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

Perth, W.A. 2013. The Australian Association for Maritime History. 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.
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$15

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

Perth. 1997. Australian Association for Maritime History. 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 18905 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...
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$20

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

Hobart. 2011. Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre. 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
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$15

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

London. 1990. Hodder & Stoughton. 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.
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$10

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

London. 1990. Hodder & Stoughton. 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. 340542551
Compilation of celebrated quotes & reports on/for protection of this continent.
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$10

55993
ADLARD, Mark
THE GREENLANDER

New York. 1978. Summit Books. 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.
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$5

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

Washington. 2011. N.G.S. 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.
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$5

30353
ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson
WAKE OF THE INVERCAULD - Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: A great-grand daughter's pilgrimage

Auckland. 1997. Exisle Publishing. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 4 maps, duotone illustrations, and 16 pages of colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 19.3. 0908988028
Shipwrecked on the Auckland Islands, 10th May 1864, during a crossing between Melbourne and Callao. Survival on inhospitable shores, rescue 20th May 1865.
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$25

70206
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIA IN ANTARCTICA 2006

Hobart. 2007. Australian Government Antarctic Division. Edited by Wendy Piper. Foreword by Tony Press, Director. 12 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Australia's presence in Antarctica is key to uncovering knowledge crucial to the future of the planet.
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$10

70198
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 4

Hobart. 2002. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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.
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$10

70199
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 5

Hobart. 2003. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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..
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$10

70200
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 6

Hobart. 2004. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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.
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$10

70201
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 7

Hobart. 2004. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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...
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$10

70202
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 8

Hobart. 2005. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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...
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$10

70203
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 9

Hobart. 2005. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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".
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$10

70204
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 10

Hobart. 2006. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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. ...
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$10

70205
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - 11

Hobart. 2006. Australian Government Antarctic Division. 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". ...
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$10

69696
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 31

Hobart. 2016. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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. ...
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$10

69697
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 32

Hobart. 2017. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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. ...
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$10

69698
ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Magazine - Issue 33

Hobart. 2017. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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.
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$10

69695
ANTARCTIC
MAP: ANTARCTICA AND THE SOUTHERN OCEAN

Hobart. 2011. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. 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.
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$5

60831
ANTARCTICA
FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES SURVEY (2 Survey Reports)

Stanley. 1948. Falkland Islands Dependencies. 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.
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$15

70874
ANTARCTICA
HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS MARINE RESERVE MANAGEMENT PLAN

Kingston, Tas. 2005. Commonwealth of Australia, Director of National Parks / Australian Antarctic Division. 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
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$30

46498
ARMS, Myron
RIDDLE OF THE ICE: A Scientific Adventure into the Arctic

New York. 1998. Anchor Book. 2nd printing of the 1998 original. XVII, (3), 267 PP with 2 head pieces and 10 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Title page: Floating ice mountain. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 385490925
1991 voyage of the sailing cutter Brendan's Isle to Labrador and Greenland.
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$30

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)

Hobart. 1987. Royal Society of Tasmania. Volume 122, Part I. IV, (2), 318 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps) & b/w photo plates. Pictorial soft cover. 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...
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$30

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

London. 1994 & 1995. The Hakluyt Society. 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 rubber, 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..
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$30

41602
BARROW, John
A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF VOYAGES INTO THE ARCTIC REGIONS (1818)

Newton Abbot. 1971. David & Charles Reprint. Reprint of the 1818 original with a new introduction by Christopher Lloyd. X, (VI), 380, 48 (Appendix) PP with b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded Map of the Arctic Regions. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Lower edge of covers lightly marked, faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 715349511
Voyages... undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West or Polar passage between the Atlantic and Pacific.
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$50

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

Washington. 1946. National Geographic Society. 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.
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$10

39162
BECHERVAISE, John
ANTARCTICA - The Last Horizon

Sydney. 1979. Cassell. 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. Tiny punch hole in the center of the front cover and the 20 first leaves (not affecting text or illustrations), o/wise very good. 29.2 x 21.8. 0726904740
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$5

48820
BECHERVAISE, John
ANTARCTICA - The Last Horizon

Sydney. 1979. Cassell. 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
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$10

40209
BECHERVAISE, John
AUSTRALIA AND ANTARCTICA

Sydney. 1967. Nelson Doubleday. 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.).
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$15

67691
BEHOUNEK, Francesco
IL NAUFRAGIO DELLA SPEDIZIONE NOBILE SETTE SETTIMANI SUL PACK

Firenze, Italia. 1930. R. Bemporad & Figlio Editori. 4th edition. (10), 245, (3) PP, plus frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 42 pages with b/w illustrations (1 sketch plan of "Italia", 1 page of manuscript, 3 maps and 64 photos). Fp: portrait of Francesco Bouhenek. Hard cover, quarter bound, gilt title on leather spine. Slight ageing of paper. Italian text. A near fine copy. 23.2 x 15.
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$30

47868
BETTS, M. S.
AUSTRALIANS IN ANTARCTICA

Canberra. 1981. Australian Government Publishing Service. 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
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$15

51464
BICKEL, Lennard
THIS ACCURSED LAND

Melbourne. 1977. Macmillan. 1st Ed. (10), 210 PP, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Eps: Maps of Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 14.5. 0333229398
The epic & tragic journey across 600 miles of Antarctica's wasteland by Sir Douglas Mawson of the Australasian Antarctic expediton of 1911-1913.
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$15

42707
BILLING, Graham
SOUTH - MAN AND NATURE IN ANTARCTICA

Wellington. 1965. A. H. & A. W. Reed. 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.
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$25

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

Washington. 1990. NGS 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.
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$10

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

London. 1979. Hamlyn. 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
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$15

