Maritime Books

Antarctic and Arctic Regions

Last update: 27 November 2023

50913
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 19, Nos. 1 & 2 - 1997
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1997. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 4 figures. No. 2: 73-142 PP with 11 tables and 10 figures. Card covers. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.

No. 1: A regular and reciprocal system of commerce: Botany Bay, Nootka Sound and the isles of Japan, by Robert J. King. From Torres Islands to Dobo: the 1905 departure of the Torres Strait pearl-shelling fleets to Aru, Netherlands East Indies, by Steve Mullins. Cook's Endeavour Bark, by Mike Connell and Des Liddy. Volume 2: Productivity in the 20th century Antarctic Pelagic and shore station Whaling, by Bjorn Basberg. The Dutch East India Company: a reluctant discoverer, by Femme S. Gaastra...

70394
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 35, No. 1
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth, W.A. 2013. Vol. 35, No.1 - 2013, edited by Michael Sturma. 116 PP with 5 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: Alexander Smith, RN (1812-172): Antarctic Explorer and Goldfields Commissioner, by John Ramsland. Disaster in the Indian Ocean: the lost Company Fleet of 1662, by Alfons van der Kraan.

69007
ACE - CRC
ANTARCTIC CLIMATE & ECOSYSTEMS CRC - Year in Review 2010
$15.00 AUD

Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre. Hobart. 2011. 1st edition with a foreword by A.J. Press, CEO. 52 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map and 50 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21

21134
ADAMS, Richard (editor)
ANTARCTICA - Voices from the Silent Continent
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1990. 3rd impression of the 1990 original. 80 PP with 2 sketches of penguins and 55 colour illustrations (1 map, 9 artworks on whales and 45 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.8. 0340542551

Compilation of celebrated quotes & reports on/for protection of this continent.

48831
ADAMS, Richard (editor)
ANTARCTICA - Voices from the Silent Continent
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1990. 1st edition. 80 PP with 2 sketches of penguins, and 55 colour illustrations (1 map, 9 artworks of whales and 45 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.6 x 18.8. 0340542551

Compilation of celebrated quotes & reports on/for protection of this continent.

55993
ADLARD, Mark
THE GREENLANDER
$5.00 AUD

Summit Books. New York. 1978. Book Club edition. 319 PP with 17 b/w illustrations (14 headpieces) by Wendell Minor. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.

Novel. Whaling off the coasts of Greenland , on board the William Scoresby Senior.

70281
ALEXANDER, Caroline
SOUTH POLE RACE: AMUNDSEN vs SCOTT (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 220, No.3)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 2011. September 2001. Includes article from P.122 to 135 with 1 map in colour and 10 b/w ilustrations (1 diagram and 9 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

74372
ALLEN, Everett S.
CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT, The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet
$40.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1973. 2nd printing, 10/73 of the 1973 original. XII, 302 PP with 2 maps and 17 b/w illustrations (7 on double page). Eps: Abandonment of the whalers in the Arctic Ocean, September 1871. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Note at top of title page blocked out (liquid ink). Otherwise a near fine copy. 24 x 16. 0316034223

Out of a fleet of 39 American whaling ships, 32 of them were trapped or crushed by the ice pack in 1871-72.

74745
AMUNDSEN, Roald
RACE TO THE SOUTH POLE
$20.00 AUD

White Star Publishers. Vercelli, Italy. 2007. Excerpts of the 1st English edition of 1912 "The South Pole, an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1910 - 1912", translated from the Norwegian original by A. G. Chater. Introduction by Fridtjof Nansen. 638, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (portrait of Roald Amundsen and 10 endpieces), plus 18 plates with 19 b/w photos (including 10 portraits and 12 collour illustrations (1 map and 11 photos). Pictorial hard covers. Fine (as new condition). 18.5 x 12.5. 9788854402171

16 chapters. Chapter 15: The Eastern Sledge Journey by Lieutenant K. Prestrud. Chapter 16: The Voyage of the Fram, by Thorvald Nilsen.

69695
ANTARCTIC
MAP: ANTARCTICA AND THE SOUTHERN OCEAN
$5.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2011. Edition Nine. Folded poster (four folds) with colour illustrations. Recto: 1 map of Antarctica with Claim and Treaty Boundaries and distance tables (Great Circle), 8 colour photos and notes on Antarctica "A natural reserve devoted to peace and science". Verso: Folded map of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Fine condition. Format - poster: 42 x 59.5 / folded: 29.7 x 21.

69696
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 31
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2016. Issue 31, December 2016. Edited by Wendy Pyper. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers (Adelie Penguin by the bow of Aurora Australis). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Icebreaker science and Heavy lifting. Treating sewage seriously. Antarctic sea ice research. ...

69697
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 32
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2017. Issue 32, June 2017. Edited by Wendy Pyper. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers (Tagging a Minke Whale). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Navigating, the A factor. A taste for shipping... The Bureau of Meteorology in Antarctica. ...

69698
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 33
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2017. Issue 33, December 2017. Edited by Wendy Pyper. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers (Air drop of supplies). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Welcome to RSV Nuyina. Traversing Antarctica. Glaciology and Icebergs.

70198
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 4
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2002. Issue 4, Spring 2002. Edited by Elizabeth Haywood. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 4: "In Deep: Australian Research in the Southern Ocean". ... Oceanography, Climate Change, Sea Level... Mawson's Huts protected.

70199
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 5
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2003. Issue 5, Winter 2003. Edited by Elizabeth Haywood. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 5: "On a grand scale: The 2002-03 season". Fast-sinking lines reduce seabird mortality in longline fisheries. Illegal fishing in the Southern Ocean. Mawson's Huts expedition. Surveying and mapping..

70200
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 6
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2004. Issue 6, Autumn 2004. Edited by Elizabeth Haywood. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 6: "in the Spirit of Cooperation". 50 years of international cooperation in Antarctic earth system science. Increased funding to combat illegal fishing. Poachers pursued over 7,000 kilometres.

70201
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 7
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2004. Issue 7, Spring 2004. Edited by Wendy Piper. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 7: "Heard Island in focus". Heard Island: a history of exploration. Seabird survey. Ecological risks...

70202
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 8
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2005. Issue 8, Autumn 2005. Edited by Wendy Piper. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 8: "Supporting big picture Science". Ice doctors: Medical Emergency at sea from Penguins to Patients...Heard Island: a history of exploration. Seabird survey. Ecological risks...

70203
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 9
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2005. Issue 9, Spring 2005. Edited by Wendy Piper. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 9: "A window on Climate Change".

70204
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 10
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2006. Issue 10, Autumn 2006. Edited by Wendy Piper. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 10: "25th Anniversary Issue: Celebrating 25 years in Hobart". Bumpy ride from Melbourne to Hobart (Kingston). Building an Antarctic Gateway. 25 years of Antarctic Marine Research. Nella Dan scuttled at Macquarie Island. ...

70205
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 11
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2006. Issue 11, Spring 2006. Edited by Wendy Piper. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 11: "Australia on the World Stage". ...

74802
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 22 "Celebrating 100 Years of Australia in Antarctica"
$20.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2011. Issue 22, 2011. Edited by Wendy Pyper. 48PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers (folded back cover with the 1939 coloured map of coastal regions of the AAT). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Centenary Celebrations for the 1911-1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition led by Douglas Mawson. Exploration, Sovereignty, Science, Antarctic Treaty...

74803
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 18
$20.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. 2010. Issue 18, 2010. Edited by Wendy Pyper. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a folded map in colour of Antarctica, (scale: 1:20 m), loosely inserted. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Southern Ocean Marine Life in Focus... & The search for "Mawson's Air Tractor", the very first aeroplane taken to Antarctica.

60831
ANTARCTICA
FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES SURVEY (2 Survey Reports)
$15.00 AUD

Falkland Islands Dependencies. Stanley. 1948. 2 surveys for a total of 19 PP (roneotyped). Scientific Work: 13 pages. Sea Ice reporting: 6 pages. Soft cover. Foxing. Good. 32 x 21.

Programme of Scientific Work, 1948-49, dated February 1948. Notes on Sea Ice Reporting, dated 6th October 1948.

70874
ANTARCTICA
HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS MARINE RESERVE MANAGEMENT PLAN
$30.00 AUD

Commonwealth of Australia, Director of National Parks / Australian Antarctic Division. Kingston, Tas. 2005. 1st Ed. Foreword by Aj Press, Director. X, 198 PP with 4 headpieces, 3 tables and 11 figures (maps & sketch maps). Pictorial soft covers. Front cover with a small nick on front edge, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.3. 1876934085

71514
ARNAUD, Patrick M. & BEUROIS, Jean
LES ARMATEURS DU RÊVE, Les Concessions Bossière et les Sociétés Françaises d'Exploitation des Iles Australes de l'Océan Indien (1893-1939) / THE SHIPOWNERS OF THE "DREAM", The Bossière's Leases and the Exploitations of the ...
$40.00 AUD

Patrick Arnaud & Jean Beurois. Marseille. 1996. 1st bilingual edition. English traduction by Mrs Janet Boglio. 116 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, ..). Card covers, pictorial front. French & English text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Story of the Bossière brothers and their whaling and sealing ventures in the Southern Indian Ocean.

72064
ARNAUD, Patrick M. & BEUROIS, Jean
LES ARMATEURS DU RÊVE, Les Concessions Bossière et les Sociétés Françaises d'Exploitation des Iles Australes de l'Océan Indien (1893-1939) / THE SHIPOWNERS OF THE "DREAM", The Bossière's Leases and the Exploitations of the ...
$50.00 AUD

Patrick Arnaud & Jean Beurois. Marseille. 1996. 1st bilingual edition. English traduction by Mrs Janet Boglio. 116 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, ..). Card covers, pictorial front. Copy signed on title page, by Patrick Arnaud, co-author. French & English text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Story of the Bossière brothers and their whaling and sealing ventures in the Southern Indian Ocean.

66083
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
TRADITIONAL NAVIGATION - ANTARCTICA - MARITIME HERITAGE AROUND AUSTRALIA ... (in SIGNALS, Quarterly - No. 111)
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2015. Issue June - August 2015. Bearings (foreword), by Kevin Sumption. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hokulea). Fine. 30 x 23.

Articles: Searching for sea cucumbers, scientific research in the Weddell Sea, by Melanie Mackenzie, Sailing by the stars / Rigged and Ready. 3 articles on Antarctica. Maritime Heritage: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Gallery ..

21127
BAILEY, Alfred M. & SORENSEN, J.H.
SUBANTARCTIC CAMPBELL ISLAND
$60.00 AUD

Denver Museum of Natural History. Denver. 1962. 1st Ed. (6), 305 PP with 1 location map , 1 map, and 230 b/w photos. Original covers, gilt title on front cover and a dulled spine. Fine. 26 x 18.5.

Proceedings No.10 of the Denver Museum of Natural History which followed their 1958 expedition to this island. History, expeditions, geology, flora & fauna..

69251
BAIONE, Tom (editor)
NATURAL HISTORIES: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
$30.00 AUD

Sterling Signature. New York. 2014. 1st Hardcover edition of the 2012 original. Foreword by Ellen V. Futter. XII, 164 PP with over 200 b/w or colour illustrations. FEP: A two-toed sloth climbing upright. REP: Trigla Volitans (Flying Gunard). Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.3. 9781454812149

Forty essays by Museum experts or notable masterworks, spanning 400 years. The First Animal Book, by Richard Ellis (Historia Animalium in five volumes , by Conrad Gessner, published 1551 to 1558). ... Discovering a New World: François Péron's Voyage to Australia, by Richard Pearson (Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes ... ). ... Sailing to the South Pole: Dumont d'Urville and the Discovery of East Antarctica, by Ross D. E. Macphee ....

10199
BANKS, M. R. & SMITH, S. J. (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM ON MACQUARIE ISLAND (in Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania - Volume 122, Part I.)
$25.00 AUD

Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 1987. IV, (2), 318 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps) & b/w photo plates. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 25 x 17.2.

Thirty-three papers presented at this Symposium (May 11-15, 1987) covering all aspects of the island: history/discovery (sealing), earth sciences (geology, vegetation), meteorology, biological sciences (flora & fauna) and physics...

31506
BARR, William & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
VOYAGES TO HUDSON BAY IN SEARCH OF A NORTHWEST PASSAGE 1741-1747 (in two volumes)
$30.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1994 & 1995. Nos. 177 & 181 in the Second series. Volume I: XII, (2), 333 PP with 11 b/w plates. Fp: Inscription on rocks at Sloop Cove, Churchill. Volume II: XV, 393 PP with 20 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Arthur Dobbs (1755). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180360 / 417

Volume I: The Voyage of Christopher Middleton in 1741-1742 on the Furnace and the Discovery. Volume II: The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747 on the Dobbs Galley and the California..

55450
BARTLETT, Robert A.
SERVICING ARCTIC AIRBASES / VOYAGE OF THE MORRISSEY (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1946. Volume LXXXIX, No.5, May 1946. Contains article between pages 602 and 616 with 1 map , 3 b/w and 10 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

74607
BATTERSBY, William
JAMES FITZJAMES - The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
$30.00 AUD

Dundurn Press, Ltd. Toronto. 2010. 1st North American edition. 224 PP with 2 Family Tree and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations (2 of them with an insert). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 9781554887811

Captain of HMS Erebus during the ill-fated Arctic Voyage under Sir John Franklin's overall command.

40209
BECHERVAISE, John
AUSTRALIA AND ANTARCTICA
$15.00 AUD

Nelson Doubleday. Sydney. 1967. 1st edition in Around Australia Program series. 64 PP with 2 maps, 11 drawings and 25 b/w photos, plus the 4 pages with the 29 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.

Antarctica: physical description, climate, fauna and scientific work (described by a leader of A.N.A.R.E.).

48820
BECHERVAISE, John
ANTARCTICA - The Last Horizon
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. Sydney. 1979. Completely revised and expanded edition of the 1961 original The Far South. (6), 138 PP with 110 b/w and 150 colour illustrations (drawings maps, photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.2 x 21.8. 0726904740

66275
BECHERVAISE, John
ANTARCTICA
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1959. 1st Ed., in the Australian Explorers series. 32 PP with 2 maps and 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Small format: 18.2 x 12.4.

