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1 ALBANOV, Valerian Ivanovich In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Artic
New York, New York, U.S.A. Modern Library 2000 0679641009 / 9780679641001 Second Printing Hardcover About 'As New' Near New Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A harrowing story of survival in the Arctic. A 'Modern Library' edition. 205pp, photo frontis, maps, endpaper maps. Bright, fresh copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 270g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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2 AMOR, Norman Beyond the Arctic Circle
Vancouver University of British Columbia Library 1992 0-88865-196-1 / 9780888651969 First Edition Printed Card Wraps Fine Booklet 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Materials on Arctic Explorations and Travels since 1750 in the Special Collections and University Archives Division of the University of British Columbia Library. Occasional Publication No. 1, University of British Columbia Library. Edition of 500 copies. Mint copy, as issued. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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3 ARCTIC INSTITUTE Proceedings of the Arctic Basin Symposium October 1962
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Arctic Institute of North America 1963 First Printing Printed Wrappers VG+ Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Essays from the Symposium held at Hershey, PA, under the auspices of the Arctic Institute of North America, Oct. 1962. 313pp, photo illustrated, maps, figures etc., large folding map at back. Bright, clea interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Ink name to top margin of front wrappers. Some sun-fading to spine. Weight, 520g. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890s , BAUGHMAN, T. H.
4 BAUGHMAN, T. H. Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890s
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1999 0803261632 / 9780803261631 First Trade Paper Printing Printed Wrappers As New  Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
History of early Antarctic exploration in the 19th century. 160pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 260g.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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5 BAYLEY, Denis A Londoner in Rupert's land: Thomas Bunn of the Hudson's Bay Company
Chichester, UK Moore & Tillyer 1969 First Edition Cloth Fine VG+ Hardcover 25.5cm 
Biography of Thomas Bunn [1765-1853], based on Hudson's Bay Company archives and family records. 100 p., 14 plates (1 folded). ill., facsims., geneal. table, ports. 26 cm. Map on lining papers. OCLC Number: 83353. Book is very bright and clea, still fresh. Binding is tight and square, blue cloth is without wear. Dustjacket shows minoir edge wear, but, for its age is bright and clean. Weight, 436g. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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6 BEATTIE, Owen and GEIGER, John Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition
Saskatoon Western Producer Prairie Books 1988 088833253X / 9780888332530 First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Story of how the investigation of the corpses of three Victorian seaman by forensic anthropologist Dr. Owen Beattie led to the unraveling of the fate of the famous Franklin Expedition of 1845-48. 180pp, color photo illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. About 'as new'. Weight, 480g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 BERTON, Pierre The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole 1818-1909 (First Edtiion)
U.S.A. McClelland & Stewart 1988 0771012667 / 9780771012662 First Edition, Second Impression Cloth As New About 'As New' Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pierre Berton has written a revisionist history of the search for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, which covers the entire period from the expedition of William Edward Parry to that of Robert Peary in a single volume. 672 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. An `as new`` copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding and in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy for shipping weighing 1.362kg. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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8 BIRD, J. Brian Southampton Island
Ottawa Canada Department of Mines 1953 First Edition Printed Wraps Good VG Booklet 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys. Geographical Branch, Memoir 1. Survey of Southampton Island in Canada's Northwest Territories in the North of Hudson's Bay. 84pp, maps and illustrations. Folding map in pocket at back. Clean copy with a sound binding. Minor, light creases to front cover near spine. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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9 BLISS, L. C. -Editor Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, Canada: A High Arctic Ecosystem
Edmonton University of Alberta Press 1977 0888640145 / 9780888640147 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles VG+ About VG Thick 8vo 
Book summarizes the research [33 studies] conducted within the Canadian component of the International Biological Programme. Area studied covers 16 square miles on the NE coast of Devon Island. xxi, 714pp, illustrated, diagrams, tables, folding plates in pocket at back. Bright copy with a sound binding. Felt pen mark covers old signature on ffep. Dustjacket has minor edge wear & very minor soiling. Weight, 1.37kg. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 BONNYCASTLE, Richard H. G. A Gentleman Adventurer: The Arctic Diaries of R.H.G. Bonnycastle
Canada Lester & Orpen Dennys 1984 0886190746 / 9780886190743 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover Quarto 
Account of the author's experience in Northern Canada as an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company between 1928 and 1931. Edited and compiled by Heather Robertson. 217, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Binding is tight nd square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 795g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The voyage of the
11 BOWN, R. N. Rudnose; PIRIE, J. H. H.; MOSSMAN, R. C. The voyage of the "Scotia" : being the record of a voyage of exploration in Antarctic Seas
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1978 0771016956 / 9780771016950 Facsimile Reprint Cloth Fine VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An account of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-4, by its botanist, meteorologist and geologist. A Facsimile reprint of the original 1906 edition. xii, 375pp, photo illustrated, folding map at rear. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean with only minor wear to some edges. Scan available. Weight, 804g. 
