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Naturalist's Voyage Round The World

by Darwin, Charles

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Published
1909
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Second Edition
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London: John Murray, 1909 Journal of Researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage round the world of H.M.S. 'Beagle' under command of Captain Fitz Roy, R.N. Green cloth with dark green decoration, gilt titling to spine, frontispiece shows H.M.S. Beagle, black and white illustrations, 521 pages plus 10 pages of publisher's advertisement.… Read more
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James Cook in Newfoundland 1762-1767

by Whiteley, William H.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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$25.00

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Newfoundland Historical Society, 1975 Newfoundland Historical Society: Pamphlet Number 3. Card cover with green illustration and titling, staple binding, a cluster of black and white illustrations, 31 pages. Mild sunning to top of front cover, a few light smudges to back cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover… Read more
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Return to Antarctica

by Raeside, Adrian

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Published
2011
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Very Good -
Edition
2nd Printing
ISBN
9780470932155
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$25.00

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Mississauga, ON: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd., 2011 The Amazing Adventure of Sir Charles Wright on Robert Scott's Journey to the South Pole marking the 100th anniversary of the Scott Expedition. Second printing. Soft cover, frontispiece, many black and white photographs throughout, 324 pages. Light shelf wear, minor crease to top free corner of front. … Read more
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Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay 1579: Setting the Historical Record Straight

by Gitzen, Garry D.

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Published
2008
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Very Good-
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
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$150.00

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Wheeler, Oregon: Ekahni Publishing, 2008 First U.S. Edition: 150 copies: 50 hard cover and 100 soft cover. Book is an Advance Reading Copy; Advance Reading Copy label has been affixed to the copyright page. Colourfully illustrated glossy hard cover with white titling on front, black titling on white spine, black and white illustrations and maps throughout, 238… Read more
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Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

by Byrd, Richard Evelyn

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Published
1935
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935 Introduction by Claude A. Swanson. A stated First Edition of the second Byrd Antarctic expedition, SIGNED by the author. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, coloured upper textblock edge, leading edge is untrimmed, black and white map on end papers, frontispiece is a black and white photographic portrait of the… Read more
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Geographical Journal Vol. CXVI Nos 1-3, September 1950

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Published
1950
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Good
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London: Royal Geographical Society, 1950 Articles include: English Maps and Map-Makers of the Sixteenth Century; Geography and the Development of East Africa; Failure of the Philosophers to Sail with Cook in the Relolution; Irrigation as a Solution to Agrarian Problems in Modern Spain; Urban Hinterlands in England and Wales: An Analysis of Bus Services; Karakoram Survey, 1939: A New Map.… Read more
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Kom Nord Med Meg (Come North With Me)

by Balchen, Bernt

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Published
1958
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Good+
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$20.00

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Oslo, Norway: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1958 Book is written in Norwegian, and appears to be concerned with exploration and adventure in the north from 1926 to 1945. Blue cloth with white titling on spine, white decoration on front and back, black and white frontispiece, and illustrated with black and white photographs, 259 pages. Cover has edge wear, shelf… Read more
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Fridtjof Nansen

by Sonntag, Wolfgang

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Published
1947
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Fair
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$15.00

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Oslo, Norway: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1947 Book is written in Norwegian. Norwegian translation by Liv Nansen Hoyer. Biography of the Norwegian explorer, scientist & Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Fridtjof Nansen. Brown boards, grey cloth spine with gilt titling on blue and brown faux-label, brown upper text block edge, 466 pages. Cover has fairly significant edge and shelf… Read more
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Oslo, Norway: Gyldendal, 1959 Book is written in Norwegian by Helge Ingstad, noted Norwegian explorer. Brown and tan decorated boards, red cloth spine with gilt titling, illustrated with black and white drawings, plates, maps, and a fold-out two-colour map at back, 592 pages. Wear to edges and corners of boards, spine is sunned and has a few pale… Read more
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$50.00
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Sir Francis Drake's Secret Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, AD 1579

by Bawlf, Samuel

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Published
2001
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780968852804
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$75.00