73119
BENNETT, A. G.
WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC
$60.00 AUD

Wm. Blackwood & Sons. London. 1931. 3rd impression in December 1931 of the May 1931 original. X, 222 PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Front cover with light speckles. Light foxing on outside edges. Neat stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and signatures of previous owners on verso of front endpaper. Contents clean and still a very good copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.5.

The modern whaling industry, based on 13 years' experience including 4 with the whaling fleet operating in Antarctic waters from shore base or floating factory.

47868
BETTS, M. S.
AUSTRALIANS IN ANTARCTICA
$15.00 AUD

Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1981. 1st Ed. 42 PP with 15 b/w and 57 colour photos. Inside front cover: Map of Antarctica. Pictorial soft cover. Crease at top and bottom corner of front cover, o/wise near fine. 29.8 x 21. 0642016194

74920
BICKEL, Lennard
SHACKLETON'S FORGOTTEN ARGONAUTS
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1982. 1st Ed. XIIII, 230 PP plus 16 pages with b/w photos. Eps: Antarctic continent and Great Ross Ice Shelf. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0333338677

The castaways of the "Aurora" on the Ross ice shelf.

42707
BILLING, Graham
SOUTH - MAN AND NATURE IN ANTARCTICA
$25.00 AUD

A. H. & A. W. Reed. Wellington. 1965. Reprint of the 1964 original. 208 PP with 207 b/w or colour plates. FEP: Map of the Antarctic continent. REP: Map of the Ross Dependency. Cloth cover, dj. Edges of dust jacket a little rubbed, o/wise a very good copy.. 28.8 x 22.8.

New Zealand Antarctic Programme.

59031
BJELKE, Rolf & SHAPIRO, Deborah
NORTHERN LIGHT - Its Epic Arctic - Antarctic Sailing Voyage
$20.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press / Macdonald. London. 1986. 1st UK edition translated from the 1985 Swedish original. 116 PP with colour illustrations (3 plans of the yacht, 22 maps and 150 photos). Eps: Iceberg. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 21.2. 0356122506

Voyage of the 14-ton, double-ended, steel ketch "Northern Star". Sweden (18 June 1982) to Spitzberg, Denmark Strait, Panama, Galapagos, Easter Island, Pitcairn, Marquesas, Tahiti (September 1983), Chilean Patagonia, Antarctic Peninsula (January 1984) then to Boston (2nd June 1984).

41348
BOCKSTOCE, John
CHANGING IMAGES OF THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE [in National Geographic Magazine]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1990. Volume 178, No.2, August 1990. Contains article from P.2 to 33 with 2 maps and 30 colour photos by Richard Olsenius. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

48825
BOND, Creina & SIEGFRIED, Roy
ANTARCTICA. No Single Country, No Single Sea
$15.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1979. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Peter Scott. 176 PP with 2 maps, 100 colour plates with 100 b/w (small format) for captions. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 30.8 x 24.7. 0600304434

74344
BOND, Creina & SIEGFRIED, Roy
ANTARCTICA. No Single Country, No Single Sea
$30.00 AUD

New Holland. London. 1988. 1st edition by New Holland. Foreword by Peter Scott. 176 PP with 2 maps, 100 colour plates with 100 b/w (small format) for captions. Hard cover, dj. The 8 page "The AAP Mawson's Huts Foundation", of The Weekend Australian, May 10-11 1997", loosely inserted. Fine. 30.8 x 24.7. 0600304434

Mawson Huts Foundation by Wendy McCarthy: 8 PP with advertisements, 7 colour and 16 b/w photos.

74345
BOND, Creina & SIEGFRIED, Roy
ANTARCTICA. No Single Country, No Single Sea
$15.00 AUD

Mayflower Book. New York. 1979. 1st US edition, with a foreword by Peter Scott. 176 PP with 2 maps, 100 colour plates with 100 b/w (small format) for captions. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 30.8 x 24.7. 0831703806

46794
BOST, Charles-André, GUINET, Christophe & Dominique, LEQUETTE, Benoît,
SOUS LES QUARANTIEMES RUGISSANTS. Un sanctuaire sauvage
$90.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map with 6 insets, 11 b/w illustrations and hundreds of colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French text. 33.6 x 25.6. 2914622376

Environment and fauna (avifauna, mammals), in the islands of the roaring forties and howling fifties

21154
BOWDEN, Tim
THE SILENCE CALLING, Australians in Antarctica 1947-97 - The ANARE Jubilee History
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. XXVII, 593 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, photos), plus 24 pages with 72 colour photos. Fp: Facsimile of a poem by Sir Douglas Mawson, which gave the title to this book. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 1864483113

Australia and her interests in its Antarctic territories since the raising of the flag at Atlas Cove on Heard Island on 26 December 1947 by the first Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE).

40448
BOWDEN, Tim
ANTARCTICA AND BACK IN SIXTY DAYS
$15.00 AUD

Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. XVI, 239 PP with 4 maps, 5 facsimile of documents and 55 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.2. 0733301134

55228
BOYER, David S. / FRAZIER, Comdr. Paul W.
YEAR OF DISCOVERY OPENS IN ANTARCTICA / ACROSS THE FROZEN DESERT TO BYRD STATION (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

NGS. Washington. 1957. Volume CXII, No.3, September 1957. Contains articles from P. 339 to 398 with 1 map in colour, 22 b/w and 34 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

63938
BOYER, Peter
SOUTHERN QUEST: A Journey of Discovery for Australian Antarctic Science
$20.00 AUD

Antarctic CRC / Cooperative Research Centre for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Hobart. 2003. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Tony Press. 97, (3) PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.5. 1875796274

64990
BRAMICH, Deborah & GILL, Peter
ANTARCTIC WHALES & DOLPHINS
$10.00 AUD

Australia Post Philatelic Group. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition in the "Australia's Heritage in Stamps" series. 40 PP with 2 maps, 2 b/w and 46 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642225710

38418
BRENT, Peter
CAPTAIN SCOTT AND THE ANTARCTIC TRAGEDY
$20.00 AUD

Saturday Review Press. New York. 1974. 1st US edition. 223 PP with 21 colour and over 100 b/w illustrations. Title page: The Royal Society Range (watercolour). Fp: Captain Scott aged 36 (colour painting). Eps: Stacking up supplies at Scott's camp at Cape Evans. Hard cover, dj. Front cover of dust jacket partly faded, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 18.2. 0871502587

21146
BROWN, Paul
THE LAST WILDERNESS - Eighty Days in Antarctica
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1991. 1st UK Ed. (6), 250 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 091744237

The 1988 expedition by Greenpeace to the various scientific bases on the Antarctic continent.

74622
BURTON, Robert
SOUTH GEORGIA
$25.00 AUD

The Commissioner of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. King Edward Point, Grytviken. 2012. 3rd edition of the 1996 original. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5.

Pages 40 to 49: Seals & Whales / Sealing and Whaling.

67067
BUTLER, Rowan
BREAKING THE ICE
$25.00 AUD

Albatross Books. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by Louise Holliday 160 PP with 28 b/w photos and colour illustions (1 map, page of log book and 203 photos). Eps: Full moon over Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Occasional foxing on first & last leaves, and the dust jacket. Near fine. 30.4 x 22.5. 086760087X

Life and work in the frozen wilderness of Antarctica.

75045
BYRD, Lieutenant Commander Richard Evelyn
THE FIRST FLIGHT TO THE NORTH POLE (in National Geographic Magazine - Vol. 50, No.3, September,1926)
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic. Washington. 1926. Contains article between P. 356 and 388 with 20 b/w illustrations: 1 chart, 2 "Hubbard Gold Medals" and 17 photos (11 on full page). Soft covers. Head and foot of spine worn and reinforced. Does not contain the map supplement. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

Flight of 9th of May 1926 . Other article: Flying over Egypt, Sinaï and Palestione (pages 312 to 355 with 27 b/w illustrations (2 maps and 25 photos) and 23 colour photos), by P.C.R. Groves and J.R. McCrindle.

60177
BYRD, Rear Admiral Richard E.
ALL-OUT ASSAULT ON ANTARCTICA (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

NGS. Washington. 1956. Volume CX, No.2, August 1956. 141-286 PP. Contains article from P.141 to 180 with 3 maps, 8 b/w and 32 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

55196
BYRD, Rear Admiral Richard, SIPLE, Pauk A. & GROSVENOR, Melville Bell
TO THE MEN AT SOUTH POLE STATION / WE ARE LIVING AT SOUTH POLE / ADMIRAL OF THE ENDS OF THE EARTH (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

NGS. Washington. 1957. Volume 112, No.1, July 1957. Contains articles from P.1 to 48 with 3 maps, 27 b/w and 23 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

12318
CALDWELL, J., MADDOCK, B. & SENBERGS, J.
ANTARCTIC JOURNEY, Three Artists in Antarctica
$25.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. V, 50 PP with b/w & col. illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23 x 21. 0644081724

74752
CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley
THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD - Antarctic 1910-13
$30.00 AUD

Picador/Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd. London. 1994. In the "Picador Travel Classics" series with an Introduction by Paul Theroux. XCV, 607 PP with 4 maps (redrawn by E.J. Hatch), ribbon page marker. Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 13. 9780330335850

Scott's last expedition to the Antarctic.

21084
CHESTER, Jonathan
GOING TO EXTREMES - Project Blizzard and Australia's Antarctic Heritage
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dick Smith. 308 PP with b/w & col. illust. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Few pages with rubbed spots (glossy paper sticking ). Very good copy. 28.5 x 24. 0868241717

Historical & contemporary accounts of some of the Australians who discovered & explored the Antarctic.

54790
CHESTER, Jonathan
PROJECT BLIZZARD - Mawson's Icy Legacy (in Australian Geographic, Volume 1, No. 1, January/March 1986)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1986. 136 PP. Contains article P. 80 to 105 with 1 folded cutaway in colour, 3 maps in colour, 4 b/w and 46 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Antarctic adventurers on a mission: save Mawson's hut!

56291
CHIPMAN, Elizabeth
AUSTRALIANS IN THE FROZEN SOUTH - Living & Working in Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1978. 1st Ed. (6), 90 PP with 1 map, 7 bw illust. and 54 bw photos in text plus 16 pages with 27 colour photos. Illust. half title page and title page. Fp: Map of Antarctica. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0170052605

Early history of Antarctic exploration. Sciences outposts on subantarctic islands and on the continent. Flora & fauna.

71506
CLARK, Gerry
THE "TOTORORE" VOYAGE - An Antarctic Adventure
$50.00 AUD

Century. London. 1988. 1st UK Ed. (10), 357 PP with text illust. (drawings, head and tail pieces) and 29 maps, plus 24 pages with 74 colour photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean with course of Totorore. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is protected in a clear plastic sleeve. A fine copy. 23.5 x 15.8. 0712624384

Circumnavigation of the Antarctic Ocean on the Sailing Research Vessel "Totorore", between 1983 and 1986.

45055
CLAYPOLE, Yvonne
LIVING ON THE EDGE - Our Personal Antarctic Story
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. (8), 262 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.3. 0732269156

42945
COLLIER, Graham & Patricia
ANTARCTIC ODYSSEY - In the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers
$15.00 AUD

Carroll & Graf Publishers. New York. 1999. 1st US Ed. XIV, 194 PP with 9 maps, 14 b/w and 55 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.8 x 20.2. 0786706538

74509
COLLIER, Graham & Patricia
ANTARCTIC ODYSSEY - In the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers
$15.00 AUD

Robinson Publishing. London. 1999. 1st UK Ed. XIV, 194 PP with 9 maps, 14 b/w and 55 colour photos (photographs by Patricia Graham Collier). Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 28.8 x 20.2. 1841191043

74824
COPELAND, Sebastian
ANTARCTICA - A Call to Action
$20.00 AUD

Earth Aware Editions. San Rafael, Ca. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Orlando Bloom. 96 PP with colour photos. Hard covers, pictorial boards, dj. A fine copy. Oblong: 23 x 18. 9781601090270

67441
COWLEY, Terri & ROZYCKI, Jack (editors)
AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC, No. 68, 0ct - Dec 2002
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 2002. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

... Flinders Island, by Andrew Bain. No Turning Back, retracing Sir Ernest Shackleton' s treacherous 1916 route across South Georgia Island, by Colin Monteath. ...

37979
CREDLAND, Arthur G.
THE HULL WHALING TRADE - An Arctic Enterprise
$15.00 AUD

Hutton Press. Beverley, East Yorkshire. 1995. 1st Ed. 155 PP with 1 map, 12 colour and 98 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 19.9 x 20.8. 9781872167732

Whaling fisheries: Greenland and Davis Strait...

72675
CUMPSTON, Dr. John (compiler)
MACQUARIE ISLAND - A Bibliography
$75.00 AUD

The Stone Copying Company. Cremorne, N.S.W. 1958. Edition limited to 120 copies, numbered (No.50/120) and signed by Walter W. Stone, General Editor of "Studies in Australian Bibliography" series, No. 6. (2), II, 32 PP (recto only), plus 1 b/w plate (Fp: "Map of Macquarie Island"). Soft covers, title on front board, staples and cloth spine. Near fine. 25.3 x 20.3.

65544
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND
$50.00 AUD

Antarctic Division / Department of External Affairs. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, no dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and on his bookplate pasted down on the verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 25.7 x 18.5.

Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.

67978
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND
$70.00 AUD

Antarctic Division / Department of External Affairs. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Small mark/remnants of sellotape on spine. Verso of the FFEP with dedicatory note to the Nantucket Atheneum Library dated 14 October 1970 and signed by the Author. Discreet stamp of The Nantucket Atheneum on front endpaper and at lower part of title page and on top of Chapter 1 page. An otherwise near fine copy. 25.7 x 18.5.

Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.

