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Livingstone's Life Work, or Africa and Its Explorers: A Narrative of the Life, Travels, Adventures and Achievements of Dr. David Livingstone, Including His Discovery by Henry M. Stanley and the Subsequent Wanderings and Death of the Renowned Traveler, etc

By: /Tyler, Josiah (intro/chapter on Natal)

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Hartford, Columbian Book Co.: 1874

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 38509

Condition: Good/no dust jacket, rubbing to corners, front hinge cracked, stamped bookplate on front endpaper


xviii, 19 802 p. + 4 p. ads, frontis, illus, maps, 8vo suede leather; View more info

Image for The North West Passage: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship  'Gjoa', 1903-1907 With a Supplement by First Lieutenant Hanse, Vice Commander of the Expedition (2 Volumes)

The North West Passage: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Gjoa', 1903-1907 With a Supplement by First Lieutenant Hanse, Vice Commander of the Expedition (2 Volumes)

By: Amundsen, Roald

Price: $405.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1908

Edition: First Edition 1st American printing

Seller ID: 38267

Condition: Good/no dust jackets, name/date, foxing, blindstamp, USS Delaware library label on pastedown v. 2, v. 1 professionally rebacked, hinges repaired


xiv, 336 p., x, 398 p., photos, foldout maps on rear endpapers, index, 8vo black cloth; View more info

Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on the Ice Flow, 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

By: Blake, E. Vale (ed)

Price: $54.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1874

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 37782

Condition: Good/no dust jacket, hinges professionally repaired, name/date on front endpaper, spine darkened


486 p., + 6 pages ads, frontis, photos, illus, map, appendix, index, 8vo; View more info

Captain Scott and the Antarctic Tragedy

By: Brent, Peter

Price: $8.55

Publisher: NY, Saturday Review Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 21001

ISBN: 0841502587

Condition: Fine/Fine dust jacket


223 p., color frontis, color/bw photos, illus endpapers, chronology, biblio, index, large 8vo; View more info

Image for A Naturalist at the Poles: The Life, Work & Voyages of Dr. W.S. Bruce, the Polar Explorer

A Naturalist at the Poles: The Life, Work & Voyages of Dr. W.S. Bruce, the Polar Explorer

By: Brown, R.N. Rudmose (with 5 chapters by) Murdoch, W.G. Burn

Price: $166.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1924

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 38266

Condition: Good/no dust jacket, name/date on front endpaper, foxing, rebacked using original spine


316 p., frontis, photos, illus, maps, (2 foldout), appendix, chronology, index, 8vo; View more info

British Polar Explorers

By: Evans, Edward

Price: $8.55

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: 576

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket


48 p., 8 color plates, 14 b/w illus, 8vo; View more info

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Fighting the Polar Ice

By: Fiala, Anthony/Champ, W.S. (intro)/Peters, William J. (reports)/Porter, Russell W. (reports)/Fassig, Oliver S. (reports)

Price: $126.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 38456

Condition: Good/no dust jacket, name/date on front endpaper, pencil notes on front pastedown, hinges weak, foxing, rubbing to head/tail spine


xxii, 302 p., color frontis, photos, illus, 7 color plates, maps, foldout map on rear pastedown, appendices, large 8vo green cloth, some pages unopened; View more info

Image for The Conquest of the South Pole: Antarctic Exploration 1906-1931

The Conquest of the South Pole: Antarctic Exploration 1906-1931

By: Hayes, J. Gordon

Price: $36.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Co.: 1933

Edition: First Edition 1st American edition

Seller ID: 65027

Condition: VG/no dust jacket, spine sunned


318 p., frontis, photos, maps, tables, appendices, index, 8vo; View more info

To Stand at the Pole: The Dr. Cook Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy

By: Hunt, William R.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: NY, Stein & Day: 1981

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 9076

ISBN: 0812827732

Condition: VG/Good dust jacket


xiv, 288 p., photos, appendix, notes, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

Shores of Discovery: How Expeditionaries Have Constructed the World

By: Leed, Eric

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Basic Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 4084

ISBN: 0465020968

Condition: Fine/Fine dust jacket


xii, 322 p., biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

Image for Safe Return Doubtful: The Heroic Age of Polar Exploration

Safe Return Doubtful: The Heroic Age of Polar Exploration

By: Maxtone Graham, John

Price: $10.80

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1988

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 64977

ISBN: 0684189879

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket


xiv, 364 p., photos, chapter vignettes, map on endpapers, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

Shadow of a Continent: The Prize That Lay to the West

By: Meyer, Larry L.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Palo Alto, American West Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 6069

ISBN: 0910118620

Condition: VG/Good dust jacket, 1/2 inch tears to dust jacket, price clipped dust jacket, large chip to rear of dust jacket


384 p., illus., maps, biblio, index, large 8vo; View more info

Image for Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions Performed Between the 4th of April and the 18th of November, 1818, in His Majesty's Ship Alexander, Wm. Edw. Parry, Esq. Lieut. and Commander (SJS #46)

Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions Performed Between the 4th of April and the 18th of November, 1818, in His Majesty's Ship Alexander, Wm. Edw. Parry, Esq. Lieut. and Commander (SJS #46)

By: Officer of the Alexander

Price: $20.25

Publisher: Seattle, Shorey Book Store: 1975

Edition: 4th printing of facsimile reprint

Seller ID: 65672

ISBN: 0846600463

Condition: VG


limited to 150 copies, viii, 104 p. + 7 pages publisher's other titles, foldout map, diagram, appendix, footnotes, trade paperback; View more info

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The North Pole or Bust: Explorers of the North

By: Rasky, Frank

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw Hill Ryerson: 1977

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 65496

ISBN: 0070825483

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket


415 p., frontis, photos, illus, map on endsheets, index, small 4to; View more info

Image for Beyond the Barrier: The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica

Beyond the Barrier: The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica

By: Rodgers, Eugene

Price: $4.05

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1990

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 53775

ISBN: 087021022X

Condition: Fine/Fine dust jacket


xvi, 359 p., photos, map on endpapers, notes, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info

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The Private Life of Polar Exploration

By: Scott, J.M.

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood: 1982

Edition: First Edition 1st printing

Seller ID: 64213

ISBN: 0851581536

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket


xii, 177 p., photos, maps, small 8vo; View more info

The Mapmakers: The Story of the Great Pioneers in Cartography From Antiquity to the Space Age

By: Wilford, John Noble

Price: $6.75

Publisher: NY, Affred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 20390

ISBN: 0394461940

Condition: VG/VG dust jacket, price clipped dust jacket, 1 inch tear to front of dust jacket


xii, 418 p., photos, illus, maps, biblio, index, 8vo; View more info