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Image for Two Years in the Antarctic. Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition.

Two Years in the Antarctic. Being a Narrative of the British National Antarctic Expedition.

By: ARMITAGE, A. B.:

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London. Edward Arnold. 1905 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76748


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. Original green cloth lettered in gold on spine and in white on front cover. Black illustration to front. In very good condition. Cover is quite worn, corners are bumped and rubbed, edges chipped (quite heavily along top edge.) Marks to rear and bottom front edge. Spine faded. Front endpapers soiled and darkened. Some marks and foxing to outer pages (index, title, contents..) Some light foxing and handling marks but otherwise pages clea... View more info

Image for A Very Gallant Gentleman Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

A Very Gallant Gentleman Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

By: BERNACCHI, L. C.;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London Thornton Butterworth 1933 3rd:

Seller ID: 76792


Hardback. Size approx 8 x 5.5 inches. In purple cloth covers with white lettering on spine. Blind embossed line edging to boards and publishers logo to corner. In very good condition. Spine faded/darkened. Rubbing to edges and along leading edge of front board. Minor marks to rear. Endpapers slightly darkened else Inside pages clean and tight throughout. 240pp. With 10 b&w photograph illustrations. View more info

Image for Report on the Geological Collection Made During The Voyage of the "Quest" On the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition to the South Atlantic & Weddell Sea in 1921-1922.

Report on the Geological Collection Made During The Voyage of the "Quest" On the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition to the South Atlantic & Weddell Sea in 1921-1922.

By: British Museum (Natural History);

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London By Order of the Trustees of The British Museum 1930 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76882


Hardback. Size approximately 10 x 6.5 inches. In fine maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering and ‘B.M.’ design to front. Blind embossed edging to boards. In very good near fine condition. Very minor rubbing to corners/edges. Crease to rear endpaper. Else an excellent, very tight and very clean copy. This was Shakleton’s last voyage, and sadly died before completing the expedition. 161pp. 26 Text-Figures (diagrams and maps), and 3 plates; 2 B&W phot... View more info

Image for My Attainment of the Pole. Being the Record of the Expedition that First Reached the Boreal Center 1907-1909. With the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy.

My Attainment of the Pole. Being the Record of the Expedition that First Reached the Boreal Center 1907-1909. With the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy.

By: COOK, Dr. FREDERICK A.;

Price: £275.00

Publisher: New York The Polar Publishing Co. 1911 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76752


Hardback. Approx 10 x 7.5 inches. In brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front and design of faces to front. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges, corners and ends of spine. Endpapers very good. Front itssue guard slightly darkened along edge. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 604pp. 50 B&W photo illustrations. Including some B&W diagrams and tailpieces. View more info

Image for Polar Exploration Second Edition. With Twenty-Two Illustrations and Eight Maps.

Polar Exploration Second Edition. With Twenty-Two Illustrations and Eight Maps.

By: CROFT, Andrew;

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. Adam and Charles Black. 1947 2nd edition:

Seller ID: 76757


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth with silver lettering to spine and original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW, spine faded, rubbing to edges, small tear to corner and chip to top of spine. 268pp. 18 b&w photo illustrations and 8 maps. View more info

Image for Antarctica The Story of a Continent.

Antarctica The Story of a Continent.

By: DEBENHAM, FRANK;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London Herbert Jenkins 1959 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76765


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. Top edges blued. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, small chips to corners and edges.) Rubbing along bottom edge of cloth. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. 264pp. Maps to endpapers. With b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for From Franklin To Nansen Tales of Arctic Adventure. Retold by G. Firth Scott. With Numerous Illustrations. New Edition.

From Franklin To Nansen Tales of Arctic Adventure. Retold by G. Firth Scott. With Numerous Illustrations. New Edition.

By: FIRTH SCOTT G.;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London. C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. 1899 1st thus:

Seller ID: 76798


Hardback. Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In pictorial grey/blue cloth covers with silver/black lettering to spine and ship illustration to front. In very good condition with minor rubbing to edges and corners. Cloth darkened at spine and around edges of boards. Slight darkening to spine. Endpapers darkened with some spotting to outer edges. Inside pages a little darkened around edges but else a very clean and tight copy. 312pp. 7 B&W photo plates & map to front. View more info

Image for Of Ice and Men. The Story of the British Antarctic Survey 1943-73.

Of Ice and Men. The Story of the British Antarctic Survey 1943-73.

By: FUCHS, SIR VIVIAN:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Anthony Nelson 1982 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 76802


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges slightly rubbed.) Cloth clean. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 612p. Fold-out Maps. Colour & B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for The Tragedy of the Italia With the Rescuers to the Red Tent. Special Correspondent of the “Corriere della Sera” on board the Krassin.

The Tragedy of the Italia With the Rescuers to the Red Tent. Special Correspondent of the “Corriere della Sera” on board the Krassin.

By: GIUDICI, Davide;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London Ernest Benn Ltd. 1928 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76794


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In black cloth covers with white lettering on spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and around edges. Ends of spine rubbed. Minor rubbing to boards. Some dark spotting to outer page edges else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 216pp. Many b&w photo illustrations. Folding map at rear. View more info

Image for The Cradle of the North Wind. With a Portrait and 2 Maps.

The Cradle of the North Wind. With a Portrait and 2 Maps.

