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Geographical Review, January 1934. Vol. XXIV No. 1. Vol. 24.

By: N/A

Price: $58.00 USD

Publisher: New York, The American Geographical Society of New York: 1934

Seller ID: 1661

Condition: Very Good


Printer Wrapper. Nearly Very Good. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. p. 1- 176. Some articles: Long Beach earthquake; A recent survey in Little Tibet (40 pages, several b/w illustrations and a large coloured map of the Eastern Karakoram); white settlement in Saba Island, Dutch West Indies; the population of the Malay Peninsula; Murray River basin; An Eskimo discovery of an island North of Alaska; Discovery of a new sketch of Cape Hudson in the Antarctic;... View more info

Annales Maritimes et Coloniales. Recueil De Lois et Ordonnances Royales, Reglement et Decicions Ministielles, Memoires, Observations et Notices Particulieres, et Generalement De Tout Ce Qui Peut Interesser La Marine et Les Colonies [.] II.e Annee, 1826.

By: N/A

Price: $260.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Le Ministere De La Marine et Des Colonies: 1826

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1947

Condition: Good


Printer Wrapper. Good-. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1.re Partie Annee 1826 - Juillet et Aout. p. 589-636; Annee 1826. - II.e Partie. - Tome 2. 216 pages. One large folding map (54x37cm) showing Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands and the South Shetland Islands which had only recently been discovered. Two parts of the volume for 1826 bound together. Paper spine partially perished, needs rebinding, untrimmed, old stamp and numbers on f... View more info

The New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme for 1971-72. Scott Base.

By: N/A

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington:, Government Printer: 1970

Seller ID: 2278

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Card Covers. Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 12 pages, 4 b/w photos, 3 maps. Published in small numbers to prepare staff for a season at New Zealand's Scott Base on Ross Island. View more info

Supplement 1911 Relating to the Alaska and Bering Sea Pilot, Second Edition 1908. (corrected to April, 1911)

By: N/A

Price: $110.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hydrographic Office, Admiralty: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3114

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover. Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 39 pages. From the General Assembly Library New Zealand with nice gilt library stamps. Bound in a cloth binding with leather spine. Mentions wireless telegraph stations. View more info

Report on Education of the Natives of Alaska and the Reindeer Service, 1910-11; Rules and Regulations Regarding the Alaska School Service for the Natives of Alaska.

By: N/A

Price: $160.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, United States Bureau of Education: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3115

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover. Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 91 and 32 pages, large coloured, folding map showing public schools for natives and reindeer stations. Contains detailed reports from the schools at Barrow, Wainwright, Diomede Island, Igloo, Togiak, Sitka, Kake; also situation in the Bristol bay district and an account of the wreck of the Schooner F.S. Redfield. The school reports also contain information about the Indian and Eskimo settlements. View more info

Report of the Circumnavigation Committee of the Royal Society on the Request of the British Admiralty for Suggestions Relative to the Scientific Work of the Proposed Expedition of Her Britannic Majesty's Ship "Challenger" Round the World.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, Bureau of Navigation. Navy Department: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3141

Condition: Very Good


15 pages, published as No.4 in the "Navy Scientific Papers" series. View more info

Antarctic. A News Bulletin. Vol. I No. 9. March 1958.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand Antarctic Society: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3457

Condition: Very Good


p. 213-252. Cover illustration showing Sir Edmund Hillary and Dr. Vivian Fuchs at depot 700, 700 miles south of Scott Base. One map showing Ross Dependency. This issue has an article on the successful crossing of Antarctica by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition. On the front cover are the names Mr Quartermain and Dr Robert Falla written in pen. Might be in L B Quartermain's handwriting. View more info

U.S. Antarctic Research Program. Personnel Manual.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, National Science Foundation: 1984

Seller ID: 4168

Condition: Very Good


1984 edition. 86 pages, a few maps. Institution stamp on front cover and on eother page. View more info

Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. United States Atlas. Maps and Charts accompanying the Case and Counter Case of the Unites States.

