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Toronto: University of Toronto. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 0802057624 . Blue cloth. pp (xxiv), 261. Illustrations, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. … Read more
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Toronto: Macmillan. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. xviii, 254 pp. Index, four illustrations and two maps in text. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Diary of this Moravian missionary who served as interpreter aboard the Investigator, Commander Robert McClure's ship which went searching for Sir John Franklin and spent four years in the Arctic.; Octavo .… Read more
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Bering's Voyages: Whither and Why

by Fisher, Raymond Henry

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Published
1977
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First Edition
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9780295955629
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Seattle: University of Washington Press. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover.. 0295955627 . Maroon boards, endpaper maps. pp (xiv), 217. Maps in text, index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket faintly yellowed on spine, else fine. ; Octavo .
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Ice Crash

by McKee, Alexander

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Published
1979
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First Edition
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London: Souvenir Press. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue boards, endpaper maps. pp 326 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket. Story of Umberto Nobile's attempt to cross the North Pole in the airship Italia in 1928 and its crash north of Spitzbergen.; Octavo .
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JAMES FITZJAMES: the mystery man of the Franklin Expedition

by BATTERSBY, William

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2010
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Toronto: Dundurn Press. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth. pp 224 + plates. Maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. Fitzjames was captain of the Erebus.; Octavo .
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0802028136 . Octavo, green cloth. xxii,339pp. Illustrations and map in text. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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TO THE PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WITH BEECHEY The Journal of Lt. George Peard of H.M.S. Blossom 1825-1828.

by Gough, Barry M., editor

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Published
1973
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First Edition
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Cambridge: Hakluyt Society. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover.. 052120079 . Blue cloth. pp x, 272 + frontispiece portrait, 2 folding maps, 3 plates on two leaves; maps on three pages, index. Gouge to bottom page edges near middle, else fine in near fine jacket. … Read more
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THE JOURNAL OF ROCHFORT MAGUIRE: Two Years at Point Barrow, Alaska, Aboard H.M.S. Plover in the Search for Sir John Franklin

by MAGUIRE, Rochfort (John Bockstoce, editor)

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1988
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London: Hakluyt Society. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes, blue cloth. pp xiv, 318; vi, 319-584 + 2 folding maps. Illustrations, maps, frontispiece portrait, index. Fine in fine jackets. "Maguire's narrative is introduced by a detailed discussion of the history, strategy and logistics of the Franklin search in the western Arctic. Appendices include accounts of the… Read more
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Martin Frobisher: Elizabethan Privateer

by McDermott, James

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Published
2001
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First Edition
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9780300083804
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New Haven: Yale University Press. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0300083807 . Black boards. pp (xvi), 509 + colour plates. Illustrated, idex. Fine in fine jacket. 1.3 kg parcel; Octavo .
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No Ordinary Journey: John Rae, Arctic Explorer 1813-1893

by Bunyan, Ian; Calder, Jenni

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Published
1993
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First Edition
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9780773511064
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Edinburgh / Kingston & Montreal: National Musums of Scotland / McGill-Queen's University Press. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0773511067 . Blue cloth. xii, 116pp. Map, colour and b&w illustrations. Fine in jacket. 1.1 kg parcel; Oblong quarto .
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Eskimo Year

by Sutton, George Miksch

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1985
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9780806119335
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 1985. Hardcover.. 0806119330 . Facsimile reprint of the 1934 edition, with a new Foreword by David F, Parmalee. pp xvi, 321. Map, illustrations, photos. Focus on natural history. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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New York: Citadel. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 0806527390 . Cloth & boards. pp (xvi), 431. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greeley Expedition

by Guttridge, Leonard F.

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Published
2000
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9780399145896
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New York: Putnam's. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover.. 0399145893 . Green and grey boards, endpaper maps. pp (xiv), 354 + plates; map in text, indexed. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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New York: Sterling. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover.. Endpaper maps. pp (xx), 299. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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Bering: The Russian Discovery of America

by Frost, Orcutt

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Published
2003
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First Edition
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9780300100594
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New Haven: Yale University Press. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover.. 0300100590 . Cloth and boards. pp xxii, 330. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo .
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FROZEN IN TIME. Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition.

by BEATTIE, Owen and John Geiger

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Published
1988
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Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue boards. (xii), 180 pp + colour plates. Black & white illustrations in text. Bibliography, index. Fine in fine jacket. Anthropolgist Beattie and his team found and examined the frozen remains of some of the crew of the ill-fated Arctic expedition of Sir John Franklin in 1845-48.; Octavo… Read more
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Unknown Shore: The Lost History of England's Arctic Colony

by Ruby, Robert

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Published
2001
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First Edition
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9780805052152
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New York: Henry Holt. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0805052151 . pp 301. Maps at front, index. Fine in fine jacket. Story of English's first attempt to settle in the New World, in a small island just off the coast of Baffin Island. ; Octavo .
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Arctic whalers, icy seas: Narratives of the Davis Strait whale fishery

by Ross, W. Gillies

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Published
1985
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First edtion
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9780772515247
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Toronto: Irwin Publishing. 1985. First edtion. Hardcover. 0772515247 . Black cloth, endpaper maps. pp 263. Photos, maps, illustrations, index. Small black dot on bottom page edges, else fine in fine jacket. 1.8 kg parcel; Oblong quarto .
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THE POLAR ICE and THE NORTH POLE

by SCORESBY, William

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Published
1980
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Whitby, Yorks., England: Caedmon. 1980. Hardcover. Yellow boards. pp (2), 261-338; (2), 20 + folding map. Facsimile reprint of pieces published in 1815 and 1828. Fine in VG+ jacket. ; Octavo .
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GOD'S MERCIES: rivalry, betrayal and the dream of discovery

by HUNTER, Douglas

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Published
2007
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9780385660587
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover.. 0385660588 . Black boards. pp 416. Fine in fine jacket. Samuel de Champlain vs Henry Hudson. ; Octavo .
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