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Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A: Volume 1. Part  1: Geographical Narrative. Part 2. Cartography., MAWSON, Douglas.
Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A: Volume 1. Part 1: Geographical Narrative. Part 2. Cartography.
450.00 AUD

Geographical Report : based on the Mawson Papers. Reports - Series A, Volume I - B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-3., PRICE, A. Grenfell.
Geographical Report : based on the Mawson Papers. Reports - Series A, Volume I - B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-3.
200.00 AUD

Macquarie Island., CUMPSTON, J.S.
Macquarie Island.
135.00 AUD

The Sub-Antarctic : proceedings of a forum held at CCAMLR on behalf of Antarctic Tasmania, 6-7 July 2006., Royal Society of Tasmania.
The Sub-Antarctic : proceedings of a forum held at CCAMLR on behalf of Antarctic Tasmania, 6-7 July 2006.
30.00 AUD

Heard Island Papers., Banks, M.R. & M.J. Brown (eds).
Heard Island Papers.
25.00 AUD

The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97., BOWDEN, Tim.
The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97.
45.00 AUD

The Coldest March : Scott's fatal expedition., SOLOMON, Susan.
The Coldest March : Scott's fatal expedition.
20.00 AUD

Aurora Australis., SHACKLETON, E.H. (ed).
Aurora Australis.
35.00 AUD

 