74396
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND
$100.00 AUD

Antarctic Division / Department of External Affairs. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine, nice dust jacket. A fine copy. 25.7 x 18.5.

Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.

57322
DARCHEN, Jacques
Météorologie Maritime - MET MAR, No. 153
$10.00 AUD

Direction de la Météorologie Nationale. Paris. 1991. Issue No. 152, 4th term 1991. (2), 60 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Exploration to Treaty for Antarctica, by Michel Hontarrède. The missions of the Polar sailing ship "Antarctica"... Tropical cyclones in the South-West Pacific, 1989-1990.

44600
DAVIS, Jason / SWANTON, Will
SURFING / THE LAYNE REACTION (in Qantas, The Australian Way)
$10.00 AUD

Qantas. Sydney. 2002. Issue for October 2002. Contains 2 articles pages 39 / 40 and 117 to 120 with 2 b/w and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

Surfing Bondi Beach / Lane Beachley and women's surfing. Also includes "Antarctic Adventure, The Final Frontier in Luxury Cruising".

74602
DAY, David
ANTARCTICA - A Biography
$25.00 AUD

Knopf Book / Random House. Sydney. 2012. 1st Ed. IX, 614 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Maps in colour. FEP: A New Map of the World, 1703. REP: Map of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781741669084

74768
DAY, David
ANTARCTICA - A Biography
$20.00 AUD

Knopf Book / Random House. Sydney. 2012. "An Uncorrected bound proof" paperback copy, with a preface (still to come). (2), (VIII), 592 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.2.

68081
DE-LA-NOY, Michael
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC
$10.00 AUD

Sutton Publishing. Stroud, UK. 1997. 1st edition in "Pocket Biographies" series. 112 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9780750915120

47365
DELGADO, James P.
ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD - The Quest for the Northwest Passage
$10.00 AUD

Checkmark Books. New York. c. 1999. 2nd printing of the 1999 original. XII, 228 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: HMS Terror in the ice. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23.5. 0816041245

60627
DENHOLM, Matthew / AUSTIN, Steve
MACQUARIE ISLAND - COLD WAR: The Battle to save Australia's wildest outpost / The MUTTS that saved Macquarie / AFTER THE WAR: Back to Nature (in The Weekend Australian Magazine)
$20.00 AUD

The Australian. Sydney. 2011, 2016, 2019. Three issues - September 17-18, 2011: Pages 16 to 21 with 7 colour photos by Chris Crerar / February 20-21, 2016: pages 18 to 21 with 4 colour photos / April 27-29, 2019: pages 18 to 21 with 6 colour photos by Ryan Osland. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 25.5 / 27.5 x 23.

Battle raging against rabbits and rats, for the ecological future of Macquarie Island. Results.

69694
DIGGINS, Tracey
WHO'S EATING WHO? ... an Antarctic and Southern Ocean Mystery
$5.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. c. 2001. Juvenile edition. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers, staples. Fine. 29.5 x 21.

Tiny krill, to fishes, birds, seals and whales.

57078
DIVING
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 24
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1991. Issue No. 24, February/March 1991. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA. 114 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

Diving in the deep water cave of Pannikin, South Australia, by Andrew Wright. Diving in Antarctica, by Jonathan Chester... Diving on the wreck of the Trial, Monte Bello Islands, W.A., by Mark Warwick.

41942
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XVII, No.4
$15.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1952. Summer 1952. 76 PP with 48 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover (Tall ship off the Australian Coast). Staples removed. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

In a full-rigged ship, a vivid account of two voyages in the S.V. Leyland, by Gerard Fort Buckle (pages 8 to 22). On board the Battleship Graf Spee, at the Battle of the River Plate, by Dora Walker (pages 40 to 49). Whaling in the Antarctic by Lt-Commander S. A. Brooks (Pages 60 to 69).

41944
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air, Volume XX, No.3
$15.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1955. Spring 1955. 58 PP with 40 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover (Bowling along in the North-East Trades Passat). Staples removed. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

Loss of the Brigantine Carnegie, by Captain Broadhouse (pages 6 to 12). Running the Easting Down, by Frank T. Bullen (pages 13 to 19). Awakening of Antarctica, by Charles W. Domville-Fife (pages 20 to 35)...

70629
DOWNES, M.C., EALEY, E.H.M., GWYNN, A.M. & YOUNG, P.S.
THE BIRDS OF HEARD ISLAND
$45.00 AUD

Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. Melbourne. 1959. November 1959 edition. ANARE Reports, series B, Volume 1: Zoology. 135 PP with 16 tables and 70 b/w illustrations (2 figures, 1 photo "Laurens Peninsula and Mt Olsen, from Mt. Drygalski" and 67 photo plates). Large folded map "Distribution of Birds, Heard Island 1951" (with colour) , tipped in inside back cover. Addendum, dated July 1960 loosely inserted. Soft covers, illustrated front. Spine reinforced with cloth tape. Very good. 24.3 x 18.3.

66532
DUMONT d'URVILLE, Captain Jules S. C.
TWO VOYAGES TO THE SOUTH SEAS - Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 1826-1829, Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, New Guinea, Australia, South East Asia, Tasmania, Antarctica, New Zealand, Torres Strait 1837-1840 in the corvettes ASTROLABE 1826-1829, ASTROLABE and ZELEE 1837-1840
$30.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Paperback edition. Translated & retold by Helen Rosenman. XXXVI, 304 PP with 26 maps plus 20 PP with 39 b/w illust. 29 maps & charts plus 44 PP with 56 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. A little light wear, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.5. 0522844324

The two great voyages of Dumont d'Urville to the Pacific and the Antarctic.

48188
DWYER, Christopher
ROBERT PEARY AND THE QUEST FOR THE NORTH POLE
$10.00 AUD

Chelsea House Publishers. New York. 1992. 1st printing, in the World Explorers series. Introductory essay by Michael Collins (US Astromaut, Apollo 11). 112 PP with 2 maps, 10 colour plates and 45 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24 x 19. 0791013162

74412
EVANS, Admiral Sir Edward
BRITISH POLAR EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Collins of London. London. 1943. 1st Ed. in the "Britain in Pictures" series. 48 PP with 19 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Hard cover, decorated front cover, dj. War economy paper. Spine damaged at head and foot, o/wise contents good. 23 x 16.5.

Martin Frobisher. Sir John Franklin. James Cook. Scott. Mawson.

74731
EVANS, Edward R. G. R. (Admiral Lord MOUNTEVANS)
SOUTH WITH SCOTT
$15.00 AUD

Collins Clear-Type Press. London. 1924. 1st Juvenile edition, in the "Library of Classics" series.. 318 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Lieutenant Evans, using a Theodolite telescope. Cloth covers, gilt title on a sunned spine. A very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Small format: 15.5 x 10.5.

The tragic British Antarctic Expedition, 1910. Voyage of the "Terra Nova".

61898
FIENNES, Sir Ranulph
TRANSGLOBE EXPEDITION 1979-1982
$25.00 AUD

Transglobe Expedition. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 52 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Centrefold: Map in colour of the route of the Transglobe Expedition. Inside front cover: letter from H.R.H. Prince Charles. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Signed on front cover by Ranulph Fiennes. Covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21.

Promotional brochure for "the first longitudinal circumnavigation of the world by land, sea and ice".

21151
FINKEL, George
ANTARCTICA, THE HEROIC AGE
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. 160 PP plus 8 PP with 16 b/w photos. Eps: Part of Antarctica with route of 4 expeditions. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0001950266

The exploration of Scott 1901/04, Shackleton 1908/09, Amundsen 1910/12 and Scott 1912/13.

72139
FITZSIMONS, Peter
MAWSON, and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen
$30.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. XXVI, 737 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (3 drawings, 6 maps and 1 relief drawing), plus 16 pages with 40 b/w photos. Eps: Aurora, Mid-February 1912. Hard cover, dj. Relevant newspaper article loosely inserted. Fine. 24 x 15.8 9781741666601

74213
FITZSIMONS, Peter
MAWSON, and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2012. 1st paperback edition of the 2011 original. XXVI, 737 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (3 drawings, 6 maps and 1 relief drawing), plus 16 pages with 40 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781742752792

62892
FLEW, Janine
ANTARCTIC ELYSIUM, in the footsteps of Shackleton (in Signals No. 102)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2013. No. 102, March - April - May 2013, edited by Jeffrey Mellefont. 68P. Contains article between pages 24 and 29 with 1 b/w and 6 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (videographer David Doubilet braves below-zero waters at Pléneau Bay, Antarctica). New. 30 x 23.

On the Elysium Antarctic Visual Epic exhibition held at the Australian National Maritime Museum: 13th April to 11 August 2013.

21340
FRANCIS, Daniel
A HISTORY OF WORLD WHALING
$15.00 AUD

Viking. Markham, Ontario. 1990. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 45 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5. 067082447X

From the beginnings with the Basque whalers of the Bay of Biscay, to the modern whaling & the IWC moratorium & the arrival of Greenpeace on the whaling scene. Whaling in paradise, in the Arctic, the Antarctic & the Sea of Cortez.

21100
FUCHS, Sir Vivian
ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1959. 1st Ed. XVI, 190 PP with 7 maps & 28 illustrations by Stuart Tresilian, plus 16 pages with 15 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21 x 14.5.

21087
FUCHS, Sir Vivian & HILLARY, Sir Edmund
THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
$25.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1958. 1st Ed. XVIII, 338 PP with 9 maps, plus 32 pages with 63 b/w photos & 32 pages with 32 colour photos. Title spread (in colour): Antarctica crossing. FEP: Route of the trans-Antarctic expedition. REP: Antarctic continent with route of first explorers. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Discreet signature on front endpaper. Foxing spots ond top outside edge. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.8.

The crossing between the Weddell Sea which left on 24th Nov. 1957 and Scott Base in March 1958, and the two-year preparation.

74549
FUCHS, Sir Vivian & HILLARY, Sir Edmund
THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1958. 1st Ed. XVIII, 338 PP with 9 maps, plus 32 pages with 63 b/w photos & 32 pages with 32 colour photos. Title spread (in colour): Antarctica crossing. FEP: Route of the trans-Antarctic expedition. REP: Antarctic continent with route of first explorers. Cloth covers worn and soiled, spine faded. Light foxing. Small gift note at top of FFEP, o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy of the first edition. Image shows title-page. 22.8 x 14.8.

The crossing between the Weddell Sea which left on 24th Nov. 1957 and Scott Base in March 1958, and the two-year preparation.

33128
GRATTAN, C. Hartley
THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC TO 1900 - A Modern History - Australia, New Zealand, the Islands, Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

The University of Michigan Press. Ann Arbor. 1963. 1st Ed., in The University of Michigan History of the Modern World series. XIV, 558, XVII PP with 10 maps. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24 x 16.

74925
GRIFFITHS, Tim
ENDURANCE
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2015. 1st Ed. (6), 354, (8) PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.4. 9781760111540

Novel on the life of Frank Hurley: Australian Hero, adventurer, photographer and explorer

39127
GURNEY, Alan
THE RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT
$15.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 2000. 1st printing. XII, 320 PP with 24 b/w illustrations and 11 maps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0393050041

58561
HAISMAN, Sylvie
THIS BARREN ROCK: A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern Seas, 1875
$30.00 AUD

ABC Books. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. (XII), 238, (3) PP with 1 location map of the Crozet Islands and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 9780733325557

Wreck of the Shaw Savill & Co. "Strathmore" in 1875 on Grande Ile, Crozet Islands.

37591
HALL, Lincoln
DOUGLAS MAWSON - The Life of an Explorer
$15.00 AUD

New Holland. Sydney. 2000. 1st Australian edition. 224 PP with 1 plan, 4 maps and 178 b/w photos. Title page: Home of the Blizzard. Eps: Map of the route of the Discovery during the two voyages of BANZARE. Laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 1864366702

The best-known of Australia's Antarctic explorers. His first steps were a geological survey in 1903 of the New Hebrides Islands (Vanuatu)...

47140
HALSTEAD, Bill (editor)
OUR WORLD: INTERNATIONAL IMAGES OF NATURE / NOTRE MONDE: REFLETS DE LA NATURE MONDIALE / UNSERE WELT: INTERNATIONALE BILDER AUS DER NATUR / VAR VÄRLD: INTERNATIONELLA NATURBILDER
$15.00 AUD

U.S. Postal Service / Australia Post. Melbourne. 1989. 1st Ed. 16 PP with colour illustrations (photos and images of stamps), plus stamp folder in pocket inside front cover. Title page: Mountain goat. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 24.5.

Nature related stamp issues of 6 postal administrations: Australia, Canada, Sweden; United Kingdom, United Nations, and U.S.A.

75130
HARROWFIELD, David L.
SLEDGING INTO HISTORY
$40.00 AUD

Macmillan Co. of New Zealand. Auckland. 1981. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. W. Richards. 119 PP with 11 figures (maps & plans), sketches in margin of pages and 42 b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 86 colour photos. Fp: The "Aurora" in Antarctic Waters. Eps (in colour): Aerial view of McMurdo Sound.(13/01/1978). Hard covers, dj. Title page with name of previous owner and signed by he author. Fine. 29.5 x 22.2. 0333301307

74930
HEACOX, Kim
SHACKLETON: THE ANTARCTIC CHALLENGE
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic. Washington. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alexandra Shackleton. 216 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps (in colour): "chart "Nova Orbis Terrarum...". Hard covers, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 22.5. 0792275365

66292
HELLER, Peter
THE WHALE WARRIORS: On Board a Pirate Ship in the Battle to Save the World's largest Mammals
$15.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2008. 1st Australian edition of the 2007 US original. (12), 303, (3) PP with 1 map on double page, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 20.8 x 13.5. 9780732287320

55460
HENRY, Thomas R.
ATLANTIC ODYSSEY: ICELAND TO ANTARCTICA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CVIII, No. 6, 1955)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1955. Volume CVIII, No.6, December 1955. Includes article from P. 725 to 780 with 12 b/w and 46 colour photos by Volkmar Wentzel. Soft cover (creased and rubbed). Good. 25.2 x 17.5.

