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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

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: £110.00

Publisher: K Book Editions: 1973

Edition: 1973 reprint

Seller ID: 63507

ISBN: 0859630099

Condition: 173pp, blue cloth, new endpapers, one small library stamp, exceptionally clean, VG in VG+ dw. 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

"Hell With A Capital H". An Epic Story Of Antarctic Survival.

By: Lambert Katherine

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pimlico: 2002

Edition: 2002 First Edition

Seller ID: 64287

ISBN: 0712679952

Condition: 208pp, paperback, Fine copy.


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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 Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

By: Lansing Alfred

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Reader's Union: 1961

Edition: 1961 Edition

Seller ID: 62392

Condition: 269pp, light sunning to spine, owner's signature, Good+


The order to abandon ship was given at 5 p.m. With these words Alfred Lansing begins his amazing account of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1915. 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 Fine dw


This book written by Dr. Richard Laws and with 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: £7.00

Publisher: Collins: 1975

Edition: 1975 First Edition

Seller ID: 43958

ISBN: 0002117371

Condition: 223pp, owner's name on title page, VG in Good+ dw covered in protective film.


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

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

Face To Face. Polar Portraits.

By: Lewis-Jones Huw

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Scott Polar Research Institute: 2008

Edition: 2008 First Edition

Seller ID: 62441

ISBN: 0901021083

Condition: 286pp, paperback, Fine copy


The collections held by the Scott Polar Institure, University of Cambridge, are amonfg the richest in ther world for the study of polar environments. View more info

The Path Through Penguin City

By: Lillie Harry R.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn: 1955

Edition: 1955 First Edition

Seller ID: 52702

Condition: 302pp, illusts, maps, inscription, VG+ in VG dw with slight edge wear.


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

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: £18.00

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: £18.00

Publisher: Indent Pre-Print: 2005

Edition: 2005 First Edition

Seller ID: 61363

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: £18.00

Publisher: Indent Pre-Print: 2005

Edition: 2005 First Edition

Seller ID: 61369

Condition: 263pp. Paperback, New


Expeditions in a cool environment near the ground. With beautiful photographs and illustrations. View more info

A Journey In Lapland. The Hard Way To Haparanda.

By: Lister R P

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Travel Book Club: 1965

Edition: 1965 rep

Seller ID: 62134

Condition: 256pp, foxing to page edges, VG+ in VG+ dw


Lister's journey took two months and eighteen hundred miles of arduous travel across the varied reaches of Lapland. 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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H.M.S. Endurance 1981-82 Deployment. A Season Of Conflict.

By: Lockett Andrew, Munro Neil, Wells David [Editors]

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Ministry of Defence: 1983

Edition: 1983 First Edition

Seller ID: 58421

Condition: 141pp, large paperback, VG+. A scarce item.


This book was written as a record for those men who have served on HMS Endurance and have shared the privilege of visiting the most amazing continent in the world. They have sacrificed many months away from their families to show the flag for the United Kingdom, bring reassurance to the Falkland Islands, and contribute to the difficukt scientific work amidst the ice and loneliness of the Antarctic. View more info

Arctic Dreams. Imagination And Desire In A Northern Landscape.

By: Lopez Barry

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Picador/Pan Books: 1987

Edition: 1987 rep

Seller ID: 62127

ISBN: 0330295381

Condition: 464pp, paperback, Good+


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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

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: 65159

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 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: 65155

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

Planet Arctic. Life At The Top Of The World.

By: Lynch Wayne

Price: £3.00

Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd: 2010

Edition: 2010 Edition

Seller ID: 62433

ISBN: 1408130246

Condition: 239pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


In Spring, a prolific explosion of life brings the entire landscape to life with an abundance of birds, mammals and plants. Beautiful colour photographs. View more info

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

By: Mackenzie Julian [editor]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Traveller's Bookshop: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition

Seller ID: 63830

ISBN: 1874472521

Condition: 197pp, slight bump to top corners otherwise Fine in near VG dw with a small hole to the dustwrapper front cover. One of only 500 copies.


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: £59.00

Publisher: The Traveller's Bookshop: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition

Seller ID: 63833

ISBN: 1874472521

Condition: 197pp, bump to bottom leading edge of boards, VG in VG+ dw. One of only 500 copies.


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: 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