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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 Saga of The "Discovery"

Saga of The "Discovery"

By: BERNACCHI, L. C.;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow Blackie & Son. 1938 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76873


Hardback. Approx 8.5 x 5.5 ins. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW rubbing to edges, darkened, some marks, corners and ends of spine chipped with some minor loss.) Neat inscription to front endpaper. Inside pages very clean and tight. 240pp. Maps to front endpapers, 3 extra maps (folding), & many B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for With Seaplane and Sledge in the Arctic. With a preface by W. J. Sollas. With 40 pages of illustrations.

With Seaplane and Sledge in the Arctic. With a preface by W. J. Sollas. With 40 pages of illustrations.

By: BINNEY, George;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London Hutchinson & Co. n.d. ca 1925:

Seller ID: 77109


Hardback, size 9.5 x 6 inches. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and gilt vignette to front. In very good condition. cover worn, cornerrs bumped and edges rubbed, boards rubbed and faded. Spine heavily faded. Endpapers slightly darkened with neat inscription to front. Some occasional handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 287pp. 40 b&w photo plates. 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 The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913. One volume edition.

The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913. One volume edition.

By: CHERRY-GARRARD, APSLEY:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London. Chatto & Windus. 1952 repr:

Seller ID: 76804


Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges and corners and ends of spine. Lettering on spine darkened. Minor marks to rear. Slight darkening to endpapers and page edges (rough cut) Else a very clean and tight copy. One of the best accounts of Antarctic travel ever written being a narrative of Scott’s Last Expedition, from its departure from England in 1910 to its re... 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 Weird and Tragic Shores The Story of Charles Francis Hall, Explorer. SIGNED.

Weird and Tragic Shores The Story of Charles Francis Hall, Explorer. SIGNED.

By: LOOMIS, Chauncey C.;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York Alfred A. Knopf. 1971 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76803


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In white covers with gilt lettering to spine, in original illustrated dustwrapper. Top page edges blued. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, spine slightly faded, small tear to top edge.) Corners slightly bumped. A couple of small spots to cloth. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Signed by author on title page and inscribed to “Barbara and Donald Payne.” Loose newspaper clipping in ... View more info