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DET NYE GROENLAND OG KONGEPARRETS REJSE.

by Therkilsen, Kjeld Rask.

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Published
1952.
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Good
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$20.00

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[Kjobenhavn, Denmark]: Berlingske Forlag, 1952., 1952.. Good. - Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10-3/8 inches wide] softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is bumped & rubbed. 63 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Good. <p>The title translates as "the New Greenland and the Journey of the King and Queen" and refers to a visit… Read more
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CESKOSLOVENSKO.

by Frantisek, Rachlik.

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Published
1958.
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Good
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$15.00

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Praha: SNTL, 1958., 1958.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 12-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], white cloth titled in gilt. The book is housed in a light tan paper-covered slipcase. The head & tail of the book's spine are creased and the covers are lightly soiled and partially discolored. The slipcase is soiled & chipped with tears to… Read more
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SOUTH AMERICAN ADVENTURES.

by Desmond, Alice Curtis.

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Published
1934.
Condition
Very good
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$10.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934., 1934.. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. The bottom corner of the front cover is lightly creased. Half-title, title [4] leaves & 284 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. There is offsetting to the front pastedown & endpaper. A note that was once paper-clipped to the top edge… Read more
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CHINA: INTERNATIONAL PRESS CORRESPONDENCE. Special Edition. Vol. 17 No. 54. 15th December, 1937.

by Cachin, Marcel; Tang Shin She; Dimitrov, G.; et al.

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Published
1937.
Condition
Good
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$150.00

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(London: H.R. G. Jefferson), 1937., 1937.. Good. - Quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial cream & orange wrappers suggesting China in flames. The wraps are lightly creased, soiled & bumped with heavier creasing to the top edge of the rear wrap. There is a vertical & a horizontal crease to each wrap.… Read more
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(Cambridge, U.K.: The University of Cambridge), 1987., 1987.. Very good. - Quarto [9-1/3 inches high by 6-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers. The top corners of the covers are very lightly creased & the edges of the rear wrap are slightly darkened. Pages [629]-[754]. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, maps & tables. Very good. … Read more
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AREA HANDBOOK FOR OCEANIA.

by Henderson, John W.; Barth, Helen A. et al.

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Published
1971.
Condition
Very good
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$10.00

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Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1971., 1971.. Very good. - Octavo, dark green cloth. The tail of the spine is lightly creased. xiii & 555 pages with an errata page bound in. Illustrated with 2 folding black-and-white maps. Very good. <p>This is one of a series of handbooks prepared by Foreign Area Studies of the American University, Washington,… Read more
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NORDOST GRONLAND 1908-60: Fangstmandsperioden.

by Mikkelsen, Peter Schmidt.

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Published
(2001).
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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[Denmark]: Aschehoug, (2001)., (2001).. Very good. - Quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], light gray boards with a color illustration on each cover. The bottom corner of the front cover is creased. 423 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & color endpaper maps. Very good. <p>A revised and enlarged edition of the version published by the Danish Polar Center… Read more
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THE SEARCH FOR MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER.

by Machlin, Milt.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1972).
Condition
Very good
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$45.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1972)., (1972).. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly soiled & chipped. 250 pages. 6 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Very good. First edition.The son of Governor Nelson Rockefeller disappeared in November 1961 in the waters off New Guinea when his… Read more
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GRONLAND: DANMARK I NORD.

by Borum, Villy.

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Published
1947.
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Copenhagen: Berlingske Forlag, 1947., 1947.. Good. - Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with soiling to the rear wrap. The spine is darkened & chipped. 96 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations & maps in brown & white. The corners of some front & rear pages are… Read more
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ETT SVUNNET GOTEBORG.

by Hjern, Kjell.

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Published
(1964).
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Good
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$15.00

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Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag, (1964)., (1964).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY KJELL HJERN AND HIS WIFE - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cream-colored boards backed with black cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is warped & very lightly bumped & the extremities of the boards are slightly darkened. The dust jacket is chipped with… Read more
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REYKJAVIK: Thaettir og Myndir ur Sogu Baejarins 1786-1936.

by Helgason, Jon.

