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image of Report of the Second Hudson's Bay Expedition Under the Command of Lieut. A. R. Gordon, R.N. 1885

Report of the Second Hudson's Bay Expedition Under the Command of Lieut. A. R. Gordon, R.N. 1885

by GORDON, Andrew R.

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Published
ca. 1886
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ex library-good
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ca. 1886. Hardcover. ex library-good. 112 p. interspersed with plates. 24 cm. Frontispiece illustration and one other b&w plate. 3 fold-out maps, one in b&w and 2 in partial colour. Burgundy library binding. Call label on front cover, labgels and ink stamps on front pastedown, label on rear pastedown, blind stamp on title page and p. 101, ink… Read more
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Letters From James Bay 1883-1885

by HORDEN, Bishop John; SCANLON, James; DUNN, Cecil (illus.)

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Published
1976
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Very good
ISBN
9780889540941
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$20.00

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Cobalt: Highway Book Shop, 1976. Booklet. Very good. 56 p. 21.5 cm. B&w drawings. Staplebound booklet. A couple of small marks to the exterior and p. 1. Commentary by James Scanlon. Foreword by Most Rev. J. A. Watton, Archbishop of Moosonee.
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image of Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1885

Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1885

by HEALY, Capt. M. A.

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Published
1887
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Very good
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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1887. Hardcover. Very good. 102 p. 30 cm. 2 fold-out maps, 67 b&w line drawings, 4 colour plates, a few in-text illustrations. Black cloth hardcover with gilt lettering. Some soiling to cloth, corners and spine ends worn, tear in front free endpaper. Michael A. Healy (1839 – 1904) was a career officer… Read more
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image of The Last Voyage of the Karluk: Flagship of Vilhjalmar Stefansson's Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-16

The Last Voyage of the Karluk: Flagship of Vilhjalmar Stefansson's Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-16

by BARTLETT, Robert A.; HALE, Ralph T.

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Published
1916
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Very good
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Boston: Small, Maynard and Co., 1916. Hardcover. Very good. 329 p. 23 cm. 19 b&w plates. Blue cloth hardcover with gold print. Inscribed by Bartlett in 1918 on front free endpaper. Bumped corners. Foxing to first and last pages.
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image of Discovering Eden: A Lifetime of Paddling Arctic Rivers

Discovering Eden: A Lifetime of Paddling Arctic Rivers

by HALL, Alex M.

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Published
2003
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Very good +
ISBN
9781552632215
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Toronto: Key Porter, 2003. Softcover. Very good +. 224 p. 23 cm. 24 beautiful colour photos. 3 maps. Paperback. Ink signature inside front cover. Author-signed bookplate on half title. Faint ring mark on rear cover. Describes canoe trips, wildlife, memorable characters, favourite places, changes to wildlife and land use, etc. Index.
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image of Letters Written During the late Voyage of Discovery in the Western Arctic Sea

Letters Written During the late Voyage of Discovery in the Western Arctic Sea

by ANONYMOUS

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Published
1821
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Fair
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Published for Sir Richard Philips, 1821. Disbound. Fair. 124 p. 22 cm. Disbound. From our As Is shelf. Last two pages detached. Foxing. Two copies of an illustration included at rear. Letters written at sea by an unknown author to his brother 1819-20. Editor's postscript discusses various voyages of exploration seeking a Northwest Passage.
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image of The Polar Regions: A Political Geography

The Polar Regions: A Political Geography

by CHATURVEDI, Sanjay

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Published
1996
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Near fine
ISBN
9780471948988
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Chichester: Scott Polar Research Institute, 1996. Hardcover. Near fine. xviii, 306 p. 24 cm. 7 maps. Hardcover. Upper corner of front free endpaper clipped. Topics: geopolitics; environment at the poles; colonization; Arctic and the Cold War; Antarctic Treaty System; indigenous peoples; sustainable development. Appendix and index.
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image of Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Vols. I & II

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Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1856. Hardcover. Good. 2 vols.: 464; 467 p. 23 cm. Over 300 steel plates and wood engravings from sketches by the author. 2 vols.: 464; 467 p. 23 cm. Vol. I is half leather with marbled boards and red text block edge. Vol. II rebound in black leather with marbled boards, gold print on… Read more
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A Faunal Investigation of Southern Baffin Island

by SOPER, J. Dewy

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Published
1928
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Very good
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Ottawa: Canada Department of Mines; National Museum of Canada, 1928. Paperback. Very good. Bulletin No. 53. Biological Series, No. 15. 143 p. 25 cm. Fold-out map and 7 b&w plates. Brown paperback. Slight wear, including spine, and soiling to covers. Faint dampstains and wrinkling to plates at rear. Description of physical features, mammals, birds, fish, insects, pteropoda,… Read more
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Arctic Natural Gas Transportation by Submarine

by MACPHAIL, D. C.