Price: 69.50 USD
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12 BRUEMMER, Fred and TAYLOR, Dr. William E. The Arctic World
Toronto Key-Porter Books 1985 1-5513-105-2 Third Printing Cloth Fine  VG+ Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Survey of the Life, People, Environment of the Arctic. Co-published with the Sierra Club. 256pp, profusely photo illustrated.  
Price: 19.00 USD
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Arctic Twilight: Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North, BUDGELL, Leonard
13 BUDGELL, Leonard Arctic Twilight: Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North
U.S.A. Blue Butterfly 2009 0978160010 / 9780978160012 First Edition Cloth Fine Near Fine Hardcover Thick 8vo 
Letters from an ex-Hudson's Bay employee describing life in the Canadian North from the 1920s to the 1980s. Edited and with an introduction by Claudia Coutu Radmore. 469 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh and 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly simlar with some very minor creasing to the edges of the rear panel. Weight, 915g.. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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14 BUERSCHAPER, Peter Arctic Journey: Paintings, Sketches, and Reminiscences of a Vanishing World
Toronto Pagurian Press 1977 0-88932-059-4 / 9780889320598 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine  VG, or Better 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Story of an artists first encounter with the North - a daily diary, 20 color paintings and numerous sketches.126pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy. DJ has minor top edge wear.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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15 BURE, Kristjan, editor Greenland
Denmark Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Denmark, ND (1955) Second Edition Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Undated, but, the 2nd edition of the 1952 original. Revised and enlarged. Beautiful Cover Art. Wrappers, 5.75"x8.5", 169pp, photo illustrated. English Text. Very minor edge wear, VG+. Weight, 288g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Henry Hudson: New World Voyager (Quest Biography), BUTTS, Edward
16 BUTTS, Edward Henry Hudson: New World Voyager (Quest Biography)
U.S.A. Dundurn Group 2009 1554884551 / 9781554884551 First Printing Card Wrappers Fine Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
In 1607 Henry Hudson was an obscure English sea captain. By 1610 he was an internationally renowned explorer. He made two voyages in search of a Northeast Passage to the Orient and had discovered the Spitzbergen Islands and their valuable whaling grounds. In the process, Hudson had sailed farther north than any other European before him. 207 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 22 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, uncreased spine. Bright, glossy wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 296g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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17 CANADA, Government of Arctic Recipes
Ottawa Department of Northern Affairs and Nationl Resources Edition Unknown Near Fine Recipe Leaflet 11cm by 20.5cm Folded 
Eight Recipes from Canada's Arctic on a small leaflet published by the Department of Northern Affairs and Resources. Undated, but 1953-1966 [dates of the term of the Department], Recipes include Seal CasseroleFricasse of Arctic Hare, Bearburgers, etc. Leaflet unfolds to 33cm by 20.5cm, printed on both sides, b&w illustrations. Weight, 5g. Lettermail applies. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 CARRIGHAR, Sally Icebound Summer
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1954 Fourth Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Good VG  Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Henry B. Kane 
Summer on the Northwest Coast of Alaska with a practised naturalist. 262pp, illuistrated. Good copy of the book, clean and tight, with a worn dustjacket, complete but with a 3" closed tear on back.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 CHAPMAN, Walker The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery
Greenwich, CT New York Graphic Society 1964 First Edition Cloth VG+ Good to Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
History of the Exploration of Antarctica. 279pp, photo illustrated, maps. Book is tight, clean and unmarked. No wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket has small taped tears and general, light wear. Weight, 516g. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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20 CHIEF of DEFENCE STAFF, CANADIAN FORCES A Soldier's Guide to the North
Ottawa Queen's Printer 1968 Later Edition Printed Card Wrappers Good Very Good  Government Publication 16mo - 6 1/2" Tall 
Guide for the Canadian military, to living, operating and surving during operations in the North. 122pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked coopy. Sound, tight, stapled binding. Clean front wrapper, slight dustinss to rear wrapper. Weight, 110g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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