12145
BOOY, D. M.
ROCK OF EXILE - A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha

London. 1957. J. M. Dent. 1st Ed. XI, 196 PP with head pieces by E.J. Roste and 1 map, plus 14 pages with 28 b/w photos. Title page: Spinning wheel. Fp: Tristan from the Northeast. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.8.
Life on this unique island settlement during the 14 month sojourn by a naval telegraphist in 1942-1943.
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$25

65778
BORCHGREVINK, C. E.
FIRST ON THE ANTARCTIC CONTINENT Being an account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900

Montreal. 1980. McGill-Queen's University Press. Reprint by offset lithography of the 1901 original, with a new introduction by Tore Gjelsvik. XVI, VII, 333 PP with over 25 tables and b/w illustrations (graphs from barometer & thermometer, sketch map and over 200 photos), plus 3 folded maps at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of Cartens E. Borchgrevink. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and a lightly sunned spine, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5. 0773505156
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$200

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

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut. 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
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$90

40448
BOWDEN, Tim
ANTARCTICA AND BACK IN SIXTY DAYS

Sydney. 1991. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 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. 733301134
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$15

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

Sydney. 1997. Allen & Unwin. 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).
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$35

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)

Washington. 1957. NGS. 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.
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$10

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

Hobart. 2003. Antarctic CRC / Cooperative Research Centre for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Tony Press. 97, (3) PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.5. 1875796274
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$25

64990
BRAMICH, Deborah & GILL, Peter
ANTARCTIC WHALES & DOLPHINS

Melbourne. 1995. Australia Post Philatelic Group. 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
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$10

38418
BRENT, Peter
CAPTAIN SCOTT AND THE ANTARCTIC TRAGEDY

New York. 1974. Saturday Review Press. 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. 871502587
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$20

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

London. 1991. Hutchinson. 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.
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$20

67067
BUTLER, Rowan
BREAKING THE ICE

Sydney. 1988. Albatross Books. 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.
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$25

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

Washington. 1956. NGS. 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.
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$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)

Washington. 1957. NGS. 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.
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$10

16115
CHAPPELL, Lt. Edward R.N.,
NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO HUDSON'S BAY in His Majesty's Ship ROSAMOND, 1817

Toronto. 1970. Coles Pub. Facsimile edition of the 1817 original. (10), 279 PP with 2 drawings, plus 4 plates with 7 illustrations and 1 folded map of the Great Nelson River tipped on the inside of the front cover. Card cover, paper browning, otherwise a good copy. 21.2 x 13.6.
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$15

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

Sydney. 1986. Australian Geographic Pty Ltd. 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!
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$10

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

Melbourne. 1978. Thomas Nelson. 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.
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$15

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

Sydney. 2001. HarperCollins. 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
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$20

70356
COLEMAN, E.C.
THE ROYAL NAVY IN POLAR EXPLORATION: from Frobisher to Ross

Stroud, UK. 2006. Tempus. 1st Ed. 352 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24.8 x 17. 9780752436609
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$35

39604
COOKMAN, Scott
ICE BLINK - The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition

New York. 2000. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1st Ed. XII, 244 PP with 2 cutaways, 2 maps and 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0471377902
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$10

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

Beverley, East Yorkshire. 1995. Hutton Press. 1st Ed. 155 PP with 1 map, 12 colour and 98 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.9 x 20.8. 1872167773
Whaling fisheries: Greenland and Davis Strait...
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$20

65544
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND

Canberra. 1968. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. 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. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.5.
Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.
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$90

67978
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND

Canberra. 1968. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. 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. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.5.
Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.
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$200

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

Paris. 1991. Direction de la Météorologie Nationale. 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.
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$10

69454
DAVIS, J.K.
HIGH LATITUDE

Melbourne. 1962. M.U.P. 1st Ed. XVI, 292 PP with 6 maps, plus 12 pages with 25 bw photos. Fp: John King Davis. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few chips and rubs around edges and is protected in a plastic sleeve. Previous owner's nautical stamp (Capt. Burgess) on inside front cover and FFEP and stamp of the tall ship Julie Burgess on the title page. Contents near fine. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.
The experiences of the author: beginnings on windjammers, then on to Antarctic expeditions: 1907-1909 on the Nimrod, 1911-14 on the Aurora and 1929-30 on the Discovery.
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$60

64499
DEBENHAM, Professor Frank, De GERLACHE de GOMERY, Baron G.
SCOTT 1912: An Expedition in Harmony / BELGIUM IN THE ANTARCTIC (in The Geographical Magazine, Vol. XXXV, No. 1)

London. 1962. The Geographical Magazine Limited. Volume XXXV, No. 1, May 1962. Edited by Selwyn Powell. XVI, 60 PP. Contains two articles: P.1 to 7 with 11 b/w photos and 18 to 31 with 1 map, 3 colour and 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.7.
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$15

68081
DE-LA-NOY, Michael
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC

Stroud, UK. 1997. Sutton Publishing. 1st edition in "Pocket Biographies" series. 112 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9780750915120
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$10

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

New York. c. 1999. Checkmark Books. 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
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$10

36703
DELGADO, James P.
ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD - The Quest for the Northwest Passage

New York. 1999. Checkmark Books. 1st US edition. 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
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$30

61148
DELGADO, James P.
DAUNTLESS ST.ROCH, The Mounties' Arctic Schooner

Victoria, B.C. 1992. Horsdal & Schubart. 1st Ed. X, 53 PP (on 2 columns) with 2 maps, ship plans on 5 pages and 47 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.1 x 22.8. 092066315X
Built in 1928, now resting at the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Her career: summers as a travelling Mounty, winters as a base camp for long-distance patrols by dog team..
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$15

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)

