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Arctic Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America
Montreal, PQ, Arctic Institute, Dec-59. Wraps. pp. 195-256.Large 8vo,,Larger format pb - covers sl rubbed and soiled, else vg-. Ill.: Maps, graphs, tables. Vol. 12, No. 4. News, reviews, papers, and commentary about the Arctic and Antarctic. We also have Vol 16, No 2 & Vol 15, No 2.
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Book number: 9900027153
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 552]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Eskimo;Inuit;Atlantic;Linguistics;Indians;Anthropology;Geomorphology;Labrador;Botany

 
Arctic Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America
Montreal, PQ, Arctic Institute, Jun-62. Wraps. pp. 87-171.Large 8vo,,Larger format pb - covers sl rubbed and soiled, else vg-. Ill.: Maps, b&w photos, tables. Vol. 15, No. 2. News, reviews, papers, and commentary about the Arctic and Antarctic. We also have Vol 16, No 2 & Vol 12, No 4.
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Book number: 9900027152
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 552]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Sea-Ice;Geology;Geography;Natural history;Permafrost;Greenland;Anthropology;Permafrost;Military operations

 
Arctic Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America
Montreal, PQ, Arctic Institute, Jun-63. Wraps. pp. 83-148.Large 8vo,,Larger format pb - covers sl rubbed and soiled, else vg-. Ill.: Maps, b&w photos, tables. Vol. 16, No. 2. News, reviews, papers, and commentary about the Arctic and Antarctic. We also have Vol 15, No 2 & Vol 12, No 4.
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Book number: 9900027151
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 552]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Antarctic;Archaeology;Anthropology;Eskimo;Inuit;Natural history;Birds;Tundra;Baffin Island

 
Arctic Trading Co. Catalogue
Churchill, Manitoba, Arctic Trading Co, 1985. Limited Ed. Hardcover. pp. 82,4to,Limited edition, #1943 of 10,000 includes 2 regular catalogues. Ill.: Color, b&w photos & illust. Catalogue of merchandise available from this Northern Manitoba store.
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Book number: 9900005144
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1381]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Arctic;Manitoba;North;;;;;;

 
CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-18
Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18 / Nine Titles
Ottawa, King's Printer, 1919-1924. Stapled Wraps.8vo,,Offprints, with paper covers; some spines scotch-taped,VOLUME III: INSECTS (Part C: Diptera; Part E: Coleoptera; Part G: Hymenoptera and Plant Galls); VOLUME IV: Botany (Part A: Freshwater Algae and Freshwater Diatoms); VOLUME VIII: Mollusks, Echinoderms, Coelenterates, Etc. (Part A: Mollusks, Recent and Pleistoncene; Part A: Supplementary Report); VOLUME IX: Annelids, Parasitic Worms, Protozoans, etc. (Part G-H: Trematoda and Cestoda; Part M: Foraminifera). Sold as a lot, only. Ill.: b&w illust. photos & tables. 6 pamphlets with light shelfwear are in vg condition; 2 with taped covers are good-; and 1 is poor w/ a chipped, torn cover.
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Book number: 9900029549
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4420]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Natural science;Biology;Canadian history;Northern regions;Hudson Bay;Baffin island;Biological study;;

 
Report of Winfield S. Schley, Commander, U.S. Navy, Commanding Greeley Relief Expedition of 1884.
Washington, DC, Government Printing Office, 1887. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 75.Tall 4to,,Bound in contemporary half leather over marbled boards,Note: Arctic Bibliography #18385 calls for 32 wood engravings (plates). Our copy contains 33 plates. Presumably the difference is explained by the presence of the frontispiece, which may be referred to in the bibliography as a 'portrait'. Ill.: engravings on wood, maps. Binding worn, spine leather absent, some pages and maps loose, contents quite clean. Overall, a re-binding or reference copy.
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Book number: 9900041188
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2762]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Arctic;Exploration;;;;;;;

 
HUSSEY, DR. L. D. A. / WITH A FOREWORD BY ADMIRAL LORD MOUNTEVANS
South with Shackleton
London, Sampson Low, 1949. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. ix, 182.Small 8vo,,Bound in original greenish-gray cloth with black spine lettering,Hussey was meteorologist to Shackleton's 1914-1917 Antarctic expedition, and one of the 22 men who remained behind on Elephant Island while Shackleton and his five companions sailed in the long boat 'James Caird' to South Georgia to seek help for his stranded crew. Most of this book concerns the 'Endurance' expedition. This account of the Elephant Island 'castaways' is the only firsthand one published besides Frank Hurley's. See Rosove 179.A1, Spence 617, Renard 773. Front board bowed. Cloth shows a few spots of very light soiling. Bookseller's 'ticket' to bottom left corner of inside front board (Foyles). Two very small - almost insignificant - abrasions to edges of pages 115 to 118. Overall, a sturdy copy in good plus to almost very good condituion. Ill.: Victor J. Bertoglio illusts.
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Book number: 9900044305
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 221.5 | £UK 194 | JP¥ 27623]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Antarctic;Robert Falcon Scott;Explorers;Ernest Shackleton;;;;;

