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ANTARCTICA: A NEW LOOK - VOL. 2 - WINTER-OVER PROGRAM

By Detachment Alfa

Davisville, RI: NSF Antarctica, 1973. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Yearbook style report of Wintering Over in Antarctica in 1973. I was part of "summer support" "on the ice" during that time. 48pp.

$35.00

ANTARCTICA DISCOVERED BY A CONNECTICUT YANKEE, CAPTAIN NATHANIEL BROWN PALMER

By Martin, Lawrence

Stonington, CT: Stonington Historical Soc, 1996. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. Reprinted from The Geographical Review, Vol. XXX, No. 4, October, 1940 - The American Geographical Society. p529-p552.

$10.00

CAPT. NATHANIEL B. PALMER & NATHANIEL B. PALMER, 2ND - A POIGNANT STORY

By Boas, Norman F.

Mystic, CT: published by the author, 1998. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 25pp.

$20.00

ON THE ICE IN ANTARCTICA

By Mason, Theodore K. (introduction by Lloyd G. Blanchard)

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1978. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0396075355 From my personal collection, cannot keep it all. I made two trips to McMurdo and the Pole while serving with the Naval Support Forces, Antarctica from 1971-1974 160pp.

$10.00

DIARY OF THE DISCOVERY EXPEDITION TO THE ANTARCTIC REGIONS 1901-1904

By Wilson, Edward (edited from the original manuscript by Ann Savours)

London: Blandford Press, 1966. HC. very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. 416pp.

$30.00

GRANDMA GOES TO THE ARCTIC

By Weed, Alberta L. (as told to her by Lola Kirkland)

Philadelphia, PA: Dorrance & Company, 1960. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) STAINING TO CLOTH. STAINING AND DISCOLORATION TO THE CLOTH - but, under the dustjacket. 279pp.

$5.00

INTRODUCTION TO ANTARCTICA - 1969 EDITION

By U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica

Washington, DC: US Goverment Printing Office, 1969. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. 54pp.

$15.00

SOUTH WITH SCOTT

By Admiral Lord Mountevans

London: Collins, 1952. HC. good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 288pp.

$5.00

BELOW THE CONVERGENCE: VOYAGES TOWARD ANTARCTICA 1699-1839

By Gurney, Alan

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1997. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) DAMPSTAIN TOP EDGE-OWNER INSC. ISBN 0393039498 315pp.

$5.00

HUNTERS OF THE GREAT NORTH

By Stefansson, Vilhjalmur (signed and inscribed by the author)

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author. B&W illustrations. Very nice clean and tight copy. Warmly inscribed on the first blank page by the author on Thanksgiving Day 1937. Stefansson tells how he became an explorer and of his first trip into the Arctic. 301pp.

$85.00

PEARY AT THE NORTH POLE - FACT OR FICTION

By Rawlins, Dennis

Washington - New York: Robert B. Luce, Inc, 1973. HC. good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB. B&W illustrations. ISBN 0883310422 Rawlins here presents indubitable proof that, even if Peary did reach the Pole, his scientific and navigational records wre so inadequate that his claim should be revoked. 320pp.

$7.50

ARCTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY - VOLUME 12, VOL. XII - A-Z No. 69,456 - 76,725

By Tremaine, Marie (edited by)

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1965. HC. good+, gray buckram cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB. Prepared by The Arctic Institute of North America with suppport of Government Agencies of The United States and Canada. 1392pp.

$12.00

SCOTT'S LAST VOYAGE: THROUGH THE ANTARCTIC CAMERA OF HERBERT PONTING

By Savours, Ann (edited by) and Scott, Peter (introduced by)

New York: Praeger Publishers, 1975. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0275526704 This book tells the story of Scott's last expedition. Herbert Ponting was the "camera artist" of the expedition, and his photographs are a marvelous record of this epic exploration. 160pp.

$6.00

LIFE AT THE BOTTOM: THE PEOPLE OF ANTARCTICA

By Langone, John

Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1977. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0316154263 Focuses on the people--scientists, servicemen, and civilians--who choose to live and work along the earth's final frontier, Antarctica. 262pp.

$5.00

SNOW, ICE AND PENGUINS - A CAVALCADE OF ANTARCTIC ADVENTURES

By Lee, Charles

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1950. HC. good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover). 417pp.

$7.00

CAPTAIN SCOTT AND THE ANTARCTIC TRAGEDY

By Brent, Peter

New York: Saturday Review Press, 1974. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). about 100 B&W ill, 16pp col.. ISBN 0871502587 The story of the tragic and heroic death in 1912 of Robert Falcon Scott in the wastes of the Antarctic has ever since captured people's imagination. 223pp.

$5.00

THE NOOSE OF LAURELS: ROBERT E. PEARY AND THE RACE TO THE NORTH POLE
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THE NOOSE OF LAURELS: ROBERT E. PEARY AND THE RACE TO THE NORTH POLE

By Herbert, Wally

New York: Atheneum, 1989. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W ill, B&W maps & diagrams. ISBN 0689120346 Here, Wally Herbert, one of the finest polar explorers of our time, takes on the task of analyzing Peary's achievements. 395pp.

$6.00