Sydney. 2011, 2016, 2019. The Australian. 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.
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$20

32266
DODGE, Ernest S.
NORTHWEST BY SEA

New York. 1961. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 348 PP with 2 head pieces and 3 maps. Eps: Map of Arctic America. Hard cover, decorated front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14.2.
The search by sea for the Northwest Passage, started in 1497 by John Cabot on the Matthew.
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$15

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

Bristol. 1955. Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. 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)...
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$15

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

Melbourne. 1959. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. 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.
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$45

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

Melbourne. 1992. Melbourne University Press. 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.
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$30

55169
DUNMORE, John
FROM VENUS TO ANTARCTICA: The Life of Dumont D'Urville

Auckland. 2007. Exisle Publishing. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 7 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light wear at top of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 9780908988716
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$35

61642
DUYSEN, Niels & EGGE, P. E.
TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF NAVIGATION IN COLD REGIONS AS EXPERIENCED BY THE ROYAL GREENLAND TRADE DEPARTMENT THROUGH 200 YEARS

Aalborg, Denmark. 1986. Gronlands Handel. An 11 pages paper with 2 sketch maps and 4 graphs, with accompanying letter signed by P.E. Egge. 2 schedules (1986) for Passenger & Cargo-Ships trading in Greenland loosely inserted.
Paper presented by P.E. Egge at the 1985 conference of POAC (Port and Ocean engineering under Arctic Conditions).
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$10

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

New York. 1992. Chelsea House Publishers. 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
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$10

60087
FIENNES, Sir Ranulph
TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

London. 1983. Book Club Associates. Book Club edition of the 1983 original. Foreword by H.R.H. Prince of Wales. 320 PP with 22 b/w photos, 2 figures and 10 maps, plus 48 pages with 64 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.6.
Transglobe expedition 1979-82. Expedition from Greenwich, 2nd September 1979... South Pole Winter 79/80... North Pole, Winter 81/82... return to Greenwich 29th August 1982.
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$10

61898
FIENNES, Sir Ranulph
TRANSGLOBE EXPEDITION 1979-1982

London. 1979. Transglobe Expedition. 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".
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$25

21151
FINKEL, George
ANTARCTICA, THE HEROIC AGE

Sydney. 1976. Collins. 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. 001950266
The exploration of Scott 1901/04, Shackleton 1908/09, Amundsen 1910/12 and Scott 1912/13.
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$10

44593
FISHER, Mariea, SHAW, Lindsey & SEDGWICK, Susan
ANTARCTIC HEROES - Triumph and Tragedy (in Signals No. 61 & 62)

Sydney. 2002 & 2003. Australian National Maritime Museum. Nos. 61 (December 2002) and 62 (March 2003). Issue 61: pages 4 to 9 with 2 colour and 6 b/w illustrations, and front cover with Captain Robert Falcon Scott's ship Terra Nova. Issue 62 pages 6 to 13 with 2 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 20.8.
Heroes and little-known Antarctic heroes such as Tannant William Edgeworth, Sir George Hubert Wilkins, Austin Le Gros, John Riddoch Rymill, Phillip Garth Law.
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$20

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

Sydney. 2013. Australian National Maritime Museum. 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.
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$10

30256
FRANKLIN, Captain John
NARRATIVE OF A SECOND EXPEDITION TO THE SHORES OF THE POLAR SEA in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827

Rutland, Vt., USA. 1971. Charles E. Tuttle. Reprint of the 1828 original, with an introduction by Leslie H. Neatby. XL, 320, CLVII PP with 2 figures and tables, plus 31 bw plates and 6 folded maps in rear pocket. Red linen cloth cover, gilt & black labels on spine, very colourful dust jacket which has a couple of small nicks, o/wise this is a fine copy. 26.8 x 20. 0804810087
Narrative by the commander of the expedition, includes an account of the progress of a detachment to the eastward by John Richardson, surgeon and naturalist to the expedition.
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$125

32267
FRANKLIN, Sir John
JOURNEY TO THE POLAR SEA

Köln, Germany. 1998. Köneman. 1st Ed., in the Köneman Travel Classics series. 487 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 17.2 x 12.2. 3829008783
Account of his expedition 1819 to 1822.
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$10

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

London. 1959. Cassell. 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.
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$10

68110
GRENFELL PRICE, A.
THE WINNING OF AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTICA, Mawson's B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. Voyages 1929-31

Sydney. 1962. Angus & Robertson / Mawson Institute for Antarctic Research. 1st Ed. XVIII, 242 PP with 6 maps & 57 b/w photos, plus 6 folded maps. Fp: Mawson in his cabin on the "Discovery". Cloth covers with light wear and a few marks. Slight ageing of paper. Internally clean and a very good copy. 25.5 x 19.
Account of the British Australia New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition, led by Mawson in 1929-31.
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$40

39127
GURNEY, Alan
THE RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT

New York. 2000. W. W. Norton. 1st printing. XII, 320 PP with 24 b/w illustrations and 11 maps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0393050041
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$15

62734
HALL, Daniel Weston
ARCTIC ROVINGS or The Adventures of a New Bedford Boy on Sea and Land

New York. 1968. William R. Scott 1st edition with foreword, notes and afterword by Jerome Beatty Jr. Original edition of 1861. XIII, 144, (1) PP with 2 maps and illustrations by William Hogarth. Library binding, marbled boards, title on front board and spine, dj. Ex-library copy with 5 stamps (3 on title page, and 2 on lower corner of pages 17 and 53) . Sellotape marks on endpapers and the dust jacket. Very good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.
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$15

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

Sydney. 2000. New Holland. 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)...
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$35

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

Melbourne. 1989. U.S. Postal Service / Australia Post. 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.
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$15

