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Endurance

Endurance

by Alfred Lansing

Ernest Shackleton defined heroism in 1915 when his ship, the Endurance, was trapped in ice and then destroyed on its way to Antarctica. This tense week-by-week, month-by-month reconstruction charts the incredible journey undertaken by his crew of 27 men through 850 miles of the southern Atlantic's heaviest seas.
Endurance

Endurance

by Caroline Alexander

In August 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail aboard the Endurance bound for the South Atlantic - their goal to be the first explorers ever to cross Antarctica. Weaving a treacherous path through the icy Weddell Sea, they came within eighty miles of their destination when the ship became trapped in the ice pack. For the next ten months they waited for the ice to break, but it never did, instead crushing the Endurance in its flows, leaving the crew stranded. With remarkable... Read more
The Worst Journey In the World

The Worst Journey In the World

by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD (1886-1959) was one of the youngest members of Captain Scott's final expedition to the Antarctic which he joined to collect the eggs of the Emperor penguin. After the expedition, Cherry-Garrard served in the First World War and was invalided home. With the zealous encouragement of his neighbour, George Bernard Shaw, Cherry-Garrard wrote The Worst Journey in the World (1922) in an attempt to overcome the horror of the journey. As the years unravelled he faced a terrible struggle... Read more
The Lost Men

The Lost Men

by Kelly Tyler-Lewis

The untold story of the last odyssey of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Antarctic endeavor is legend, but for sheer heroism and tragic nobility, nothing compares to the saga of the Ross Sea party. This crew of explorers landed on the opposite side of Antarctica from the Endurance with a mission to build supply depots for Shackleton’s planned crossing of the continent. But their ship disappeared in a gale, leaving ten inexperienced, ill-equipped men to trek... Read more
South

South

by Ernest Shackleton

In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic continent. Their initial optimism is short-lived, however, as the ice field slowly thickens, encasing the ship Endurance in a death-grip, crushing their craft, and marooning 28 men on a ploar ice floe. In an epic struggle of man versus the elements, Shackleton leads his team on a harrowing quest for survival over some of the most unforgiving... Read more
The Crystal Desert

The Crystal Desert

by David G Campbell

THE CRYSTAL DESERT: SUMMERS IN ANTARCTICA is the story of life's tenacity on the coldest of Earth's continents. It tells of the explorers who discovered Antarctica, of the whalers and sealers who despoiled it, and of the scientists who are deciphering its mysteries. In beautiful, lucid prose, David G. Campbell chronicles the desperately short summers on the Antarctic Peninsula. He presents a fascinating portrait of the evolution of life in Antarctica and also of the evolution of the continent itself.
Scott and Amundsen

Scott and Amundsen

by Roland Huntford

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the South Pole was the most coveted prize in the fiercely nationalistic modern age of exploration. In the brilliant dual biography, the award-winning writer Roland Huntford re-examines every detail of the great race to the South Pole between Britain's Robert Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen. Scott, who dies along with four of his men only eleven miles from his next cache of supplies, became Britain's beloved failure, while Amundsen, who not only beat Scott to... Read more
Antarctic Housewife

Antarctic Housewife

by Nan Brown

Shackleton

Shackleton

by Roland Huntford

A First Rate Tragedy

A First Rate Tragedy

by Diana Preston

The Last Place On Earth

The Last Place On Earth

by Roland Huntford

Little America

Little America

by Richard Evelyn Byrd

Antarctic Adventure

Antarctic Adventure

by Sir Vivian Fuchs

Shackleton

Shackleton

by Margery and James Fisher

The Amundsen Photographs

The Amundsen Photographs

by Roland Huntford

One Foot At the Pole

One Foot At the Pole

by Jim Henderson

Man Against the Desolate Antarctic

Man Against the Desolate Antarctic

by Admiral Lord Mountevans

The Quest For Frank Wild

The Quest For Frank Wild

by Angie Butler

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Shackleton's Valiant Voyage

by Alfred Lansing

Antarctica Books & Ephemera

Edward Wilson

Edward Wilson

by Seaver, George

Let\'s Save Antarctica!