By: N/A

Price: $600.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5092

Condition: Good


Senate Documents Vol. 21, Pt. 1. 58th congress, 2d session 1903-04. 47 maps, some double page, many in colour. Spine worn with pieces missing, rear board deatched, front board almost detached. Ex-General Assembly Library New Zealand. Wonderful large reproductions of historic maps of Alaska, from Vancouver to Russian, British and American maps. View more info

Photo Print of the Mackellar Islets Viewed from an Elevation of 800 Feet of the Mainland.

By: N/A

Price: $200.00 USD

Seller ID: 5753

Condition: Very Good


size: 13x 18cm, Douglas mawson is standing in the foreground. See Home of the Blizzard p. 202-203. View more info

Original Photo Print of Memorial Cross for Lieut. B.E.S. Ninnis Abd Dr. X. Mertz Raised at Cape Denison.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00 USD

Seller ID: 5752

Condition: Good


10.5 x 8.5 cm. Various numbers and one date on back "14 March 1982" but the photo looks clearly older. The cross was erected by Douglas mawson in 1913 and the photo probably dates from that time. View more info

Original Photo Print of Grave of Robert Brissenden, Stoker Petty Officer R.N. Of the British Antarctic 1910.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Seller ID: 5754

Condition: Good


apparently taken in 1970 at French Pass, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand View more info

The Polar Record. 1951-1969.

By: N/A

Price: $600.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, Scott Polar Research Institute:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5784

Condition: Very Good


Volumes 6-9 (1931-1959), volume 11 (1962-63), volumes 13-14 (1966-1969). Altogether 61 issues bound in 7 tomes, nos. 41-63, 70-75, 82-93. On 4 spines there is a institutional stamp printed in gilt, the other three volumes are in similar bindings. If you require only some of these volumes please inquire. View more info

Antarctic. A News Bulletin. [Vol 2: 3,4,5,7; Vol 3: 2,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12] 1959- 1964

By: N/A

Price: $140.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand Antarctic Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5839

Condition: Very Good


broken run of 13 copies. 24-48 pages per copy. If you require part of this run please contact us. View more info

Antarctica: The Ross Sea Region.

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, DSIR Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6000

ISBN: 0477025862

Condition: Very Good


287 pages, many colour and b/w illustrations and maps. Includes the Dry Valleys, Ross island, historic expeditions, Mount Erebus, life in the Ross Sea, McMurdo Station, Scott Base etc. View more info

The Antarctic Pilot: Comprising the Coasts of Antarctica and All Islands Southward of the Usual Route of Vessels.

By: N/A

Price: $175.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6339

Condition: Good


xlii, 370 pages, many charts, b/w photos and coastal drawings. View more info

Voyages and Adventures of Jack Halliard, with Captain Morrell.

By: N/A

Price: $575.00 USD

Publisher: Boston and Cincinnati, Russell, Odiorne: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008348

Condition: Good


142 pages, frontispiece, illustrated title page, 16 other illustrations. Front cover detached, wear to covers and spine. This is the first edition from 1833. There was a second edition in 1834. Based on Captain Benjamin Morrell's 'Narrative of Four Voyages', which was published in 1832. The book covers voyages in the Antarctic, Falkland Islands, South Shetland Islands, Patagonia, Chile, Subantarctic, Valparaiso, Massacre islands (Carteret Islands), etc. View more info

'THIS WONDERFUL VOLCANO OF WATER'. Sir Joseph Banks Explorer and Protector of Iceland 1772-1820. Hakluyt Society Lecture 2004.

By: Agnarsdottir, Anna

Price: $14.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5842

ISBN: 0904180832

Condition: Very Good


31 pages, 9 b/w illustrations. View more info

The Arctic and Antarctic, Their Division into Geobotanical Areas.

By: Aleksandrova, V. D.

Price: $44.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4663

ISBN: 0521231191

Condition: Very Good


ix, 247 pages, 22 maps and diagrams. One small library stamp on half-title page but no other markings. View more info

Arctic Mission; by Airship & Submarine to the Far North.

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: Auckland, Lighter-Than-Air Institute: 2000

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 009212

ISBN: 095836933X

Condition: Very Good


xvii, 291 pages, colour and b/w photos. Ex-institutional bookplate on front endpaper but no other library markings. View more info

The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912. 2 volume set.