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Published
1984
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Near fine
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Division of Mechanical Engineering, 1984. Softcover. Near fine. Unclassified. Division of Mechanical Engineering Report by DM-005. NRC No. 23594. v, 17 p. + fold-out figures. 28 cm. 8 fold-out figures at rear. Softcover. Topics: ship size; ice thickness and operating depth; available water depths; design collapse depth; configuration; escape; speed and power; port loading and unloading arrangments;… Read more
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Sir John Franklin's Journals and Correspondence: The First Arctic Land Expedition 1819-1822

by DAVIS, Richard C. (ed.)

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Published
1995
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Fine
ISBN
9780969342540
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Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1995. Hardcover. Fine. 1250 copies; this book not numbered. The Publications of The Chamberlain Society LIX. cix, 463, xxiii p. 24 cm. 6 b&w illustrations and 3 maps. Red hardcover. Many uncut pages.
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image of In Search of a Polar Continent 1905-1907

In Search of a Polar Continent 1905-1907

by HARRISON, Alfred H.

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Published
1908
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Ex library - fair
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Toronto: The Musson Book Company, 1908. Cloth. Ex library - fair. xx, 292 p. 23 cm. 52 b&w illustrations and fold-out map at rear. Burgundy cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Ex library in fair condition. Spine ends chipped, front hinge torn, call number on lower spine, ink stamps on text block edges, corners worn, ink stamps and labels… Read more
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The Past Climate of the North Polar Region

by BERRY, Edward W.

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Published
1930
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Very good +
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Washington DC: The Smithsonian Institution, 1930. Paperback. Very good +. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Volume 82, Number 6. (Publication 3061). 29 p. 25 cm. 6 b&w diagrams. Brown paper covers tied with string. Small tears in edges and lower spine. Topics: Jurassic, Cretaceous, Tertiary, existing Arctic floras and climates, some paleobotanical misconceptions, explanation of past Arctic climates.
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image of Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin 1853, '54, '55 (Volume 2 only)

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Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. Hardcover. Fair. Volume 2 only. 467 p. 23 cm. Fold-out map of Baffin Bay has minor spotting. Frontis portrait and illustrated title page stained. Intermittent staining to margin mainly through last half of book, affecting some plate illustrations and type. Rebound in brown library buckram. New endpapers. Extensive appendices.
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image of Report on the Dominion of Canada Government Expedition to the Arctic Islands and Hudson Strait on Board the D. G. S. 'Arctic'

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Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1910. Hardcover. Good. xxix, 529 p. 24 cm. 182 b&w illustrations and 11 maps and charts. 1 pull-out charts in colour. Green cloth hardcover has some soiling. Dampstaining to lower part of text block. Pull-out charts are torn, one quite badly. Describes the expedition's departure from Quebec, exploration in the north, summary of… Read more
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Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic

by STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

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Published
1956
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Very good
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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1956. Hardcover. Very good/Good. xi, 381 p. 21 cm. 1 b&w plate + 3 b&w illustrations. 9th printing. Presentation copy signed by the author. Black cloth hardcover with silver impressing. In mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Jacket has chipped spine ends, tiny tear in rear bottom edge, some soiling. Inside, the pages are clean and… Read more
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image of Narrative of a Second Voyage In Search of a Northwest Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions During The Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833

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London: A. W. Webster, 1835. Hardcover. Very Good. xxviii, 740. 33 cm. 9 col., 19 b&w plates. Blue cloth hardcover with recovered boards, now soiled. Frontispiece edges professionally repaired. New endpapers. Lacks 1 comparative chart (facing xxv) and folding map. Moderate foxing inside. Scottish rear admiral and Arctic explorer John Ross, discoverer of the magnetic North Pole… Read more
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image of The Arctic Regions: A Narrative of Discovery and Adventure

The Arctic Regions: A Narrative of Discovery and Adventure

by T. Nelson and Sons

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Published
1852
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Fair
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London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1852. Cloth Bound. Fair. 237 p. 13 cm. One engraved frontispiece. Cloth hardcover is worn with cracked hinges and bumped corners. Front hinge cracked internally but rear tape repaired. Front free endpaper torn out. Frontispiece very loose. Some spotting to first pages but most of book clean. Good candidate for rebinding. Contents: voyages… Read more
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image of The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H. M. S. Hecla During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry

The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H. M. S. Hecla During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry

by LYON, Captain G. F.

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Published
1824
Condition
Good+
Edition
New Edition
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London: John Murray, 1824. New Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Good+. xi, 468 p. 23 cm. Folding map has small tears. Six plates depicting Inuit life. Rebound in half brown leather with marbled boards, new endpapers. Light offsetting from plates. Small tears, stains and some foxing. Ink signature on a front endpaper. A seminal document recording Parry's first Arctic… Read more
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image of Report of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police 1909

Report of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police 1909

by VARIOUS

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Published
1909
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Ottawa: Printed by C. H. Parmalee, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1909. First Edition. Original Wraps. Fair. 263 p. + plate section with 47 photographs. 25 cm. Blue paper covers. Back cover missing and front chipped. Corners worn up to about p. 40. Includes reports by superintendents such as Deane, Constantine, Sanders, Cuthbert and McGibbon,… Read more
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