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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: £165.00

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: £325.00

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: 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 '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

Penguin. Adventures among the Birds, Beasts and Whalers of the Far South.

By: Matthews L. Harrison

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Peter Owen: 1977

Edition: 1977 First Edition

Seller ID: 50616

ISBN: 0720605040

Condition: 165pp, VG+ in VG+ dw.


A study of the Penguin in its natural habitat, the frozen waters and barren beaches of the Far South. View more info

Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 under the Leadership of Sir Douglas Mawson: Scientific Reports (Complete Set)

By: Mawson Sir Douglas

Price: £4,400.00

Publisher: Adelaide and Sydney: Government Printers: 1916

Edition: 1916-47 First Edition

Seller ID: 55839

Condition: A fine set in the original publishers paper wrappers. Complete all 91 parts as issued from 1916 to 1947. No prior ownership marks, no library marks, no faults, exactly as issued. It is exceptional to find a set in totally original condition that hasn't been institutionalised in some way. You will not find a better set. Please contact us for additional details, photographs and shipping costs.


These voluminous reports were published over many years, from 1916 to 1947. In all, ninety-one separate publications were grouped into three series, made up of twenty two volumes. It is exceedingly rare to find a complete set of the reports. The work emanating from the expedition ranks it as one of the great scientific expeditions of the heroic era. The reports themselves were attractively prepared, with photographs and charts of high quality. Over 4000 pages of text, charts, plates and maps. Series A - Geography, Geology, Glaciology. Volume I. – Volume V. Series B - Meteorology, Aural Obser... View more info

Safe Return Doubtful. The Heroic Age Of Polar Exploration

By: Maxtone-Graham John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens: 1989

Edition: 1989 First Edition

Seller ID: 62099

ISBN: 1852602937

Condition: 364pp, Fine in Fine dw.


A classic summary of early exploration. View more info

The Greenpeace Book of Antarctica. A New View Of The Seventh Continent

By: May John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley: 1989

Edition: 1989 Revised Edition

Seller ID: 64245

ISBN: 0385262809

Condition: 192pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


A Greenpeace Book. Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. View more info

The Whalers

By: Maynard Dr. Felix & Dumas Alexandre

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co: 1937

Edition: 1937 Second Impression

Seller ID: 64186

Condition: 414pp, owner's name and address, private blindstamp, wear to extremities, Good+


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Exploring The Northwest Territory.

By: McDonald T. H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: University Of Oklahoma Press: 1966

Edition: 1966 First Edition

Seller ID: 58291

Condition: 133pp, VG+ in VG price clipped dw


Sir Alexander Mackenzie's Journal of a voyage by bark canoe from Lake Athabasca to the Pacific Ocean in the summer of 1789. View more info

Ancient Mariner. The Amazing Adventures Of Samuel Hearne.

By: McGoogan Ken

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2004

Edition: 2004 First Edition

Seller ID: 62608

ISBN: 055381642X

Condition: 426pp, paperback, Fine copy


Samuel Hearne, the englishman who walked to the Arctic Ocean. View more info

Ice Crash. Disaster In The Arctic, 1928.

By: McKee Alexander

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press: 1979

Edition: 1979 First Edition

Seller ID: 1771

ISBN: 0285623907

Condition: 326pp, exlib, very few marks, VG in VG dw


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Call To The South. A Story Of British Whaling In Antarctica

By: McLaughlin W.R.D.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: George G.Harrap: 1962

Edition: 1962 First Edition

Seller ID: 64189

Condition: 188pp, light foxing to foreedges, VG+ in VG dw


An account of a typical British expedition to Antarctica. View more info

The Old Whaling Days. A history of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840

By: McNab Robert

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Golden Press: 1975

Edition: 1975 Edition

Seller ID: 64193

ISBN: 0855584327

Condition: 508p, VG in VG dw with slight sunning to spine.


A history of New Zealand's wildest days, when French and American ships as well as British scoured the coastline for the highly-prized sperm whale. View more info

So Remorseless A Havoc. Of Dolphins, Whales & Men.

By: McNally Robert

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company: 1981

Edition: 1981 First US Edition

Seller ID: 64181

ISBN: 0316562920

Condition: 268pp, private bookplate, Fine in VG dw.


A wide ranging and compassionate study of whales, dolphins and porpoises and their involvement with man. View more info

Shackleton's Heroes. The epic story of the men who kept the Endurance Expedition alive.

By: McOrist Wilson

Price: £11.00

Publisher: The Robson Press: 2015

Edition: 2015 First Edition

Seller ID: 63813

ISBN: 1849548153

Condition: 362pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The heroes in this book are the six men who were in the support party placing food depots for Shackleton's planned crossing of Antarctica in 1915. Their most southerly depot was placed at Mount Hope, 360 miles onto the continent from their base at McMurdo Sound. A new detailed account of this less told but no less epic struggle for survival. View more info

Shackleton's Heroes. The epic story of the men who kept the Endurance Expedition alive.

By: McOrist Wilson

Price: £11.00

Publisher: The Robson Press: 2015

Edition: 2015 First Edition

Seller ID: 68748

ISBN: 1849548153

Condition: 362pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper.


The heroes in this book are the six men who were in the support party placing food depots for Shackleton's planned crossing of Antarctica in 1915. Their most southerly depot was placed at Mount Hope, 360 miles onto the continent from their base at McMurdo Sound. A new detailed account of this less told but no less epic struggle for survival. View more info