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Return to Antarctica
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Return to Antarctica

By Raeside, Adrian

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. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay 1579: Setting the Historical Record Straight
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Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay 1579: Setting the Historical Record Straight

By Gitzen, Garry D.

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 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, lower front corner bumped, previous owner's name on end paper. Book is in nice condition - clean and tight. 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 you might have. Advance Reading Copy. Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$150.00

Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition
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Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By Byrd, Richard Evelyn

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 author, and is signed by him, illustrated with black and white photographs and a map, 405 pages. Cover has light shelf wear; spine, upper text block edge and tops of boards sunned; light foxing to text block edge, the front hinge is loose and weak with the webbing exposed for half of its length, text appears to be clean and tight. Book is overweight. 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 you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$95.00

Geographical Journal Vol. CXVI Nos 1-3, September 1950
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Geographical Journal Vol. CXVI Nos 1-3, September 1950

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. Blue card cover with blue titling, black and white illustrations and maps, including two fold-out maps, 136 pages. Wear to spine ends and lower edge including quarter-inch open tear to front lower edge, one-inch closed tear to lower back edge and lower spine-end, upper corner creased extending throughout book, shelf wear with light creases, ink stamp (Entomological Society of British Columbia) on front, book is clean, bright and tight. 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 you might have. Card Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Kom Nord Med Meg (Come North With Me)

By Balchen, Bernt

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 wear, multiple tiny spots along edges of cover (damp damage?) stains and smudges on cover, ink inscription on end paper, light foxing to end papers, text appears to be clean and tight. 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Good+/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Fridtjof Nansen

By Sonntag, Wolfgang

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 wear, titling on spine rubbed, text block edges discoloured, spine cracked at front and rear hinge, ink inscription on end paper, end papers foxed, text block appears to be clean and tight, book has a slightly musty odour. 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Fair/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Polarbasillen: Tredve Ar Rundt Arkis (The Polar Bug - Thirty Years Around the Arctic)

By Pedersen, Einar Sverre

Oslo, Norway: J.W. Cappelens, 1969 Foreword by Helge Ingstad. Written in Norwegian, book is about the author's time spent in the Arctic. Red faux leather with gilt titling on spine and front, map on end papers, illustrated with several clusters of colour and black and white photographs, 277 pages. Dust jacket has edge wear and a two-inch closed tear to upper gutter, light shelf wear. This is a handsome book in nice condition - clean, bright and tight. 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Landet Under Leidarstjernen: En Ferd Til Gronlands Norrone Bygder (Land Under the Pole Star: A Voyage to Greenland's Norse Settlements)

By Ingstad, Helge

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 spots of discolouration, text block edge has a few pale spots of discolouration, upper edge is darkened, text is clean and tight. This is a handsome book. Book is overweight. 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Good+/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Sir Francis Drake\'s Secret Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, AD 1579
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Sir Francis Drake's Secret Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, AD 1579

By Bawlf, Samuel

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 white illustrations and maps, seven pages of colour plates, one of which folds out, 149 pages. First free end paper has tiny dark mark near bottom edge. Dust jacket has light shelf wear. This is a handsome book - clean, bright and tight. 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 you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$95.00

Danish Greenland: Its People and Products

By Rink, Henrik

London: C. Hurst & Company, 1974 New Introduction by Helge Larsen. Translated from the Danish by the author. This book, first published in 1877, reflects the author's "deep humanitarian concern for the Greenlanders and the erosion of their way of life by contact with Europeans, still stands as an encyclopaedic description of the country. The volume includes reproductions of drawings by Eskimo artists, and a detailed map." Orange hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, black and white fold-out map and illustrations throughout, 468 pages. lower portion of front cover and spine have some spots of pale discolouration. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and is lightly foxed overall. This is a handsome volume - clean, bright and tight. 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

White Nile, The
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White Nile, The

By Moorehead, Alan

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 on front, white titling on spine. 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 you might have. Soft Cover. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

Las Casas on Columbus: The Third Voyage
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Las Casas on Columbus: The Third Voyage

By Symcox, Geoffrey; Carrillo, Jesus

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 fullest picture we have of Columus". Red cloth, gilt titling to spine, yellow endpapers, 333 pages. Minor edge 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00

British Polar Explorers
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British Polar Explorers

By Evans, Edward

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 tight. 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Good+/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.75

Over Sydpolen
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Over Sydpolen

By Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund

Bergen, Norway: J.W. Eides Forlag, 1958 Norwegian translation of "The Crossing Antarctica". Paper covered boards, red cloth spine with faux label and gilt titling, top of text block edge is red, illustrated endpapers, full colour as well as black and white photographs, 275 pages. Shelf and edge wear, corner lightly bumped, spine lightly sunned. 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Good-/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.75

Mountain in Tibet: The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great River of Asia
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Mountain in Tibet: The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great River of Asia

By Allen, Charles

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, black and white illustrations throughout, 255 pages. Dust jacket has light edge wear and is price clipped. 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 you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Discovery of the North-West Passage, The
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Discovery of the North-West Passage, The

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 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 you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good-. Illus. by S. Gurney Cresswell, R.N.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$30.00

Discovering Christopher Columbus
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Discovering Christopher Columbus

By Jordan, Charlotte Brewster

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 and white photographs, 201 pages. Spine sunned, back left corner lightly bumped, interior is clean and tight. Dust jacket is price clipped, some age darkening, edge wear with closed tears and chipping, shelf wear, a one-inch open tear at bottom of back, a one-inch rubbed spot near base of spine. 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 you might have. First Edition. A Hardcover. Illus. by Jordan, Charlotte Brewster. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Polar Record - Index, Numbers 9-16, January 1935-July 1938
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Polar Record - Index, Numbers 9-16, January 1935-July 1938

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 you might have. Card Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Polar Record - Volume 7, No. 49, January 1955
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Polar Record - Volume 7, No. 49, January 1955

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 will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Polar Record - Number 15: January 1938
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Polar Record - Number 15: January 1938

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 with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.50

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