Category: Polar


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My Life As An Explorer

By: Amundsen, Roald

Price: $4,300.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1927

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: IB169

Condition: Very Good

In original blue cloth binding with minimal library identifiers, and from the collection of John Pearson, former member and one-time president of the Rowfant Club of Cleveland; Signed by the celebrated explorer and author for the Museum of The Peaceful Arts, Manhattan, which in 1927 was located in the old Scientific American Building. The Museum of the Peaceful Arts later became the Museum of Science and Industry. This is Amundsen's last book, and signed copies are extremely hard to find. Born in Borge, Ostfold, Norway, Roald Amundsen is said by many to be the greatest Polar explorer of the 2... View more info

Highway to the Wilderness: A Sojourn Beyond the Artctic Circle

By: Bacon, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Vanguard Press, Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: SB6750

Condition: Very Good+

Clean and tight textblock. Lightly shelf worn binding. Price-clipped dust jacket with small chip to head of spine and top edge on back cover, small chip to bottom corner of front cover, several closed tears to extremities. 189pp., including glossary and index. View more info

The Polar Regions: A Physical and Economic Geography of the Arctic and Antarctic

By: Brown, R. N. Rudmose

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1927

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: SB2426

Condition: Good+

Previous owner's stamped name on fep, moisture stain along edges and gutter of front/back end pages. Otherwise clean and tight. Shelf wear, light to moderate fraying of edges, corners and spine extremities; 245p., including index. View more info

The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-1913

By: Cherry-Garrard, Apsley

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, The Dial Press: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: SB3595

Condition: Very Good

Clean and tight textblock. Bumped corners, frayed/chipped spine extremities; lacks dust jacket; 585p., including glossary and index. View more info

Wilfred Grenfell The Labrador Doctor

By: Comber, W. M.

Price: $13.53

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1960

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: SJ4263

Condition: Very Good

106pp. Light pencil underlining on page 105, otherwise textblock and binding is very clean and tight. Very minimally rubbed or worn, unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Through the First Antarctic Night 1898-1899: A Narrative of the Voyage of the "Belgica" Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over an Unknown Sea About the South Pole

By: Cook, Frederick A.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1900

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: IB149

Condition: Very Good

Beautiful, First U.K. Edition. Color Frontispiece, 73 Black and White Plates, 3 Color Plates. Blind embossed on title page as "Presentation Copy"; Appendix containing a summary of the scientific results includes charts and tables. The Narrative of the voyage of the Belgica and its crew from their stops in Rio di Janiero to the long winter spent unexpectedly in Antarctica. Blue cloth with gilt titling on front cover and spine label, white ship scene embossed on front cover. overall light shelf wear, bumped corners, light character blemishes/spots on back cover. 478pp., including append... View more info

Return from the Pole: A True Story of Adventure and Exploration: A New Chapter in the Cook-Peary Controversy

By: Cook, Frederick A. (edited, with Intro. by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1951

Seller ID: SB3545

Condition: Near Fine

Textblock and binding vry clean and tight, with spine extremities bumped; the unclipped, spine-faded dust jacket is moderately worn at the edges and spine extremities; 335p., including notes and bibliography. View more info

Kabloona [Popular Library SP369]

By: De Poncins, Gontran; in Collaboration with Lewis Galantiere

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Popular Library: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AC1721

Condition: Very Good

Previous owner's name in ink on inside front cover, else very clean and tight textblock, with moderate edge wear. 240p. View more info

Archibald the Arctic: The Adventurous Life Story of the Famous Scotsman Who Dared to Desolate Wastes of Baffin Land and Beyond, Where No White Man Had Ever Been, to Bring Christianity to the Eskimo

By: Fleming, Archibald Lang (The Flying Bishop)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: NY, Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB6258

Condition: Very Good

Mapped end pages. Clean and tight textblock. Lightly shelf worn binding; Unclipped dust jacket, generally scuffed and worn, with chipped spine extremities,several closed edge tears, and tired. 399p., including index. View more info

Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures: A Stirring Story of Darring, Fortitude and Outright Lunacy

By: Fleming, Fergus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1998

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: SB10597

ISBN: 0871138042

Condition: Near Fine

Uncorrected proof. Immaculately clean and tight textblock, appears unread. Light dent on back corner on foot of spine. 489pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

In the Land of the Musk-Ox: Tales of Wild Life in North-East Greenland

By: Glaever, John (by); Whittaker, 'Munda; Oliver, Walter (translators)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB10765

Condition: Very Good

Foxed end pages and slightly age worn, else textblock is clean and tight. Green cloth binding with bumping to head and foot and corners. Unclipped dust jacket, chipped corners on spine, chipping to couple of the edges, several closed edge tears, chipped corners, mylar sleeved for safe-keeping. 191pp. View more info

Arctic: Volume 27, No. 3, September, 1974

By: Hambly, M.V. (ed.)

Price: $7.71

Publisher: Quebec, Canada, Arctic Institute of North America: 1974

Seller ID: 15362

Condition: Very Good

Text block clean and tight with light wear to binding. In this issue: Whirl Lake, Discontinuous Permafrost Zone - Manitoba, Arctic Beaches - Freezeup Processes, Four Ice Caps, Queen Elizabeth Islands. View more info

Poles Apart: The Natural Worlds of the Arctic and Antarctic

By: Hosking, David and Eric; Flegg, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books Ltd/Stephen Greene Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW5368

ISBN: 0720718384

Condition: Near Fine

Ink gift inscription on front free end page verso; Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn. 192p., including index. View more info

Arctic Living

By: Jack, Robert

Price: $38.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 07044

Condition: Very Good

a very clean, tight copy with light shelf and corner wear; 12 lines, in ink on the ffep in the author's hand; dust jacket spine faded, chipped and torn, with all other edges lightly rubbed. a very nice copy, inscribed by the author to someone at Hofn Base, Iceland (a NATO Early-Warning Radar Site). View more info

Where Hell Freezes Over

By: Kearns, David A.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: SB12078

ISBN: 0312342055

Condition: Fine

Gift quality copy, appears unread, bright and tight, b&w photographs. Blue cloth in great condition. Unclipped dust jacket, illustrated and mylar sleeved, label on spine 'Antaractic'. 286pp., including endnotes. View more info

The North West Territories 1930

By: Kitto, F.H.

Price: $121.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Dept of the Interior, Ottawa; North West Territories and Yukon Branch: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22102

Condition: Very Good

textblock very clean and tight with no marginalia, underlining or highlighting; 137pp., including sections on District of MacKenzie, District of Keewatin, and District of Franklin; bound in blue, side-stapled wraps, slightly sunned and character-worn. View more info

Icebound In Antarctica

By: Lewis, David and George, Mimi

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01377

Condition: Very Good+

remainder mark on bottom edge. 242pp., including index. View more info

Under Frozen Stars

By: Marsh, George

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB4582

Condition: Good+

Foxed and aged. Shelf worn. Otherwise textblock and binding is clean and tight. Unclipped dust jacket with large chips to top edge of front cover, moderate loss to extremities. 302pp. View more info

The Voyage of the Chelyuskin

By: Members of the Expedition (by); Brown, Alec (translated by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB4756

Condition: Very Good

1939 ink gift inscription on fep; textblock is clean and tight. binding is sunned and lightly worn/bumped along the edges; Lacks dust jacket; 325p. View more info

The Icemen: A Novel of Antarctica

By: Morris, M.E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Novato, CA, Presidio: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB8950

ISBN: 0891412816

Condition: Near Fine

Mapped fep/ffep; author's ink signature and inscription on title page, very clean and tight textblock. Black paper-covered boards with minimal edge-rubbing. Unclipped dust jacket, minor wear to edges and corners. 330p. View more info