Whaling off Newfoundland, Cape Horn gale, Cape of Good Hope... Also: By Full-rigged Ship to Denmark Fairyland, by Alan Villiers.

16126
HERBERT, Wally
THE NOOSE OF LAURELS - The Discovery of the North Pole
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 395 PP with 10 maps & diagrams, plus 16 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.2. 0340412763

A compelling portrait of the US explorer Peary, the first to reach the North Pole and his obsessive craving for fame.

74594
HERR, R.A., HALL, H.R. and HAWARD, M.G.
ANTARCTICA'S FUTURE: Continuity or Change?
$25.00 AUD

Australian Institute of International Affairs. Hobart, Tas. 1990. 1st Ed. 338 PP with 1 sketch map, 1 graph and 2 tables. Pictorial stiff covers. Back cover with repaired short tear, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.2. 9780724625284

15 papers and between pages 243 and 335: Antarctic Treaty + 3 "Appendix (Antarctic Seals, Marine Living Resources & Mineral Resources Activities).

70278
HOLLAND, Jennifer
ICY UNDERWORLD: South Sandwich Islands (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 210, No.6)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 2006. December 2006. Includes article from P.122 to 141 with colour illustrations: 1 map, 1 location map and 10 colour photos by Maria Stenzel. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

On board the yacht Golden Fleece.

21123
HONNYWILL, Eleanor
THE CHALLENGE OF ANTARCTICA
$10.00 AUD

Anthony Nelson. London. 1984. Reprint of 1969 original. Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. 127 PP with 7 maps & 36 illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.5 x 15.5. 090461409

Early voyages of Cook, Ross, exploration of Scott, Shackleton & Mawson, recent Australian, American exploration, international cooperation.

62469
HOOK, Patrick
THE FROZEN WORLD - A Panoramic Vision
$10.00 AUD

Chartwell Books Inc. New York. 2006. 1st US edition. 256 PP with colour illustrations (4 maps and 220 photos). Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Large format, oblong: 30.5 x 43. 0785820752

Arctic, Antarctic and world Alpine regions.

66745
HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840
$45.00 AUD

Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams and Peter Watts. Preface by Monique Ducreux. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Portrait of Contre-Amiral Jules Dumont d'Urville. Inside back cover: Common Spotted Cuscus. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 30 x 23.6. 9781876991005

37062
HUNT, William R.
TO STAND AT THE POLE - The Dr. Cook - Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy
$20.00 AUD

Stein and Day. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 288 PP, plus 18 pages with 21 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0812827732

Who was the first man to reach the North Pole.

74947
HURLEY, Frank
SHACKLETON'S ARGONAUTS, The Epic Tale of Shackleton's Voyage to Antarctica in 1915
$20.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill. Sydney. 1979. Reprint of the 1948 original, with a preface by Phillip Law. 186 PP with b/w photographs by the author. Title spread: The Endurance caught in ice. Eps: Antarctic Peninsula and Weddell Sea. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Top corner of FFEP has been clipped, o/wise a fine copy in like dust jacket. 25.5 x 19. 0070935505

The 1915 ill-fated expedition of Shackleton in the Antarctic seas.

51669
ISENMANN, P., LACAN, F., PREVOST, J. & VAN BEVEREN, M.
RECHERCHES ECOLOGIQUES SUR LES OISEAUX ANTARCTIQUES EN 1967-1968
$25.00 AUD

Expéditions Polaires Françaises. Paris. 1969. Extract from Oiseau et R.F.O. 39 numéro special, 1969. Publication No. 312 in the Expéditions Polaires Françaises series. Preface by Jean Dorst. (2), 50 PP with 2 figures and 23 tables, plus 1 plate with 2 b/w photos. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 18.

10191
JACKA, Fred & Eleanor
MAWSON'S ANTARCTIC DIARIES
$100.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. L, 414 PP with b/w illust. in text including 8 maps plus 64 pages with 75 b/w and 13 colour photos. Hard cover, dust jacket, ribbon page-marker. Few foxing spots on top of outside edge. A fine copy. 24.5 x 19. 0043202098

The four trips by Sir Douglas Mawson, Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer.

71227
JACKA, Fred & Eleanor
MAWSON'S ANTARCTIC DIARIES
$30.00 AUD

Susan Haynes Book / Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1991. 1st paperback edition of the 1988 original. L, 414 PP with 2 charts, 8 maps and b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, photos, sketches), plus 64 pages with 75 b/w and 13 colour photos. Fp: Portrait of Sir Douglas Mawson. Pictorial soft covers. Spine with light creases. Neat signature of previous owner at top of half title page. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 18.5. 9781863730228

Four expeditions to Antarctica led by Sir Douglas Mawson, Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer.

59987
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1995, Nos. 44, 45 & 46
$30.00 AUD

School of Education, La Trobe University. Melbourne. 1995. Nos. 44 to 46 edited by Bob Bessant. No. 44, (March 1995): (2), 108 PP. No. 45, (June 1995): (2), 100 PP. No. 46, (September 1995): (2), 99 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5.

No. 44: The Wyatt Earp's Voyage of reconnaissance of the Australian Antarctic Territory, 1947-8, by Kathleen Ralston.

64080
JENSEN, David & Mawson's Huts Foundation
MAWSON'S HUTS: The Birthplace of Australia's Antarctic Heritage
$75.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alun Thomas. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. dj. As new condition. 31 x 29.7.

The 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition, by David Killick.

16122
KEATING, Bern
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE, From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969
$10.00 AUD

Rand McNally. Chicago. 1970. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 11 b/w illust. & 56 colour illust. (1 map, 1 chart, 8 engravings & 46 photos). Fp: Woman who lives in the sun. Cloth cover, gilt-decorated front, gilt title on spine, dj (lightly rubbed). Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28.5 x 23.5.

From John Cabot on the Mathew to the 80 day voyage of the Esso tanker/icebreaker reinforced Manhattan.

37133
KENDALL, Lace
Elisha Kent KANE: ARCTIC CHALLENGER
$40.00 AUD

Macrae Smith Co. Philadelphia. 1963. 1st Ed. 189 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14.5.

The story of the man who ignored his own death sentence to become America's first great Polar explorer.

66366
KIDSON, Edward
AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-14 - SCIENTIFIC REPORTS - SERIES B, VOL. VI - METEOROLOGY: Discussions of Observations at Adélie Land, Queen Mary Land and Macquarie Island
$35.00 AUD

Thomas Henry Tennant, Government Printer. Sydney. 1946. 1st Ed. Preface by Douglas Mawson. 121 PP with 1 b/w photo (portrait of Edward Kidson), 30 figures and 65 tables. Soft covers with a few chips and small pieces missing around edges. First few pages dog-eared at bottom, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 24.

Expedition under the Leadership of Sir Douglas Mawson.

41005
KING, Peter (editor)
SCOTT'S LAST JOURNEY
$25.00 AUD

HarperCollins. New York. 1999. 1st US edition of the 1999 UK original, with a foreword by Beryl Bainbridge. 192 PP with 1 map, 2 sketches and 140 b/w photos (most by Herbert Ponting). Fp: Track chart of main southern journey British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 006019670X

74744
KINGSTON, W.H.G.
PETER THE WHALER
$10.00 AUD

W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. London. c. 1936. Juvenile edition in the "Foulsham's Boy and Girl Fiction Library" series. Abridged edition. 160 PP. Fp: Whale and harpooner. Hard cover, title and decoration on front board and spine. Ageing of paper, hinges rubbed. Very good reading copy. 18.5 x 12.5.

Early life and adventures in the Arctic Regions.

46508
KIRKER, James
ADVENTURES TO CHINA - Americans in the Southern Oceans 1792-1812
$15.00 AUD

O.U.P. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. (10), 192 PP with 2 drawings and 3 charts, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Fp: Daniel Foss, a seal hunter. Eps: A chart of the world. Cloth cover, device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page, o/wise near fine. 20.7 x 13.8.

American ships loaded with fur skins or sandalwood from the South Seas or Southern Ocean, to China.

65794
KIRWAN, L. P.
THE WHITE ROAD - A Survey of Polar Exploration
$20.00 AUD

Hollis & Carter. London. 1958. 1st Ed. X, 374 PP with 4 maps, plus 1 large folded map "The North-West Passage" and 12 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Scott's hut at Cape Evans. FEP: Map of the North Polar Regions. REP: Map of the South Polar Regions. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. 2 newspaper clippings "The Times" (16th December 1959 & 16th June 1960) loosely inserted. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.

70221
KLINK, Amyr
BETWEEN TWO POLES
$25.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 1995. 1st UK edition of the 1992 Brazil original "Paratti: Entre Dois Polos". XII, 203, (9 blank) PP with 2 pages of plans, plus 28 pages with 2 b/w and 39 colour photos. FEP: Paratii's Journey and map of the Pebble route. REP: 2 maps, Southern Ice, and 2 maps, Northern Ice. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 15.5. 0747519722

Voyage of the yacht "Paratii", around the Atlantic Ocean, with a stay of over a year on the Antarctic peninsula. From Paratii (between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo), Brazil to the Antarctic Peninsula, Capetown, the Faeroes, the Spitzberg, Iceland, and back.

73398
KNECHT, G. Bruce
HOOKED - A True Story of Pirates Poaching and the Perfect Fish
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2006. 1st Australian edition. (10), 244, (2) PP with 1 map on double page and 25 headpieces "Patagonian Toothfish", plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers with light crease on spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 9781741143881

The lengthy chase (21 days, 3900 nautical miles) in the Southern Ocean, of the Viarsa, a long liner from Uruguay and the Southern Supporter, an Australian Patrol boat.

21103
LAND, Barbara
THE NEW EXPLORERS - Women in Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead. New York. 1981. Book Club edition. 224 PP with 8 maps, 1 table & b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0396079245

For the last two decades, women have become equal partners in science on the Antarctic continent: doctors, seagoing biologists, ornithologists, scuba divers,..

70953
LAVERICK, Sarah
THROUGH ICE & FIRE - The Adventures, Science and People behind Australia's famous Icebreaker AURORA AUSTRALIS
$35.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 2019. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 344 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 sets of plans, 2 newspaper clippings and 40 photos, plus 16 pages with 2 b/w and 30 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. As new. 23.4 x 15.2. 9781760554798

68775
LAW, Philip & BECHERVAISE, John
ANARE, Australia's Antarctic Outposts
$40.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1957. 1st soft cover edition. Foreword by The Right Honourable R.G. Casey. XXIV, 152 PP with 16 colour photos & b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Fp (in colour): Sledges being towed. FEP: Map of Antarctica. REP: Map of ANARE Coastal exploration 1948-1956. Soft covers, title on front cover, cloth spine. Covers with very light soiling/ageing, o/wise a fine copy. 28.2 x 22.3.

51670
LEDOYER, Michel
SUR DIVERS CRUSTACES ANTARCTIQUES (Leptostracés, Cumacés, Mysidacés et Caridés) recueillis en Terre Adélie en 1961-1963 et 1964-1965
$10.00 AUD

Expéditions Polaires Françaises. Paris. 1969. Extract from Crustaceana, vol. 17, 1969. Publication No. 311 in the Expéditions Polaires Françaises series. 88- 96 PP with 1 map and 2 other figures. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 18.

16114
LEHANE, Brendan
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 1st European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. FEP: Map of North American continent with Northwest Passage. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Very good. 28.8 x 23.5. 705406393

The successive attempts to find the Northwest Passage to Japan and China.

37628
LEHANE, Brendan
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1984. 2nd European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. FEP: Map of North American continent with Northwest Passage. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Very good. 28.8 x 23.5. 705406393

The successive attempts to find the Northwest Passage to Japan and China.

56230
LEHANE, Brendan
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1985. 3rd European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. FEP: Map of North American continent with Northwest Passage. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Very good. 28.8 x 23.5. 0705406393

The successive attempts to find the Northwest Passage to Japan and China.

14612
LEWIS, David
ICE BIRD, The First Single-Handed Voyage to Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. Sydney. 1975. Reprint of the original by Collins. 224 PP with 9 bw illust. in text plus 8 pages with 13 bw photos and 16 pages with 19 col. photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica and inset maps of Anvers Island and South Orkney islands. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 22.2 x 14.

21155
LEWIS, David
VOYAGE TO THE ICE - The Antarctic Expedition of Solo
$10.00 AUD

Collins & A.B.C. Sydney. 1979. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 3 maps, 4 yacht plans, 3 tables and 21 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 62 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Note on verso of half title page, o/wise near fine. 23.4 x 16. 064297604X

Expedition during the Southern summer of 1977-78 of the Oceanic Research Foundation to Antarctica. Sydney - Balleny Island - Cape Adare - Macquarie Island - Sydney.

30923
LEWIS, David
ICE BIRD, The First Single-Handed Voyage to Antarctica
$30.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 9 b/w drawings, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos and 16 pages with 19 colour photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica and inset maps of Anversisland and South Orkney islands. Hard cover, dust jacket with a few chips or closed tears, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0002117371

41352
LEWIS, David
ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

NGS Washington. 1984. Volume 166, No. 5, November 1984. Contains article from pages 634 to 663 with 3 maps, and 25 colour photos by Mimi George. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Exploration from the 65-foot steel-hulled schooner Dick Smith Explorer, locked in ice between March 1983 and January 1984.

70218
LEWIS, David
VOYAGE TO THE ICE - The Antarctic Expedition of Solo
$35.00 AUD

Collins & A.B.C. Sydney. 1979. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 3 maps, 4 yacht plans, 3 tables and 21 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 62 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on title page to scientists at Davis Base, signed by the author David Lewis and Mimi George. Occasional foxing and stains on lower edge affecting only the lower margin, o/wise near fine. 23.4 x 16. 064297604X

Expedition during the Southern summer of 1977-78 of the Oceanic Research Foundation to Antarctica. Sydney - Balleny Island - Cape Adare - Macquarie Island - Sydney.