Let's Save Antarctica!

by Barnes, James N

The Voyages Of Captain Scott

The Voyages Of Captain Scott

by Turley, Charles

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

by Alexander, Caroline

Alfred A. Knopf Inc, 1999. Book. Illus. by Frank Hurley. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Price-intact dust jacket. 212 pages illustrated with photographs by Frank Hurley.
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$14.95
The Voyage of the 'Challenger'- The Atlantic. A Preliminary Account of the General Results of the Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the Year 1873 and the Early part of the Year 1876

The Voyage of the 'Challenger'- The Atlantic. A Preliminary Account of the General Results of the Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the Year 1873 and the Early part of the Year 1876

by Thomson, C. Wyville

New York: Harper Bros, 1878. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. A landmark scientific expedition the first to collect data on a range of ocean features, including ocean currents, chemistry, ocean temperatures, sea water, marine life, and the geology of the sea floor; with the plates in both volumes very bright and clean. The Challenger voyaged 3 years around the world and was one of the most important scientific expeditions of the nineteenth century. Wyville Thomson lead the... Read more
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$475.00
The Log of the Scotia

The Log of the Scotia

by Bruce, William Speirs; Peter Speak ed

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1992. Hardcover. Very good condition. The log of the Polar exploration of 1902 - 1904 written and accompanied by photographs taken by the Scottish explorer Bruce. The editor of this volume is commended in the Foreword by V. E. Fuchs, for bringing this important log to light and for his careful analysis of Bruce's problems when he set out to organize this Antarctic expedition. Folio, b&w portrait frontispiece, 306pp, b&w maps and illustrations... Read more
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$300.00
The South Pole.  An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912

The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912

by Amundsen, Roald

New York: Lee Keedick, 1913. First American edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. A very bright copy of an important book - one of the scarcer Antarctic titles. Amundsen was the first to reach the South Pole. He sensibly chose dogs over ponies, and reached the Pole in 99 days. Translated from the Norwegian by A. G. Chater. 2 volumes. Royal 8vo, 392 pp. (&) 450 pp., 100 plates, 5 maps (3 folding), and 16 text figures. Spence 18. Bright dark blue gilt stamped cloth, title bright on front... Read more
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$650.00
Catalogue of the Library, Voyages & Travel, Volume 1

Catalogue of the Library, Voyages & Travel, Volume 1

by National Maritime Museum

London: HMSO, 1968. Hardcover. 4to, 403pp, plts, 2 folding maps. Orig. black cloth, dj, vgc. Standard reference for voyages to all parts of the world, includes bibliographical detail. Polar exploration.
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$50.00
THE NOOSE OF LAURELS Robert E. Peary and the Race to the North Pole

THE NOOSE OF LAURELS Robert E. Peary and the Race to the North Pole

by Herbert, Wally

Atheneum. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0689120346 . Retail library bookmark to inner pastedown, small label to corner of title page. Binding tight and straight, inner pages clean and unmarked. Dust Jacket is price-intact, clean with very mild shelfwear. ; 9.2 X 6.3 X 1.5 inches .
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$19.95
Captain Scott

Captain Scott

by Postcard. Scott, R.F

1920. Ephemera. Very good overall. Real sepia photo of Scott in business suit. Rotary Photographic Series, ca. 1920. Wharton KC-7199a. With two small very faint circular marks at verso.
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$75.00
Mount Erebus