By: GODFREY, A. S. T.;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London Methuen & Co. Limited. 1938 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76871


Hardback. Size approx 8 x 5 ins. In black cloth, light blue lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW darkened, some marks, corners and ends of spine chipped with some loss.) Some light spots to endpapers. Foxing spots to outer page edges else pages clean and tight. 234pp. Maps to endpapers. Frontis portrait. View more info

Image for General Stratigraphy With 10 Maps and 36 Illustrations. *Important Association Copy.*

General Stratigraphy With 10 Maps and 36 Illustrations. *Important Association Copy.*

By: GREGORY, J. W.: BARRETT, B. H.:

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1931 1st ed:

Seller ID: 78260


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed lettering to front. In Very good condition. A couple of small faults to cover; corners rubbed and a little bumped, chip to center of, and rubbing to spine and spine ends. Some minor rubbing to front. Inscription to front endpaper “G.C. Simpson.” A couple of small neat notations to margins, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Loose letter in front. --- Imp... View more info

Image for The Polar World. A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions of the Globe. With Eight Plates, Two Maps, and Numerous Woodcuts. New Edition.

The Polar World. A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions of the Globe. With Eight Plates, Two Maps, and Numerous Woodcuts. New Edition.

By: HARTWIG, DR. G.;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1892 New Edition:

Seller ID: 77360


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In dark green full-calf leather prize-binding; raised banding, gilt lettered spine label, and extensive decoration to spine, gilt vignette and decorative edging to boards. Marbled page edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly rubbed and top end of spine chipped. Spine darkened and rubbed, some minor scratches/marks to boards. Prize bookplate to front endpaper “Wells Cathedral Grammar School, Prize for French Set 1, A... View more info

Image for The Norwegian With Scott Tryggve Gran’s Antarctic Diary 1910-1913.

The Norwegian With Scott Tryggve Gran’s Antarctic Diary 1910-1913.

By: HATTERSLEY-SMITH, G.; McGHIE, E. J.; GREENHILL, B.;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum Her Majesty’s Stationary Office 1984 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76782


Hardback. Size approx 10 x 6 inches. In blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, in original illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. A Very clean & tight copy. 258pp. B&W photo illustrations and maps. View more info

Image for The Amundsen Photographs Edited and Introduced by Roland Huntford.

The Amundsen Photographs Edited and Introduced by Roland Huntford.

By: HUNTFORD, Roland;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London Hodder & Stoughton 1987 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76808


Large hardback. size approx 11.5 x 9 inches. Brown cloth lettered in gilt to spine. In illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. Some minor rubbing to edges of both. With loose news clipping in front. 199pp. B&W & colour photo illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Three Got Through Memoirs of an Arctic Explorer.

Three Got Through Memoirs of an Arctic Explorer.

By: LINDSAY, MARTIN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Falcon Press Ltd. 1946 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76799


Hardback. Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine and front slightly faded, rubbing to edges, ends of spine rubbed and slightly torn, nicks to corners). Corners slightly bumped and some rubbing to edges of cloth. Inside pages a little darkened around outer edges but else a very clean and tight copy. The story of three men who made a record Arc... View more info

Image for White Horizon

White Horizon

By: LIVERSIDGE, DOUGLAS:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London Odhams Press Limited 1951 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76766


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, spine faded, tears along top edge.) Spine; ends of spine and top edges of cloth faded. Small mark to front board. Neat inscription to front endpaper, some darkening to outer page edges else inside pages clean and tight. 255pp. With B&W photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Captain Scott The Full Story

Captain Scott The Full Story

By: LUDLAM, Harry;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. 1965 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76769


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In black cloth lettered in gilt on spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. Top edges blued. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, spine faded, rubbing to corners and ends of spine, darkened on rear.) Cloth fading on boards. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 239pp. With B&W photo illustrations and maps. View more info

Image for On Sledge and Horseback to Outcast Siberian Lepers. Illustrated from Photographs and Drawings.

On Sledge and Horseback to Outcast Siberian Lepers. Illustrated from Photographs and Drawings.

By: MARSDEN, KATE:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London The Record Press (ca.1892).:

Seller ID: 75901


9 x 6 inches. Hardback in blue cloth, gilt design and lettering to front and lettering to spine. Bevelled edged boards. Pages rough cut. In very good condition. Corners bumped, edges and ends of spine rubbed. Rubbing to rear/ some marks to cloth. Front hinge cracked with no front endpaper. Title page darkened. Some light thuimb marks to some page edges else a very clean and tight copy. 2 facsimile letters to front. Frontis.portrait of Queen Victoria, and 24 other b&w... View more info

Image for Two Against The Ice Admunsen and Ellsworth

Two Against The Ice Admunsen and Ellsworth

By: MASON, Theodore K.;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1982 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76771


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges and corners.) Cloth clean. Inside pages clean & tight throughout. Else an excellent copy. 192pp. Many B&W photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Illustrated in colour and black and white also with maps. In two volumes.

The Home of the Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Illustrated in colour and black and white also with maps. In two volumes.

By: MAWSON, SIR DOUGLAS:

Price: £720.00

Publisher: William Heinemann. 1915 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77199


2 vols.; Tall 8vo; Dark blue cloth with gilt to spine and front.with illustration on front covers in silver. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities and minor marks to boards. Corners a little bumped. Fold out maps clean and intact. Else clean and tight copies. Endpapers slightly darkened and slightly cracked between front endpapers. (Vol.2. hinges are cracked front and rear.) Small mark to edges of frontis and title in vol.2. Some very small faint spots else... View more info