By: Amundsen, Roald

Price: $950.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007123

Condition: Good


xxxv, 392; x, 449 pages. Numerous plates and maps (lacks General Map of the South Polar Region at the back of volume I, all other plates and maps checked and present). 4cm split at top of volume I, wear at bottom of spine; spine split on one side of volume II and partially on the other side, wear at bottom of spine, some soiling and rubbing of covers but altogether a solid set. View more info

The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the 'Fram', 1910-1912. 2 volume set.

By: Amundsen, Roald

Price: $1,500.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008446

Condition: Good


xxxv, 392; x, 449 pages. Numerous plates and maps (all checked and present). Old names on front endpaper, short tears at bottom and top of spine, altogether a Good + set of the first printing of the first edition. View more info

Dry Valleys, Antarctica 1973-74.

By: Anderton, P.W. And Fenwick, J,K.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Ministry of Works and Development: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4170

Condition: Very Good


41 pages, many maps and b/w photos. Institutional stamp on front cover. View more info

Annales Maritimes et Coloniales. Recueil De Lois et Ordonnances Royales, Reglement et Decicions Ministerielles, Memoires, Observations et Notices Particulieres, contenant Tout Ce Qui Peut Interesser La Marine et Les Colonies [.] 25e Annee 2e Serie.

By: Bajot, M.; Poirre, M.

Price: $260.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Le Ministere De La Marine et Des Colonies: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5859

Condition: Good


partie non officielle Tome II. 1184 pages, 2 folding plates, spine detached but present. Contains many highly interesting articles on navigation, hydrography, voyages of discovery, whaling, commerce, naval construction, science, arts, discoveries, inventions, physics, geology, natural history, naval hygene, statistics and history of the colonies, legislation and administration, obituaries, naval literaturehistory, shipwrecks, etc. View more info

Annales Maritimes et Coloniales. Recueil De Lois et Ordonnances Royales, Reglement et Decicions Ministerielles, Memoires, Observations et Notices Particulieres, contenant Tout Ce Qui Peut Interesser La Marine et Les Colonies [.] 25e Annee 2e Serie.

By: Bajot, M.; Poirre, M.

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Paris: Le Ministere De La Marine et Des Colonies: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5860

Condition: Good


partie officielle. 1375 pages. spine detached but present. View more info

Stratigraphic Sections of the Beacon Supergroup (Devonian and (?) Older to Jurassic) in South Victoria Land.

By: Barrett, P.J.; Webb, P.N. (editors)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Geology Department Vistoria University: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4618

Condition: Very Good


165 pages, one map. New Zealand Antarctic Research programme (Working Group in Geology) Antarctic Data Series No. 3. View more info

Birds of Heard Island, Offprint from The Victorian Naturalist Vol 71, September 1954

By: Bechervaise, John

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: The Victorian Naturalist: 1954

Seller ID: 902

Condition: Very Good


Wraps. Very Good. 8vo. 4 pages, 2 plates. Notes from an address on July 12, 1954 after John Bechervaise's return from Heard Island View more info

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions, Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom Under the Command of Captain Beechey, in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28. [2 volume set]

By: Beechey, Frederick William

Price: $1,250.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley: 1831

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 007333

Condition: Good


2 volumes: xxii, 472; iv, 452 pages. 23 plates, 3 maps. The frontispiece map in volume I is detached. Leather spine rubbed, marbled boards. "Beechey's book is one of the most valuable of modern voyages and relates extensive visits to Pitcairn Island, Easter Island, the Tuamotu Archipeligo, the Society Islands, the Mangareva (Gambier) Islands, and Tahiti, Alsaka, Hawaii, Macoa, Okinawa, and the coast of California. [and] provides an important account of Monterey and S... View more info

Polychaeta And Oligochaeta Of The Auckland And Campbell Islands. Cape Expedition Series Bulletin 10.

By: Benham, W.B.

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007562

Condition: Fine


35 pages, b/w figures. The subantarctic Auckland and Campbell Islands are part of New Zealand in the South Pacific. View more info

Geostrategie De L'Arctique.

By: Besnault, Amiral

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Fondation pour les etudes de defense Nationale: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5319

Condition: Very Good


433 pages, many maps. Institutional stamp on half-title page and 2 letters in green felt pen on foredge. View more info