60626
HARRISON, Rowland J.
ROALD AMUNDSEN IN HOBART: announces reaching the South Pole (in 40 South Tasmania)

Hobart. 2011. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue 61, Winter 2011. 96 PP. Contains article from P.17 to 23 with 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

51182
HAYES, Dr. I. I.
THE OPEN POLAR SEA: A Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery towards the North Pole, in the Schooner United States

London. 1867. Sampson Low, Son and Marston. 1st UK edition. XXIV, 454 PP, with 1 vignette on title page and 30 tail pieces, plus 9 plates (3 maps and 6 drawings/engravings). Cloth cover. Covers rubbed, lightly soiled and worn at corners. Half title page missing. Foxing throughout. Good reading copy in need of rebinding. 22.7 x 16.
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$30

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

Washington. 1955. N.G.S. 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.
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$5

65717
HENSON, Matthew A.
A BLACK EXPLORER AT THE NORTH POLE

Lincoln, Nebraska. 1989. Bison Book / University of Nebraska Press. Reprint of the 1912 original. 1st printing of the Bison Book edition. Foreword by Robert E. Peary. Introduction by Booker T. Washington and Susan A. Kaplan. XXVI, (2), 195 PP with 1 map and frontispiece, plus 4 pages with 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 20.3 x 13.5. 0803272456
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$10

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

London. 1989. Hodder & Stoughton. 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.
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$10

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

Washington. 2006. N.G.S. 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.
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$5

21123
HONNYWILL, Eleanor
THE CHALLENGE OF ANTARCTICA

London. 1984. Anthony Nelson. 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.
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$10

62469
HOOK, Patrick
THE FROZEN WORLD - A Panoramic Vision

New York. 2006. Chartwell Books Inc. 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.
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$10

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

New York. 1981. Stein and Day. 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.
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$25

68782
HUNTFORD, Roland, SUMMERS, Julie & ROWLEY, David (editors)
THE SHACKLETON VOYAGES

London. 2002. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st edition with an introduction by Roland Huntford. 288 PP with 6 maps, 15 colour photos and hundreds of b/w illustrations (manuscript pages and photos). Fp: Portrait of Sir Ernest Shackleton, by Thomson. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 26.5. 0297843168
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$35

65652
HURLEY, Frank
SHACKLETON'S ARGONAUTS, The Epic Tale of Shackleton's Voyage to Antarctica in 1915

Sydney. 1979. McGraw-Hill. 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. Light foxing on prelims and on outside pages edges. Previous owner's inscription on top of FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19. 0709355505
The 1915 ill-fated expedition of Shackleton in the Antarctic seas.
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$15

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

Paris. 1969. Expéditions Polaires Françaises. 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.
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$25

71227
JACKA, Fred & Eleanor
MAWSON'S ANTARCTIC DIARIES

Sydney. 1991. Susan Haynes Book / Allen & Unwin. 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.
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$45

16128
JAMES, Capt. Thomas
THE DANGEROUS VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN THOMAS JAMES, in his Intended Discovery of a Northwest Passage into the South Sea

Toronto. 1973. Coles Publishing. Facsimile edition of the 1740 original. (8), 142 PP plus 2 pages with 3 maps. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.2 x 13.6.
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$15

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

Sydney. 2008. Allen & Unwin 1st Ed. Foreword by Alun Thomas. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Mint condition. 31 x 29.7.
The 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition, by David Killick.
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$75

16117
JOHNSON, Donald S.
CHARTING THE SEA OF DARKNESS - The Four Voyages of Henry Hudson

Camden, Maine. 1993. International Marine. 1st Ed. XIV, 242 PP with 37 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on top edge, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0877423210
The search for the Northwest passage to Asia between 1607 and 1610.
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$10

34695
KANE, Elisha Kent
ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS - In Search of Sir John Franklin

London. 1882. T. Nelson and Sons. Reprint of 1856 first edition. XII, 444 PP with 76 illustrations, plus 1 folded chart Discoveries by the American Arctic Expedition under the command of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane. Fp: Petersen shooting the seal. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers rubbed and worn on corners, address of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5.
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$70

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

Chicago. 1970. Rand McNally. 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.
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$10

21097
KEMP, Norman
THE CONQUEST OF THE ANTARCTIC

London. 1956. Allan Wingate. 1st Ed. (8), 152 PP plus 16 pages with 27 b/w illust. (2 engravings, 25 photos). Fp: Captain Scott's Terra Nova. Eps: A birds-eye view of Antarctica. Hard cover. Spine & top of front cover sunned, foxing spots on ouside edges. Very good. 22 x 14.
Published at the time of the New Zealand Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by Dr. Fuchs and Sir Edmund Hillary. The history, journey with Shackleton ..
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$10

37133
KENDALL, Lace
Elisha Kent KANE: ARCTIC CHALLENGER

Philadelphia. 1963. Macrae Smith Co. 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.
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$40

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

Sydney. 1946. Thomas Henry Tennant, Government Printer. 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.
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$35

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

New York. 1999. HarperCollins. 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
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$25

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

London. 1958. Hollis & Carter. 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.
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$20

70221
KLINK, Amyr
BETWEEN TWO POLES

London. 1995. Bloomsbury. 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.
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$35

35127
KUSHNAREV, Evgenii G.
BERING'S SEARCH FOR THE STRAIT - The First Kamchatka Expedition 1725-1730

Portland, Oregon. 1990. Oregon Historical Society. 1st US edition thus of the 1976 Russian original V. Poiskakh Proliva: Pervaia Kamchatskaia Ekspetitsiia, 1725-1730. No. 15 in the North Pacific Studies series. Edited and translated by E.A.P. Crownhart-Vaughan. XXVI, (2), 214, (6 publications) PP with 7 maps and 5 b/w illust. Eps: Sketch chart showing track of Vitus Bering's vessel Sv. Gacriil, 1728-1729. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 26 x 15.5. 0875952240
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$25

