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Antarctica : future of a frozen wilderness.

By: GELL, Rob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melb., Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Seller ID: 5380


4to. 96pp, illustrated in colour. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Acid Effusive and Hypabyssal Rocks (from the moraines). Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 4.

By: GLASTONBURY, J.O.G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29857


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 4, pp115 -134, 1 plate. Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. . View more info

Metamorphosed Limestones and other Calcareous Sediments from moraines: a further collection. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 8.

By: GLASTONBURY, J.O.G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29860


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 8, pp295-322, 1 plate. Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good. View more info

Some Hybrid Gneisses from the moraines, Cape Denison. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 9.

By: GLASTONBURY, J.O.G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29861


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 9, pp325-333. Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good (although the printed title on the front cover is not straight - the printing that is, not the wrapper itself). View more info

The Seventh Continent.

By: GOODALL, Daphne Machin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Royston, Hertfordshire, Priory Press: 1969

Seller ID: 20314


Foreword by Lord Mountevans. Small 4to. 74pp, colour and b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards (a couple of tiny bumps) with dustwrapper (a little rubbing). Margins of plates lightly yellowed. Very good. View more info

Below the Convergence : voyages towards Antarctica 1699-1839.

By: GURNEY, Alan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1998

Seller ID: 34085


Reprint. [xii], 316pp, illustrations & maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0712673296 View more info

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Ghosts of Cape Sabine : the harrowing true story of the Greely expedition.

By: GUTTERIDGE, Leonard F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2000

Seller ID: 34120


354pp, illustrations, endpaper maps. Quarter-bound in papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0399145893 View more info

Image for Douglas Mawson : the life of an explorer. A pictorial biography : anniversary edition.

Douglas Mawson : the life of an explorer. A pictorial biography : anniversary edition.

By: HALL, Lincoln.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, New Holland: 2011

Seller ID: 35177


Research: Barbara Scanlan. Revised edition. 4to. 224pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Decorated papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1742571239 *** 'A pictorial biography'. View more info

Image for Icy Heritage : historic sites of the Ross Sea region.

Icy Heritage : historic sites of the Ross Sea region.

By: HARROWFIELD, David L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Antarctic Heritage Trust: 1995

Seller ID: 34101


88pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0473032325 View more info

THE SNOW PEOPLE.

By: HERBERT, Marie.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Assoc.: 1974

Seller ID: 3945


Small 8vo. 254pp., illus. Orig. cloth with d/w. Very good. ***Eskimos. View more info

Antarctic Wildlife.

By: HOSKING, Eric (photographs) and Bryan Sage (text).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1982

Seller ID: 24129


4to. 160pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Owner's small name plate top corner front paste-down endpaper; school prize plate on the front free ep. Very good. ISBN 0709912153 View more info

The Last Place on Earth.

By: HUNTFORD, Roland.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1985

Seller ID: 23986


Reprint. xxi, 665pp, black & white photographs, maps. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a little faded). Owner's name obscured with liquid paper on front free endpaper. Very good. ISBN 0340381019 ***The 'complete story of the dramatic race for the Pole' - first published as 'Scott and Amundsen' in 1979. View more info

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Race for the South Pole : the expedition diaries of Scott and Amundsen.

By: HUNTFORD, Roland.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Continuum: 2010

Seller ID: 34095


330pp, illustrations, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1441169822 View more info

Shackleton.

By: HUNTFORD, Roland.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Cardinal: 1989

Seller ID: 35561


774pp, b&w photographs, maps. Soft covers. Light wear but a good clean copy. ISBN 0747405557 View more info

Image for The Antarctic : past, present and future.

The Antarctic : past, present and future.

By: JABOUR-GREEN, Julia & Marcus Haward (eds).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Antarctic CRC: 2001

Seller ID: 32078


(Antarctic CRC Reserach Report 28.) 174pp. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 187579624X *** Proceedings of a conference celebrating the 40th anniversary of the entry into force of the Antarctic Treaty on 23 June 1961, held at the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 22 June 2001. View more info

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Mawson : life and death in Antarctica.

By: JARVIS, Tim.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press (MUP): 2008

Seller ID: 35179


Small 4to. 240pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0522854869 View more info

Image for Cosmic Ray Records, Mawson [Antarctica]. January 1958 to December 1958.

Cosmic Ray Records, Mawson [Antarctica]. January 1958 to December 1958.

