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The Snowbaby's Own Story

By Peary, Marie Ahnighito

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1934. xii, 304, [305] pp. + glossary. Blue cloth, title stamped in white on spine & front board. Second Printing, published a month after the first edition. 10 photographic plates, including frontispiece, and a map. The autobiography of Robert's Perry's daughter, born in Greenland during one of Perry's Arctic expeditions, with an account of the conquest of the North Pole and a description of Eskimo life. VG+ a bright copy, clean copy, in Near VG dust jacket, a little chipped along top of jacket, with $2.00 on front jacket flap. Photographs provided on request. . Hard Cover. VG+/VG.

$50.00

Marine Geology and Oceanography of the Arctic Seas

By Herman, Yvonne, Editor

New York: Springer-Verlag, 1974. ix, 397 pp. Aqua blue cloth. A collection of 15 research papers on oceanography and topography of the arctic regions, with numerous drawings, scanning electron micrographs, tables, and graphs, with index. Previous owner's name in ink, otherwise Near Fine. In VG dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/FN/Very Good.

$35.00

The Frigid Mistress: Life and Exploration in Antarctica

By Doumani, George

Baltimore: Noble House, 1999. xiv, 274 pp. With photographs. Inscribed by the author to geologist Harold Borns and his wife. Borns Glacier in Victoria Land, Antarctica is named after him. Near Fine in VG/FN dust jacket. . Presentation Copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG/FN.

$45.00

Northwest Greenland: A History

By Vaughan, Richard

Orono, Maine: University of Maine Press, 1991. 208 pp. Illustrated with 16 black and white plates and 2 maps. With bibliography and index. A study of the exploration and settlement of Northwest Greenland - Avanersuaq - from the pre-historic, subsistence culture of the Inuhuit to the Danish colonization of northern Greenland in the 20th century. Fine in lightly scuffed dust jacket with two minor tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/VG.

$25.00

Northwest Greenland: A History

By Vaughan, Richard

Orono, Maine: University of Maine Press, 1991. 208 pp. Illustrated with 16 black and white plates and 2 maps. With bibliography and index. . A study of the exploration and settlement of Northwest Greenland - Avanersuaq - from the pre-historic, subsistence culture of the Inuhuit to the Danish colonization of northern Greenland in the 20th century. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$35.00

Le continent blanc: histoire et description de l'Antarctide

By Henry, Thomas R

Paris: Payot, 1952. 244 pp, + 12 pp publisher's advertisement. Map of the South Pole. Text is in French. Henry was Scientific Director of the Washington Star, and a member of the Byrd expedition of 1946-47 to Antarctica. Signed by Henry on ffep to Newbold Noyes, editor of the Washington Evening Star. Noyes joined the Star as a reporter, then during World War II became an ambulance driver in the American Field Service. He rejoined the paper as a foreign correspondent, reporting on American troop activity in Italy and the Allied advance through southern France and then into Germany. The Star was a liberal Republican newspaper rival to the Washington Post. Paper toning, chipped spine edges; many pages uncut. With 8 page publisher's catalog laid in.. Presentation Copy. Paper Wrappers. GVG.

$50.00

Frost and Fire

By Merrick, Elliott

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. 334 pp. Orange cloth. Scarce dustjacket is price-clipped, has lightly sunned spine, but very little edge wear. Near Fine/GVG. Hard Cover. Near Fine/GVG.

$50.00

Prehistoric Maritime Adaptiations of the Circumpolar Zone

By Fitzhugh, William (ed.)

The Hague: Mouton, 1975. x, 406 pp. With biographical notes, index of names, index of subjects. Black cloth, title and emblem stamped in white, charts, maps, tables. Would be near fine but for a slightly musty odor. VG/VG. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$30.00