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Image for BEYOND THE BARRIER WITH BYRD An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition

BEYOND THE BARRIER WITH BYRD An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition

By: Adams, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1932

Order Number: 16633

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit sunned ; Author Adams accompanied Admiral Byrd and the rest of the crew in exploring the Antarctic region by air, including flying over the South Pole, in the autumn of 1928 ; 8vo; 253 pages View more info

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ARCTIC ODYSSEY The Life of Rear Admiral Donal B. MacMillan

By: Allen, Everett S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1962

Order Number: 19052

Condition: Very Good+


INSCRIBED by Rear Admiral MacMillan on half title page; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages View more info

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THE ENDS OF THE EARTH The Polar Regions of the World

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Weybright and Talley: 1975

Order Number: 13692

ISBN: 0679401237

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; What caused the great Ice Age, and is a new one on the way? Author Asimov tackles the question; B&W Illustrations; 363 pages View more info

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THE ARCTURUS ADVENTURE An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition

By: Beebe, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1926

Order Number: 13735

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's name on front free endpaper ; Endpapers with color design of fish. With 77 illustrations from colored plates, photographs and maps. Published under the Auspices of the Zoological Society; 8vo; 439 pages View more info

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JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC

By: Brown, D. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 13751

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ; On horseback from Finland to Norway in the Arctic ; 8vo; 232 pages View more info

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JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC

By: Brown, D. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 829

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light foxing to off-white DJ. ; 8vo; 232 pages View more info

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LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17172

Condition: Very Good


Shelfwear to spine ends. Front hinge weak, back hinge started ; expedition to the South Pole; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

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LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. the Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13730

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Binding not tight. Previous owner's inscription to first blank page ; Instruction sheet for Admiral Byrd prize letter contest laid in. Extra map of the Bay of Whales laid in, torn from another copy, as this volume has all maps bound in as they should be ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

Image for DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15569

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Spine sunned. Rear hinge started. Previous owner's name to title page ; Detailed account of Admiral Byrd's second trip to the South Pole in 1934. Dedicated to Edsel Ford; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 405 pages View more info

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LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13729

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Light chipping to spine ends ; Expedition to the South Pole; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

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DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 13748

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 405 pages View more info

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SKYWARD

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4103

Condition: Very Good-


Boards darkened toward edges and a bit more to spine. Light wear to extremities. 1/2" chip on top spine. Small hole on front free endpaper. Back hinge started ; Byrd's evolution as an airman, from his days as an academy cadet to prominence as an Admiral. Includes a section on the past and future of aviation. If he only knew! ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 359 pages View more info

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LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. the Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Order Number: 5315

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Light foxing to half title page. Hinges a bit weak; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

Image for MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLE Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Center, 1907-1909. with the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy

MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLE Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Center, 1907-1909. with the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy

By: Cook, Frederick A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Mitchell Kennerley: 1912

Order Number: 18268

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate edgewear. Spine a bit sunned. Spine ends with light fraying. Former owner's name and stamp on front endpaper; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 604 pages View more info

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DOCTOR KANE OF THE ARCTIC SEAS

By: Corner, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 814

ISBN: 0877220220

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and slight sunning to price clipped DJ. Tape residue to endpapers; In only thirty seven years, Kane had many adventures. This book is primarily concerned with his expedition to the Arctic to search for Sir John Franklin, where he was stranded for two winters ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 306 pages View more info

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HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette"

By: Ellsberg, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17170

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to spine ends. Boards darkened and with spine lettering faded. Newspaper article on half title page. Former owner's name on title page; The story of the ill-fated polar expedition ; 8vo; 421 pages View more info

Image for HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette"

HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette"

By: Ellsberg, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 914

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with spine faded. Previous owner's markings to half-title page; The story of the ill-fated polar expedition ; 8vo; 421 pages View more info

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SOUTH WITH SCOTT

By: Evans, Sir Edward R. G. R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins:

Order Number: 19008

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name on front endpaper. ; Antarctic adventures with Scott including numerous b&w photographs from the expeditions ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages View more info

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ANTARCTIC ICEBREAKERS

By: Fox, Lorene K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1937

Order Number: 17283

Condition: Very Good


First and last few pages a bit tanned; A summary of all polar explorations, including numerous b&w photographs ; 8vo; 319 pages View more info

Image for THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15889

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear with small tears and tape repair to DJ. Boards faded. Binding loose in spots ; Expedition leader Fuchs and his eleven charges set out to cross the last unexplored continent, Antarctica, with Everest co-conqueror Edmund Hillary as support party, crossing from the other direction. Large folded National Geographic map of Antarctica laid in; Color Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

Image for THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18030

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with a 2" open tear and with chipping to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Expedition leader Fuchs and his eleven charges set out to cross the last unexplored continent, Antarctica, with Everest co-conqueror Edmund Hillary as support party, crossing from the other direction; Color Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

Image for THE SEA AND THE ICE A Naturalist in Antarctica

THE SEA AND THE ICE A Naturalist in Antarctica

By: Halle, Louis J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13199

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ extremities with light chipping to spine ends. DJ price clipped; An examination of the birds and other fauna of the coldest place on earth; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 286 pages View more info

Image for THE WHITE CONTINENT The Story of Antarctica

THE WHITE CONTINENT The Story of Antarctica

By: Henry, Thomas R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1950

Order Number: 16765

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear with open tears to DJ; 8vo; 257 pages View more info

Image for STURM AUF DEN SÜDPOL Abenteuer Und Heldentum Der Südpolfahrer

STURM AUF DEN SÜDPOL Abenteuer Und Heldentum Der Südpolfahrer

By: Houben, H. H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag Ullstein: 1934

Order Number: 19064

Condition: Very Good-


Board a bit rubbed and darkened. Spine ends with light fraying, light chipping to spine label. Moderate chipping to last few pages ; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

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NORTH OF THE CIRCLE

By: Illingworth, Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Travel Book Club: N.D.

Order Number: 13742

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Corners lightly bumped. Minor chipping to DJ ; What is life really like north of the Arctic Circle? ND [1950's] ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 254 pages View more info

Image for THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969

THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969

By: Keating, Bern

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally & Company: 1970

Order Number: 13859

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ. Slight tanning to endpapers; The quest to reach the Orient over the top of North America; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 157 pages View more info

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ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA

By: Lewis, David; George, Mimi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 804

ISBN: 0393024873

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 242 pages View more info

Image for A CONTINENT FOR SCIENCE The Antarctic Adventure

A CONTINENT FOR SCIENCE The Antarctic Adventure

By: Lewis, Richard S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Order Number: 818

ISBN: 067024001X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small closed tear to DJ. Boards a bit sunned ; 4to; 300 pages View more info

Image for FOUR YEARS IN THE WHITE NORTH

FOUR YEARS IN THE WHITE NORTH

By: MacMillan, Donald B.

Price: $77.50

Publisher: Boston, The Medici Society of America: 1925

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 16816

Condition: Very Good-


Board with moderate rubbing to extremities. Gilt spine lettering a bit faded. ; INSCRIBED by the author on first blank page. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 428 pages View more info

Image for LA MER GLACÉE DU POLE Souvenirs D'Un Voyage Sur L'Alerte (1875-1876)

LA MER GLACÉE DU POLE Souvenirs D'Un Voyage Sur L'Alerte (1875-1876)

By: Markham, Albert Hastings

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Hachette: 1880

Order Number: 4104

Condition: Very Good


Light to moderate foxing. ; Recounts an Arctic expedition of 1875. Rear fold out map. Decorative brown boards with floral decoration in gilt and black ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo; 335 pages View more info