By: JOHNS, D.H. and P.A. Trost.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Antarctic Division, Dept. of External Affairs: October1961

Seller ID: 31405


(ANARE Reports. Series C. Volume II.) Small 4to. 2pp text, 108pp tables, 4pp list of ANARE Reports. Side stapled in soft covers with cloth back strip (some areas of yellowing, small biro number on front cover). Very good. View more info

Image for The Health of Antarctic Wildlife : a challenge for science and policy.

The Health of Antarctic Wildlife : a challenge for science and policy.

By: KERRY, Knowles & Martin J. Riddle (eds).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Berlin, Springer: 2009

Seller ID: 35573


8vo. xviii, 470 160pp, illustrations, maps, tables; subject and taxonomic indexes. Pictorial papered boards. Tiny indentations to foot edge of both boards, near the front corners, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 3540939229 View more info

The Antarctic.

By: KING, H.G.R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1969

Seller ID: 5222


First edition. 276pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, endpaper maps. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (price-clipped). Owner's small name-label on front paste-down, another's written name along top margin of ffep (above the map) obscured with liquid paper. Very good. View more info

Schists and Gneisses from the Moraines, Cape Denison, Adelie Land. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 7.

By: KLEEMAN, A.W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29856


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 7, pp [197] - 292, 5 plates. Large 4to. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued. Very good. View more info

Image for Franklin : tragic hero of polar navigation.

Franklin : tragic hero of polar navigation.

By: LAMBERT, Andrew.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2009

Seller ID: 27059


First edition. 428pp, colour illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0571231608 ***Chapters 6 & 7 deal with the Franklins in Van Diemen's Land. View more info

Image for Antarctica : exploring the extreme. 400 years of adventure.

Antarctica : exploring the extreme. 400 years of adventure.

By: LANDIS, Marilyn J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: 2001

Seller ID: 34112


396pp, illustrated. Quarter cloth and papered boards, with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1556524285 View more info

Antarctica - 1984. Sir John Morris Memorial Lecture, 1964.

By: LAW, Phillip.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Adult Education Board of Tasmania: 1964

Seller ID: 3956


12pp, 3 b&w plates (one double paged). Stapled in wrappers. Very good. View more info

Image for The Antarctic Voyage of HMAS Wyatt Earp.

The Antarctic Voyage of HMAS Wyatt Earp.

By: LAW, Phillip.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1995

Seller ID: 3955


First edition. 152pp, maps, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1863738037 View more info

Image for Elephant Island & Beyond : the life and diaries of Thomas Orde Lees.

Elephant Island & Beyond : the life and diaries of Thomas Orde Lees.

By: Lees, Thomas Orde: THOMSON, John.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Huntingdon, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 2003

Seller ID: 16641


First edition. Large 8vo. 399pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 1852970766 ***Lees was the often referred to as the least popular man on Shackleton's 'Endurance' expedition. His diaries, though often cited, have never been published before. View more info

A Continent for Science : the Antarctic adventure.

By: LEWIS, Richard S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1965

Seller ID: 19665


First edition. Small 4to. 300pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Image for The Third Reich in Antarctica : the German Antarctic Expedition 1938-39.

The Third Reich in Antarctica : the German Antarctic Expedition 1938-39.

By: LUDECKE, Cornelia & Colin Summerhayes.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Huntingdon / Norwich, Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2012

Seller ID: 29652


8vo. 260pp, illustrations and maps in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852971037 ***The third German expedition to Antarctica, led by Alfred Ritscher, aboard MS Schwabenland. View more info

With Scott to the Pole.

By: MARSHALL, Howard (re-told by).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1941

Seller ID: 12919


Illustrated from the original expedition photographs by Herbert Ponting. Second impression. Small 4to. 48pp, frontis portrait & 32 plates, full-page map. Original cloth. A little spotting early and late, owner's name. Very good. View more info

A History of Antarctica.

By: MARTIN, Stephen.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, State Library of NSW Press: 1996

Seller ID: 21962


4to. 272pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Papered boards with dustwrapper (slight surface rubbing). Very good. Owner's small name label on front pastedown. ISBN 0731066014 View more info

Image for South by Northwest : the magnetic crusade and the contest for Antarctica.

South by Northwest : the magnetic crusade and the contest for Antarctica.

