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E.H. Shackleton. Shackleton The Antarctic Challenge

By: Heacox Kim

Price: £18.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1999

Edition: 1999 First US Edition

Seller ID: 67257

ISBN: 0792275365

Condition: 215pp, hardback, Fine in Fine dw


Superbly illustrated and attractive book about Shackleton and his expeditions. 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

The Island Of South Georgia

By: Headland Robert

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: 1986 reprint

Seller ID: 51519

ISBN: 0521252741

Condition: 293pp, 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

Chronological List Of Antarctic Expeditions And Related Historical Events

By: Headland Robert K.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1993

Edition: 1993 rep

Seller ID: 66417

ISBN: 0521309034

Condition: 730pp, pictorial boards, small address label to endpaper, Fine. A lovely copy.


A fantastic reference work. 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

The Explorer's Daughter. A Young Englishwoman Rediscovers Her Arctic Childhood

By: Herbert Kari

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Viking: 2004

Edition: 2004 First Edition

Seller ID: 55177

ISBN: 067091374X

Condition: 355pp, VG+ in VG+ 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: 56174

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: £14.00

Publisher: Polarworld: 2007

Edition: 2007 First Edition

Seller ID: 66459

ISBN: 0955525519

Condition: 128pp, full colour images, Fine in Fine 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: 32572

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: 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

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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Across The Top Of The World. The British Trans-Arctic Expedition

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Longmans: 1969

Edition: 1969 First Edition

Seller ID: 39721

ISBN: 582108012

Condition: 209pp, owner's signature, Fine in Fine dw. A lovely copy.


The first crossing of the Arctic Ocean from Alaska to Spitzbergen a journey of 476 days. View more info

The Noose Of Laurels. The Discovery Of The North Pole.

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1989

Edition: 1989 First Edition

Seller ID: 63762

ISBN: 0340412763

Condition: 395pp, near Fine in near Fine dw.


The assessment of the papers of Robert E. Peary. View more info

The Noose Of Laurels. The Discovery Of The North Pole.

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1989

Edition: 1989 First Edition

Seller ID: 64656

ISBN: 0340412763

Condition: 395pp, near Fine in near Fine dw.


The assessment of the papers of Robert E. Peary. View more info

A World Of Men. Exploration In Antarctica.

By: Herbert Wally

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1968

Edition: 1968 First Edition

Seller ID: 67065

ISBN: 413262804

Condition: 232pp, folding map in rear pocket, VG+ in VG+ dw, signed on the title page by Wally Herbert.


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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: 61533

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

Edmund Hillary & Vivian Fuchs signatures

By: Hillary Edmund & Fuchs Vivian

Price: £75.00

Seller ID: 9546

Condition: VG, both signatures on page from autograph book


Fuchs and Hillary lead the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctica Expedition of 1955-1958. 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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Arctic Exploration And Development c. 500 B.C to 1915.

By: Holland Clive

Price: £260.00

Publisher: Garland Publishifng: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition US

Seller ID: 50579

ISBN: 0824076486

Condition: xvi, 704pp, 30 maps, original blue decorative cloth, Fine. A lovely copy.


A fantastic reference, only 500 copies produced. View more info

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

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.


A most comprehensive biography. View more info

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 Amundsen Photographs

By: Huntford Roland

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1987

Edition: 1987 First Edition

Seller ID: 44270

ISBN: 0340412801

Condition: 199pp, VG+ in VG price clipped dw.


Edited and introduced by Roland Huntford. View more info