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image of The Way To Hudson Bay: The Life and Times of Jens Munk

The Way To Hudson Bay: The Life and Times of Jens Munk

by HANSEN, Thorkild; MCFARLANE, James & LYNCH, John (trans.)

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Published
1965
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Very good
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1965. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. 348 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Brown cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket has small scuffs and tears. Book itself has faint discolouration to edges. Small stain on fore-edge.
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image of Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-Naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822

Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson, Surgeon-Naturalist with Franklin, 1820-1822

by HOUSTON, C. Stuart (ed.); HOCHBAUM, H. Albert (illus.)

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Published
1984
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780773504189
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Kingston, ON: Mcgill-Queen's University Press, 1984. Hardcover. Very good/Good. xxxiii, 349 p. 28 cm. B&w maps and tables. Blue cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. jacket has some darkening and stains. Book itself has some marks on front board, ink inscription on front free endpaper. Appendixes by John W. Thomson (Lichenology) and Walter O. Kupsch (geology) and foreword by W.… Read more
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Ghost Ship of the Pole

by CROSS, Wilburn

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Published
1960
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Near fine
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New York: William Sloane Associates, 1960. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. xi, [3], 304 p. 32 cm. B&w illustrations and maps. Quarter yellow cloth with black paper boards. Mylar-covered dustjacket. Moderate wear and soiling to jacket. Foreword by Vilhjalmur Stefansson. "the Incredible Story of the Dirigible Italia - an international Tragedy That Has shadowed a Man and a… Read more
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image of Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

by BACK, George; HOUSTON, Stuart (ed.); MACLAREN, I. S.

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Published
1994
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Good
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Montreal: Mcgill-Queen's University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Good/Very good. xxviii, 403 p. 28 cm. 49 b&w and colour figures. Black cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Dampstain to jacket's lower rear edge. Some wrinkling and faint stains to lower edges of text block.
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image of Historical View of The Progress of Discovery on the More Northern Coasts of America

Historical View of The Progress of Discovery on the More Northern Coasts of America

by TYTLER, Patrick Fraser; WILSON, James

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Published
1833
Condition
Fair
Edition
Second Edition
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Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1833. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 444 p. 18 cm. Fold-out map at front and a title page vignette. 8 other b&w plates. Red cloth with gold impressing. From our As Is shelf. Spine much deteriorated with many chips. Corners bumped. Title continues: "From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. With Descriptive Sketches… Read more
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image of The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole 1818-1909

The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole 1818-1909

by BERTON, Pierre

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Published
1988
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Near fine
ISBN
9780771012662
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1988. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. xii, [2], 15-672 p. 25 cm.13 b& illustrations and 44 maps. Cloth in dustjacket.
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image of No Ordinary Journey: John Rae, Arctic Explorer 1813-1893

No Ordinary Journey: John Rae, Arctic Explorer 1813-1893

by BUNYAN, Ian, et al

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780948636394
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Edinburgh; Montreal: National Museums of Scotland; McGill-Queen's University Press, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. xi, 116 p. 24 x 26 cm. B&w and colour illustrations throughout. Blue cloth in pictorial dustjacket.
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Arctic Heritage: Proceedings of a Symposium

by NELSON, J. G., NEEDHAM, Roger & NORTON, Linda (eds.)

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Published
1987
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Very good +
ISBN
9780969098799
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Ottawa: Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies, 1987. Softcover. Very good +. Proceedings of a Symposium August 24-28, 1985 Banff, Alberta. xi, 653 p. 23 cm. Maps and figures. Softcover. A little wrinkling to spine. Papers about the natural realm, land use, conservation, national parks and protected areas.
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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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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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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 A Faunal Investigation of Southern Baffin Island

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
Condition
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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image of Sir John Franklin's Journals and Correspondence: The First Arctic Land Expedition 1819-1822

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 The Past Climate of the North Polar Region

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 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. 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. Contents: voyages in search of a northeast… Read more
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Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1901. Card Covers. Fair. 62, [2], 207-329 p. 25 cm. 61 b&w plates and a sketch map. Department of the Interior Appendix No. 26, Part III, Annual Report 1901. New tan card covers with original cover pasted on front. Damp stains to front cover and title page. Last plates have rough edges and very… 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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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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The First Crossing of Spitsbergen

by CONWAY, William Martin

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Published
1897
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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London: J. M. Dent & Co, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+. 371 p. 25 cm. 2 maps, 8 colour plates, 99 b&w illustrations. Quarter beige cloth with brown cloth. Rebacked with original spine reapplied. Top edge gilt. Two minor stains to top of front cover, corners worn. Some light foxing. Contributions by J.W. Gregory, A. Trevor-Battye and… Read more
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