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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, ch... 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. Mariner. The Amazing Adventures Of Samuel Hearne The Englishman Who Walked To The Arctic Ocean.

By: McGoogan Ken

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bantam Press: 2004

Edition: 2004 First Edition

Seller ID: 53338

ISBN: 0593052749

Condition: 334pp, Fine in Fine dw


Samuel Hearne, the englishman who walked to the Arctic Ocean. 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

Fatal Passage. The Untold Story of John Rae, the Arctic Adventurer Who Discovered the Fate of Franklin

By: McGoogan Ken

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2002

Edition: 2002 Edition

Seller ID: 65627

ISBN: 0553814931

Condition: 327pp, paperback, Fine.


Rae was denied the recognition he so richly deserved. On returning to London, he faced a campaign of denial and vilification from Lady Jane Franklin and Charles Dickens. 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: £9.00

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

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: 68749

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

In The Footsteps Of Scott

By: Mear Roger & Swan Robert

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1987

Edition: 1987 First Edition

Seller ID: 58102

ISBN: 0224014183

Condition: 306pp, Fine in VG+ dw


Modern day expedition that followed Captain Scott's 1912 route across Antarctica to the South Pole. View more info

In The Footsteps Of Scott

By: Mear Roger & Swan Robert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1987

Edition: 1987 First Edition

Seller ID: 62731

ISBN: 0224014183

Condition: 306pp, bump to top corners, VG in VG dw.


Modern day expedition that followed Captain Scott's 1912 route across Antarctica to the South Pole. View more info

Solving The Riddle Of Chubb Crater

By: Meen V. Ben

Price: £10.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1952

Edition: 1952

Seller ID: 45079

Condition: 1-32pp, extract from the National Geographic Magazine January 1952, in green card covers, VG+


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Antarctica Both Heaven And Hell

By: Messner Reinhold

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Crowood Press: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 45863

ISBN: 185223704X

Condition: 381pp, VG+ in VG+ price clipped dw.


Account of Reinhold Messner's and Arved Fuchs' 2800 kilometre, 92-day journey on foot across Antarctica. View more info

Antarctica Both Heaven And Hell

By: Messner Reinhold

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Crowood Press: 1991

Edition: 1991 First Edition

Seller ID: 40853

ISBN: 185223704X

Condition: 381pp, VG+ in VG+ dw.


Account of Reinhold Messner's and Arved Fuchs' 2800 kilometre, 92-day journey on foot across Antarctica. View more info

There She Blows!

By: Mielche Hakon

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Travel Book Club:

Edition: Date?

Seller ID: 57534

Condition: 227pp, yellowing to page edges, VG in Good+ dw with sellotape repairs.


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The Lonely South

By: Migot Andre

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Travel Book Club:

Edition: no date

Seller ID: 240

Condition: VG+ in VG- dw


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The Lonely South

By: Migot Andre

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis: 1956

Edition: 1956 First Eition

Seller ID: 64047

Condition: 206pp, foxing to foreedges, VG in VG dw


Andre Migot is a french doctor, in this book he went with a Australian scientifc expedition to Mawson on the Antarctic Continent. View more info

Nordost-Gronland 1908-60. Fangstmandsperioden.

By: Mikkelsen Peter Schmidt

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Aschehoug: 2001

Edition: 2001 First Edition

Seller ID: 58302

ISBN: 8711115386

Condition: 423pp, pictorial boards, Fine copy


Text in Norweigan. Summary in English. View more info

Nordost Gronland 1908 - 60 Fangstmandsperioden

By: Mikkelsen Peter Schmidt

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Aschehoug: 2001

Edition: 2001 Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 55465

ISBN: 8711115386

Condition: 423pp, pictorial boards, NEW


A history of the early mainly trapping expeditions to North East Greenland. Well illustrated with photographs of the known trapping huts with location maps. Text in Danish with a summary of 15 pages in English. This book is a revised and enlarged edition of 'Nordostgronland 1908-60 Fangstmandsperioden' published in 1994 by Danish Polar Center. View more info

Tusind Dage Med Sirius

By: Mikkelsen Peter Schmidt

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Gyldendal: 1993

Edition: 1993 First Edition

Seller ID: 62712

ISBN: 8701670700

Condition: 199pp, paperback, Fine copy


Text in Danish. View more info

North-East Greenland 1908-60. The Trapper Era (SIGNED COPY)

By: Mikkelsen Peter Schmidt

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Scott Polar Research Institute: 2008

Edition: 2008 First Edition

Seller ID: 63788

ISBN: 0901021067

Condition: 527pp, pictorial hardback, New, signed by Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen. A fantastic publication packed with a huge wealth of useful information and historical interest both of which are superbly illustrated.