15131
LEWIS, David & GEORGE, Mimi
ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA
$20.00 AUD

William Heinemann Australia. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Australian Edition. XIV, 242 PP with 2 maps & 4 figures, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0855611413

The 1982-1984 expedition to the southern polar ice-cap, on board the yacht Dick Smith Explorer.

68497
LIVERSIDGE, Douglas
THE LAST CONTINENT
$10.00 AUD

Travel Book Club / Jarrolds. London. 1958. 1st Book Club edition. 248 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Occasional foxing spots on outside edges, some pages and inside the dust jacket. Very good. 22 x 14.

74405
LÜDECKE, Cornelia & SUMMERHAYES, Colin
THE THIRD REICH IN ANTARCTICA - The German Antarctic Expedition 1938-39
$200.00 AUD

Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press. Bluntisham & Eccles. 2012. 1st Ed. VIII, 254, (5 Index) PP with tables and b/w illustrations (documents, graphs, maps, portraits, photos, sketches...), plus 8 pages with 13 colour illustrations (1 poster, 1 German postal cancellation stamp; 3 maps and 8 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25 x 19.5. 9781852971038

Whaling expeditions, followed by the Exploration of Neu-Schwabenland ...

55195
MACMILLAN, Miriam
FAR NORTH WITH CAPTAIN MAC (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1951. Volume C, No.4, October 1951. Contains article from P. 467 to 513 with 1 map, 14 b/w and 32 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

Voyage of the 88-foot schooner Bowdoin to Labrador and Greenland.

62461
MANN, John, OLYSLAGER, J. et al.
WYT'S DIGEST OF DUTCH SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING 1955
$30.00 AUD

Dagblad Scheepvaart. Rotterdam. 1955. 1st edition. Introduction by Bernard E. Ruys. 316 PP with period advertisements, tables and b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine. Covers lightly worn/rubbed, o/wise near fine. 32.2 x 24.

Dutch Liner Shipping in 1954, by J. Olyslager. Dutch Antarctic Whaling in 1954, by A. Wanderink Vinke. ... Dutch Merchant Fleet, on December 31st 1954 (brought up until April 1st 1955).

69547
MARCHANT, Harvey J., LUGG, Desmond J. & QUILTY, Patrick G. (editors)
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC SCIENCE: the First Fifty Years
$60.00 AUD

Australian Antarctic Division. Kingston, Tasmania. 2002. 1st Ed., with Opening Address by The Honourable Sir Guy Green, Governor of Tasmania. X, 622 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, maps and photographs). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 25.8 x 18.5. 1876934050

Scope of Antarctic science. Meteorology. Geology & Geophysics. Sea-ice, ice shelves & icebergs ...

72385
MARTIN, Stephen
A HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA
$40.00 AUD

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2013. 2nd edition of the 1996 original. 280 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and includes 8 pages of Index. Half title page: Royal Penguins. Title spread: Late summer sunrise, Amundsen Sea. Eps: 2 maps of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean: Territorial Claims. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 21.7. 9781921719578

Early images and contacts - Exploitation and Exploration...

50886
MAWER, Granville Allen
SOUTH BY NORTHWEST. The Magnetic Crusade and the Contest for Antarctica
$10.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2006. 1st Ed. XIV, 320, (2) PP with head pieces, 20 charts and 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 17.5. 9781862546509

Race for the South Magnetic Pole: Dumont d'Urville, Charles Wilkes, James Clark Ross...

54243
MAWSON, Douglas
MACQUARIE ISLAND, ITS GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY. AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-14 - SCIENTIFIC REPORTS - SERIES A - Vol. V
$150.00 AUD

Alfred Henry Pettifer, Government Printer. Sydney. 1943. 1st Ed. 194 PP with 44 figures and 34 b/w plates, plus 1 map in colour tipped in, and 1 folded map in colour and 3 folded b/w photographic plates loosely inserted. Fp (in colour). Soft covers. Few pages lightly chipped, with dog-eared corners and old watermarks in margin. Covers, title page, folded map and the 3 folded plates are laser print. An internally very good copy. Large format: 31.5 x 24.5.

... based mainly on the records of Leslie Russel Blake.

44831
MAWSON, Sir Douglas
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD - The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914
$15.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 1996. Reprint of the 1996 edition. Facsimile of the 1930 abridged popular edition. Foreword by Philip Law and Preface by Christopher Anderson & Gavin Brown. XXXII, 432, (2) PP with 8 maps and 11 plans, plus 64 pages with 90 b/w photos. Fp: Photo of Sir Douglas Mawson. Pictorial soft cover, dj. Front cover and spine with light creases. Foxing spots on outside edges and on fore part of title page, o/wise fine. 21 x 13.5. 1862543771

Detailed account of the expedition daily subsistence on the icy continent, its scientific endeavours and Douglas Mawson's epic sledge journey in 1912-13 during which his companions Ninnis and Mertz both perished.

74737
MAWSON, Sir Douglas
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD - The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914
$10.00 AUD

Seal Books / Rigby Ltd. Adelaide. 1971. Reprint of the 1969 edition (original of 1913). (16), 273, (13 Appendices, glossary) PP with 22 b/w illustrations (maps, 11 plans & photos), plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Sir Douglas Mawson. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 18 x 11.5. 0851793347

Detailed account of the expedition daily subsistence on the icy continent, its scientific endeavours and Douglas Mawson's epic sledge journey in 1912-13 during which his companions Ninnis and Mertz both perished.

74444
McCLINTOCK, Captain Sir Francis Leopold
THE VOYAGE OF THE 'FOX' IN THE ARCTIC SEAS, in Search of Franklin and his Companions
$250.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1869. 3rd editon revised and enlarged. Preface by Sir Roderick I. Murchison. XLVIII, 366, (4 publications) PP with tables and 28 b/w illustrations (some on full page), plus the frontispiece and 3 folded plates (Sketch map of the Arctic Region / Facsimile of the Record of the Franklin's expedition / Map (in colour) "Arctic Archipelago"). Blue cloth covers rebacked and retaining original covers and spine, renewed endpapers. Medallion of Sir John Franklin in blind on front cover. Hinges reinforced. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page. Still a very good copy of a scarce early edition. 17.2 x 12.2.

A narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions.

74003
McGONIGAL, David, & WOODWORTH, Dr Lynn
ANTARCTICA - The Complete Story
$55.00 AUD

Five Mile Press. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed., with foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. 608 PP with over 80 thematic charts, over 1000 b/w and colour illustrations. Half-Title page: Ice Mask. Title spread: Emperor Penguins, Ross shelf. Pictorial laminated boards, illustrated slip case. Lacks the CD Rom called for, o/wise near fine. 30.6 x 24 (slipcase: 34.5 x 31). 1865035416

Geology - Polar Environment - Polar Regions - Polar Wildlife (species note for more than 100 animals) - Polar Exploration - Life at the Poles.

13992
McGOWAN, Angela
HEARD ISLAND, Big Ben's Glacial Realm [in Australian Geographic, No. 9, Jan-Mar 1988]
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1988. Contains article from P.59 to 79 with 4 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 painting by Alasdair McGregor, 1 location map, 1 folded plate, 3 maps, 3 illustrations by Rod Clement and 32 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 20.8.

Heard Island and its dependency of the McDonald Islands.

73589
McGREGOR, Alasdair
FRANK HURLEY: A photographer's life
$45.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2019. Paperback edition of the 2004 original. (VIII), 460 PP with 3 maps, 1 sketch plan of the "Snuggery", 25 head pieces, over 100 b/w photos and 15 colour plates. Fp: Waterfall. Illustrated stiff covers with flaps. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 19.3. 9780642279330

71420
McINTYRE, Don and Margie
TWO BELOW ZERO: A Year Alone in Antarctica
$20.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dick Smith. 256 PP with 1 graph, 1 table, 2 plans of Spirit of Sydney, 2 cut away of huts (Mawson & Gadget), 3 maps, 10 b/w and 230 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj (lightly faded on spine). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 28.3 x 24. 1862760187

51845
McINTYRE, Don, & MEREDITH Peter
TWO BELOW ZERO: A Year Alone in Antarctica
$30.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dick Smith. 256 PP with 1 graph, 1 table, 2 plans of Spirit of Sydney, 2 cut away of huts (Mawson & Gadget), 3 maps, 10 b/w and 230 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signed by Don and Margie McIntyre on title-page. A near fine copy. 28.3 x 24. 1862760187

74972
McKINLAY, William Laird
KARLUK. The Great Untold Story of Arctic Exploration and Survival
$10.00 AUD

Panther Book / Granada Publishing. London. 1978. 1st paperback edition of the 1976 original. Foreword by Magnus Magnusson. 205, (3 publications) PP, plus 32 pages with 2 maps, facsimile of 2 pages of journal, 2 prints ands 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few creases, ageing of paper. Very good reading copy. 17.8 x 11. 058604745X

21085
MEAR, Roger & SWAN, Robert
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SCOTT
$15.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1987. 1st Ed. XIV, 306 PP with 106 b/w, col. photos. Fp: Ice cliffs of Barne Glacier. FEP: Antarctic continent. REP: Routes of Shackleton, Scott & Southern Journey of 1985. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 0224014183

The polar march by three scientists, following the 883 miles of Scott's route of 1912 and climbing Mount Erebus.

71969
MIGOT, André
THE LONELY SOUTH
$20.00 AUD

Travel Book Club. London. 1956. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 206 PP with 3 maps, plus 26 pages with 38 b/w photos. Fp: Author with Penguins. Hard cover. Occasional foxing. A very good copy. 22.3 x 14.5.

The author, a doctor attached to the French Polar expeditions, stayed for a year (in 1953) in Kerguelen and travelled to the Australian Antarctic base of Mawson in early 1954. Image shows the Title-page and Frontispiece.

16256
MILLMAN, Lawrence
LAST PLACES, A Journey in the North
$15.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1990. 1st Ed. (6), 242 PP. Eps: North Atlantic Ocean above 40th Parallel. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 039543615X

A voyage in the footsteps of the Vikings from Norway to Newfoundland.

67233
MITCHENER, E. A. (Ted)
ICE IN THE RIGGING - Ships of the Antarctic, 1699-1937
$75.00 AUD

Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Hobart. 2015. 1st edition by Peter Boyer and Graeme Broxam. Foreword by Patrick G. Quilty. XXII, 353 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, ribbon bookmark, dj. Signed by Colin Denny, President of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania / Publisher, on page VI. Fine (mint condition). 26.8 x 21.8. 9780646934556

75114
MITCHENER, E. A. (Ted)
ICE IN THE RIGGING - Ships of the Antarctic, 1699-1937
$50.00 AUD

Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Hobart. 2015. 1st edition by Peter Boyer and Graeme Broxam. Foreword by Patrick G. Quilty. XXII, 353 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, ribbon bookmark, dj. Fine (as new condition). 26.8 x 21.8. 9780646934556

56521
MONIE, Jo (editor)
ANTARCTICA - Scientific Co-operation in the Seventh Continent
$10.00 AUD

Australia Post Philatelic Group. Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (2 stamps & 3 photos) and colour illustrations (2 maps, 9 stamps and 40 photos), plus large folded poster . Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Format: Folded poster: 59 x 91 / Book: 30.5 x 21.5. 0642153167

Poster with chronology for: Australia / Antarctica / Rest of the World.

62658
MONTGOMERY, Hugh
THE VOYAGE OF THE ARCTIC TERN
$25.00 AUD

Walker Books. London. 2002. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mrs Margaret Rule. 212, (4) PP with illustrations by Nick Poullis. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 17. 0744592518

An epic adventure story in verse.

73640
MORRISON, P. (editor)
WILD LIFE: A Review, No. 10
$20.00 AUD

New Zealand Wildlife Service, Department of Internal Affairs. Wellington. 1979. 10th issue. Foreword by R.T. Adams. 89, (7 blank) PP with 5 tables and b/w illustrations: 6 figures and 19 photos. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Fine. 21 x 14.3.

52429
MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord
SOUTH WITH SCOTT
$5.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1949. Reprint of the new and revised edition of 1948. 288 PP With 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos by Herbert Ponting. Fp: Admiral Lord Mountevans. Cloth cover. Covers rubbed. Slight ageing of paper. Good. 18.6 x 11.6.

The tragic British Antarctic Expedition, 1910. Voyage of the Terra Nova.

75105
MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord
THE DESOLATE ANTARCTIC
$15.00 AUD

The Travel Book Club. London. c. 1950. Book Club edition of the 1950 original. Foreword by Andvords Hut. XVI, 172 PP, plus 8 pages with 6 b/w photos. FEp: Map of Antarctica. REP: 2 maps of "Overland expeditions" & "Flying expeditions over Graham Land". Hard covers, title on dulled spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.

Short account of Antarctic explorers and the men fighting the elements for the sake of scientific investigation or hazardous adventure.

46519
MOWAT, Farley
THE ALBAN QUEST. The Search for a Lost Tribe
$10.00 AUD

Phoenix. London. 2000. 1st paperback edition of the 1998 original. XVI, (4), 379 PP with 1 map on double page and 30 b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. 2 corners of the covers with light creases. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.

Forgotten tribe of Scots, in North America.

16119
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)
$50.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Facsimile reprint of the 1761 original. No. 26 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), VIII, XLIII, 76 PP, plus 2 maps (on full page) and 2 large folded maps (Fp: A map of the Russian discoveries on the North West Coast of America. At rear: A map of Canada and North part of Louisiana). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (on front cover and spine). Fine. 26 x 20.

46991
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)
$40.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Facsimile reprint of the 1761 original. No. 26 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), VIII, XLIII, 76 PP, plus 2 maps (on full page) and 2 large folded maps (Fp: A map of the Russian discoveries on the North West Coast of America. At rear: A map of Canada and North part of Louisiana). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (on front cover and spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 20.

21320
MUNGER, James F.
TWO YEARS IN THE PACIFIC AND ARCTIC OCEANS AND CHINA
$25.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield. Wash. 1987. Reprint of the 1852 1st ed. (3), 80 PP. Ep: whaling scene. Hard cover gilt engraved. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.3 x 17.7. 0877704015

A journal of every day life on board ship with interesting information on the inhabitants of different countries and the exciting events peculiar to a whaling voyage.