21382
KUSHNER, Howard I.
CONFLICT ON THE NORTHWEST COAST, American-Russian Rivalry in the Pacific Northwest, 1790-1867

Westport, Conn., USA. 1975. Greenwood Press. 1st Ed., No. 41 in the Contribution in American History series. XII, 228 PP. Fp: Map of the Bering Sea, Alaska & Eastern Siberia/Kamchatka. Cloth cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0837178738
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$15

21103
LAND, Barbara
THE NEW EXPLORERS - Women in Antarctica

New York. 1981. Dodd, Mead. 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,..
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$15

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

Melbourne. 1957. Oxford University Press. 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 cover, cloth spine. Covers with very light soiling/ageing, o/wise a fine copy. 28.2 x 22.3.
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$40

58613
LEAR, John
NORTHWEST PASSAGE TO WHAT? (in Saturday Review)

New York. 1969. Saturday Review, Inc. Issue for November 1, 1969. 64 PP. Contains article P. 55 to 64 with 13 illustrations (2 maps and 11 photos). Pictorial soft cover (Oil Tanker Manhattan). Near fine. 28 x 21.
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$5

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

Paris. 1969. Expéditions Polaires Françaises. 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.
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$10

56230
LEHANE, Brendan
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. 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.
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$10

37628
LEHANE, Brendan
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. 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.
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$10

16114
LEHANE, Brendan
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life Books. 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.
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$10

31590
LEWIS, David
ICE BIRD - The First Single-Handed Voyage to Antarctica

New York. 1976. W. W. Norton. 1st US 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 Anvers Island and South Orkney Islands. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on spine, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0393031853
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$15

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

Washington. 1984. NGS 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.
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$10

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

Sydney. 1979. Collins & A.B.C. 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.
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$35

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

Sydney. 1979. Collins & A.B.C. 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.
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$10

68497
LIVERSIDGE, Douglas
THE LAST CONTINENT

London. 1958. Travel Book Club / Jarrolds. 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.
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$10

21342
LOW, A.P.
REPORT ON THE DOMINION GOVERNMENT EXPEDITION TO HUDSON BAY AND THE ARCTIC ISLANDS ON BOARD THE D.G.S. NEPTUNE 1903-1904

Ottawa. 1906. Govt. Printer. 1st Ed. XVII, 354 PP with 11 head-pieces, 2 drawings and many tables in text plus 52 full-page b/w plates and a very large folded colour map (76 cm x 104 cm) in a pocket: Geological Map of the North Eastern Part of Canada. Fp: Portrait of the Chief of the Aivillingmiut. Orig. gilt-engraved and decorated cloth cover is speckled but internally a very good clean copy printed on superior paper. 23 x 16.
Historical summary of Arctic Canada, the Eskimos, geology, whaling and navigation on Hudson Bay.
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$30

41349
MacINNIS, Jeff
BRAVING THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 175, No.5]

Washington. 1989. NGS. May 1989. Contains article from P.584 to 601 with 2 maps and 19 colour photos by Mike Beedell. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
1986-88 crossing of the passage on the 18 feet Hobie Cat Perception.
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$5

51473
McKINLAY, William Laird
KARLUK. A Great Untold Story of Arctic Exploration

London. 2000. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. New edition of the 1976 original. Foreword by Magnus Magnusson. XVI, 166 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with facsimile of 2 pages of journal and 8 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0297643681
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$15

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

Washington. 1951. NGS. 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.
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$10

68094
McNAB, Robert
MURIHIKU AND THE SOUTHERN ISLANDS: A History of the West Coast Sounds, Foveaux Strait, Stewart Island, the Snares, Bounty, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell and Macquarie Islands from 1770 to 1829

La Vergne, TN, USA. 2010. Nabu Public Domain Reprint. A Nabu facsimile reprint of the 1907 original. (2 blank), XIII, 377, (6) PP, plus 4 plates with 2 maps (New Zealand and the Southern Islands / Murihiku and Stewart Island) and 2 manuscripts. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 9781145532656
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$30

30022
MARTIN, Stephen
A HISTORY OF ANTARCTICA

Sydney. 1996. State Library of New South Wales. 1st Ed. 272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and includes 5 PP of Index. Fp: Aurora over the Masson Range. Title page: Antarctic Flea. Half title page: Grease ice, off the coast of Adelie Land. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 20.5. 0731066014
Early images and contacts - Exploitation and Exploration...
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$20

37063
MASON, Theodore K.
TWO AGAINST THE ICE - Amundsen and Ellsworth

New York. 1982. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 drawings, 7 maps and 88 b/w photos. Title spread: Amundsen and Ellsworth. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0396080928
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$25

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

Adelaide. 2006. Wakefield Press. 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. 1862546509
Race for the South Magnetic Pole: Dumont d'Urville, Charles Wilkes, James Clark Ross...
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$15

48721
MAWSON, Douglas
MACQUARIE ISLAND, ITS GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY. AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-14 - SCIENTIFIC REPORTS - SERIES A - Vol. V

Sydney. 1943. Alfred Henry Pettifer, Government Printer. 1st Ed. 194 PP with 44 figures and 34 b/w plates, plus 1 map in colour and in pocket at rear of book (1 folded map and 3 folded photographic plates). Fp (in colour): Geological sketch map of Macquarie Island. Quarter bound copy of the soft cover original, gilt title on leather spine. Slight ageing of paper, small closed repaired tear on title & following page, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce bound copy.. 31.5 x 24.5.
... based mainly on the records of Leslie Russel Blake.
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$300

