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Birds of Arctic Alaska

By: Bailey, Alfred M.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 032613

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

Seller ID: 033892

Condition: Fair


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

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Skyward

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author and the Publisher

Seller ID: 036230

Condition: Good


Number 253 of the Author's Autograph Edition, limited to 500 signed and numbered copies. Signed by the author and the publisher, and with two strips of fabric from the wings of the Josephine Ford, the plane Commander Byrd flew over the North Pole in May 1926, affixed in a sleeve to the front paste down. 348 pages, plus folding map. Lacking suite of ten photogravure plates and slipcase. Light wear at corners and heal. Book plate of Russel Van Arsdale Lee (U.S. Physic... View more info

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The Literature on the Polar-Regions of the Earth / Die Literatur Uber Die Polar-Regionen Der Erde

By: Chavanne, J., A. Karpf, & F. Chevalier De Le Monnier

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT, Martino Publishing: 2004

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 034787

ISBN: 1578981417

Condition: Fine


Facsimile reprint of the original Vienna edition of 1878. 335 pages. 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

Seller ID: 032348

Condition: Good


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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Travels In Siberia: Including Excursions Northwards, Down the Obi, to the Polar Circle, and Southwards to The Chinese Frontier (Two Volumes)

By: Erman, Adolph

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association inscription

Seller ID: 033895

Condition: Very Good


495 & 536 pages respectively. Folding map in Volume I. Later binding in polished red leather with raised spine bands, gilt decoration and lettering, and spine labels. Marbled end leaves and edges. Interesting presentation inscription to Arthur John Butler (English scholar and mountaineer) from his friend Cecil Egerton Green, upon the occasion of Butler's leaving Eton College in 1863. Covers show light general edge wear. Spine covers are darkened and show a few scuff... View more info

Polar Diaries

By: Fedorov, Yevgeny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers, Moscow:

Seller ID: 033773

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Fighting the Polar Ice

By: Fiala, Anthony

Price: $125.00

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

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 035916

Condition: Good


296 pages, plus plates and folding maps. Green cloth covers are a little scuffed, and show rubbing along edges. Corners and spine ends show light wear. Top hinge is a bit loose, but holding. Overall, volume is tight. Contents are clean and intact. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for priority and/or international shipping. 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

Seller ID: 034216

Condition: Good


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

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

Seller ID: 032559

ISBN: 0904614069

Condition: Fine


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

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The Land of Desolation: Being a Personal Narrative of Observation and Adventure in Greenland

By: Hayes, Isaac I.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036380

Condition: Good+


357 pages, plus two pages ads. Gilt and black stamped decorated burgundy cloth covers, with a little wear at spine ends and less so at corners. Covers are a little rubbed, and cloth over spine is just a little mottled. Volume remains tight and contents are clean. 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

Seller ID: 032291

Condition: Fair


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

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Contributions to the Natural History of Arctic America, Made in Connection with The Howgate Polar Expedition, 1877-78

By: Kumlien, Ludwig

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036953

Condition: Good


179 pages. In later blue cloth, library type, binding. Moisture stains are seen near heal, though mostly affecting new end leaves. There are a few smudges, and some darkening on the last to pages of index. Contents are generally clean and intact. 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

Seller ID: 029972

ISBN: 0521419336

Condition: Very Good+


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

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

Seller ID: 031791

Condition: Good


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

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

By: M'Clintock, [Francis Leopold]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1860

Edition: Author's Edition

Seller ID: 036114

Condition: Good


375 pages, plus folding maps and charts. One inch tear along joint and light wear at spine ends. There is a little spine lean. Older library book plate of rules affixed to front paste down, though there are NO other library markings. View more info

Voyages from Montreal Through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in 1789 and 1793 with an Account of the Rise and State of the Fur Trade (Two Volumes)

By: Mackenzie, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New Amsterdam Book Company: 1902

Seller ID: 032802

Condition: Very Good


Complete in two volumes with two folding maps. Decorated white cloth covers are a little soiled. Circular blind stamp of a previous owner on blank front free end page. Light foxing on edges. Volume remains tight and are otherwise clean and intact. Maps are in excellent condition. View more info

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The Voyages of William Baffin, 1612-1622

By: Markham, Clements R.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033894

Condition: Fair


192 pages, plus plates to include frontispiece; three single leaf maps; one folding sheet with five maps; and large folding facsimile of "Autograph Map of Baffin's Last Voyage to the North West. 1615." Original blue cloth covers are very worn, though gilt lettering and emblem on top cover remain fairly bright. Older, white, library-like sticker on spine, though there are NO other library markings inside or out. Worm holes can be seen on the top cover and affec... View more info

Nearest the Pole

By: Peary, R. E.

Price: $50.00

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

Seller ID: 029697

Condition: Fair+


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

The Great White South or With Scott in the Antarctic, being an Account of Experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and of the Nature Life of the Antarctic

By: Ponting, Herbert G. (and an Introduction By Lady Scott)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1932

Seller ID: 032555

Condition: Good


Tenth impression. 305 pages, plus plates. Volume shows some spine lean. Cloth covers show a little wear on edges, mostly at corners. Scattered light foxing on edges. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean. Dust jacket shows scattered chips and wear, as well as a couple of mostly closed tears over rear panel, though with some paper loss. Jacket shows a small moisture stain over top cover, though is otherwise fairly clean. Dust jacket is now protected in clear... View more info