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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: GB27151
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 566]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Antarctic;Archaeology;Anthropology;Eskimo;Inuit;Natural history;Birds;Tundra;Baffin Island

 
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: GB27152
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 566]
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, 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: GB27153
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Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Eskimo;Inuit;Atlantic;Linguistics;Indians;Anthropology;Geomorphology;Labrador;Botany

 
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: GB5144
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1416]
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: GB29549
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4530]
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: GB41188
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2832]
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: GB44305
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 220.5 | £UK 195.25 | JP¥ 28315]
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: GB26433
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2832]
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: GB45197
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1133]
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: GB9640
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1133]
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: GB36222
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2832]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Antarctic;South Pole;;;;;;;

 
BACK, CAPTAIN GEORGE
Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1833, 1834 and 1835
Edmonton, M. G. Hurtig Ltd, 1970. Hardcover. pp. xxvii, 663. Thick 8vo. Bound in full navy blue cloth with gilt lettering on black spine label. Black and white fold-out map, frontispiece and illustrations. Light shelfwear, shaken, contents remain clean and unmarked; very good in good+, rubbed dustjacket. .
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Book number: 048336
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 3964]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: artctic expedition; history;

 
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: GB77
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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: GB19673
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 849]
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: GB43211
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3398]
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: GB1534
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1699]
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 19.75 | JP¥ 2832]
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 10 | JP¥ 1416]
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
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BERTON, PIERRE
The Arctic Grail
Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1988. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xii, 672,8vo,Near fine in sl. chipped and scuffed; else vg/nf dj. Ill.: maps and drawings. The quest for the North West passage and the North Pole 1818-1909.
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Book number: GB125
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Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Polar;North-West Passage;North Pole;;;;;;

 
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: GB6881
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1359]
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: GB26727
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1133]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Americana;American history;Exploration;Sociology;Economy;Flora and fauna;Geography;Polar;Arctic

 
BRYCE, ROBERT M.
Cook & Peary the Polar Controversy, Resolved
Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1997. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp.xviii,1133.Heavy 8vo,,Near fine cond. in lightly shelf-worn, else vg dust jacket. Ill.: maps, b&w photos & illusts. Bryce relies on original documents to reconstruct the events around which so much controversy has swirled. ISBN 0811703177.
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Book number: GB43181
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1133]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Exploration;Americana;Arctic;North Pole;Farthest North;;;;

 
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: GB26101
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1133]
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: GB32954
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1133]
Catalogue: Polar
Keywords: Arctic;Admiral Byrd;Greeley Expedition;Bering Sea;Alaska;;;;

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