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

Sydney. 1943. Alfred Henry Pettifer, Government Printer. 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.
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$150

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

London. 1987. Jonathan Cape. 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. Faint foxing on outside edges. 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.
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$15

16256
MILLMAN, Lawrence
LAST PLACES, A Journey in the North

Boston. 1990. Houghton Mifflin. 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.
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$15

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

Canberra. 1990. Australia Post Philatelic Group. 1st Ed. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (2 stamps & 3 photos) and colour illustrations (2 maps, 9 stamps and 40 photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642153167
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$10

62658
MONTGOMERY, Hugh
THE VOYAGE OF THE ARCTIC TERN

London. 2002. Walker Books. 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.
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$25

33698
MORTIMER, Gavin
SHACKLETON AND THE ANTARCTIC EXPLORERS - The Men who Battled to Reach the South Pole

London. 1999. Carlton Books. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 map on double page, 1 sketch map, 12 colour and 96 b/w photos. Eps: Frank Worsley's handwritten map detailing the route across South Georgia. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.8 x 23.5. 1858687365
Expedition with Scott and "Discovery", then on "Nimrod" in 1907, and "Endurance" in 1914.
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$20

52429
MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord
SOUTH WITH SCOTT

London. 1949. Collins. 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.
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$5

49044
MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord
SOUTH WITH SCOTT

London. 1956. Collins. 1956 impression of the 1938 original. XII, 284 PP, plus 16 pages with 13 b/w photos by Herbert Ponting. Fp: Captain Robert Falcon Scott. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped at head and foot of spine. Foxing throughout. A good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.
The tragic British Antarctic Expedition, 1910. Voyage of the Terra Nova.
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$5

37572
MOUNTFIELD, David
A HISTORY OF POLAR EXPLORATION

London. 1974. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, engravings & paintings, photographs) and 24 colour plates. Fp: A grotto in the Antarctic ice with the Terra Nova in the background. FEP: Map of Arctic Ocean. REP: Map of Antarctic Ocean. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Very good. 30.5 x 22.6. 600344185
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$10

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

London. 2000. Phoenix. 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.
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$10

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

Amsterdam. 1967. N. Israel. 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.
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$50

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

Amsterdam. 1967. N. Israel. 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.
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$40

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

Fairfield. Wash. 1987. Ye Galleon Press. 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.
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$25

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

Sydney. 1988. Hutchinson. 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. Faint foxing, o/wise near 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.
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$15

44211
N/A
H.M.S. DISCOVERY - Formerly Royal Research Ship Discovery

London. 1960. H.M.S. Discovery. 1st Ed., with foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. 3-14 PP with 1 map, 1 sketch plan of the ship and 2 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 20.8 x 13.2.
A short account of Captain Scott 's famous ship. Now a drill ship of the Royal Naval Reserve.
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$5

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

Sydney. 1990. Bay Books. 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.
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$10

30854
NEIDER, Charles
EDGE OF THE WORLD - Ross Island, Antarctica

New York. 1974. Doubleday. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 461 PP, plus 16 pages with 15 maps in colour, 8 pages with 12 b/w photos and 24 pages with 33 colour photos. Eps: maps of Ross Island and McMurdo Sound. Cloth cover, dj., (lightly rubbed). Name of previous owner on top of front endpaper, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 038507090X
A personal and historical narrative.
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$15

42744
NIVEN, Jennifer
THE ICE MASTER - The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk

London. 2000. Macmillan Books. 1st Ed. XIV, 402 PP with 1 map and 2 plans, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Eps: Maps of Arctic Ocean & Bering Sea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0333779606
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$20

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

Adelaide. 1966. The Flinders University of South Australia. 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.
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$10

63456
OESTERLE, Bernd
EISBRECHER AUS ALLER WELT

Moers, Germany. 1988. Steiger Verlag 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
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$15

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

New York. 2001. O U P. 1st Ed. XII, 222 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the polar regions (Mercator 1569). Hard cover, close spine, dj. New. 21.6 x 14.3. 195123824
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$20

40690
OULIE, Marthe
JEAN CHARCOT

Paris. 1937. Gallimard. 7th edition with a preface by Paul Chack. IV, 5-242 PP, plus 2 pages with 3 maps. Fp: Pourquoi-Pas? wintering (1909) in Antarctica. Soft cover, photo on front cover. Covers rubbed and lightly soiled (rear cover reinforced). Ageing of paper, few pages roughly opened. Good reading copy. French text. 21 x 14.
Biography of the French polar explorer who disappeared with the wreck of the Pourquoi Pas on the coast of Iceland in 1936.
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$10

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

New York. 1990. Harper & Row. 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.
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$10

66822
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE

London. 1992. BCA. 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.
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$10

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

Morwell, Victoria. 1983. Alella Books / A B C. 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. 949681016
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).
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$25

21139
PARFIT, Michael
SOUTH LIGHT - A Journey to Antarctica

London. 1985. Bloomsbury. 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.
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$25

37058
PARFIT, Michael
SOUTH LIGHT - A Journey to the last Continent

New York. 1985. Macmillan. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 306 PP with 1 map. Fp: Map of Antarctica. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 25947303
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$25

39094
PARMELEE, David F.
BIRD ISLAND IN ANTARCTIC WATERS

Minneapolis. 1980. University of Minnesota Press. 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.
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$10

60166
PEEBLES, Daryl
ANTARCTIC CENTENNIAL YEAR (in 40 South Tasmania)

Hobart. 2011. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue 60, Autumn 2011. 96 PP. Contains article from P.29 to 32 with 2 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$15

