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In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Artic

By: ALBANOV, Valerian Ivanovich

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Modern Library: 2000

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 31935

ISBN: 0679641009

Condition: About 'As New'


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. View more info

Beyond the Arctic Circle

By: AMOR, Norman

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia Library: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044842

ISBN: 0-88865-196-1

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Proceedings of the Arctic Basin Symposium October 1962

By: ARCTIC INSTITUTE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Arctic Institute of North America: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 33480

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

By: ARMSTRONG, Jennifer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2000

Edition: Seventh Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 1663

ISBN: 0375810498

Condition: Vg+


Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land. Winner of Children's Books of Distinction Awards (Nonfiction) 1999. [10pp], 134pp, profusely illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Small owner's stamp to top margin of the title page ... View more info

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Before the Heroes Came: Antarctica in the 1890s

By: BAUGHMAN, T. H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1999

Edition: First Trade Paper Printing

Seller ID: 24334

ISBN: 0803261632

Condition: As New


History of early Antarctic exploration in the 19th century. 160pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 260g. View more info

A Londoner in Rupert's land: Thomas Bunn of the Hudson's Bay Company

By: BAYLEY, Denis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chichester, UK, Moore & Tillyer: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045797

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition

By: BEATTIE, Owen and GEIGER, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 040733

ISBN: 088833253X

Condition: As New


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. View more info

Frozen in Time. Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition

By: BEATTIE, Owen and GEIGER, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1988

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 18093

ISBN: 088833253X

Condition: As New


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 about 'as new' except for a light corner crease to bottom corner of back panel. Weight, 480g. View more info

The Arctic Grail: The Quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole 1818-1909 (First Edtiion)

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., McClelland & Stewart: 1988

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 33686

ISBN: 0771012667

Condition: As New


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. View more info

Southampton Island

By: BIRD, J. Brian

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12110

Condition: Good VG


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. View more info

Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, Canada: A High Arctic Ecosystem

By: BLISS, L. C. -Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edmonton, University of Alberta Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18952

ISBN: 0888640145

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

A Gentleman Adventurer: The Arctic Diaries of R.H.G. Bonnycastle

By: BONNYCASTLE, Richard H. G.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25472

ISBN: 0886190746

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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The voyage of the "Scotia" : being the record of a voyage of exploration in Antarctic Seas

By: BOWN, R. N. Rudnose; PIRIE, J. H. H.; MOSSMAN, R. C.

Price: $69.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1978

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 045867

ISBN: 0771016956

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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A Frenchman in Search of Franklin: De Bray's Arctic Journal, 1852-54 (Heritage)

By: BRAY, Emile-Frederic De

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30542

ISBN: 0802028136

Condition: Fine


Text of the journal kept by Emile de Bray, a French naval officer who participated in the 1852 search for the Franklin Expedition in the eastern Arctic, on board the 'Resolute'in the Arctic Squadron under Sir Edward Belcher. Previously unpublished. Translated and edited by William Barr. xxii, 339pp : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Sound hinges. Unpacked weight, 709g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using ... View more info

The Arctic World

By: BRUEMMER, Fred and TAYLOR, Dr. William E.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key-Porter Books: 1985

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 07182

ISBN: 1-5513-105-2

Condition: Fine


Survey of the Life, People, Environment of the Arctic. Co-published with the Sierra Club. 256pp, profusely photo illustrated. View more info

Image for Arctic Twilight: Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North

Arctic Twilight: Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North

By: BUDGELL, Leonard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Blue Butterfly: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24576

ISBN: 0978160010

Condition: Fine


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.. View more info

Arctic Journey: Paintings, Sketches, and Reminiscences of a Vanishing World

By: BUERSCHAPER, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Pagurian Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07725

ISBN: 0-88932-059-4

Condition: About Fine


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. View more info

Greenland

By: BURE, Kristjan, editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Denmark, Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Denmark, ND (1955):

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 34799

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

Image for Henry Hudson: New World Voyager (Quest Biography)

Henry Hudson: New World Voyager (Quest Biography)

By: BUTTS, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Dundurn Group: 2009

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 052132

ISBN: 1554884551

Condition: Fine


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. ... View more info

Arctic Recipes

By: CANADA, Government of

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs and Nationl Resources:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: 2063

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info