Mount Erebus

London: Kronheim and Co., 1868. Print. Very good condition. Color chromolithograph image of the two sailing ships HMS Terror and HMS Erebus at sea against an erupting Mount Erebus with icebergs in the foreground. Mount Erebus is an active volcano in Antarctica. Printed by the prolific Kronheim and Co. for the 1868 edition of the Sunday at Home magazine by the Religious Tract Society. Image 9 x 6.75 " with title in bottom margin, lovely image, slt. ruffle on lower right edge not affecting image.
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$75.00
Set of five maps of an imaginary Australia/Antarctic

Set of five maps of an imaginary Australia/Antarctic

by Hall, Joseph. [Kip]

1607. The five maps from Hall's imaginary voyage to Terra Australis Incognita, the EARLIEST FICTITIOUS VOYAGE TO AUSTRALIA. Hall frames his voyage by relating the feats of Columbus, Drake & Magellan, and references their discoveries (the Straits of Magellan are clearly marked) to introduce his moral allegory describing a voyage to the great southern unknown continent. Sometimes seen as a prototype for Swifts "Gulliver's Travels", it is the story of Marcus Brittanicus and his 30-year stay in Terra... Read more
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$3,750.00
ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD The Quest for the Northwest Passage

ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD The Quest for the Northwest Passage

by Delgado, James

Douglas & McIntyre. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. First. Hardcover. 1550547348 . 10.9 X 8.9 X 0.7 inches .
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$26.65
Chart of the Antarctic Continent Shewing the Icy Barrier Attached to it

Chart of the Antarctic Continent Shewing the Icy Barrier Attached to it

by WILKES, Charles, Esq

Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. unbound. very good(-). Sea chart. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 23" x 35".<br/><br/> Rare sea chart showing the northern coast of Antarctica. Includes 5 profile views and the paths of four of his ships, the Vincennes, the Peacock, the Porpoise and the Flying Fish. This chart was published in Wilkes' "Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842" (1845), which... Read more
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$700.00
ICEBOUND Journeys to the Northwest Sea

ICEBOUND Journeys to the Northwest Sea

by Scott, J. M

Gordon & Cremonesi. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First. Hardcover. 0860330184 . Mapped endpapers, b/w photos. Retail library bookplate to front free-endpaper verso. Binding tight and straight, inner pages clean and unmarked. Dust Jacket is price-intact, small label remnant to front cover, now protected within mylar cover. ; 10.4 X 6.9 X 1.0 inches .
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$26.65
A WALK TO THE POLE To the Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott

A WALK TO THE POLE To the Heart of Antarctica in the Footsteps of Scott

by Mear, Roger

Random House Value Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0517566117 . Retail library bookplate to verso of front free-endpaper. Small label remnant to title page. Binding tight and straight, inner pages clean and unmarked. Dust Jacket is price-clipped, mild shelfwear. ; 9.7 X 6.3 X 1.1 inches .
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$13.35
Breaking the Ice : Life and Work in the Frozen Wilderness of Antarctica

Breaking the Ice : Life and Work in the Frozen Wilderness of Antarctica

by Butler, Rowan

Claremont, California: Albatross Books, 1988. Stated First. Binding tight and pages clean. DJ is VG with some dusting at upper edges.. 160 pages, with index, bibliography and glossary. Text and color photographs from four expeditions by their volunteer official photographer.
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$10.00
Eastern Hemisphere, antique map with vignette views

Eastern Hemisphere, antique map with vignette views

by Rapkin, J. Tallis, John

London: John Tallis & Co., 1854. Maps. Steel engraved map from the famous Victorian publisher John Tallis, well-known for the attractive vignette views surrounding the maps, which illustrate the peoples & customs of that region. 10 x 13 1/2" plus margins. Attractive decorative border around edge, very good condition. HKD2710.
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$275.00
The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-13 (Travel Library)

The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic 1910-13 (Travel Library)

by Cherry-Garrard, Apsley

Paperback. Like New.
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£9.30
Antarctica