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

London. 2004. Flamingo. 1st paperback edition. XXVIII, 452 PP with 8 maps (some with insets), plus 24 pages with 70 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 7180217
Four years expedition to the Pacific and Antarctica, led by Charles Wilkes, US Navy.
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$10

36541
POLUNIN, Nicholas
ARCTIC UNFOLDING - Experiences and observations during a Canadian airborne expedition in northern Ungava, the Northwest Territories, and the Arctic archipelago

London. 1949. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 348 PP with 2 maps, plus 32 plates with 82 b/w photos. Fp: some of the boys. Eps: Sketch-map indicating the author's route. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
Expedition in 1946.
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$35

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

Washington. 1989. N.G.S. 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.
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$5

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

Melbourne. 1979. Macmillan. 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.
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$30

65795
PONTING, Herbert G;
THE GREAT WHITE SOUTH, or with Scott in the Antarctic ...

London. 1928. Duckworth. 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 and a rubbed spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
... Being an Account of experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and of the Nature Life of the Antarctic.
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$15

21102
POUND, Reginald
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC

London. 1966. Cassell. 1st Ed. XII, 328 PP with 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 38 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Sellotape marks on the inside of dust jacket and front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.7 x 14.7.
Biography of Scott: early life, navy days, leadership of the Discovery expedition.
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$15

48835
POUND, Reginald
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC

London. 1966. Cassell. 1st Ed. XII, 328 PP with 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 38 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Covers with light marks. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.7 x 14.7.
Biography of Scott: early life, navy days, leadership of the Discovery expedition.
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$20

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

London. 1999. Constable. 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. 94795304
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$20

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

Annapolis. 1964. United States Naval Institute. 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...
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$35

62807
REES, Jasper
BLIZZARD - Race to the Pole

London. 2006. BBC Books. 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
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$10

49864
RIFFENBURGH, Beau, CRUWYS, Liz, & ARNOLD, H. J. P.
WITH SCOTT TO THE POLE. The Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913 - The Photographs of Herbert Ponting.

Sydney. 2004. Allen & Unwin. 1st Australian edition, with a foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. 240 PP with b/w photos. Fp: The Matterhorn Berg and Mt. Erebus. Title page: Herbert Ponting and telephoto apparatus. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 29.8 x 31.5. 1741144272
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$35

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

London. 1986. Queen Anne Press. 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...
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$15

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

London. 1835. A. W. Webster. 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.
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$250

61169
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol 46, Part 1, 1960

Sydney. 1960. The Royal Australian Historical Society. 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.
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$10

58812
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXIII, Part V, 1937

Sydney. 1937. The Royal Australian Historical Society. 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. ...
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$10

54276
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CVI - 1945

London. 1945. Royal Geographical Society. Edited by KIRWAN, L. P. Vol. CVI, issues No 1 & 2 (July-August 1945) to No. 5 & 6 (November-December 1945). XVIII (advertisements), 247, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents) PP, plus plates with b/w photos and mapsin colour. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CVI. No. 5 & 6: Centenary of the sailing of Sir John Franklin with the Erebus and Terror, by R. J. Cyriax and J. M. Wordie.
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$40

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

London. 1964. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$40

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

London. 1966. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$40

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

London. 1970. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$40

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

London. 1971. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$40

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

London. 1975. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$40

54273
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CIII - 1944

London. 1944. Royal Geographical Society. Edited by HINKS, Arthur R. Vol. CIII, issues No 1 & 2 (January-February 1944) to No. 6 (June 1944). XX (advertisements), 295, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents) PP, plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CIII. No. 4: The observations of Amundsen and Scott at the South Pole, by Arthur R. Hinks.
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$40

54277
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CVII - 1946

London. 1946. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$40

54317
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXV - 1959 (in 4 parts)

London. 1959. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. CXXV, issues Part 1 (March 1959) to Parts 3- 4 (September-December 1959). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XXXI (advertisements), 502 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. CXXV. Part 1: The Survey of South Georgia, 1951-7, by Duncan Carse. New Zealand after Twenty Years: A geographer's view, by Kenneth B. Cumberland. Part 2: Ibn Battutah 's Andalusian Journey, by H. T. Norris. Parts 3-4: The Antarctic Voyage of M.V. Thala Dan, 1958, by Phillip Law.
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$40

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

London. 1960. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$40

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

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$10

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

London. 1934. Royal Geographical Society. 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.
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$10

46990
SARYCHEW, Gavrila A.
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH-EAST OF SIBERIA, THE FROZEN OCEAN, AND THE NORTH-EAST SEA

Amsterdam. 1969. N. Israel. 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 (front cover and spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near 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.
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$55

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

Amsterdam. 1969. N. Israel. 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.
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$70

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

London. 1975. Book Club Associates. 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...
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$5

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

New York. 1975. Praeger. 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...
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$10

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

London. 1905. Macmillan. 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.
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$50

37061
SCOTT, J. M.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF POLAR EXPLORATION

Edinburgh. 1982. William Blackwood. 1st Ed. XI, 177 PP, plus 36 pages with 4 maps and 39 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x14. 0851581536
General Nobile and the Italia... Life for a year on Inexpressible Island (Antarctica), while the expedition led by Captain Scott did reach the South Pole then... Captain Sir John Franklin and his wife...
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$25

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)

Washington. 1987. N.G.S. 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.
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$10

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

Fremantle. 2001. Fremantle Arts Center Press. 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...
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$15

55519
SELLICK, Douglas R G (editor)
SURVIVORS: Great Open Boat Voyages

Fremantle. 2005. Fremantle Arts Center Press. 1st Ed., with a preface by Mary-Louise Williams. 299, (3) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1921064188
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$20

