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An Arctic Studio
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An Arctic Studio

by Stokes, Frank Wilbert

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NY: The Century Company, 1896. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 7pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated by the author, salvaged from a damaged issue of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume LII, No. 3, July, 1896. The 1893 studio of the author and artist, north of Inglefield Gulf, northwest Greenland, where he spent several months working. Housed in protective mylar report cover..
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At Home With The Esquimaux

by Guernsey, Alfred H.

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NY: The Century Company, 1864. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 22pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 23 characteristic Harper's engravings, salvaged from a damaged issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume XXIX, No. 172, September, 1864. From the opening paragraph, "In this Magazine for May was given a general resume of the remarkable expedition to the Arctic regions accomplished by Mr. C. F. Hall. We recur to the subject again mainly for the purpose of presenting some pictures, with pen and pencil, of Life among the Esquimaux, which no previous traveler has described so closely, and with as many facilities for observation." Illustrations include a view of the ship George Henry in winter-quarters, a scene of the wreck of the ship Rescue, an Inuit seal hunter, a group portrait of C. F. Hall and two natives, an Inuit summer village, a scene of a harpooner, an Inuit musician, a snow village, a dog team, and others of general interest. Housed in protective mylar… Read More
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The Discovery Of The Northwest Passage

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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1857. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 6pp extract, printed in double columns, salvaged from a damaged issue of Harper's Monthly, Volume XIV, No. 81, February, 1857. Includes Robert McClure and the Franklin search expedition. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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Doctor Molke: A Sketch From Life

by Hayes, Isaac Israel

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Boston: Ticknor And Fields, 1867. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 12pp extract, printed in double columns, salvaged from a damaged issue of The Atlantic Monthly, Volume XX, #117, July, 1867. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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Eskimo Women In Greenland

by Bistrup, Anna

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NY: The Century Company, 1911. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 7pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 4 photographs, water staining at page ends, salvaged from a damaged issue of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume LXXXII, No. 5, September, 1911. Illustrations include the church at Sukkertoppen, an Eskimo nurse-maid, sevants in Danish service, and an Eskimo girl in full dress. The author was wife of the Danish Governor of Greenland. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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Greely At Cape Sabine: Notes By A Member Of The Relief Expedition

by Harlow, Charles H.

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NY: The Century Company, 1885. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 14pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 2 maps, a ground plan of Camp Clay, and a facsimile of the first page of the hektograph newspaper printed at Fort Conger, salvaged from a damaged issue of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume XXX, No. 1, May, 1885. First-hand account of the rescue effort on behalf of the Greely 1883 polar expedition. The author was an ensign in the United States Navy, and was a member of the relief expedition. Housed in protective mylar report cover..
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The Greenland Scientific Expedition Of 1895, in Two Parts

by Peary, Robert E., Subject

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NY: American Geographical Society, 1895. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 13pp extract, salvaged from a damaged copy of the Bulletin Of The American Geographical Society Of New York 1895, Vol 27, No. 1. A proposal by Robert E. Peary's wife to scientific and historical organizations to contribute money or effort toward an expedition to Greenland to retrieve Peary and his 2 assistants, who chose to stay behind when the rest of the expedition of 1893 was released for return to the United States as severe weather had prevented the party from carrying out its mission. Includes transcriptions of various letters from relevant persons. The second part is an update during the expedition, and includes mostly a letter from Mrs. Peary. This item pre-dates Peary's earliest book publications. Housed in protective mylar report cover..
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The Ice Age In The North American Arctic

by Flint, Richard Foster

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Washington: GPO, 1953. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 18pp extract, bibliography, illustrated with 4 plates, salvaged from a damaged copy of the Annual Report Of The Board Of Regents Of The Smithsonian Institution For The Year Ended June 30 1952. Significance of glacial and interglacial ages, evidence of glaciation, distribution and types of former glaciers, growth and disappearance of the glaciers, evidence of repeated glacial ages, glacial lakes, the postglacial sea and rise of the land, chronology and causes of glaciation, effect of glaciation on life. The author was a Professor of Geology at Yale University, United States. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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Living Off The Country

by Peary, Robert E.

