Category: POLAR


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Endurance, The: Unpublished Photos by Frank Hurley

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 45088

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1999, 1st printing. Alexander presents Hurley's astonishing photos of Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition. Dust jacket, square 8vo in black cloth, b&w photos throughout, 212pp, notes, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. View more info

North Pacific: Japan, Siberia, Alaska, Canada

By: Allen, Edward W.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 34990

New York: Professional and Technical Press 1936. The U.S. Commissioner and Secretary of the International Fisheries Commission presents a narrative centered about a particular trip of the 'Santa Ana,' into which are woven observations concerning relations between Japan and Russia, and the danger of Canada and the U.S. coming into conflict with Japan. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, titles and map on front board, frontis and 65 plates, bibliography, subject index, so... View more info

Vinland Voyage

By: Anderson

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 13959

New York: Funk & Wagnalls 1967, 1st. No dust jacket, boards slightly aged, contents as new, Good+. View more info

Riddle of the Ice

By: Arms, Myron

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33790

New York: Anchor Book / Doubleday 1998, 1st printing. In the idiom of Longitude and Into the Wild, this nautical adventure aboard a 50-foot sloop charts the bleakest landscape on our planet. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and slate paper, 8ppof b&w photos, maps, 267pp, very slightly canted, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. View more info

Pathfinders in the North Pacific

By: Barbeau

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 23830

Caldwell ID: The Caxton Printers 1958, 1st US printing. An earlier book traced the pre-historic roots of Alaskan Indians to Siberia; the present volume enters the historical period with the arrival of the Russians in the Aleutians. Dust jacket slightly rubbed along top edge, beige cloth, 8vo, pictorial endpapers, contents clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Libby: Sketches, Letters and Journal of Libby Beaman

By: Beaman, Libby

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 37431

Tulsa OK: Council Oak Books 1987, 1st edition. Betty John, the author's grand-daughter, presents the sketches, letters and journal of Elizabeth DuBois Beaman, recorded in the Pribilof Islands, who sailed there in 1879 to become the first non-native American woman to set foot on the Pribilofs. No dust jacket (none issued?), small folio half-bound in dark red cloth and pictorial paper (facsimile of a page from her journal) with color plate pasted down on front board, ill... View more info

Drifting Home

By: Berton

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 12585

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1973, 1st. Dust jacket rubbed, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

Little America

By: Byrd

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 12986

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1930, stated 1st. Aerial explorations in the Antarctic and the flight to the South Pole, with 74 illustrations and maps. No dust jacket, blue cloth rubbed, both hinges pulled and inexpertly repaired with tape, pencil erasures on blank pages in front, free fly missing, contents clean and all intact, good reading copy, Poor. View more info


By: Byrd, Richard E.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 36601

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1935, 1st edition. Byrd presents his account of his second Antarctic expedition. No dust jacket, large 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, 95 illustrations, 2 maps, index, 405pp, boards with some shelf-wear and light spots, contents clean and tight, overall Good. View more info

Surface at the Pole

By: Calvert

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 24377

New York: McGraw-Hill 1960, 1dt edition. The USS Skate was dispatched to discover whether a submarine could safely navigate beneath the Arctic ice cap and surface. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with one small chip lost from heel of spine, 8vo halfbound in navy and patterned paper, pictorial endpapers, 220pp, index, inscription on half-title o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Wild Voice of the North

By: Carrighar

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 22463

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co. 1959. The true story of Bobo, part wolf and part dog, and his life in Nome. Dust jacket, grey cloth, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Searching for the Franklin Expedition

By: Carter, Robert R.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 43318

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1998, 1st printing. Harold B. Gill and co-editor Joanne Young present Carte's journal describing the search for the lost Franklin expedition. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 20 b&w illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index, 201pp, as new, Fine/-. View more info

Arctic Frontiers

By: Caswell

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 13150

Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press 1956, 1st edition. The US explorations in the far north from 1850 to 1909. Dust jacket, blue cloth, bibliography, index, 8vo, 232pp, near Fine. View more info

Loneliest Continent, The

By: Chapman, Walker

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 17965

Greenwich CT: New York Graphic Society Publishers 1964, 1st edition. Resumes of some of the explorations of the southern continent, illustrated with photographs and maps by Rafael Palacios and Johanna Linch. Dust jacket, blue cloth, name/date on inside front endpaper, contents as new, Very Good. View more info

White Voyage, The

By: Christopher, John

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 28979

New York: Simon and Schuster 1960 BCE. A novel of a motor vessel shipwrecked in the Arctic and the struggle by crew and passengers to return to civilization. Dust jacket slightly chipped, 8vo in blue cloth, name and bookplate on front endpaper, 212pp, no marks, clean and tight, Good+. View more info

Mounties Patrol the Sea, The

By: Clarke

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 13286

Philadelphia: Westminster Press 1969. Thrilling story of the St. Roch, her construction and voyages, and the men who sailed her through the Arctic, including back and forth through the Northwest Passage. Dust jacket snagged with small portion of lower edge missing, blue cloth, 1-inch dent in front board, contents clean and tight, 7 plates, 1 map, overall Good. View more info

Polar Shift

By: Cussler, Clive

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 45462

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2005, 1st edition, 1st printing. Cussler and co-author Paul Kemprecos spin another Kurt Austin adventure, racing against time to prevent a global disaster. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth and blue paper, 433pp, no marks, near Fine/Fine. View more info

Uncle Sam's Attic

By: Davis

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 13644

Boston: W. A. Wilde Company 1930. The story of US colonization of Alaska, the Great Country, through the eyes of a young female writer. No dust jacket, blue cloth, map endpapers, b&w photos, clean and tight, name on front endpaper o/w no marks, Good. View more info

Sourdough Gold

By: Davis, Mary Lee

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 44723

Boston: W. A. Wilde Company 1933, 1st edition. Davis presents the log of a Yukon adventure, related by a real Sourdough who experienced the Klondike gold rush of 1898 and lived along the Yukon River the rest of his life. No dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, 42 b&w photos, 4-fold map in rear, 351pp, owner's name on inside front endpaper with lower corner of same removed o/w no marks, clean and tight, a rather nice copy of this unique and classic account, Good. View more info


By: de Poncins, Gontran

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 45053

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, Inc. 1941, 1st edition. In collaboration with Lewis Galantiere, de Poncins presents a memorable and extraordinarily insightful personal account of a white man living alone among the Eskimos. No dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in white and blue canvas, map endpapers, line drawings by the author. 32pp of b&w photos in rear, 339pp, owner's bookplate pasted down on half-title o/w no marks, clean and tight, Good+ View more info