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A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions

By: M'Clintock

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. T. Lloyd, 1860


403 pages, including full text, excerpt from Godfrey work, and other ads. General wear, though overall a tight and fairly clean copy showing rubbing and wear on covers. View more info

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 (Two Volumes)

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Childs & Peterson, 1856

Edition: First Edition


Moderate moisture stains scattered throughout both volumes. End leaves are pulled, and shows some chips and writing. Most plates are about good. Folding map shows closed tears from bound edge, though is otherwise good. Contents remains tight and legible. Good working set. View more info

Birds of Arctic Alaska

By: Bailey, Alfred M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N/P, The Colorado museum of Natural History, 1948


317 pages. Book plate on front paste down. Volume shows slight signs of use/age, though remains tight and otherwise very clean. View more info

Edward Wilson of the Antarctic, Naturalist and Friend

By: Seaver, George (with an Introduction By Apsley Cherry-Garrard)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Company, 1937

Edition: First U.S. Edition


301 pages, plus plates. Solid and clean copy with general signs of use and light wear. Dust jacket shows heavy chipping, though text and image are good. Jacket is clean and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Eskimo Year

By: Sutton, George Miksch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1985

Edition: Second Edition


321 pages. Dust jacket remains bright and clean, though shows a little light rubbing over spine. Jacket is now protected in clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Four Years in a Government Exploring Expedition; to the Island of Madeira, Cape Verd Islands, Brazil, Coast of Patagonia, Chili, Peru, Paumato Group, Society Islands, Navigator Group, Australia, Antarctic... Sandwich Islands... Oregon, California,...

By: Colvocoresses, Geo. [George] M.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Cornish, Lamport & Co., 1852

Edition: First Edition


371 pages, plus 18 plates of which only four are not included in the pagination. Later (i.e. early twentieth century) binding with black leather over spine and corners and marbled paper over boards. Gilt stamped lettering on spine. Decorative end leaves, followed by two blank leaves before pagination begins with title page. Scattered smudges and light foxing. Volume remains tight and otherwise intact. View more info

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From the Arctic Ocean to the Yellow Sea: The Narrative of a Journey, in 1890 and 1891, Across Siberia, Mongolia, The Gobi Desert, and North China

By: Price, Julius M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892

Edition: First U. S. Edition


384 pages, plus folding map. Decorative cloth covers are a little rubbed along edges, and there are two small closed tears near the center of the spine; with the smaller cutting across the P of the author's name. Top hinge (internal) is cracked and a little loose, though text block remains tight and is well attached to covers. Scattered foxing, mostly light, but at times moderate. View more info

High Arctic: An Expedition to the Unspoiled North

By: Sutton, Geroge Miksch

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc., 1973

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


116+ pages. Signed "Cordially yours / George Miksch Sutton" on blank front free end page. Cloth covers are a little darkened along lower edges. Dust jacket shows just a little scattered and very light wear and wrinkling on edges. Jacket is otherwise bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

High Arctic: An Expedition to the Unspoiled North

By: Sutton, Geroge Miksch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc., 1973

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


116+ pages. Signed "Cordially yours / George Miksch Sutton" on blank front free end page. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22 (Two Volumes)

By: Franklin, John

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1824

Edition: Third Edition


370 + large folding map; 399 + three large folding maps. Rebound in lovely quarter leather covers with marbled paper over boards. Leather spine cover shows raised spine bands and tooled decorations in compartments. Each volume with two red leather spine labels and gilt stamped lettering. Housed in slipcase with green floral decoration. Slip case and covers are nearly fine with only slight signs of shelf wear. Frontis map in Volume One shows an eight inch closed tea... View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions:  Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey // in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28.

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey // in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28.

By: Beechey, F. W.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831

Edition: First Edition


Complete in two volumes, having been rebound in half tan leather mid 20th C. 472 & 452 pages respectively. 23 plates of which four are double paged, and one double page map. LACKING both of the folding maps, though part of the folding map in volume one remains bound in. Covers are a little scuffed, though remain attractive. Scattered light foxing, and scattered general light wear. View more info

Nearest the Pole

By: Peary, R. E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907


411 pages, plus plates and folding maps; Ex-Library with older marking; Cloth covers are rubbed along the edges and show light wear at spine ends and corners; Hinges (internal) are cracked, though text block remains tight and well attached to covers; Folding maps each show small marginal tears, though are clean and in generally very good condition; Contents are clean and intact. View more info

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

By: Fuchs, Vivian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Shropshire, Anthony Nelson,

Edition: First Edition


Copyright is 1982. 383 pages. Dust jacket shows a very small tear on fold over outside of bottom cover. Jacket shows slight creases along edge. Dust jacket is otherwise bright and very clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Polar Diaries

By: Fedorov, Yevgeny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers, Moscow,


Copyright is 1979, and 1983 for the English translation. 343 pages. Very light general wear, though overall a tight and clean copy. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Science and the Canadian Arctic: A Century of Exploration, 1818-1918

By: Levere, Trevor H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1993

Edition: First Edition


438 pages; Slight rubbing on lowe edges and corners are very slightly bumped; DJ shows a little creasing over spine ends and upper corners; DJ also shows slight smudge over bottom cover; Otherwise book and jacket remain bright, clean, and intact. View more info