21124
SHACKLETON, E. H.
AURORA AUSTRALIS 1908-1909

Sydney. 1988. Bay Books. 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.
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$35

64255
SIDES, Hampton & MILLER, Peter
POLAR SAGA (in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 215, No. 1)

Washington. 2009. National Geographic Society. Volume 215, No. 1, January 2009. 154 PP. Contains 2 articles "1,000 days in the Ice" and "Chasing Nansen's Ghost", pages 108 to 119 with 5 b/w photos and 1 map in colour and pages 120 to 129 with 8 colour illustrations (1 map and 7 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
Fridtjof Nansen and his three-year expedition (1893 - 1896) on board "Fram", across the Arctic Ocean.
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$5

60175
SIPLE, Pauk A.
MAN'S FIRST WINTER AT THE SOUTH POLE (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1958. NGS. Volume 113, No.4,April 1958. 439-586 PP. Contains articles from P.439 to 478 with 53 illustrations by Paul A. Siple & Thomas J. Abercombie (1 map, 1 plan, 13 b/w photos, 18 portraits and 20 colour photos . Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
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$10

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

Sydney. 1992. Australian Geographic Pty Ltd. 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.
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$10

21121
SNYDER, J. & SHACKLETON, K.
SHIP IN THE WILDERNESS - Voyages of the M/S Lindblad Explorer through the Last Wild Places on Earth

London. 1986. Dent & Sons. 1st edition with a forewoird by Peter Scott. 208 PP with illustrations by Keith Shackleton, and colour photos by Jim Snyder. Title spread: Flukes of a humpback whale sounding. Eps: Rough seas in Drake Passage. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29 x 21. 9780460047197
Voyage through the Arctic, Antarctic, Galapagos, Islands of the South Pacific.
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$20

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

Sydney. 2002. Qantas. 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.
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$10

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

Edinburgh. 1984. Christian Salvesen Ltd. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 148 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. 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.
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$20

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

New York. 1987. Times Books. 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.
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$15

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

Washington. 1990. NGS 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.
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$10

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

Paris. 1973. Fernand Nathan. 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.
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$20

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

London. 1990. Prion. 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.
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$15

21096
SULLIVAN, Walter
QUEST FOR A CONTINENT

London. 1957. Secker & Warburg. 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.
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$15

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

Adelaide. 1966. The Flinders University of South Australia. 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.
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$10

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

Sydney. 1968. Australian Museum. 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. ...
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$25

16131
THOMSON, George Malcolm
THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE

London. 1975. Book Club Associates. 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. Faint foxing 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.
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$10

65781
TODD, A. L.
ABANDONED - The Story of the Greely Expedition 1881-1884

New York. 1961. McGraw-Hill Book Company. 1st Ed. Introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefanson. XX, 323, (3) PP with 2 maps and 2 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj with a few chips. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.8 x 15.
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$20

69153
TRANTER, G. J.
PLOWING THE ARCTIC

London. 1944. Hodder and Stoughton. November 1944 reprint of the September 1944 original. 256 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Sergt. Larsen observing ship's position. FEP: Map with route of the R.C.M.P. St Roch through the Northwest Passage. Cloth covers. Ex library copy with stamps (some of them erased). War economy paper. Very good reading copy. 20.4 x 14.5.
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$5

32153
TURNER, W. J. (editor)
BRITISH ADVENTURE

London. 1947. Collins. 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...
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$25

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

Washington. 1963. National Geographic Society. 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
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$10

44402
VANDERZWAAG, David L. & LAMSON, Cynthia (editors)
THE CHALLENGE OF ARCTIC SHIPPING: Science, Environmental Assessment, and Human Values

Montreal. 1990. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1st Ed., in McGill-Queen's series in Native and Northern Studies. XII, 282 PP with tables and figures. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 07735070000
The physical environment by Robert A. Lake... Inuit concerns and environmental assessment by Peter Jull...
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$10

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

London. 1964. Hamish Hamilton. 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.
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$10

63878
VILLIERS, A. J.
TO THE FROZEN SOUTH

Hobart. 1924. Davies Brothers Ltd. 1st Ed., with a foreword by W. H. Simmonds. (8), 96 PP with 1 map, 1 portrait and 49 b/w photos on full page. Papered boards, gilt title on front board, cloth spine. Boards lightly soiled. Spine rubbed at head and starting at foot. Slight ageing of paper. Page 35/36 with repaired tear. Very good. Quite scarce. 27.2 x 21.6.
Originally published in the daily newspaper The Mercury in May & June 1924. Whaling cruise with the Norwegian Ross Sea whaling expedition of 1923/24. Calls at Macquarie Island on the way South and Campbell Island, after whaling in the Ross Sea. The first book of this prolific author.
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$215

21093
WALTON, K., BISHOP, J...
PORTRAIT OF ANTARCTICA

London. 1988. George Philip. 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.
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$25

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

Sydney. 1993. Nationwide News. 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.
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$10

62725
WILLIAMS, Glyn
ARCTIC LABYRINTH - The Quest for the Northwest Passage

London. 2009. Allen Lane. 1st Ed. XX, 440 PP with 8 maps and 9 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Map of Davis Strait to Bering Strait. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 9781846141386
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$20

57935
WILLIAMS, Glyn
VOYAGES OF DELUSION - The Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason

London. 2003. HarperCollins. 1st paperback edition of the 2002 original. XX, 467 PP with 8 maps and 51 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook. Pictorial soft cover. Few marginal annotations or scoring. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 0006532136
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$5

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

London. 2002. HarperCollins. 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. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0002571811
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$5

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

New York. 1973. Doubleday & Co. 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.
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$5

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

New York. 1973. Doubleday & Co. 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.
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$10

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

New York. 2011. Little, Brown and Company. 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.
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$45