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Published
1937.
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Reykjavik: Isafoldarprentsmioja H.F., 1937., 1937.. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in brown pictorial stiff suede wrappers. The binding is rubbed & soiled with the extremities chipped & with a number of small stains. 100 & [2] pages plus a large section of black-and-white illustrations. the last signature [i.e. group of… Read more
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GODTHAB--NUK 1728-1978 i tekst og billeder.

by Lynge, Hans; Lund, Lars Moller; and Westermann, Hans; editors.

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Published
1978.
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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Nuk [Greenland]: Nuk kommune, 1978., 1978.. Very good. - Small quarto [9-3/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial color wrappers. The top corner of the rear wrap is bumped. 175 pages. Illustrated with several color plates and with profuse black-and-white illustrations. The top corners of a few rear pages are lightly bumped. Very good.… Read more
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NANORTALIK: Nunap Isuata erqa. Kap Farvel-landet.

by Fisker, Jorgen; editor.

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Published
(1981).
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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(Umanaq): Nordiske Landes Bogforlag, (1981)., (1981).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The extremities of the binding are lightly rubbed. 282 & [1] pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, including maps & facsimiles. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>An account of the history and development of the commune of Nanortalik.<p>The… Read more
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PAMIUT FREDERIKSHAB: NARSSALIK AVIGAIT ARSUK.

by Fisker, Jorgen; editor.

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Published
(1980).
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Very good
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(Umanak): Nordiske Landes Bogforlag, (1980)., (1980).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed. 267 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>An account of the history and development of the commune of Frederikshab.<p>The text is in Danish and Greenlandic.
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ARSUKFJORDEN: IVIGTUT GRONNEDAL ARSUK.

by Luckow, Ulrik; and Fisker, Jorgen; editors.

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Published
(1977).
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Very good
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(Umanak): Nordiske Landes Bogforlag, (1977)., (1977).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed. 151 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, including maps. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>An account of the history, geology, natural history, fisheries and way of life of Arsukfjorden in southwest… Read more
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NARSSAK: Igaliko, K'agssiarssuk, Narssarssuak.

by Fisker, Jorgen; editor.

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Published
(1980).
Condition
Very good
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(Umanak): Nordiske Landes Bogforlag, (1980)., (1980).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The extremities of the binding are lightly rubbed. 271 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good. <p>"Narssak" in Greenlandic translates as "plain" and Narssak is a municipality in Western Greenland situated on a plain abruptly… Read more
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ILULISSAT JAKOBSHAVN: Rodebay, Qeqertaq, Sarqaq.

by Fisker, Jorgen; Egede, Niels; Ostermann, Hother; et al.

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Published
1984.
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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Umanak, Greenland: Norrdiske Landes Bogforlag, 1984., 1984.. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 9-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with a tiny ink stain to the rear wrap. 303 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good. <p>Ilulissat, formerly known as Jakobshavn, is a town in western Greenland.… Read more
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THE RIFT LAKE

by Zimmer, Carl

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1999.
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780967074207
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$500.00

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New York: [sic], 1999.. 1999.. Fine. inscribed to peter matthiessen and signed by Carl Zimmer - Octavo, black cloth in a dust wrapper designed by Charles Nix. Title, [1] leaf & 326 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with maps by Ian Schoenherr. Fine. <p>Number 11 of a limited edition of 200 copies.<p>Inscribed by the author on the verso of the flyleaf:… Read more
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Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2005.. 2005.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-5/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers. The binding is bumped with some light creasing to the rear wrap. Pages 281-376 plus inside wraps. Black-and-white illustrations, maps & diagrams. Very good. <p>Among the contents of this issue are "Pioneer Whalers in the… Read more
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Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2001., 2001.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-5/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. Pages 289-384 plus ads. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, maps & tables. Very good. <p>Among the contents of this issue are Harpoon guns, the lost Greenland settlement, and… Read more
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