21120
MURRAY-SMITH, Stephen
SITTING ON PENGUINS - People and Politics in Australian Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. XI, 249 PP with 18 drawings by Jan Senbergs, plus 8 pafges with 14 colour photos. Fp: Penguin. Eps: Map of Antarctic. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16.2. 091691206

A trip made to the Antarctic in 1985/86 and a critique of the Australian policy on Antarctica.

74552
N/A
SYMPOSIUM ON ANTARCTIC OCEANOGRAPHY - SANTIAGO- CHILE 13-16 SEPTEMBER 1966
$20.00 AUD

International Council of Scientific Unions. 1966. 1st Ed. XI, 268 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, diagrams, fold-out plates). Card covers a little soiled with light wear. A little light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 23 x 15.5.

Surface and Upper Layers, Deep Water, Ocean floor, coastal Waters, Pack Ice Regime,, Productivity, Comments and Recommendations on future work in Antarctic oceanography.

74604
NASHT, Simon
THE LAST EXPLORER: Hubert Wilkins - Australia's Unknown Hero
$25.00 AUD

Hodder Australia. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. XXI, 346 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23 x 15. 9780733618314

Sir Hubert Wilkins, from South Australia: Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-1916 with Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Assistant photographer to Frank Hurley during WWI. Ill fated expedition to Graham Land, Antarctica, 1920-1921...

21089
NAVEEN, Ron, MONTEATH, Colin, DE ROY, Tui, & JONES, Mark
WILD ICE - Antarctic Journeys
$10.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1990. 1st Australian edition. 224 PP with colour illust. throughout. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23.4. 1826564213

A photographic study of Antarctica's ecosystems.

75093
NICHOL, J. R.
STEPPING STONES TO THE SOUTH POLE
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1948. 1st Ed. XXI, 199 PP with 3 maps, plus 36 pages with 28 bw photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Renewed endpapers. Near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.5.

The quest for the South Pole, from Cook and Dumont D'Urville to Scott, Shackleton and Byrd.

73065
NIELSEN, Jerri & VOLLERS, Maryanne
ICE BOUND - One Woman's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole
$15.00 AUD

Ebury Press. London. 2001. Reprint of the 1st UK edition. XX, (2), 362 PP with 2 b/w illustrations as frontispiece (map of Antarctica / South Pole Station Dome Layout 98/99). plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.3. 9780091878474

48511
NOUGIER, Jacques
PIRATE DE LEGINES (Océan Indien Austral), essai documentaire
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 202 PP with 1 map and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.4. 2747544591

Exclusive Economic Zone, Islands of the Southern Ocean, and illegal fishing of the Patagonian Toothfish.

64165
NOYE, John & RADOK, Rainer
THE STORY OF A STORM IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN - Research Paper No. 2, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Research Paper No. 2: (1), 2, (9) PP (recto only) with 1 table and 7 figures. Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

Off Macquarie Island: 10th / 11th March 1965.

63456
OESTERLE, Bernd
EISBRECHER AUS ALLER WELT
$15.00 AUD

Steiger Verlag. Moers, Germany. 1988. 1st Ed., in the Bibliothek der Schiffstypen. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans and photos). Fp: icebreaker. Eps: Plans of 4 icebreakers. Hard cover, dj. German text. Fine. 22.5 x 20. 3925952039

45348
OFFICER, Charles & PAGE, Jake
A FABULOUS KINGDOM - The Exploration of the Arctic
$20.00 AUD

O U P. New York. 2001. 1st Ed. XII, 222 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the polar regions (Mercator 1569). Hard cover, close spine, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.3. 195123824

33115
OXENHORN, Harvey
TUNING THE RIG - A Journey to the Arctic
$10.00 AUD

Harper & Row. New York. 1990. 1st paperback edition. X, (8), 281 PP with 1 map on double page and 2 plans of the Regina Maris. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 0060163518

Account of a scientific voyage on board a barquentine to study humpback whales off Newfoundland, Labrador & Greenland, as well as the birds & animals of these lands.

66822
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE
$10.00 AUD

BCA. London. 1992. BCA edition of the 1992 BBC original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos by Basil Pao). Eps: Map North Pole to South Pole, by David Atkinson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24.7 x 19.

74406
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE
$15.00 AUD

B.B.C. London. 1992. BCA edition of the 1992 BBC original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos by Basil Pao). Eps: Map North Pole to South Pole, by David Atkinson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 9780563362838

42496
PARER, David & PARER-COOK, Elizabeth
DOUGLAS MAWSON - THE SURVIVOR
$15.00 AUD

Alella Books / A B C. Morwell, Vic. 1983. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 sketch map, 13 colour, and 219 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Douglas Mawson, May 1914. Eps: Map of King George Land. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0949681016

The Mawson story: based on the film Douglas Mawson - The Survivor produced in 1981 & 1982, by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Grand Prix Winner Melbourne Film Fetival 1983).

21139
PARFIT, Michael
SOUTH LIGHT - A Journey to Antarctica
$25.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 1985. 1st UK Ed. X, 306 PP with map of Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing around edges and inside of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.3. 0747501343

Narrative on/of Antarctica: politics, law, science, history and the people encountered there.

68569
PARKS & WILDLIFE SERVICE
MACQUARIE ISLAND
$20.00 AUD

Parks & Wildlife Service. Hobart. 2001. 1st Ed. 36 PP with 1 map with location map (in colour), 4 b/w and 50 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Rear cover with a crease, o/wise contents fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 0724662731

39094
PARMELEE, David F.
BIRD ISLAND IN ANTARCTIC WATERS
$10.00 AUD

University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. 1980. 1st Ed. XII, 140 PP with 2 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), plus 16 plates with 5 colour photos and 14 watercolours. All illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0816609373

The adventures of an artist/ornithologist on a lonely outcrop in the Far South Atlantic. Bird Island, at the western part of South Georgia.

46784
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
SEA OF GLORY. The Epic South Seas Expedition 1838-1842
$10.00 AUD

Flamingo. London. 2004. 1st paperback edition. XXVIII, 452 PP with 8 maps (some with insets), plus 24 pages with 70 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, mostly around outside edges, o/wise fine.. 23.3 x 15.2. 0007180217

Four years expedition to the Pacific and Antarctica, led by Charles Wilkes, US Navy.

70276
PONCET, Sally
WILDLIFE QUEST TO THE ICY SEAS OF SOUTH GEORGIA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 175, No.3, 1989)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1989. March 1989. Includes article from P.340 to 375 with 1 map, 1 location map and 28 colour photos by Frans Lanting. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

On board the yacht Damien II.

48255
PONTING, Herbert & HURLEY, Frank
1910-1916 ANTARCTIC PHOTOGRAPHS - Scott, Mawson and Shackleton Expeditions
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. Introduction by Jennie Boddington. 120 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots. Fine copy with a fine dust jacket. Oblong: 22.3 x 26.1. 0333299930

Photographs of Scott's Expedition 1910-13, Mawson Expedition 1922-13 and Shackleton Expedition 1914-16.

65795
PONTING, Herbert G;
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 of Life of the Antarctic ...
$10.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1928. 8th impression in May 1928 of the October 1921 original. Introduction by Lady Kathleen Scott. XXVI, 305 PP, (1 in Memoriam by Owen Seaman) plus 116 pages with b/w illustrations [1 map, 2 drawings and 164 photos (11 of them by Captain Scott)]. Fp: The "Terra Nova" ice-bound. Cloth cover, device and title on front board and spine. Covers with speckled patches. Spine rubbed and starting at hinges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

74539
PONTING, Herbert G;
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 of Life of the Antarctic ...
$15.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1935. 11th impression, September 1935, of the October 1921 original. Introduction by Lady Kathleen Scott. XXVI, 305 PP, (1 in Memoriam by Owen Seaman) plus 116 pages with b/w illustrations [1 map, 2 drawings and 164 photos (11 of them by Captain Scott)]. Fp: The "Terra Nova" ice-bound. Cloth cover, device and title on front board and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

48828
PORTER, Eliot
ANTARCTICA
$20.00 AUD

Arch Cape Press. New York. 1988. Reprint of the 1978 original, with a foreword by Walter Sullivan. 168 PP with 3 maps and 79 colur plates. Fp (in colour): Wiencke Island, Bismarck Strait. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 31. 0517665719

74626
POUND, Reginald
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC
$10.00 AUD

World Books. London. 1968. New edition of the 1966 original. VIII, 9-304 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 20.3 x 13.

Biography of Scott: early life, navy days, leadership of the Discovery expedition.

72116
PRESS, Tony (editor)
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS - Australian Antarctic Division
$10.00 AUD

Australian Antarctic Division. Kingston, Tasmania. c. 2004. 1st Ed. (3), 19, (2) PP with colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 24.

Antarctic science. ...

37968
PRESTON, Diana
A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY - Captain Scott's Antarctic Expeditions
$15.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1999. Reprint of the 1999 paperback edition of the 1997 original. XVI, 269 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.3 X 15.5. 094795304

58812
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXIII, Part V, 1937
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1937. Volume XXIII, Part V, 1937. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 323- 410 PP with 1 map of Antarctic regions and 6 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Exploration in Queen Mary Land, by Andrew D. Watson. French visit (Astrolabe and Zélée), 1839, translated by William Dixson. ...

61156
RAHS
JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS - Vol 45, Part 4, 1959
$5.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1959. Volume 45, Part 4, 1959. Edited by A. G. L. Shaw. 161-224 PP with 2 b/w photos (portrait of Monash). Soft cover (soiled). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Sir John Monash, by Rabbi Dr. R. Brasch. How Australia and Antarctica were shown on German Globes of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth centuries by Dr. Erich Woldan.

61169
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol 46, Part 1, 1960
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1960. Volume 46, Part 1, 1960. Edited by A. G. L. Shaw. 1-68 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Soft cover (soiled). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

A Nineteenth-Century "New Australian" in the Antarctic, Carstens Egebert Borchgrevink (with 6 illustrations), by R. A. Swan. Extracts from a Log-Book of H.M.S. Providence, kept by Lieutenant Francis Godolphin Bond, with Notes and Comments by George Mackaness.

74548
RALSTON, Kathleen
A MAN FOR ANTARCTICA, The Early Life of Phillip Law
$20.00 AUD

Hyland House. Melbourne. 1993. 1st Ed. X, 236 PP plus 10 pages with 29 b/w photos. Fp: P.G. Law, Acting Office-in-Charge Antarctic Division (1949). Endpapers: Diary entries and page x : Track chart of Wyatt Earp voyage, Map of Antarctica, The Route taken by Kista Dan on 1954 voyage. Hard cover, dust jacket. Gift note on half-title page, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1875657134

44350
RANSOM, Lieutenant Commander M. A., & ENGLE, Eloise Katherine
SEA OF THE BEAR - Journal of a Voyage to Alaska and the Arctic, 1921
$35.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1964. 1st Ed. XIV, 119, (3) PP with 1 map, 3 plans of the Bear, 16 head pieces and 40 b/w photos. Fp: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bear. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 20.3.

Dutch Harbor, Unalska Island to the Bering Strait, to Demarcation point (Alaska/Canada) on the Arctic Ocean...

73041
READER'S DIGEST
ANTARCTICA - Great Stories from the Frozen Continent
$20.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Services Pty. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 900 b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, drawings, maps, diagrams and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0949819646

The extraordinary history of man's conquest of the great white south.

62807
REES, Jasper
BLIZZARD - Race to the Pole
$10.00 AUD

BBC Books. London. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. 288 PP, plus 16 pages with 2 maps, 13 b/w and 18 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 9780563493266

41724
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$15.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1958. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips/nicks, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

41725
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$5.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1958. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped at spine). Cancelled stamp on rear endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 12.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

41726
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$10.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1958. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, top outside edge tinted. Very good reading copy. 19 x 12.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

74938
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1956. March Reprint of earlier March first edition. XIII, 247 PP plus 16 pages with 23 bw illustrations. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with wear around edges, signature of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise contents are near fine. 22 x 14.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

31848
ROBERTSON, R.B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$15.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1954. 1st Ed. XII, 302 PP plus 16 pages with b/w photos & 1 illust. of a pelagic whaling fleet. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

58320
ROBERTSON, R.B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$10.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. c. 1960. Reprint (W) of the 1954 original. XII, 302 PP, plus 16 pages with b/w photos & 1 illust. of a pelagic whaling fleet. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

47234
ROBINSON, Richard (editor)
TRAVELLERS IN TIME: Seven Epic Stories of Early Exploration
$15.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 4 maps and 75 bw illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.8 x 20. 0356127982

Storm, Cape Horn: The Voyage of the Peking from Hamburg to Chile via Cape Horn, 1929-30, by Captain Irving Johnson. The Home of the Blizzard: Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-14, by Sir Douglas Mawson. Under the Sea: Submarine Adventures and Undersea Film-Making, 1913, by John Williamson...

66087
ROSS, George W.
NETS HOOKS AND WHALEGUNS
$35.00 AUD

Lorraine Beavis. Bundaberg, Qld. 1998. May 1998 edition. (10), 154 PP with 14 b/w illustrations by Betsy Blears. Pictorial soft cover, stapled, cloth spine. Near fine. 20.8 x 14. 0958534446

Early experiences at sea: on fishing vessels before the end of World War II, fishing in Greenland waters and whaling in Antarctica.

40832
ROSS, Sir John
NARRATIVE OF A SECOND VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE, AND OF A RESIDENCE IN THE ARCTIC REGIONS DURING THE YEARS 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833
$250.00 AUD

A. W. Webster. London. 1835. 1st Ed. (6), (2 errata), XXXIV, 740 PP, plus pages *688 and *689 inserted between pages 688 and 689, and 21 plates (13 b/w & 8 colour). Rebound copy, cloth cover. Lacks frontispiece and 8 plates (3, 9, 11, 12, 13, 21, 23, 24). Foxing, o/wise very good. 31.7 x 25.

