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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF POLAR EXPLORATION

by Scott, J. M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1982
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780851581538
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Edinburgh, Scotland: William Blackwood and Copp Clark, 1982. (xi) 177 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The dustjacket features Charity Glacier, Livingstone Island by David Smith. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Fifty… Read more
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DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH - The Exploration of Canada's Arctic

by Francis, Daniel

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig Publishers, 1986. 224 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; blue endpapers; headband. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name inside. The dustjacket features Critical Position of HMS Investigator on the North Coast of Bearing Island by… Read more
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SECRETS BENEATH THE SEA

by Marx, Robert F.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1958
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Belmont Tower Books, 1958. 218 pp. Belmont Tower Book 50839 CDC. The date on the copyright page states 1958 but this appears to be a somewhat later printing. Edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Making of an Adventurer; The Halls of Montezuma; Ghost… Read more
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FARTHEST NORTH

by Nansen, Fridtjof

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780426124900
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London: Tandem Books, 1975. 320 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine and some minor rubbing on the front cover; store stamped. Illustrated with maps, diagrams and black and white plates. A journal, a voyage of exploration, the Contents are: Introduction; Preparation and Equipment; The Start; Farewell to Norway;… Read more
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THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED - with - THE RELATION OF A WONDERFULL VOIAGE (Wonderful Voyage)

by Drake, Sir Francis; Schouten, William Cornelison (introductions by A. L. Rowse) (bibliographical notes by Roubert O. Dougan)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$39.95

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London: World Publishing - re: Nicholas Bourne and Nathanaell Newbery, 1966. 108, 82 pp. First Thus - first appearance in this format. Both titles in a single volume, accompanied by 24-page string-bound pamphlet containing the introductions and notes. In a slipcase. Bound in ivory-coloured leather, decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine, in a… Read more
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FIRST ACROSS THE CONTINENT - Sir Alexander Mackenzie

by Gough, Barry (preface by Richard W. Etulain

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771034060
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$9.95

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1997. (xix) 232 pp. Black boards lettered in white on the spine; brick red endpapers; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Lords of Lakes and Forests; A Career in the Wildness; The River… Read more
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THE HOWLING ARCTIC - The Remarkable People Who Made Canada Sovereign in the Farthest North

by Price, Ray (preface by Pierre Trudeau)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780887780455
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Toronto: Peter Martin Associates, 1970. (vii) 284 pp. followed by an index. Green boards lettered in black on the front panel and spine; endpaper maps. Illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few short nicks around the edges; price intact; previous owner's name on the half-title page; some… Read more
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BARTLETT - The Great Explorer

by Horwood, Harold

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780385157490
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$14.95

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Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1977. (xiv) 194 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with a minor crease on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Contents are: The Finest Example of Leadership in the Maritime History of Canada; According to Their Orders; I Fell in the Water… Read more
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WHAT COLUMBUS MISSED

by Finlayson, William D.; Smith, David G.; Wheeler, Bern

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: St. George Press, 1987. 28 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial covers. Light edge and corner wear but with a slightly wrinkled appearance. Illustrated with colour photographs, black and white drawings, and a map. The Contents are: Sailing the Ship of Science; The Launch; Getting Our Bearings; Storms of the Unknown; Discoveries; and Mysteries; followed by The… Read more
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TRUE ADVENTURES GREAT EXPLORERS TOLD ME

by Ross, Betty

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: PHOENIX HOUSE, 1959. 144 pp. Orange boards lettered in silver on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Light wear on the corners with a few short nicks around the edges; price intact; bookseller's label on the front pastedown. The Contents are: Peter Freuchen - Inside Eskimo Land for Twenty Years; Jarvis… Read more
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WHITE WATERS AND BLACK

by MacCreagh, Gordon (foreword by George B. Schaller) (bibliographical note by Bob McKnight)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780226500164
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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1985. (xix) 335 pp. Trade paperback format. Republishes the 1926 Century edition. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Exploring the Amazon Basin before "civilization" had made much of a mark. The Chapters are:… Read more
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THE LAND THAT DEVOURS SHIPS - The Search for the Breadalbane

by MacInnis, Joe (introduction by Walter Cronkite)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780887941962
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Toronto: CBC Enterprises, 1985. 191 pp. Trade paperback format. Signed on the title page by Joe MacInnis. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and a map. Sir John Franklin, lost... The Chapters are: There's a Ship Out There… Read more
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SEARCH FOR SYBARIS - The Story of the Archaeologists' Eight-Year Search for the Ancient City of the Sybarites

by Bullitt, Orville H.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK Edition
ISBN
9780460039796
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London: J. M. Dent and Sons, 1971. (xiv) 238 pp. Dark orange cloth with a brown pictorial on the front panel; lettered in brown on the spine; endpaper maps; illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and charts. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some rubbing on the front panel; price intact; no interior markings.… Read more
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FROM WAR TO WILDERNESS

by Shelford, Cyril (foreword by Liz Hardey)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550565331
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Victoria, British Columbia: Shelford Publishing, 1997. (xiv) 250 pp. Signed on the title page by Cyril Shelford. Glossy pictorial boards; endpaper maps; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light wear on the corners; creased on the last page; as issued, no dustjacket. The Chapters are: Boer War 1899 - 1902; Liverpool to America; Northwest… Read more
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LAST VOYAGE OF THE UNICORN

by Young, Delbert A.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1969. 182 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; endpaper maps. Edgewear on the dustjacket with a short tear and creasing on the lower right of the rear panel; a very short tear and creasing on the lower right of the front panel; some rubbing. Illustrated with line drawings by Mary Cserepy. The… Read more
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THE POLAR VOYAGERS - Explorers of the North

by Rasky, Frank

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070824058
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$24.95

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Toronto: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1976. 320 pp. Signed by Frank Rasky on the half-title page. Dark green boards lettered in silver on the spine; endpaper maps. Light wear on the corners; no dustjacket; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white paintings and drawings. The Chapters are: The People… Read more
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THE REAL BOOK ABOUT EXPLORERS

by Block, Irvin

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Garden City Books, 1952. 192 pp. Quarter-bound with black cloth and blue/red/black decorated boards; lettered in orange on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with line drawings by Jules Gotlieb. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with tears and chips around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: What's on the… Read more
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