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

By: Hooker William Jackson

Price: £220.00

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... View more info

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

By: Hooker William Jackson

Price: £50.00

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... View more info

Confessions Of An Igloo Dweller.

By: Houston James

Price: £10.00

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: £88.00

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: £4.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth: 1998

Edition: 1998 Third Impression

Seller ID: 56716

ISBN: 0715628437

Condition: 610pp, paperback, minor rippling due to previous water damage to first few pages but not that noticeable, near VG.


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Scott And Amundsen

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld: 1993

Edition: 1993 reprint

Seller ID: 52715

ISBN: 0297813811

Condition: 665pp, paperback, Fine copy


Roland Huntford remorselessly strips away the myth of Scott of the Antarctic, a man who wanted to be a hero, in contrast to his rival Amundsen, who merely wanted to get to the Pole. View more info

The Last Place On Earth

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1985

Edition: 1985 rep US

Seller ID: 1230

Condition: 565pp, substantial softback, owner's neat stamp, 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

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.


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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.


Illustrated biography. View more info

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: £4.00

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

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

Topografisk Atlas Gronland. Atlas over Danmark Serie II Bind 6

By: Jakobsen Bjarne Holm & others

Price: £55.00

Publisher: C. A. Reitzels Forlag: 2000

Edition: 2000 Edition

Seller ID: 67953

ISBN: 8787945444

Condition: 278pp, near Fine in Fine dw.


Atlas of Greenland. Text in Danish. Superbly illustrated. View more info

Topografisk Atlas Gronland. Atlas over Danmark Serie II Bind 6

By: Jakobsen Bjarne Holm & others

Price: £48.00

Publisher: C. A. Reitzels Forlag: 2000

Edition: 2000 Edition

Seller ID: 68774

ISBN: 8787945444

Condition: 278pp, VG+ in VG+ dw.


Atlas of Greenland. Text in Danish. Superbly illustrated. 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 Last Great Quest. Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice.

By: Jones Max

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: 2003 First Edition

Seller ID: 62100

ISBN: 0192804839

Condition: 352pp, Fine in Fine dw


The Author uses fascinating new evidence and previously unseen illustrations to take us back to this remarkable moment in modern history to tell for the first time, the full story of The Last Great Quest. 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: £425.00

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 wint... 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 wint... View more info