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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 Ma... 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: 68131

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 Ma... 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 Ma... 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 th... 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 th... View more info

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

Life At The Bottom. The People Of Antartica.

By: Langone John

Price: £15.00

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: £18.00

Publisher: Ted Smart: 2000

Edition: 2000 rep

Seller ID: 67256

Condition: 277pp, pictorial boards, F in F 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: £180.00

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: £19.00

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: £310.00

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: £340.00

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: £18.00

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: £38.00

Publisher: Falcon Press: 1946

Edition: 1946 First Edition

Seller ID: 57258

Condition: 262pp, VG+ in near VG price clipped dw with very small chip on rear and a little very faint foxing.


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

Three Got Through Memoirs Of An Arctic Explorer

By: Lindsay Martin

Price: £38.00

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

Sledge. The British Trans-Greenland Expedition 1934

By: Lindsay Martin

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1939

Edition: 1939 First Edition

Seller ID: 62150

Condition: 247pp, paperback, darkening to spine, yellowing to edges, small split to top and bottom of spine, Poor


Account of an expedition privately organised by the author to make the first survey of the western edge of the Crown Prince Frederiks and Prince of Wales Mountain between Scoresby Sound and Mount Forel, on East Greenland, using an approach from the west by means of a sledge journey from the Diko Bay region across the icecap. View more info

Ice - High And Low

By: Lister Hal

Price: £15.00

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: £15.00

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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Antarctic Sea Ice. Biological Processes, Interactions and Variability. Antarctic Research Series Volume 73.

By: Lizotte Michael P., Arrigo Kevin R. [editors]

Price: £38.00

Publisher: American Geophysical Union: 1998

Edition: 1998 US First Edition

Seller ID: 66630

ISBN: 0875909019

Condition: 198pp, pictorial boards, ex University library but very clean indeed, VG.


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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

Penguins

By: Love John A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Whittet Books: 1994

Edition: 1994 First Edition

Seller ID: 38904

Condition: 128pp, paperback, VG+


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The Crossing Of Antarctica. Original Photographs From The Epic Journey That Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream.

By: Lowe George & Lewis-Jones Huw

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 65421

ISBN: 0500252025

Condition: 239pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The Crossing Of Antarctica is a remarkable visual and personal testimony of a polar expedition that rewrote the history books and an epic journey of endurance and fellowship in the wildest of places. 154 Illustrations. View more info

The Crossing Of Antarctica. Original Photographs From The Epic Journey That Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream.

By: Lowe George & Lewis-Jones Huw

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 68753

ISBN: 0500252025

Condition: 239pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The Crossing Of Antarctica is a remarkable visual and personal testimony of a polar expedition that rewrote the history books and an epic journey of endurance and fellowship in the wildest of places. 154 Illustrations. View more info

The Crossing Of Antarctica. Original Photographs From The Epic Journey That Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream.

By: Lowe George & Lewis-Jones Huw

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 68754

ISBN: 0500252025

Condition: 239pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The Crossing Of Antarctica is a remarkable visual and personal testimony of a polar expedition that rewrote the history books and an epic journey of endurance and fellowship in the wildest of places. 154 Illustrations. View more info

Whale

By: Lucas Jeremy

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Edition

Seller ID: 64192

ISBN: 022401921X

Condition: 172pp, map endpapers, VG+ in VG+ dw.


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Antarctica.

By: Lucas Mike

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New Holland Publishers: 1996

Edition: 1996 First Edition

Seller ID: 64024

ISBN: 185368743X

Condition: 155pp, light spotting to very bottom of two pages, VG in VG+ dw


Superbly illustrated. View more info

The Third Reich In Antarctica. The German Antarctic Expedition 1938-39

By: Ludecke Cornelia & Summerhayes Colin

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2012

Edition: 2012 First Edition

Seller ID: 65157

ISBN: 1852971037

Condition: 259pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The origins of the Third German Antarctic Expedition lie in a combination of the aspirations of German scientists to contribute to exploring and understanding the Antarctic environ¬ment, and the Nazi Party's drive for self-sufficiency on the road to war. In 1936/37 Germany had joined the whaling nations in the South Atlantic, keen to obtain whale oil without having to use valuable foreign currency reserves needed for rearmament. Considering that it needed a local whalin... View more info

The 'Taurus' Collection. 150 Collectable Books on the Antarctic. A Bibliography.

By: Mackenzie Julian [editor]

Price: £39.00

Publisher: The Traveller's Bookshop: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition

Seller ID: 63872

ISBN: 1874472521

Condition: 197pp, paperback, New. A softback version.


The Taurus collection is one the pre-eminent private collections of books on the Antarctic. The collection encompasses the major works of exploration by people who actually went to the continent in the Golden Age, which ended with the outbreak of the Second World War. The items are supplied with collations, notes and illustrations, making this a work of great value not only to collectors and dealers but also to those interested in the history of Antarctic Exploration. View more info

The 'Taurus' Collection. 150 Collectable Books on the Antarctic. A Bibliography.

By: Mackenzie Julian [editor]

Price: £39.00

Publisher: The Traveller's Bookshop: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition

Seller ID: 63874

ISBN: 1874472521

Condition: 197pp, paperback, New. A softback version.


The Taurus collection is one the pre-eminent private collections of books on the Antarctic. The collection encompasses the major works of exploration by people who actually went to the continent in the Golden Age, which ended with the outbreak of the Second World War. The items are supplied with collations, notes and illustrations, making this a work of great value not only to collectors and dealers but also to those interested in the history of Antarctic Exploration. View more info

The 'Taurus' Collection. 150 Collectable Books on the Antarctic. A Bibliography.

By: Mackenzie Julian [editor]

Price: £39.00

Publisher: The Traveller's Bookshop: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition

Seller ID: 63875

ISBN: 1874472521

Condition: 197pp, paperback, New. A softback version.


The Taurus collection is one the pre-eminent private collections of books on the Antarctic. The collection encompasses the major works of exploration by people who actually went to the continent in the Golden Age, which ended with the outbreak of the Second World War. The items are supplied with collations, notes and illustrations, making this a work of great value not only to collectors and dealers but also to those interested in the history of Antarctic Exploration. View more info

Far North With "Captain Mac"

By: MacMillan Miriam

Price: £7.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1951

Edition: 1951

Seller ID: 45070

Condition: 465-513pp, extract from the National Geographic Magazine October, 1951, in green card covers, VG+


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The Last Hero. Bill Tilman: A biography of the explorer

By: Madge Tim

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1995

Edition: 1995 First Edition

Seller ID: 68670

ISBN: 0340584416

Condition: 288pp, VG in VG dw.


Biography of the mountaineer, sailor and explorer. One of the greatest explorers of the twentieth Century. View more info

Whales, Whaling And Whale Research. A Selected Bibliography.

By: Magnolia L. R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Whaling Museum, Long Island: 1977

Edition: 1977 First US Edition

Seller ID: 57430

Condition: 91pp, paperback, VG+ copy


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Igloo For The Night

By: Manning Mrs. Tom

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1943

Edition: 1943 First Edition

Seller ID: 54194

Condition: 232pp, slight lean, sunning to spine, corners a little bumped, a few marks to boards, Good


Mrs. Manning went to Baffinland to join her husband Tom. View more info