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NY: The Century Company, 1917. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 13pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 15 photographs, faded water-staining at page bottoms, salvaged from a damaged issue of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume XCIV, No. 6, October, 1917. From the opening paragraph, "One of the fundamental principles of all my arctic expeditions has been to depend upon the country itself for the fresh-meat supply. To this fact is due the entire absence of scurvy on all of my voyages." Illustrations include a bull musk-ox, a scene of skinning and cutting musk-oxen, a happy Eskimo family, a deck scene on the Roosevelt, a giant polar bear killed in Buchanan Bay, dragging a vanquished tiger of the north into camp, a collage of comparative pictures of various exploring ships including the Norwegian Fram, British Discovery, Scotch Aurora, Italian Stella Polare, American Roosevelt, and German Gauss, a scene of preparing to tow a dead walrus, a scene of walrus-hunters and… Read More
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Narrative Of A Voyage To The Pacific And Behring's Strait To Cooperate With The Polar Expeditions, Book Review

by Beechey, W. F., Captain

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Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1831. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 18pp extract, printed in double columns, salvaged from a damaged issue of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume XXX, No. 182, July, 1831. A contemporary review of the author's very scarce title that had recently been published by Colburn and Bentley, London, 1831. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve. Very scarce..
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The Northern Seas

by Babinet, M.

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Washington: GPO, 1871. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 10pp extract, salvaged from a damaged copy of the Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year 1869. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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Our Kivigtok: An Episode Of The Lady Franklin Bay Expedition

by Greely, Adolphus W.

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NY: The Century Company, 1887. Book. Illus. by Mary Hallock Foote. Good. Soft cover. 8vo. 12pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 2 drawings, salvaged from a damaged issue of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume XXXIV, No. 4, August, 1887. An honorable memorial of sorts for Kivigtok Jens Edwards who died while hunting seal for the starving expedition. Housed in protective mylar report cover..
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Peary's Progress To The Pole

by Bridgman, Herbert L.

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NY: American Geographical Society, 1901. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 7pp extract, salvaged from a damaged copy of the Bulletin Of The American Geographical Society Of New York 1901, Vol 33, No. 4. The author's presentation to the American Geographical Society on Tuesday, November 19, 1901. Bridgman was secretary of the Peary Arctic Club, and also commanded the Diana, 1899, and the Erik, 1901. Includes a number of Peary's letters in transcript. Housed in protective mylar report cover..
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Portrait, Illustration

by Kane, Elisha Kent

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1897. Print. Illus. by Matthew Brady. VG. No Binding. Sized about 9 x 5, with facsimile signature, printed on light-gauge glossy paper, from an engraving by T. B. Welch of a Brady daguerreotype..
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Robert E. Peary And His Campaign For The Pole

by Rand, Sturgis B.

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NY: S. S. McClure, 1902. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 10pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 5 photographs taken the previous summer by Dr. F. A. Cook at Cape Sabine, where Peary was presently encamped, and a map showing the region of Peary's exploration, first page-only in photocopy, salvaged from a damaged issue of McClure's Magazine, Volume XVIII, No. 4, February, 1902. From the editor's preface, "The other day a letter came out of the white north bringing tidings of bold deeds and new worlds conquered. It was written by Lieutenant Robert E. Peary in a forlorn, snow-banked hut on the shores of a frozen sea within less than 600 miles of the North Pole." Photographs include a portrait of Peary, a portrait of Peary's negro assistant Matt Henson, Peary's Eskimo colony, Peary and his daughter Marie, and a view of Cape Sabine. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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The Search For A Northwest Passage

by Nordhoff, Charles

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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1860. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 8pp extract, printed in double columns, salvaged from a damaged issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume XX, March, 1860. Historical review of the various sailors and explorers who sought the Northwest Passage. Housed in protective mylar report cover. Scarce..
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Sporting In Spitzbergen

by Guernsey, A. H.

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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1861. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 12pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 7 characteristic Harper's engravings, salvaged from a damaged issue of Harper's Magazine, Volume XXIII, No. 137, October, 1861. Seal, walrus, polar bear, and reindeer hunting on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean. Housed in protective mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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A Talk With Dr. Nansen

by Bain, J. Arthur

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London: George Newnes, Ltd, 1896. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 10pp extract, printed in double columns, illustrated with 12 photographs and drawings, including portraits and a map of the polar regions showing Nansen's course, salvaged from a damaged issue of The Strand Magazine, Volume XII, No. 70, December, 1896. Illustrations include a view in Nansen's study, the group portrait of the "lucky thirteen," a view in the saloon of the Fram, a view in Nansen's work-toom on the Fram, Nansen's birthplace at Froen, Christiania, Nansen in his kayak, and portraits of Nansen and Mrs. Nansen, and Captain Sverdrup. Housed in mylar report cover with spine sleeve..
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Trans-Arctic Aviation

by Plischke, Elmer

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Washington: GPO, 1944. Book. VG. Soft cover. 8vo. 12pp extract, salvaged from a damaged copy of the Annual Report Of The Board Of Regents Of The Smithsonian Institution For The Year Ended June 30 1944. Housed in protective mylar report cover..
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