Antarctica

by Porter, Eliot

Dotton, 1978. VG/VG-. Hardback. Oversized Book: light rubbing & shelfwear; age yellowing at very edges of pages. DJ: light rubbing & edgewear; tear at corner; few small chips; small spot of discoloration; yellowing on edges. Inside overall clean & tight. Nice illustrations. 168 page Keywords: 0525055754
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$10.00
Captain Scott and the Antarctic Tragedy

Captain Scott and the Antarctic Tragedy

by Brent, Peter

New York: Saturday Review Press, 1974. First Edition. VG+ in VG+ jacket.. 223 pages with index and 100 B&W photos and 16 color plates. Part of The Great Explorers series. A biography of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, who died in the Antarctic in 1912.
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$5.00
Karte der Magellanischen Strasse von Herrn Don Juan de la Cruz Canoy Olmedillo... und nach den Beobachtungen der Herrn Byron, Wallis, Carteret, und Bougainville

Karte der Magellanischen Strasse von Herrn Don Juan de la Cruz Canoy Olmedillo... und nach den Beobachtungen der Herrn Byron, Wallis, Carteret, und Bougainville

by Schraembl, F.A

Vienna, 1787. Large map of the Straits of Magellan, with soundings and detailed observations. 26 1/2 x 20" with large margins, copper engraving with period outline color. Inset of Patagonia and the Falkland Islands. Wonderfully detailed map marking the direction of water flow, soundings, mountains & wooded areas on shore, notable landmarks, with names in German, English & sometimes French. Some marginal waterstaining at the far right edge o/w very good condition with a few period folds.
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$850.00
The South Pole

The South Pole

by AMUNDSEN, Roald

London: John Murray, 1912. A very good copy, light wear and pale spotting to cloth, endpapers discolored, tissue guards creased, some pale intermittent foxing. Two volumes, 8vo. Photogravure frontispiece to each volume, 92 similar plates, 2 plates of manuscript facsimile, 6 maps and charts (3 folding), 16 charts and tables to the text. Original dark red cloth, gilt titles and enamelled Norwegian flags to spines and within simple red frame to front boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Provenance:... Read more
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$2,000.00
The South Pole An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the &quot;Fram&quot; 1910-1912

The South Pole An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1910-1912

by Amundsen, Roald

St Lucia, QLD: University of Queensland Press. 1976. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Faint sticker 'ghost' to lower edge of front DJ panel. One volume edition. Originally published in 1912. Illustrated with Black and White plates and maps. One fold-out diagram and one fold-out map. Translated from the Norwigian xxvi, 393, x,449 pages. The first expedition to reach the geographic South Pole was led by the... Read more
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AU$60.00
Passage du Cercle Polaire

Passage du Cercle Polaire

by Dumont D'Urville, J.C

Dumont D'Urville, J. Antarctic Views from "Voyage au Pole Sud etdans l'Oceanie sur les Corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee..". Paris1841-46, lithographs from the folio atlas volume of the"historique" section [atlas pittoresque] or the famous French scientific voyage whose " 'aims were to explore the south polar regions and various island groups in the Pacific.' This view: Passage du Cercle Polaire, le 19 Janvier 1840. (Parages Antarctiques.) Plt. 167.... Read more
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$600.00
The Face of the Arctic

The Face of the Arctic

by Harrington, Richard

Abelard-Schuman. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1952. First. Hardcover. Retail library sticker to verso of title page, small label remnant present. Owner name, date to front free-endpaper. Pictorial endpapers, b/w photos. Binding tight and straight, inner text clean and unmarked. .
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$19.95
SHACKLETON. The Polar Journeys. The Heart of the Antarctic. The Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907 - 1909. South. The Story of Shackleton&#39;s Last Expedition 1914 - 1917.

SHACKLETON. The Polar Journeys. The Heart of the Antarctic. The Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907 - 1909. South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914 - 1917.

by Shackleton, Ernest

Birlinn, UK 2002. 8vo. hardcover. 381pp. + 277pp. + maps. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. .
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AU$22.40