edmund Hillary was one of the most extraordinary exploits ever undertaken in Antarctica - but it has been underappreciated. On the sixtieth anniversary of the crossing, this book tells the complete story of this remarkable episode in the history of exploration. The Crossing is illustrated with photographs from the Royal Geographical Society, with the kind permission of Mary Lowe, widow of expedition photographer George Lowe, and from Peter and Sarah Hillary and the Auckland War Memorial Museum. View more info

The Crossing. Sir Vivian Fuchs, Sir Edmund Hillary and the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58

By: Knight John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2018

Edition: 2018 First Edition

Seller ID: 68128

ISBN: 1445686295

Condition: 288pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1953-58 organised and led by Sir Vivian Fuchs and supported by Sir Edmund Hillary was one of the most extraordinary exploits ever undertaken in Antarctica - but it has been underappreciated. On the sixtieth anniversary of the crossing, this book tells the complete story of this remarkable episode in the history of exploration. The Crossing is illustrated with photographs from the Royal Geographical Society, with the kind permission of Mary Lowe, widow of expedition photographer George Lowe, and from Peter and Sarah Hillary and the Auckland War Memorial Museum. View more info

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

By: Koch J. P.

Price: £26.00

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: £26.00

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: £26.00

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: £550.00

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: £85.00

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