... including the reports of Commander, now Captain, James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c. and the Discovery of the Northern Magnetic Pole.

54277
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CVII - 1946
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1946. Vol. CVII, issues No 1 & 2 (January-February 1946) to No. 5 &6 (May-June 1946). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XXII (advertisements), 281 PP, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. CVII. No. 1 & 2: Ancient Arabia, explorations in Hasa, 1940-1941, by P. B. Cornwall. No. 3 & 4: The Arctic Flights of Aries, by Wing Commander D. C. McKinley, Wing Commander K. C. Maclure and Wing Commander R. Winfield.

54318
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXVI - 1960 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1960. Annual edition. Vol. CXXVI, issues Part 1 (March 1960) to Part 4 (December 1960). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLI (advertisements), 580 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. CXXVI. Part 2: Darwin as a Traveller, by Sir Charles Darwin. Part 3: A Hydrographic Survey Unit in British Antarctica, by C. J. C. Wynne-Edwards. Part 4: Captain Alexander Maconochie, by Gerard Ward.

54322
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 130 - 1964 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1964. Annual edition. Vol. 130, issues Part 1 (March 1964) to Part 4 (December 1964). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLVI (advertisements), 612 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. 130. Part 1: Alexander Smith 's account of the Discovery of east Antarctica, by R. S. Boumphrey. Part 2: Great Britain in Hawaii: the Captain Cook monument, by John Wesley Coulter. Part 4: Cash Cropping and the Fijian Village, by R. Gerard Ward.

54324
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 132 - 1966 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1966. Annual edition. Vol. 132, issues Part 1 (March 1966) to Part 4 (December 1966). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. L (advertisements), 616 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. 132. Part 1: The Welsh Colony in Patagonia, 1865-1885, by E. G. Bowen. Part 2: Climate in the 1960's: World Wind circulation..., by H. H. Lamb. Socotra: Island of Bliss, by P. G. Boxhall. Part 3: Easter Island People, by Peter Beighton. Part 4: A Year with the Russians in Antarctica, by Charles Swithinbank.

54328
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 136 - 1970 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1970. Annual edition. Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. Vol. 136, issues Part 1 (March 1970) to Part 4 (December 1970). XLVI (advertisements), 696 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. 136. Part 2: Columbus and Iceland, by Alwyn A. Ruddock. Part 4: The first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean, by Wally Herbert. The penetration of the Western Deserts of Australia, by J. S. Beard.

54335
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 137 - 1971 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1971. Annual edition. Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. Vol. 137, issues Part 1 (March 1971) to Part 4 (December 1971). L (advertisements), 626 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. 137. Part 2: Sir James Clark Ross and the voyage of the Enterprise and Investigator, 1848-49, by A. G. E. Jones.

54337
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 141 - 1975 (in 3 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1975. Annual edition. Vol. 141, issues Part 1 (March 1975) to Part 3 (November 1975). Edited by Sir Laurence KIRWAN. XXXVI (advertisements), 538 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. 141. Part 1: For Galapagos Islands, by P. R. Grant. Part 2: Thomas Baines 1820-1875, by Helen Luckett. Part 3: Captain William Smith and the discovery of the New South Shetland, by A. G. E. Jones.

54338
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME 144 - 1978 (in 3 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1978. Annual edition. Vol. 144, issues Part 1 (March 1978) to Part 3 (November 1978). Edited by Sir Laurence KIRWAN and Prof. R.F. PEEL. XXIV (advertisements), 558 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. 144. Part 1: The future of Seaports in the European Communities, by J. H. Bird and E. E. Pollock. Part 2: The outlying islands of Macquarie Island, by D. J. Lugg, G. W. Johnstone and B. J. Griffin.

61479
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXIV, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1934. Vol. LXXXIV, No. 2, August 1934. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 97-200 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 8 plates with 20 b/w photos and 1 folded map in colour "Ullswater Area" at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol.LXXXIV - No. 2: The Oxford University Expedition to Spitsbergen 1933, by A. R. Glen.

61515
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 3
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1932. Vol. LXXIX, No. 3, March 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 161-256 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 10 plates with graphs, 2 plans & 15 b/w photos and a large folded map "Surveys and Soundings of the R.R.S. Discovery II, 1929-30". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol.LXXIX - No. 3: The Basin of the River Parana (continued), by W.S. Barclay. Speeches at the unveiling of the Shackleton Memorial. The Voyage of the R.R.S. Discovery II, by Dr. Stanley Kemp. Tidal Observations on the Great Barrier Reef expedition, by Michael Spender.

73157
RUSHTON, Annie
AUSTRALIA'S ANTARCTIC CONNECTIONS 1770 - 1948
$10.00 AUD

Australian Antarctic Division / Commonwealth of Australia. Hobart. 2005. 1st ed. Folded brochure : 5 folds with 2 colour photos and 33 b/w illustrations (including 13 portraits). Near fine. Oblong format: 14 x 85 / Folded: 14 x 17.5.

74696
SANCTON, Julian
MADHOUSE AT THE END OF THE EARTH - The BELGICA's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night
$30.00 AUD

W H Allen. London. 2021 1st UK paperback edition. VIII, 350, (4) PP with 2 headpieces, 2 sketch maps and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w illustrations: plan with general arrangement, 1 cartoon, 8 portraits and 25 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.4 x 15.2. 9780753553459

Voyage of exploration to the Antarctic Peninsula of the Belgica who sailed from Antwerp on 16th of August 1897, was icebound for over a year n 1898-89 in the Bellinghausen Sea and returned to Ostende in November 1899.

74732
SANDLER, Martin W.
RESOLUTE - The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship
$25.00 AUD

Sterling Publishing Co. New York. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Russell A. Porter. XIX, 299 PP with b/w illustrations [3 maps, 17 headpieces, c.40 (line drawings, prints, paintings, portraits ...)], plus 16 pages with 13 colour and 18 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Arctic Theater with location map. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 16. 9781402740855

H.M.S. Resolute: 1845 voyage and loss. Salvage of the "Desk of the Resolute" used in the Oval Office of the White House, by the President of the United States since 1880.

20436
SARYCHEW, Gavrila A.
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH-EAST OF SIBERIA, THE FROZEN OCEAN, AND THE NORTH-EAST SEA
$70.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. Reprint of the two volume edition of 1806 &1807. No. 64 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), IV, 70, (2 Index) PP, and 80 PP, plus 3 folded b/w plates and 2 full-page colour plates. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette. Fine. 22.5 x 14. 9060720040

Sarytshew was the surveyor of the Billing Expedition of 1785 during which Alaska and the Aleutians were carefully charted for the first time.

10536
SAVOURS, Ann
THE VOYAGES OF THE DISCOVERY, The Illustrated Story of Scott's Ship
$20.00 AUD

Virgin. London. 1992. 1st soft cover Edition. XVI, 384 PP with 2 sketches & 8 maps in text plus 8 pages with 22 colour plates & 16 pages with 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers with light wear, spine with a few creases and a little faded. Contents are near fine. 24 x 19. 0863698115

Built in 1900 for Capt. Scott's Expedition 1901-4, voyages to Hudson Bay 1905-11, WWI: Voyage to Archangel, search for Shackleton, Convoy duty & coastal patrol. Discovery (oceanographic) expedition of 1925-27, B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. Expedition of 1929-31, preservation and monument.

21148
SAVOURS, Ann (editor)
SCOTT'S LAST VOYAGE - Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting
$10.00 AUD

Praeger. New York. 1975. 1st US edition of the 1974 UK original. 160 PP with 2 maps & 119 b/w photos, plus 4 pages with 4 colour photos by Ponting. Fp: Capt. Robert Falcon Scott. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19. 0275526704

The camera records of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913, Scott's last expedition, daily life on board the Terra Nova...

65641
SAVOURS, Ann (editor)
SCOTT'S LAST VOYAGE - Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting
$5.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1975. 1st Book Club edition of the 1974 original. Introduction by Sir Peter Scott. 160 PP with 2 maps & 119 b/w photos, plus 4 pages with 4 colour photos by Ponting. Fp: Capt. Robert Falcon Scott. Hard cover, dj. Foot of spine and dust jacket bumped. Bookplate of previous owner, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 19.

The camera records of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913, Scott's last expedition, daily life on board the Terra Nova...

72762
SCHOLES, Arthur
FOURTEEN MEN, The Story of the Antarctic Expedition to Heard Island
$20.00 AUD

F.W. Cheshire. London. 1949. 1st Ed. (12), 273 PP, (3), with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Fp: Mt. Olsen in the background, West Bay (left), Cape Laurens (right), and Atlas Cove (right foreground). Eps: Location map Heard Is. in relation to Australia & Antarctica. Cloth cover. Ex Library copy with "borrower list" on half title page, stamps on front endpaper and title page. Very good working copy. 22 x 14.

Heard Island in 1948: history, animal life, physical features, etc.

74443
SCORESBY, William
AN ACCOUNT OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS WITH A HISTORY & DESCRIPTION OF THE NORTHERN WHALE-FISHERY - Volume 1
$50.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 2011. Paperback edition of in the "Cambridge Library Collection" series of the 1820 original. Volume I: (4), XX, 552, (82 appendix) PP with tables. Fp (on double page): The ship Esk of Whitby damaged by ice. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 21.4 x 14. 9781108037785

Volume I: The Arctic.

74433
SCOTT, Captain R. F.
SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION (in Two Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1914. 4th edition. Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. Vol. I: XXVI, 636 PP with 8 figures (1 plan of hut and 7 drawings), plus 7 photogravure plates (frontispiece and 6 sketches by Dr Edward Wilson), 10 coloured plates, 2 folded plates with 4 panoramas, 2 large folded maps, 2 facsimiles of documents and 101 plates with 135 b/w photos. FP: Portrait of Captain Robert F. Scott. Vol. II: XVI, (2), 534 PP with 4 "Features" drawings, plus 8 coloured plates, 3 double page plates and 76 full page plates with 103 photos and 8 folded maps. Fp: Portrait of Edward A. Wilson. Blue cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, top edge gilt. Fore and bottom outside edges with light signs of rubbing. Hardly any signs of foxing. Set is complete in every respect. Scarce in this condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24.5 x 17.

Volume I: Being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Volume II: Being the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition arranged by Leonard Huxley. Ingleton catalogue: 5975.

51623
SCOTT, Captain Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE DISCOVERY - Volume II
$50.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1905. 1st edition in the Macmillan's Colonial Library (for circulation in India and the British Colonies). Vol.II: X, 388 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Christmas camp amongst the ice-borne boulders. Rebacked copy, half bound, gilt title on spine. Outside edges: marbled. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. LACKS the chart of sledge journeys called for at end of Volume II. Occasional foxing. Very good. 18.7 x 12.5.

Volume II: 1902-1904. Geological observations by H.T. Ferrar. Antarctica fauna (whales, seals, birds) by Edward A. Wilson.

73070
SCOTT, Keith
The Australian Geographic book of ANTARCTICA
$15.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dick Smith. 153 PP, (7 bibliography, picture credits & Index) with close to 200 illustrations: 32 b/w (menus, drawings and photos) and around 1650 colour illustrations (6 maps, 11 "whale" artworks and 148 photos). Pictorial stiff wrappers. Copy lacking the "detailed map lift-out" called for on front cover, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28. 1862760101

70279
SCOTT, Sir Peter / SWAN, Robert / VESILIND, Priit
THE ANTARCTIC CHALLENGE / IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SCOTT / ANTARCTICA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 171, No.4)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1987. April 1987. Includes 3 articles: pages 538 to 543, 544 to 555, 556 to 560 with 4 b/w photos and 13 colour illustrations (2 maps and 11 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Folded chart (Antarctica on recto and "Pinnipeds around the World" on recto) loosely inserted. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Other article: Seals and their kin.

74738
SEAVER, George
THE FAITH OF EDWARD WILSON
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1948. 1st Ed. (4), 48 PP. Fp: Portrait of Edward Wilson. Cloth cover. Slight ageing of paper. Note to previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. A very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20.2 x 13.3.

.. (of the Antarctic, Naturalist and Friend)

66337
SEFTON, Alan (editor)
THE LAST GREAT ADVENTURE OF SIR PETER BLAKE: with Seamaster and Blakexpeditions from Antarctica to the Amazon
$25.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Books. Auckland. 2003. 1st Ed. Sir Peter Blake's logbooks, edited by Alan Sefton, with a preface by Pippa, Lady Blake, and a foreword by Klaus Toepfer. 215 PP, with 2 pages of plans of "Seamaster", 3 b/w photos and and colour illustrations (4 maps, 6 artworks on whales by Dave Gunson & photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 32 x 25.5. 0670045438

72694
SELKIRK, D. R. & P. M. and SEPPELT, R. D.
AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
$25.00 AUD

Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions / Antarctic Division. Kingston, Tas. 1986. 1st Ed. Anare Research Notes 38. IV, 133 PP with 1 map of Maquarie Island and a location map. Soft covers, staples, cloth spine. Fine (as new condition). 24.7 x 17. 0642099928

693 + 17 entries.

71987
SELKIRK, Patricia M., QUILTY, Patrick G. & DAVIES, Margaret (editors)
FORUM ON THE SUB-ANTARCTIC - Papers and Proceedings of the ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA - Volume 141, Part 1 & Part 2
$30.00 AUD

The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2007. Volume 141, Parts 1 & 2, November 2007. VI, 214 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs & tables, maps, drawings & photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

24 papers presented at the Forum held at the CCAMLR (Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) in Hobart, 6-7 July 2006.

43644
SELLICK, Douglas R G (editor)
ANTARCTICA - First Impressions 1773-1930
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Arts Center Press. Fremantle. 2001. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 2 maps, 20 drawings and 23 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 14.8. 1863683437

James Cook, James Weddell, Charles Wilkes... Robert Falcon Scott... Douglas Mawson...