 
ADAMS, LIEUTENANT HARRY
Beyond the Barrier with Byrd an Authentic Story of the Antarctic Exploring Expedition
Chicago and New York, M. A. Donohue & Company, 1932. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 253.8vo,Bds. a bit soiled & scuffed, spine sl. sunned; else good plus.. Ill.: Black-and-white photographs. Front hinge splitting before half-title but still intact. Minor foxing on preliminary pages, conts. o/w clean & tight.
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Book number: 9900026433
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2762]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Antarctic;South Pole;Explorer;;;;;;

 
ADAMS, CYRUS C. [MCCLURE ; NANSEN]
Mcclure's Magazine December 1896, Incl. 'the Farthest North: An Account of Dr. Nansen's Adventures and Achievements'
New York NY, S. S. McClure Co, 1896. Wraps.8vo,Covers missing, contents complete and unmarked, some tattering. Ill.: B&w illustrations. Vol. VIII, No. 2. Nansen article runs pgs 99 - 109 and includes photos, illustrations, and a map.
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Book number: 9900045197
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Dr Fritjof Nansen;Arctic;Exploration;Magazine;Articles;Antiquarian;Rare;;

 
[ALASKA]
Alaska Geographic
Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Geographic Society, 1976. Hardcover. 168 pp.Oblong 4to,,Vol 3, No 4; sl wear & creasing to covers, good+. Ill.: b&w photos. Quarterly publication. This issue contains 'The Silver Years of the Alaska Canned Salmon Industry'.
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Book number: 9900009640
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Alaska;North;Arctic;Natural History;Natural Resources;Salmon;Industry;;

 
ALFORD, MONTY
L'Ile Ross de L'Antartique / Ross Island of the Antarctic - Springboard to the South Pole
,A translation into French of an article which originally appeared in the Spring, 1979, edition of the magazine 'North/Nord'. The translation is typed (double-spaced) on 8 1/2 x 11' paper. Our copy appears to be a photocopy of the original. Twelve pages in all; no illustrations. This copy unmarked, and in very good condition. Alford is the author of 'The Wilderness Survival Guide' and 'The Raven and the Mountaineer'.
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Book number: 9900036222
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2762]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Antarctic;South Pole;;;;;;;

 
BAIN, J. ARTHUR
Life and Adventures of Nansen, the Great Arctic Explorer
London, Walter Scott Publishing Co. ND (1897). Hardcover. pp. xix, 449,12mo,,Bds. sl. bowed. Spine rubbed & sl. creased. Light shelf wear: g+. Ill.: map, b&w illustrations. The Evergreen Library edition, with remains of dust jacket laid-in loose. Front free endpaper torn out. Contents clean.
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Book number: 9900000077
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1381]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Exploration;Arctic;Norwegian;Norway;Skiing;North Pole;;;

 
BAINBRIDGE, BERYL
The Birthday Boys
New York City, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1994. Hardcover. 189 pp.8vo,,Bds. very sl. bowed; else vg/nf in sl. scuffed & chipped vg dj. Ill.: map. An insightful novel set during Scott's 1912 expedition to the South Pole. Former owner's name on ffep. ISBN 0786700718.
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Book number: 9900019673
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 829]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Scott, Robert F.;Antarctic;Polar exploration;;;;;;

 
FORTIER, LOUIS, DAVID BARBER AND JOSEE MICHAUD (EDS.)
On Thin Ice a Synthesis of the Canadian Arctic Shelf Exchange Study (Cases)
Winnipeg, MB, Aboriginal Issues Press, 2008. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. vii, 215.Oblong 4to,,Clean, unmarked hard cover in near fine condition. Ill.: maps, colour photos. ISBN 9780973834260.
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Book number: 9900043211
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3315]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: The North;Climate change;Ecology;Beaufort Sea;;;;;

 
BARBER, NOEL
The White Desert
New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1958. 1st. Hardcover. viii, 205,8vo,vg in soiled, chipped, worn & repaired with magic tape, vg dj. Ill.: b&w photos.
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Book number: 9900001534
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1657]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Antarctic;;;;;;;;

 
KIBLAKOOT, BASIL AND SADIE K. HILL, EDS.
Recollections of Inuit Elders In the Days of the Whalers and Other Stories
Eskimo Point, NWT, Inuit Cultural Institute, 1986. Paperback. pp. 122. 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Light creases, short tear to spine, ink name to verso of cover and title page; good+. Text in three languages.
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Book number: 023986
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2762]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Biography; History; Aboriginal Studies