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1 In a Crystal Land: Canadian explorers in Antarctica.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1994 
262pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0802003621 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition., ALEXANDER, Caroline : photographs by Frank Hurley.
2 ALEXANDER, Caroline : photographs by Frank Hurley. The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition.
London Bloomsbury 1998 
Reprint. Square 4to. 212pp, well illustrated. Quarter cloth with papered boards and dustwrapper. Very good to fine. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition., ALEXANDER, Caroline.
3 ALEXANDER, Caroline. The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition.
London Bloomsbury 1999 
Reprint. Square 4to. 212pp, well illustrated. Soft covers. Gift inscription on half-title, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0747546703 ***Illustrated with Frank Hurley's photographs. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4 ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson. Wake of the Invercauld. Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: a great-grandaughter's pilgrimage.
Auckland, NZ Exisle Publishing 2005 
Large 8vo. 256pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0908988028 ***The story of Robert Holden who was, along with 19 others, shipwrecked on the Auckland Islands in 1864. He was one of only three to survive and be rescued 12 months later. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Antarctic Eye: the visual journey., ANDREWS, Lynne
5 ANDREWS, Lynne Antarctic Eye: the visual journey.
Hobart Studio One 2007 
Large square 4to. 272pp, lavishly illustrated with 159 colour plates and b&w photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646478397 ***An intensive art-historical account of the imagery of Antarctica, documenting over 200 years and ranging from the historical and botanical to the modernist and postmodern. The winner of the University of Tasmania Prize - for the best book by a Tasmanian publisher - in 2009 and the Eric Hoffer Award for excellence in independent publishing (with a small labels on the dustwrapper to that effect). 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Eight Men in a Crate : the ordeal of the advance party of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-57. Based on the diary kept by Rainer Goldsmith, Medical Officer, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist., ARNOLD, Anthea.
6 ARNOLD, Anthea. Eight Men in a Crate : the ordeal of the advance party of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-57. Based on the diary kept by Rainer Goldsmith, Medical Officer, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist.
Norwich& Bluntisham Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press 2007 
133pp, [9] publisher's advertisements, black & white and colour photographs, maps, diagrams. Laminated soft covers with turn-in flaps. Fine [new]. ISBN 1852970952 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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7 BAILEY, Jean. Antarctica : a traveller's tale.
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1980 
With charcoal drawings by Lorraine Hannay. 182pp, colour plates, map on front endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0207138214 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Heard Island Papers., Banks, M.R. & M.J. Brown (eds).
8 Banks, M.R. & M.J. Brown (eds). Heard Island Papers.
Hobart Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 2000 
RSTPP, Vol 133, part 2. 4to. 77pp, numerous maps and illustrations (including a full page coloured map of the island). Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Papers presented at the Heard Island workshop, Hobart, 29 June to 1 July 1998. Includes scientific papers and an archaeological survey of old sealers camps. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987., BANKS, M.R. & S.J. Smith (eds)
9 BANKS, M.R. & S.J. Smith (eds) Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987.
Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania August1988 
(PPRST, Volume 122, Part 1.) 4to. 308pp, illus, tables figures etc. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***33 papers on Management, History & Archaeology, Earth Sciences, Meteorology, Biological Sciences, Physics. 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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10 BARKER, David. Antarctica : an artist's logbook.
Auckland Random Century 1991 
Oblong 4to. 128pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 1869411102 The NZ artist's log of the 1988 voyage of the Pelagic to the Antarctic Peninsula, via the Strait of Magellan and Drake Passage. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Frozen in Time : the fate of the Franklin expedition., BEATTIE, Owen and John Geiger.
11 BEATTIE, Owen and John Geiger. Frozen in Time : the fate of the Franklin expedition.
London Bloomsbury 1987 
180pp, 24pp of colour photographs, b&w text illustrations, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0747501017 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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12 BEAUFORT, Simon. The Nimrod Murders.
Norwich Erskine Press 2011 
Small 8vo. 370pp. Soft covers. Fine (unused). ISBN 185297110X ***Fiction - on the eve of the departure of Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition, in the refurbished sealer Nimrod, the body of an assistant biologist was found in the East India Docks. There was little doubt he had been murdered. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Antarctica : the last horizon., BECHERVAISE, John.
13 BECHERVAISE, John. Antarctica : the last horizon.
Sydney Cassell 1979 
Revised and expanded edition of The Far South (1961). 4to. 138pp, well illustrated in colour & b&w. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0726904740 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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14 BENNETT, Isobel. Shores of Macquarie Island.
Adelaide Rigby 1971 
Photography by the author. First edition. 76pp text & 48pp. illus (63 plates, 25 in colour), full page map, ep maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper. The boards very slightly bowed Owner's small name label at top corner of front paste-down endpaper. Good to very good. ISBN 0851792243 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Australians in Antarctica., BETTS, M.S.
15 BETTS, M.S. Australians in Antarctica.
Canberra Australian Government Publishing Service 1981 
4to. 39pp, colour and b&w photographs, maps. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0642016194 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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16 BILLING, Graham. SOUTH. Man and Nature in Antarctica. A New Zealand view.
Wellington, NZ A.H. & A.W. Reed 1964 
First edition. 4to. 207pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, coloured endpaper maps. Original canvas cloth (no dustwrapper), edges of cloth a touch browned. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Antarctic Photographs 1910-1916. Herbert Ponting & Frank Hurley : Scott, Mawson and Shackleton expeditions., BODDINGTON, Jennie (introduced by).
17 BODDINGTON, Jennie (introduced by). Antarctic Photographs 1910-1916. Herbert Ponting & Frank Hurley : Scott, Mawson and Shackleton expeditions.
Melbourne Macmillan 1979 
Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. First edition. Oblong 4to. 124pp, with 95 full-page b&w photographic illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Storied Ice : exploration, discovery, and adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula region., BOOTHE, Joan N.
18 BOOTHE, Joan N. The Storied Ice : exploration, discovery, and adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula region.
Berkeley CA Regent Press 2011 
Signed by the author. First edition. ix, 373pp, well illustrated with numerous black & white photographs, illustrations and maps. Appendixes (Antarctic Timeline; Antarctic Firsts; Glossary of Terms, Abbreviations, and Acronyms). Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 1587902249 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97., BOWDEN, Tim.
19 BOWDEN, Tim. The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97.
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1997 
4to; xxviii, 593pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ***The ANARE Jubilee History. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Crevasse : a critical response to Flaws in the Ice., BRADFORD, Karyn Maguire.
20 BRADFORD, Karyn Maguire. The Crevasse : a critical response to Flaws in the Ice.
Norwich Erskine Press 2015 
Large 8vo. 96pp, illustrated. Soft covers with French flaps. Fine (new). ISBN 1852971185 *** A rebuttal of many of the claims made in David Day's recent biography of Sir Douglas Mawson. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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