At last we have an English edition of Nordøstgrønland 1908-60 - Fangstmandsperioden. This updated and enlarged translation of the classic Danish edition from 1994 has been published in response to the request of the increasing number of English-speaking scientists, adventurers and tourists visiting North-East Greenland. But this is much more than a translation. The book is the overall account of places and people during the pioneer era in the largest national park on ... View more info

One Thousand Days With Sirius. The Greenland Sledge Patrol

By: Mikkelsen Peter Schmidt

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Steading Workshop: 2005

Edition: 2005 First Edition

Seller ID: 66886

ISBN: 0955077303

Condition: 222pp, paperback, New. Translated by David Matthews.


Account of life and work with the Sirius Sledge Patrol in North and Northeast Greenland 1977-1980. View more info

North-East Greenland 1908-60. The Trapper Era (SIGNED COPY)

By: Mikkelsen Peter Schmidt

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Scott Polar Research Institute: 2008

Edition: 2008 First Edition

Seller ID: 66988

ISBN: 0901021067

Condition: 527pp, pictorial hardback, New, signed by Peter Schmidt Mikkelsen. A fantastic publication packed with a huge wealth of useful information and historical interest both of which are superbly illustrated.


At last we have an English edition of Nordøstgrønland 1908-60 - Fangstmandsperioden. This updated and enlarged translation of the classic Danish edition from 1994 has been published in response to the request of the increasing number of English-speaking scientists, adventurers and tourists visiting North-East Greenland. But this is much more than a translation. The book is the overall account of places and people during the pioneer era in the largest national park on ... View more info

Kingdom Of The Ice Bear

By: Miles H. & Salisbury M.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: B.B.C.: 1985

Edition: 1985 First Edition

Seller ID: 62483

ISBN: 0563203390

Condition: 223pp, Fine in Fine dw


The result of three years filming in the Arctic, lavishly illustrated. View more info

The Life Of Sir Ernest Shackleton

By: Mill Hugh R.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1924

Edition: 1924 New Impression

Seller ID: 44051

Condition: 312pp, 20 illusts, 4 maps, original blue cloth with gilt, couple of blemishes to front board, owner's signature, foreedge foxing, VG


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The Siege Of The South Pole. The Story of Antarctic Exploration

By: Mill Hugh R.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1905

Edition: 1905 First Edition US

Seller ID: 66785

Condition: xvi, 455pp, original green pictorial boards, folding maps, illustrations, VG.


A Classic. The finest overview of Antarctic exploration ever written and an essential reference work, its value not having lessened over time. Mill, who had been librarian of the Royal Geographical Society, melded thirty years of research, reflection, and contact with the most prominent polar people of his day together with his eloquent writing abilities in the production of this important Antarctic bibliographical work. View more info

The Siege Of The South Pole. The Story of Antarctic Exploration

By: Mill Hugh R.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Alston Rivers Ltd: 1905

Edition: 1905 First Edition

Seller ID: 68432

Condition: xvi, 450p, original green boards with black titling, wear to head and tail of spine, corners a little bumped, folding map lacking and replaced with a colour photocopy, VG.


A Classic. The finest overview of Antarctic exploration ever written and an essential reference work, its value not having lessened over time. Mill, who had been librarian of the Royal Geographical Society, melded thirty years of research, reflection, and contact with the most prominent polar people of his day together with his eloquent writing abilities in the production of this important Antarctic bibliographical work. View more info

The Life Of Sir Ernest Shackleton

By: Mill Hugh Robert

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1923

Edition: 1923 First Edition

Seller ID: 55184

Condition: 312pp, 20 illusts, 4 maps, original blue cloth with gilt, some minor blemishes to boards, owner's name and address to front endpaper, light foreedge foxing, VG+


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Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 58111

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, Fine in VG+ dw


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 57774

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, Fine in VG+ dw


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 56696

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, bump to top corners, VG+ in VG+ dw. The Scarce First Edition, an important work.


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 56094

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, small private bookplate, Fine in Fine dw, the Scarce First Edition, an important work.


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 48126

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, small owner's address label to front pastedown, Fine in Fine dw, the Scarce First Edition, an important work.


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 33780

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, slight bumping to corners, near Fine in Fine dw, the Scarce First Edition, an important work.


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 1999

Edition: 1999 First Edition

Seller ID: 65398

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, VG+ in VG dw with a little minor creasing.


