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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 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 Antarctica The Story of a Continent.

Antarctica The Story of a Continent.

By: DEBENHAM, FRANK;

Price: £10.00

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 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: £12.00

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: £15.00

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. --- Important association copy that belonged to Sir George Simpson, meteorologist on Scott’s Last Expedition to the Antarctic ... 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: £15.00

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

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White Horizon

By: LIVERSIDGE, DOUGLAS:

Price: £10.00

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 Two Against The Ice Admunsen and Ellsworth

Two Against The Ice Admunsen and Ellsworth

By: MASON, Theodore K.;

Price: £10.00

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 With Stefansson in the Arctic. With Illustrations.

With Stefansson in the Arctic. With Illustrations.

By: NOICE, Harold;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1925 repr:

Seller ID: 76751


Hardback. Approx 8 x 6 inches. In green cloth with blind embossed lettering and border to front board, gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine faded. Minor marks to rear. Previous owners bookplate to front endpaper “Doris Rayner, London County Council”. 270pp. 19 b&w photo illustrations. B&W folding map at rear. With diagrams. View more info

Image for The North Pole. Introduction by THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

The North Pole. Introduction by THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

By: PEARY, ROBERT E.:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton. 1910 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76745


Hardback. Tall 8vo. (approx 10 x 8 inches.) Grey cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front with white Polar Bear on spine and back with gilt medallion portrait on front. White edging. In very good condition. Cover is worn and darkened and faded in areas. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine rubbed. A couple of small marks. Endpapers darkened. Neat inscription to front. Mild foxing to endpapers and outside page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. This book is Peary's record of his last expedition 1908-09 and the voyage of the 'Roosevelt' through the ice of Smith So... View more info

Image for The North Pole. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (Classics of Exploration Series)

The North Pole. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (Classics of Exploration Series)

By: PEARY, Robert E.;

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time Life Books, 1987:

Seller ID: 77522


Hardback, 8vo. (5.5 x 8.5 inches). Brown leather binding with raised banding to spine and Red / gold decororation and lettering. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. In excellent, near fine condition. No inscriptions or marks. With portrait, folding maps and numerous illustrations. 326pp. Loosely laid in is a leaf by “Time Life Books” giving detailed information on the author and his life. “This leather-bound volume - lavishly illustrated and complete with two fold-out maps - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition published in 1910 and thus preserves the ... View more info

Image for Arctic Journeys. The Story of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition 1934-5. Preface by LORD TWEEDSMUIR.

Arctic Journeys. The Story of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition 1934-5. Preface by LORD TWEEDSMUIR.

By: SHACKLETON, EDWARD:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. Hodder & Stoughton. 1937 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76749


Hardback. 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine faded, light fading around edges. Minor scratches to boards. Inside pages clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. The expedition was composed of Oxford University students with a Leader and a Sergeant of the RCMP. They spent the winter of 1934/5 in Northern Greenland and then split into three groups to explore further, one group discovering a new range of mountains. 319pp. Many b&w photo illustrations, illustrated tailpeices, b&w maps and diagrams. Large folding coloured ... View more info

Image for The South Polar Times. April - October 1911. Vol III only. Limited edition of 350.

The South Polar Times. April - October 1911. Vol III only. Limited edition of 350.

By: SHACKLETON, ERNEST (ed):

Price: £2,750.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co. 1914 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81550


Size 8.75 x 11.0. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front with colour plate to front. All edges gilt. A really bright copy. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing to edge. Three small faint dots on front cover. Browning to endpapers. COMPLETE all pages & plates present. Ca 4 pages of contents is very slightly gutta percha. Some light foxing. Colour plates and gilt clean and bright. xv 160 pages Numerous plates, maps and illustrations, some chromolithographed, after Herbert Ponting, Edmund Wilson and others This is a first edition copy of a limited edition of 350 o... View more info