21124
SHACKLETON, E. H.
AURORA AUSTRALIS 1908-1909
$20.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1988. Reproduction of one of the original hand bound copies. XXIV, then 184 PP (without pagination) with 11 illustrations on full page (10 b/w and 1 colour) and 11 b/w illustrations in the introduction. Eps: Reproduction of the original which was printed and bound in Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18.8. 1862563098

Facsimile of the first book published in the Antarctic during Shackleton's second expedition.

43442
SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest
SOUTH WITH ENDURANCE - Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition 1914-1917 - The Photographs of Frank Hurley
$125.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Books Australia. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Joanna Wright. 320 PP with 1 map, and a total of 651 b/w and 38 colour photos. Fp: Cruising through loose ice floes of pack-ice in the weddell Sea. Title page: Hurley with his cinematograph apparatus under Endurance bow, 1st September 1915. Eps: Endurance frozen in the heart of the pack, March 1915. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 30.5 x 31.5. 9780670912094

73412
SIEVERS, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm & KÜKENTHAL, Prof. Dr. Willy
AUSTRALIEN, OZEANIEN und POLARLÄNDER
$100.00 AUD

Bibliographischen Institut. Leipzig & Wien. 1910. 2nd edition of the 1902 original. XII, 640, (4 publications) PP with 198 b/w illustrations in text, plus 14 plates with maps in colour (4 on single page, 10 on double pages for 21 maps and 13 insets), 9 plates in colour with tissue guard, and 15 b/w plates with 22 woodcuts. Illustrated endpapers. Quarter bound, cloth boards, title on front board, gilt title and decoration on leather spine. Outside edges marbled. Covers soiled, hinges of spine rubbed, some rust marks in the gutters and a few loose pages where staples have rusted in the first few pages and the last few pages of the gathering. Nota: from the 1880s, wire staples were used as a substitute to stitching: a habit which luckily did not last long. Very good. Complete. Gothic German text. 25.7 x 18.5.

73367
SMITH, Jeremy
SPECKS IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN
$75.00 AUD

Department of Geography and Planning / University of New England. Armidale, NSW. 1986. 1st Ed. IV, 108 PP with 1 plan, 3 maps, 4 drawings and 35 b/w photos. Pictoprial stiff covers with a few light spots. Dedicatory note at top of title page signed by the author. Near fine. 23 x 17. 085834615X

Unusual scientific and radio amateur expedition to Heard Island with a call at Kerguelen. Part of the return voyage was under sail, as the former steam whaler had run out of fuel.

54791
SMITH, Pip
CRUISING IN MAWSON'S ANTARCTICA (in Australian Geographic, No. 25, January-March 1992)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1992. 128 PP. Contains article P. 108 to 123 with 1 map in colour and 24 colour photos by Pip and Dick Smith. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Antarctic cruise on the Frontier Spirit.

65449
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE], The International Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 99, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Society for Nautical Research. Greenwich. 2013. May 2013. Edited by Martin Bellamy. 129-254, (2) PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.2.

Obituaries: Michael K. Stammers. ... Decline of Antarctic Whaling Industry, by Bjorn L. Basberg.

44599
SOMERS, Alain
SOUTHERN CROSSING - M/V EXPLORER (in Qantas, The Australian Way)
$10.00 AUD

Qantas. Sydney. 2002. Issue for October 2002. Contains article between P. 106 and 111 with 10 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

Antarctic Adventure: the final frontier in luxury cruising on board the M/V Explorer.

57483
SOMNER, Graeme
FROM 70 NORTH TO 70 SOUTH - A History of the Christian Salvesen Fleet
$20.00 AUD

Christian Salvesen Ltd. Edinburgh. 1984. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 148 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Errata page loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 095091990X

Details of the ship of the "Salvesen of Leith", owned since 1879. Mediterranean and deep sea trade, Norwegian fleet: 70 N., whaling fleet in Antarctic based at Leith, South Georgia: 70 S.

50441
SPARKS, John & SOPER, Tony
PENGUINS
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1968. 1st Australian edition of the 1967 UK original. 263 PP with hundreds of b/w or coloured illustrations by Robert Gillmor, plus 24 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 15.3.

16116
STEGER, W. & SCHURKE, P.
NORTH TO THE POLE
$15.00 AUD

Times Books. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. XII, 339 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 1 map and 27 b/w photos. Hard cover,dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, top of spine slightly frayed. Very good. 24.2 x 16.5. 0812917049

Account of the 1986 Steger International Polar Expedition which left from Ward Hunt Island on 7th March to reach the North Pole on 3rd May.

41353
STEGER, Will
SIX ACROSS ANTARCTICA (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

NGS Washington. 1990. Volume 178, No. 5, November 1990. Contains article from P. 66 to 95 with 2 maps and 30 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

A 3700 treck from the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula to the Russian base of Mirnyy, via the South Pole.

75068
STEWARDSON, Carolyn L.
MAMMALS OF THE ICE
$25.00 AUD

Sedona Publishing. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by Phillip Law. 183 PP with over 25 tables, 13 maps of sightings, graphs, illustrations by Peter L. Child and colour photos. Erratum slip tipped in on last page. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Lower corner of front cover and first 4 leaves with a crease, o/wise near fine. 24 x 21. 0958744912

Guide to the mammals of the Southern Ocean.

68376
STODDART, Michael
TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS - Whaling in Antarctic Waters
$30.00 AUD

40 / Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2017. 1st edition with a foreword by Nick Gales. XV, 192 PP with tables, b/w or colour illustrations. FEP: The Antarctic Continent (in colour). REP: Map of the Ross Sea (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 9780995408227

21105
STONEHOUSE, Bernard
NORTH POLE SOUTH POLE, A Guide to the Ecology and Resources of the Arctic and Antarctic
$15.00 AUD

Prion. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 3 graphs, 9 maps & b/w or colour illust. (4 charts, paintings, photos). Fp. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 23.2. 1853750565

Early & later explorers, life in polar seas, land animals & plants, polar politics, legislation & co-operation.

39093
STONEHOUSE, Bernard
LES ANIMAUX DE L'ANTARCTIQUE - Ecologie du Grand Sud
$20.00 AUD

Fernand Nathan. Paris. 1973. 1st French edition of the 1972 UK original Animals of the Antarctic, translated by Claudine Brosset. 171 PP with colour illustrations (photos, maps, diagrams, ...). Title spread: Manchots Empereurs. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 27.8 x 21.5.

The animals of the Southern Polar continent, the ice-mantled fringing islands and the surrounding oceans.

21096
SULLIVAN, Walter
QUEST FOR A CONTINENT
$15.00 AUD

Secker & Warburg. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 372 PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: sketch map of Antarctica. Eps: Map of major Antarctic treks. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing. Address of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

Antarctic exploration told by one who experienced its rigours.

64166
SUMMERFIELD, William & RADOK, Rainer
A Preliminary Study of TIDES AND WAVES AT MAWSON - Research Paper No. 3, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Research Paper No. 3: No pagination, 10 PP (tyipescript recto only) with 7 figures (1 map, 1 plan, 5 graphs/plots). Loose wrappers with a little foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 21.5.

Waves and tides at Australia's Antarctic base of Mawson, during 1965.

66213
TALBOT, F. H. & COLLIS, P. F. (editors)
ANTARCTICA - Special Issue (in Australian Natural History, Vol. 16, No.4, 1968)
$25.00 AUD

Australian Museum. Sydney. 1968. Special Issue. 87-144 PP with b/w illustrations (2 drawings, 5 maps and 33 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5.

Mineral Resources and Geology, by C.T. McElroy. Plant Life, by Geoge A. Llano. Whales by J. L. Bannister. ...

68455
TEMPLE, Philip
THE SEA AND THE SNOW - The South Indian Ocean Expedition to Heard Island
$50.00 AUD

Cassell. Melbourne. 1966. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. (8), 188 PP with 2 maps, and 1 plan of the "Patanela", plus 12 pages with 32 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Heard Island. Hard cover, dust jacket with a few small chips/rubs and now in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. Scarce. 22 x 14.4.

Expedition/exploration of Heard Island in 1965. Calls at the Kerguelen Islands.

44563
TERRY, Martin
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS (in Signals No. 61)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2002. No. 61, December 2002-February 2003. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 10 to 12 with 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

The voyages of the great 19th-century French explorer Dumont d'Urville.

16131
THOMSON, George Malcolm
THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE
$5.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1975. Reprint. IX, (3), 288 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 16.

The search for a shorter shipping lane between Europe and the Far East, round the North American continent.

20431
THORNTON, Meg (editor)
HEARD ISLAND EXPEDITION 1983
$25.00 AUD

Spirit of Adventure. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: King penguins. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 0959256806

1983 expedition on the Anaconda.

71577
TUCKER, Jon
SNOW PETREL
$50.00 AUD

40 Degrees South Publishing, Hobart. 2011. 1st Ed. iv, 167 PP with maps and colour photos throughout. Pictorial boards. A fine (as new) copy. 23.5 x 16. 9780980533262

The Roaring Forties, the Furious Fifties and Screaming Sixties, the Pack Ice, Cape Denison at Last, ... To the Pole, and Home.

32153
TURNER, W. J. (editor)
BRITISH ADVENTURE
$25.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1947. 1st Ed., in the Britain in Pictures Guinea volumes series. Introduction by Nigel Tangye. 324 PP with 120 b/w illustrations, and 48 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on spine, dj (price clipped). A little light foxing, mostly on prelims and on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 16.5.

British Merchant Adventurers, by Maurice Collis. British Polar explorers, by Admiral Sir Edward Evans. British Seamen, by David Mathew...

54636
TYREE, Rear Admiral David M.
NEW ERA IN THE LONELIEST CONTINENT (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 123, No.2, 1963)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1963. Volume 123, No. 2, February 1963. Contains article from P. 260 to 298 with 4 colour illustrations (artist impressions) and 43 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.4

71526
Van Der DOES, Willem
STORMS, ICE, and WHALES, The Antarctic Adventures of a Dutch Artist on a Norwegian Whaler
$30.00 AUD

Eerdmans Publishing Co. Michigan. 2003. 1st Ed. Translated from the 1934 Dutch original by Ruth van Baak Griffioen. Introduction by Joost C.A. Schokkenbroek. XXIV, 391 PP with 1 map "Route van de "Sir James Clark Ross", 1923/1924 and b/w illustrations by Willem van der Does. Fp: portrait of Willem van der DoesHard covers, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 16. 9780802821256

13841
VICTOR, Paul-Emile
MAN AND THE CONQUEST OF THE POLES
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1964. 1st English edition of the 1962 French original L'Homme à la conquête des Pôles, and translated by Scott Sullivan. VIII, 306 PP plus 28 full-page b/w plates. FEP: The North Polar Regions. REP: Antarctica. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly soiled. Light foxing. Bookplate of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 23.8 x 15.8.

Polar exploration, from the exploits of the ancient Greeks to the voyages of today's nuclear submarines, by the famous French explorer who, at the time of writing, had spent more than 14 years in the Arctic & Antarctic.

74527
VILLIERS, Alan
WHALERS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN - A Story of Modern Whaling in the Antarctic
$60.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1934. 1st US Edit. 286 PP with 11 woodcuts by Charles Pont. Fp: "On the Grounds". Ep: Chart of the voyage of the "Pelagos". Orig. decorated cloth cover with light wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 16.

On the whaling grounds near the South Pole, and a Norwegian expedition which picked up a few extra hands in Hobart, including an under-age stowaway.

21093
WALTON, K., BISHOP, J...
PORTRAIT OF ANTARCTICA
$25.00 AUD

George Philip. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1983 original. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. 168 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 23.8. 0540010758

Pictorial history, spanning fifty years of exploration and research in the Antarctic. The record of a way of life.

39713
WARD, Peter
MAWSON'S LAST MYSTERY (in The Australian Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

Nationwide News. Sydney. 1993. Issue: February 13-14, 1993. Contains article P. 58 to 64 with 12 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. 27.5 x 20.2.

The papers, photos and equipment of Sir Douglas Mawson.

74821
WHITE, Dr. Paul D. & MATTHEWS, Samuel W.
HUNTING THE HEARTBEAT OF A WHALE (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

NGS. Washington. 1956. Volume CX, No.1, July 1956. 140, (24 adverts) PP. Contains article from P.49 to 64 with 2 maps, 2 b/w and 13 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

A Scientific expedition sails a lonely Mexican lagoon in search of clues ...

42908
WILLIAMS, Glyn
VOYAGES OF DELUSION - The Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2002. 1st Ed. XX, 467 PP with 8 maps and 51 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook. Eps: Chart of Hudson Bay, by c. Middleton, 1743. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 9780002571814

10245
WILLIS, Thayer, HINDLEY, Geoffrey, & PROUJAN, Carl (editors)
THE LAST FRONTIERS
$5.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1973. 1st US edition of the 1971 UK original, in The Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. 488 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos, charts/maps, sketches...). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 26 x 19. 0385042868

The last explorations: the Frozen World, the Roof of the World, and Secrets of the Sea.

39025
WILLIS, Thayer, HINDLEY, Geoffrey, & PROUJAN, Carl (editors)
THE LAST FRONTIERS
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1973. 1st US edition of the 1971 UK original, in The Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. 488 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos, charts/maps, sketches...). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 26 x 19. 0385042868

The last explorations: the Frozen World, the Roof of the World, and Secrets of the Sea.

64081
WILSON, David M.
THE LOST PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPTAIN SCOTT
$25.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Company. New York. 2011. 1st US edition. 192 PP with 1 map and b/w illustrations (sketches, photos). Hard cover, dj. Small remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise fine. 28.7 x 26. 9780316178501

Previously unseen images from the legendary Antarctic Expedition.

73549
WILSON, David M.
THE LOST PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPTAIN SCOTT
$30.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Company / Hachette UK Company. London. 2011. 1st UK edition. 192 PP with 1 map and b/w illustrations (sketches, photos). Title spread: On the Ferrar Glacier: Spring Journey, September 1911. Eps: Writing from Captain Scott's diary. Hard cover, dj. Small bump on dust jacket near spine, o/wise book and jacket in fine (as new) condition. 28.7 x 26. 9781408703007

Previously unseen images from the legendary Antarctic Expedition.