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

Frank Wild

By: Mills Leif

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby: 2007

Edition: 2007 reprint

Seller ID: 33500

ISBN: 0905355482

Condition: 343pp, New, pictorial boards no dw issued. Only 200 copies of the reprint are available so please be quick to avoid disappointment.


A well researched biography, and the only biography of Frank Wild. He undertook more antarctic exploration voyages then any of his contemporaries. View more info

The Whale In Fact And In Fiction.

By: Moffett Robert K. & Martha L.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Quest Publishing: 1967

Edition: 1967 First US Edition

Seller ID: 64178

Condition: 154pp, VG in VG- price clipped dw with sunning to spine.


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Four Antarctic Years in the South Orkney Islands. An Annotated Translation of ‘Cuatro Años en las Orcadas del Sur’

By: Moneta Jose Manuel

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Bernard Quaritch Ltd: 2017

Edition: 2017 First Edition UK

Seller ID: 66567

ISBN: 099551920X

Condition: 440pp, 84 illusts, 4 maps, 2 plans, paperback, New, signed by the editor Robert Headland.


One man’s fascinating record of four winters in the Antarctic during the 1920s, the period of transition from the isolation of the Heroic Age to the beginnings of radio communication with the world outside. The Argentine José Manuel Moneta (1900-1973) chronicles in words and photographs the many and varied aspects of life on a Southern Ocean island which few visit even today. Seals and penguins provide much of the food; coal and paraffin are used for heating and light... View more info

Mertz & I … The Antarctic Diary of Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis

By: Mornement Allan & Riffenburgh Beau

Price: £26.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 65191

ISBN: 1852971169

Condition: 448pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper. Individually numbered, only 400 copies.


On 10 November 1912, the Far Eastern Party, consisting of three men and seventeen dogs set off on a sledging trip. The men were Douglas Mawson, Xavier Mertz and Belgrave Ninnis. Two of these men tragically died, and only the leader, Douglas Mawson, returned after what has been described as the greatest survival story in the history of exploration. It is evident from his diary that the young Ninnis was determined to follow in his father’s steps as a polar explorer. Insi... View more info

Mertz & I … The Antarctic Diary of Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis

By: Mornement Allan & Riffenburgh Beau

Price: £26.00

Publisher: The Erskine Press: 2014

Edition: 2014 First Edition

Seller ID: 68153

ISBN: 1852971169

Condition: 448pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper. Individually numbered, only 400 copies.


On 10 November 1912, the Far Eastern Party, consisting of three men and seventeen dogs set off on a sledging trip. The men were Douglas Mawson, Xavier Mertz and Belgrave Ninnis. Two of these men tragically died, and only the leader, Douglas Mawson, returned after what has been described as the greatest survival story in the history of exploration. It is evident from his diary that the young Ninnis was determined to follow in his father’s steps as a polar explorer. Insi... View more info

Shackleton's Way. Leadership Lessons From The Great Antarctic Explorer.

By: Morrell Margot, Capparell Stephanie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Nicholas Breasley Publishing: 2002

Edition: 2002 rep

Seller ID: 62101

ISBN: 1857882113

Condition: 238pp, card covers, Fine copy


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First Antarctic Voyage Of The Scotia. Reports by the Leader and Staff of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

By: Mossman Robert, Bruce W. S., Wilton D. W., Pirie J. H. H., Brown R. N. Rudmose

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Scottish Geographical Magazine: 1904

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 63668

Condition: 113-133pp, paperback, no covers, University ink stamps, near VG. Reprinted from the The Scottish Geographical Magazine for March 1904.


II - Meteorology. III - Zoology. IV - Deep Sea Deposits. V - Note on the Geology of the South Orkneys. VI - Bacteriology. VII - Botanical Report. VIII - Plankton Report. View more info

Wings Over Ice. An Account of The Falkland Islands And Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition 1955-57.

By: Mott Peter

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Peter Mott: 1986

Edition: 1986 First Edition

Seller ID: 44534

ISBN: 0951169904

Condition: 167pp, card cover, slight sunning to spine, near Fine.


More than a quarter of a century before the Falklands War took place, the dispute with Argentina and Chile over sovereignty of the Falklands and the British Dependencies in Antarctica had underlined the need for accurate maps. Consequently in 1955 the Government decided to fund a special expedition to undertake air photography and land-based control of Grahamland, now referred to as the Antarctic Peninsula. Peter Mott was assigned to organise and lead the expedition, whi... View more info