By: MAWER, Granville Allen.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent Town, SA, Wakefield Press: 2006

Seller ID: 21259


322pp, b&w photographs, illustrations and maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1862546509 View more info

Image for Mawson's Huts : the birthplace of Australia's Antarctic heritage.

Mawson's Huts : the birthplace of Australia's Antarctic heritage.

By: Mawson's Huts Foundation:

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Seller ID: 24865


Large square 4to. 192pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1741754364 View more info

Marine Biological Programme and other Zoological and Botancial Activities. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume II: Oceanography, Part 5.

By: MAWSON, Douglas.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29841


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume II: Oceanography, Part 5; pp127-67, 4 maps, 1 text figure, 9 plates (20 b&w photographs). Large 4to. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued. Very good. View more info

Record of Minerals of King George Land, Adelie Land and Queen Mary Land [and] Catalogue of Rocks and Minerals collected in Antarctic lands. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Parts 12 & 13.

By: MAWSON, Douglas.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29843


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Parts 12 & 13: pp[369]-404 & [405]-430. Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Very good clean copies. View more info

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Mawson's Antarctic Diaries.

By: MAWSON, Sir Douglas : edited by Fred & Eleanor Jacka.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Susan Haymes / Allen & Unwin: 1988

Seller ID: 12013


Small thick 4to. 414pp, 12 colour and 48 b&w plates, 6 maps, place ribbon. Black cloth with dustwrapper (a little dulled, as often). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas, and round the world; being personal narratives of attempts to reach the North and South Poles...

Voyages of Discovery in the Arctic and Antarctic Seas, and round the world; being personal narratives of attempts to reach the North and South Poles...

By: McCORMICK, Deputy-Inspector R.

Price: $3,750.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1884

Seller ID: 34306


First edition. Two volumes. Small 4to. [I] xx, 432pp, 28 tinted lithographs (including a frontis portrait, a map and five folding panoramas), other text woodcuts, 16pp publisher's adverts. [II] xii, 412pp, 16pp publisher's adverts; 12 tinted lithographs (including two frontis portraits, one with the Autobiography, and two maps, one folding), 24 b&w woodcut plates, other text woodcuts. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in black with polar scenes on spine... View more info

Image for Polar Castaways : the Ross Sea Party (1914-17) of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Polar Castaways : the Ross Sea Party (1914-17) of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

By: McELRAE, Richard & David Harrowfield.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Canterbury University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 19320


First edition. 315pp, 32pp b&w photographs, pictorial endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1877257265 View more info

Image for Mawson's Huts : an Antarctic expedition journal.

Mawson's Huts : an Antarctic expedition journal.

By: McGREGOR, Alasdair.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hale & Iremonger: 1998

Seller ID: 19680


Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. 4t.o 194pp, b&w and colour illus. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 0868066532 View more info

Two Below Zero: a year alone in Antarctica.

By: McINTYRE, Don with Peter Meredith.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, Australian Geographic: 1996

Seller ID: 22371


Square 4to. 256pp, well illus in colour. Papered boards (lower corners bumped, slightly canted) with dustwrapper. Good to very good. View more info

Image for Gazetteer of the Australian Antarctic Territory - two issues, 1965 & 1983.

Gazetteer of the Australian Antarctic Territory - two issues, 1965 & 1983.

By: MCKINNON, G.W. (1965) & Suzanne E. Stallman (1983).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Department of External Affairs, Antarctic Division: 1965

Seller ID: 33104


[1965] ANARE Interim Reports Series A (II) Geography. Publication No.75. 153pp. Cloth-backed stiff wrappers (spine sunned). A very good clean copy. [1983] ANARE Research Notes 15. (Antarctic Division, Dept of Science & Technology.) iv, 50pp. Stapled in stiff wrappers, papered spine. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Antarctica : beyond the southern ocean.

Antarctica : beyond the southern ocean.

By: MONTEATH, Colin.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney and Auckland, Harper Collins: 1996

Seller ID: 35569


Oblong 4to. 160pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a couple of closed tears, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0732257042 View more info

Image for South With Scott.

South With Scott.

By: MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord [Sir Edward Evans].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1952

Seller ID: 5372


With 31 photographs by Herbert Ponting. Reprint. 284pp, illus. Cloth with dustwrapper (previously taped to the endpapers, leaving marks there and on the blurb flaps,now in protective sleeve). Edges, endpapers and early pages heavily foxed, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

THE ANTARCTIC CHALLENGED.