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Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Sir Francis Drake Publications, 2001 Drawing on newly uncovered evidence, geographer and maritime historian Samuel Bawlf masterfully reconstructs Francis Drake’s historic round-the-world expedition, exploring the drama surrounding the voyage and offering intriguing insights into life at sea in the sixteenth century. Red hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, black and… Read more
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White Nile, The

by Moorehead, Alan

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New
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9780140036848
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$60.00

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Penguin A new copy, still in shrinkwrap. Book tells "the story of the Nile from the mountains of the Moon to the Mediterranean." Front cover shows an engraving of the Murchison Falls taken from Sir Samuel Baker's The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, adapted and coloured by Ronald Clark. Colourfully illustrated black soft cover with black titling… Read more
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Las Casas on Columbus: The Third Voyage

by Symcox, Geoffrey; Carrillo, Jesus

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Published
2001
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Very Good
ISBN
9782503511818
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$42.00

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Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2001 Repertorium Columbianum, Volume XI, Las Casas on Columbus: The Third Voyage. The Repertorium Columbianum is a collection of contemporary sources relationg to Columbus's four voyages. This edition covers Columbus's third voyage in 1498-1500, to Trinidad and the Gulf of Paria, then on to Hispaniola. The writer Bartholome de Las Casas (1484-1566 or 1576) "presents the… Read more
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British Polar Explorers

by Evans, Edward

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Published
1943
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Good+
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$10.75

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London: William Collins, 1943 Britain in Pictures: British Polar Explorers by Admiral Sir Edward Evans. Paper covered boards, 8 plates in colour, 19 black and white illustrations, 48 pages. Edge wear, lengthwise crease with wear to centre of spine, gift inscription dated 1943 inked to ffep, one-inch split at bottom of front hinge, book is clean, bright and… Read more
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Mountain in Tibet: The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great River of Asia

by Allen, Charles

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Published
1982
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780233972817
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$50.00

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London: Andre Deutsch Ltd., 1982 Charles Allen traces back a legend about a great mountain at the centre of the worldwhere four rivers take their source. He tells the extraordinary story of how a remarkable succession of men took up the challenge to penetrate the hostile, frozen wastelands beyond the Western Himalayas. Black cloth, gilt titling to spine,… Read more
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Discovery of the North-West Passage, The

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Published
1969
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Very Good+
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$30.00

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Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1969 Story of the search for a north-west passage. Red cloth with gilt titling on black label on spine, coloured endpapers, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white plates, four-colour fold-out map. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has edgewear. This is a very handsome book. 404 pages. Shipping charges… Read more
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Discovering Christopher Columbus

by Jordan, Charlotte Brewster

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Published
1932
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First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932 An unusual travel book: the story of an American boy accompanying his uncle traveling on business through Spain, tracing Christopher Columbus, exploring the ancient places, seeing documents and relics, watching Columbus coming alive. Grey cloth with black titling and coat of arms on front, black titling on spine, illustrated endpapers, colour frontispiece, numerous black… Read more
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Polar Record - Index, Numbers 9-16, January 1935-July 1938

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Published
1939
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Very Good
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Cambridge: Scott Polar Research Institute, 1939 Journal of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration and Research. Minor shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions… Read more
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Polar Record - Volume 7, No. 49, January 1955

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Published
1955
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Cambridge: Scott Polar Research Institute, 1955 Journal of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration and Research. Some shelf wear with a small closed tear to lower spine end. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes… Read more
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Polar Record - Number 15: January 1938

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1938
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Cambridge, UK: Scott Polar Research Institute, 1938 Journal of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration and Research. Light crease to front cover. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us… Read more
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Polar Record - Volume 4, Number 25: January 1943

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Published
1943
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Cambridge, UK: Scott Polar Research Institute, 1943 Journal of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration and Research. Light shelf wear, dark spot to textblock edge. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added.… Read more
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