 
BEATTIE, OWEN; JOHN GEIGER
Frozen in Time Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition
Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books, 1988. Hardcover. 8vo. pp. xi, 180. Contains black & white and colour photographs and illustrations. Faintest wear to head and tail of spine; very good+ in very good+ dust jacket. .
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Book number: 039166
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1381]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: The Franklin Expedition; Arctic; Exploration; Non-Fiction

 
BERTON, PIERRE
The Arctic Grail The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole 1818-1909
Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, 1988. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Bound in orange cloth with embossed decoration to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Black and white illustrations and maps. Light shelfwear, ink owners name to ffep; very good in good+, rubbed dustjacket. .
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Book number: 047384
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1381]
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BINNEY, GEORGE [W.W. PERRETT; DR. S.K. HUTTON, TRANS.]
The Eskimo Book of Knowledge / Aglait Ilisimatiksat Inun Ilingnajut Rendered into the Labrador Dialect by the Reverend W.W. Perrett with the Assistance of Dr. S.K. Hutton
London, Hudson's Bay Company, 1931. Hardcover. pp. 237. 8vo in original paper-covered boards with illustrated pastedown to front board, blue lettering to front board and spine, and Hudson's Bay Company flag to rear board. Map endpapers. Photographic frontispiece, black and white photos. Spine slant, some scuffing, top of spine torn and repaired, half-title coming away from binding at gutter, contents clean, binding remains tight. Dual language text. A condescending colonialist treatise containing "information useful to the Labrador and other Canadian Eskimos, in adjusting to the white man's administration; includes sections on the British Empire, health, and work (trapping, handicrafts, etc.)" - Arctic Bibliography 1569. Scarce. Provenance: ink inscription reads "Gordon Tennet Donator/ III : MCMLXVI .. / ex Libris Dermot F Collis": likely the Collis who was translator of "Ulirnaisigutiit: An Inuktitut-English Dictionary of Northern Quebec, Labrador and Eastern Arctic Dialects".
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Book number: 049694
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 354.25 | £UK 310.5 | JP¥ 44197]
Catalogue: Polar

 
BLAKE, E. VALE, ED.
Arctic Experiences Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on the Ice-Floe, A History of the Polaris Expedition, The Cruise of the Tigress, and Rescue of the Polaris Survivors. To Which is Added A General Arctic Chronology.
New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1874. Hardcover. pp. 486. 8vo. Green cloth boards. Black and white illustrations and frontispiece with tissue-guard. Moderate scuffing to edges, sunning to top edge and spine, spine lettering darkened. Contents clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good. .
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Book number: 053988
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 46.75 | JP¥ 6630]
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BOAS, FRANZ
The Central Eskimo
Toronto, Coles Publishing Co. 1974. reprint. Wraps.8vo,,Sl. worn at extremities, else vg+. Ill.: maps in pocket, b&w illusts. Facsimile reproduction of the original published by Bureau of Ethnology, Wash. 1888. Part of the Coles Canadiana Collection.
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Book number: 9900006881
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1326]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Eskimos;Inuit;North;Canadiana;History;;;;

 
BRIGHT, ELIZABETH PARKS
Alaska Treasure Trove of Tomorrow
New York City, Exposition Press, 1956. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 203.8vo,,Sl cocked, else vg in sl torn and soiled, good+ dj,'The Story of the Discovery, Exploration, Settlement, Geography, People and Towns, Wildlife, Industry, and Future of America's Frozen Asset'. Several related clippings and pamphlets laid in loose.
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Book number: 9900026727
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Americana;American history;Exploration;Sociology;Economy;Flora and fauna;Geography;Polar;Arctic

 
BURNFORD, SHEILA
One Woman's Arctic
Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, 1973. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 222.8vo,,Bottom of bds. sl. soiled; else vg in chipped, creased o/w gd dj. Ill.: map, decorated eps. A personal record of Burnford's sojourn to Baffin Island.
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Book number: 9900026101
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Eskimo history;Eskimo culture;Archaeology;Ecology;Canadian North;;;;

 
BURROUGHS, POLLY
The Great Ice Ship Bear Eighty-Nine Years in Polar Seas
New York City, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 104.Small 4to,,Bds. sl. scuffed & soiled; else g/vg in soiled laminated good dj. Ill.: b&w photos, endpaper maps. Small ink inscription on front free endpaper.
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Book number: 9900032954
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1105]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Arctic;Admiral Byrd;Greeley Expedition;Bering Sea;Alaska;;;;

 
BURTON, ROBIN
Pour Briser la Glace de L'Arctique / Breaking the Arctic Ice
,A translation into French of an article which originally appeared in the March/April, 1977, edition of the magazine 'North/Nord'. The translation is typed (double-spaced) on 8 1/2 x 11' paper. Our copy appears to be a photocopy of the original. Sixteen pages in all. Except for some staple holes in the corner, this copy in very good, unmarked, condition. .
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Book number: 9900036221
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2762]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Arctic;;;;;;;;

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