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cover of This Accursed Land

This Accursed Land

by Bickel, Lennard

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Published
1989
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Good
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Reprint
ISBN
9780725103026
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$4.00

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Crows Nest, NSW, Australia: The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd, 1989. Book. Good. Medium Softcover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Medium softcover, reprint, 328g, 210pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings..
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cover of My Penguin Year: Living with the Emperors - A Journey of Discovery

My Penguin Year: Living with the Emperors - A Journey of Discovery

by McCrae, Lindsay

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Published
2019
Condition
Good
Edition
First UK Trade Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781529325461
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$7.28

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London, England: Hodder & Stoughton, 2019. Book. Good. Large Softcover. First UK Trade Paperback Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Large softcover, first UK trade paperback edition, 464g, 292pgs. A compelling tale of one man, those extraordinary Emperor penguins, and Antarctica - that lonely place at the end of the earth. Book is in good condition with… Read more
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cover of White Demon: One Man's Quest for the South Pole

White Demon: One Man's Quest for the South Pole

by Weyers, Chris

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Published
2009
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781405039239
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Sydney, NSW, Australia: Pan Macmillan Australia, 2009. Book. Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Large softcover, first edition, 436g, 256pgs. An adventure story that quickly morphs into a psychological thriller, this is a true and powerful first-hand account of a modern Antarctic journey. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear… Read more
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cover of Home of the Blizzard, The: The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

Home of the Blizzard, The: The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

by Mawson, Sir Douglas

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Published
2002
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Good
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Reprint
ISBN
9781862543775
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$14.55

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Kent Town, Australia: Wakefield Press, 2002. Book. Good. Soft cover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover, reprint, 664g, 438pgs. This is a tale of discovery and adventure in the Antarctic - of pioneering deeds, great courage, heart-stopping rescues and heroic perseverance. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting… Read more
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cover of Treasure Islands: Sailing the South Seas in the Wake of Fanny and Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Islands: Sailing the South Seas in the Wake of Fanny and Robert Louis Stevenson

by Stephenson, Pamela

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Published
2005
Condition
Good
Edition
First Trade Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780755314058
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$5.46

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London, England: Headline Book Publishing, 2005. Book. Good. Soft cover. First Trade Paperback Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Large softcover, first trade paperback edition, 676gms, 399 pages. This is a travel, adventure, history and biography all rolled into one extraordinary book. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout.… Read more
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cover of Sea of Glory: The Epic South Seas Expedition 1838-42

Sea of Glory: The Epic South Seas Expedition 1838-42

by Philbrick, Nathaniel

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Published
2004
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780007180219
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$10.92

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London, England: Flamingo, 2004. Book. Good. Soft cover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Large softcover, first thus, 696gms, 452 pages. This is the remarkable and thrilling tale of an unprecedented and little known 19th century naval operation that explored vast tracts of the Pacific Ocean, including a new southern continent soon to be named Antarctica. Book… Read more
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cover of Survivor, The: Douglas Mawson

Survivor, The: Douglas Mawson

by Parer, David; and Parer-Cook, Elizabeth

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Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780949681010
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$21.83

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Morwell, VIC, Australia: Alella Books, 1983. Book. Good. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 592g, 160pgs, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen marking from a… Read more
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cover of Sitting on Penguins: People and Politics in Australian Antarctica

Sitting on Penguins: People and Politics in Australian Antarctica

by Murray-Smith, Stephen

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Published
1988
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091691202
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$11.64

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Surry Hills, NSW, Australia: Century Hutchinson Australia Pty Ltd, 1988. Book. Illus. by Senbergs, Jan. Good. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 578gms, 249 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Sitting on Penguins is a critique of the shortsightedness of Australia's Antarctic Policy. Book is… Read more
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cover of Shackleton: The Antarctic Challenge

Shackleton: The Antarctic Challenge

by Heacox, Kim

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780792275367
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$18.19

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Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1999. Book. Very Good. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 994g, 215pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book tells the whole story of explorer, Ernest Shackleton, who ranks with Magellan, Columbus, Cook and Burton in his determination to follow his… Read more
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cover of Mammoth Book of Polar Journeys, The

Mammoth Book of Polar Journeys, The

by Lewis, Jon E. (ed)

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781845294304
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London, England: Constable & Robinson Ltd, 2007. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover, reprint, 378g, 494pgs. This book includes 42 eye-witness accounts of adventure and tragedy in the Arctic and Antartica including the stories of Shackleton, Scott, Amundsen, Mawson, Nansen and Fiennes. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear… Read more
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cover of Racing With Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

Racing With Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

by Riffenburgh, Beau

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Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780747596714
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London, England: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover, reprint, 232gms, 296 pages. The author tells the forgotten story of Douglas Mawson and his death-defying expedition of 1911-14 to Antarctica. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other… Read more
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cover of South Pole 2000

South Pole 2000

by Hamilton, Caroline

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780732268626
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$8.00

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Pymble, Australia: HarperCollins Publishers Australia Pty Limited, 2000. Book. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback, First Edition, 400gms, 259 pages. In 1997 a team of women walked o the North Pole, three years later these same women returned to the snowy wastes and arid landscapes, only this time to the least-visited continent on the… Read more
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cover of South Pole Odyssey: Selections from the Antarctic Diaries of Edward Wilson

South Pole Odyssey: Selections from the Antarctic Diaries of Edward Wilson

by King, Harry (ed.)

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Published
1982
Condition
Good
Edition
Edition Not Stated
ISBN
9780727016553
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$10.92

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Australia: Rigby Publishers, 1982. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. Edition Not Stated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback, 176pp incl. index, weighs 285gms. Edward Wilson is one of the great figures of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. He was a member of Scott's Antarctic expeditions and was one of those who died with Scott on the return… Read more
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cover of Antarctica: Great Stories From the Frozen Continent

Antarctica: Great Stories From the Frozen Continent

by

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780949819642
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$13.10

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Surry Hills, NSW, Australia: Reader's Digest, 1985. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1785gms, 319 pages, dark blue endpapers. The complete story of a unique continent: its history, wildlife, scientific discoveries and resources, richly illustrated with 900 paintings, drawings, maps, diagrams and a collection of rare… Read more
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cover of White, The: Last Days in the Antarctic Journeys of Scott and Mawson 1911-1913

White, The: Last Days in the Antarctic Journeys of Scott and Mawson 1911-1913

by Caesar, Adrian

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Published
1999
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780330361576
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$9.82

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Sydney, Australia: Pan Macmillan, 1999. Book. Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover, first edition, 310gms, 287 pages. Adrian Caesar's stunning stroke of imaginative re-creation transports us to the last days of the perilous expeditins by both Scott and Mawson in the heart of the white continent. Book is in good condition with minor… Read more
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cover of Australian Geographic Book of Antarctica, The

Australian Geographic Book of Antarctica, The

by Scott, Keith

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781862760103
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$14.55

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Terry Hills, Australia: Australian Geographic Pty Ltd, 1993. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Softcover, First Edition, 575gms, 153 pages plus Bibliography and Index, incl. loose Antarctica map that originally came with the book. This book explains the allure of the great wilderness of Antarctica, mostly unspoilt by people, its wildlife still… Read more
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