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Iced In Ten Days Trapped on the Edge of Antarctica

by Chris Turney

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Published
2017
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Citadel/Kensington, 2017. Clean and unmarked. Jacket shows minimal rubbing. True, modern day adventure in the Antarctic. Illus with numerous photos, some in color.. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+.
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Peter Freuchens's Book of the Frozen North

by Dagmar Freuchen (edit.)

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$6.00

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Cleveland: World, 1962. Light soiling to back cover, faint erasure to flyleaf, otherwise clean and unmarked. Jacket shows minor edgewear. "Fact and fiction about the men who live in the lands around the Arctic Circle, by one of the great explorers of the North". Illus with numerous B&W photos.. First Edition. White Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.
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Pioneer of Alaska Skies

by Edna Walker Chandler & Barrett Willoughby

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Published
1959
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Very Good+
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$18.00

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Ginn & Co., 1959. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise clean and unmarked; showing minimal wear. Jacket shows light wear/soiling. The story of Ben Eielson, the first person to fly a plane in Alaska. For young readers.. Gray Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good. Illus. by Ray Quigley.
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Life at the Bottom

by John Langone

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$6.00

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Boston: LIttle Brown, 1977. Minimal wear, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows light rubbing, not price clipped. "The People of Antarctica"...the people, the servicemen, civilians.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Skyward

by Richard E. Byrd

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$24.00

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New York: Putnam, 1928. Slight lean, minor wear at corners, clean and unmarked. The Navy Commander writes of his exploits in the air. "This copy is from the first printing of 'Skyward' and will be the only printing to contain the photogravure frontispiece portrait of the author" (copyright page). Mapped endpapers, numerous B&W photos. Extra postage outside the US.. First… Read more
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Wild Voice of the North

by Sally Carrighar

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Trench Books
Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
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$7.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1959. Clean and unmarked, Jacket shows light rubbing/soiling."The Chronicle of an Eskimo Dog". Illus with B&W photos.. Gray Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Needle to the North

by Arthur C. Twomey & Nigel Herrick

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. Bookplate on half-title page, clean and unmarked, nice copy. Jacket shows minor edgewear, yellowing. "The Story of an Expedition to Ungava and the Belcher Islands", found at the northern half of the Labrador Peninsula. Illus with numerous B&W photos.. First Edition. Tan Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good.
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$75.00
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Far North Country

by Thames Williamson

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Published
1944
Condition
Good
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$8.00

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New York: Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1944. Covers soiled, shelfwear. An Alaskan adventure, edited by Erskine Caldwell. Nice sound reading copy.. Blue Cloth. Good/No Jacket.
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The Flight of the Eagle

by Per Olof Sundman

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Trench Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$6.00

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New York: Pantheon, 1970. Slight lean, minimal wear, clean and unmarked. Priceclipped jacket shows light soiling. "A spellbinding documentary novel based on the great arctic adventure of S.A. Andre, who tried to sail to the North Pole in a balloon". B&W photos.. First American Edition. Tan Cloth. Very Good/Good+.
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My Eskimo Life

by Paul-Emile Victor

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Published
1938
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1938. Light edgewear. heavier wear at top of spine, unmarked. The jacket was apparently cut-up, and portions of it afixed to the front endpapers. In the 1930s, the author lived with the Eskimos as one of them. These are his experiences. Illus with drawings anf B&W photos. Nice sound copy.. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.
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The Last Continent of Adventure

by Walter D. Hayward

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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New York: Dodd Mead, 1930. Very light foxing to spine and foredge, 2" closed tear to top of flyleaf, otherwise clean and unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear, light soiling, not price clipped. A narrative of adventures in the Antarctic. Illus with numerous B&W photos. Indexed.. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Fair.
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Ice Floes and Flaming Water

by Peter Freuchen

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Published
1955
Condition
Good+
Edition
Third Printing
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New York: Julian Messner, 1955. Light foxing to edges and spine, otherwise a sound and unmarked copy. Jacket quite worn at edges, 2" chip lower right front. "A True Adventure in Melville Bay".. Third Printing. Blue Cloth. Good+/Fair.
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Antarctica, My Destiny

by Finn Ronne

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good+
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$10.00

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New York: Hastings, 1979. Minor wear at edges, clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket shows slight edgewear, not price clipped. "A Personal History by the Last of the Great Polar Explorers" - Captain Finn Ronne, USN. Illus with many B&W photos. Introduction by Lowell Thomas.. Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good.
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The Mysterious North

by Pierre Berton

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
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$8.00

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1961. Bumps to corners, light soiling, unmarked. Priceclipped jacket shows wear at corners, 2" tear/crease bottom back. "The first popular book covering the entire Canadian Arctic......from the Yukon to Labrador". Illus with numerous B&W photos and maps.. Fourth Printing. White Cloth. Very Good/Good.
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Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic

by Vilhjalmur Stefansson

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Trench Books
Published
1939
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1939. Wear to edges, bumps to corners, name and light soiling to endpapers, otherwise unmarked. Price clipped jacket is quite worn at edges and corners, has been reinforced fron the back with brown packing tape(??). Fascinating topic, five great arctic mysteries, 'Disappearance of the Greenland Colony', 'Strange Fate of Thomas Simpson', 'The Lost Franklin… Read more
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Kudla and His Polar Bear

by Miriam MacMillan

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Trench Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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$75.00

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New York: Dodd Mead, 1953. Minor wear at corners and spine ends, very slight age darkening at edges. Jacket shows wear at corners, edges, and spine ends, light soiling, not price clipped. Interesting inscription on flyleaf, two Eskimo words that I can't make out, followed by: "(The Eskimo Greeting to a Good Friend) Best Wishes from Kudla, Miriam MacMillan and… Read more
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The Polar Passion

by Farley Mowat

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
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$12.00

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1967. "The Quest for the North Pole, With selections from Arctic Journals". Bumps to spine ends and corners, clean and unmarked. Jacket quite worn at edges, chip to middle spine. The rare journals of various polar explorers, heavily illus with photos, maps, and drawings. Heavy volume, extra postage outside the US.. Gray Cloth. Very Good/Fair.… Read more
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The Crossing of Antarctica

by Sir Vivian Fuchs

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$6.00

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Boston: LIttle Brown, 1958. Minor shelfwear at edges, slight lean, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows some wear at corners and edges, not price clipped. "The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958". Co-written with Sir edmund Hillary. Heavily illus with B&W and color photos.. First American Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Good+.
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Antarctica

by Eliot Porter

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$18.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1978. Flawless but for a small mark at lower right front jacket, and a crease to the front flap. Many photos, B&W and color, of the Antarctic landscape with lengthy descriptions and text. Large, oversized volume. Extra postage will be required outside the USA.. First Edition. White Cloth. Fine/Very Good+. Illus. by PHOTOS.
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The Sea and the Ice A Naturalist in Antarctica

by Louis J. Halle

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing
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$7.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1973. Minor shelfwear, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows slight wear to edges. Many B&W photos, drawings, maps, and diagrams.Published in cooperation with the National Audubon Society.. First Printing. Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good.
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