By: MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Staples Press: 1955

Seller ID: 15370


191pp, b&w photographs, map eps. Original cloth-textured papered boards (some tiny bumps on extremities) with dustwrapper (clipped, small chips from extremities, a little marking on back). Very good.. View more info

Image for From Edinburgh to the Antarctic : an artist's notes and sketches during the Dundee Expedition of 1892-93.

From Edinburgh to the Antarctic : an artist's notes and sketches during the Dundee Expedition of 1892-93.

By: MURDOCH, W.G. Burn.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1894

Seller ID: 28227


With a chapter by W.S. Bruce, naturalist of the barque 'Balaena'. First edition. 8vo. xii, 364pp, 123 b&w text illustrations, full-page coloured map and folding map at rear, 32pp publisher's catalogue. Original dark green cloth, lettered in silver and decorated in silver and brown on the upper board; extremities rubbed, slight fraying at head and tail of spine, a little flecking and slight fading at foot of the upper board (a plate of some sort possibly removed); now in ... View more info

Image for Antarctic Days.

Antarctic Days.

By: MURRAY, James and George Marston.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Eccles, Norwich, Erskine Press: 2012

Seller ID: 31086


Illustrated by the Authors. Preface by Sir Ernest Shackleton. Facsimile reprint: 280 numbered copies replicating the 1913 'de luxe' edition, also of 280 numbered copies (#164 has been used for the facsimile), with a new introduction by Joe O'Farrell. x, [ii], xxii, 200pp, 4 colour illustrations, 37 black & white illustrations, facsimile of Shackleton, Murray and Marston's signatures on the half-title page. A fine clean (new) copy. ISBN 1852971142 *** First published in 1... View more info

Sitting on Penguins : people and politics in Australian Antarctica.

By: MURRAY-SMITH, Stephen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hutchinson: 1988

Seller ID: 5369


Drawings by Jan Senbergs. First edition. 250pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0091691206 View more info

Image for Southern Light : images from Antarctica.

Southern Light : images from Antarctica.

By: NEILSON, David.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Emerald (Victoria), Snowgum Press: 2012

Seller ID: 30543


Slipcased issue. Photographs and text by David Neilson. With additional photographs by Karen Alexander. Large square 4to. 306pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w (seven images are on double-page gatefolds). Cloth-textured papered boards, penguin device in gilt on the upper, with dustwrapper, housed in a matching slipcase (gilt title and penguin device) and with a canvas carry-bag (marked with the same title/image). Fine (new). ISBN 0958575312 View more info

Image for Southern Light : images from Antarctica.

Southern Light : images from Antarctica.

By: NEILSON, David.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Emerald (Victoria), Snowgum Press: 2012

Seller ID: 34082


Photographs and text by David Neilson. With additional photographs by Karen Alexander. Large square 4to. 306pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w (seven images are on double-page gatefolds). Cloth-textured papered boards, penguin device in gilt on the upper, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy, signed by David Neilson. ISBN 0958575312 View more info

Image for Company of Adventurers, Volume I [and] Caesars of the Wilderness (Company of Adventurers, Volume II).

Company of Adventurers, Volume I [and] Caesars of the Wilderness (Company of Adventurers, Volume II).

By: NEWMAN, Peter C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Viking: 1985& 1987

Seller ID: 34113


Two volumes. Large 8vo.414 & 450pp, b&w illustrations, maps, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrappers (slight rubbing, now in protective sleeves). A very good clean set. ISBN 0670803790 *** A history of the Hudson's Bay Company. View more info

The Ice Master. The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk.

By: NIVEN, Jennifer.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2000

Seller ID: 29085


xiv, 402pp, black & white photographs, map endpapers. Original leather-textured papered boards (top edges bumped) with dustwrapper (spine faded). Very good. ISBN 0333779606 View more info

Petrology of Rocks from Queen Mary Land. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV, Part 2.

By: NOCKOLDS, S.R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29846


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 2, pp15-86, 34 text figures (including a full-page map), 1 plate (with 6 figs). Large 4to. Stapled with wrappers drawn on, as issued; slight chipping to fore-edge of the upper. The first text leaf has two clean tears, one quite long, closed neatly with archival tape, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info