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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

A Horrible Road to Travell - the diary of Captain Donald Sinclair at Macquarie Island, December 1877 - January 1878.

By: NORMAN, F.I.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, THRA Papers & Proceedings: March,1989

Seller ID: 7572


in Volume 36/1, pp 33-51. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. ***The diary - of a sealing voyage - is held in the Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand. View more info

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The Crystal Desert : Antarctic photographs.

By: PAGE, Charles J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Queensland?, Author?: [2007]

Seller ID: 24430


Oblong 4to. 148pp, b&w images. Black cloth with dustwrapper (top edge a little rubbed). Very good to fine. ***Black & white images from documentary photographer Charles Page's visit to Antarctica in 1993 with the Australian Antarctic Division. A set of the photographs was donated to the Tasdmanian Museum & Art Gallery (whose director, Bill Bleathman, has written the Foreword). View more info

The North Pole.

By: PEARY, Robert E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1985

Seller ID: 31033


With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (Classics of Exploration.) Facsimile of the first edition of 1910. 8vo. xii, 326pp, 116 illustrations from photographs & other text illustrations, folding coloured map. Faux leather with simile spine labels and raised bands, marbled eps, all edges gilt. Very good to fine. View more info

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

By: PRICE, A. Grenfell.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Mawson Institute for Scientific Research: 1963

Seller ID: 35385


Subscribers edition. Large 4to. xvi, 242pp, 12 maps (7 folding), 30 b&w plates. Case-bound in green buckram, spine lettered in gilt; retaining the original titled wrappers (tape stains on the inside of the wrappers from a previous covering). An owner's name on half-title all but trimmed away by the binder. A very good+ clean copy. View more info

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The Ice : a journey to Antarctica.

By: PYNE, Stephen J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Arlington Books: 1986

Seller ID: 35128


Reprint. 428pp, 16 plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for A Man for Antarctica : the early life of Phillip Law.

A Man for Antarctica : the early life of Phillip Law.

By: RALSTON, Kathleen.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hyland House: 1993

Seller ID: 15977


First edition. 236pp, b&w photographs, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 1875657134 View more info

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The Ross Sea Shore Party 1914-17.

By: RICHARDS, R.W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Huntingdon, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 2003

Seller ID: 16476


Facsimile edition. First published by the Scott Polar Research Institute, as Special Publication No. 2 (Spence 969). 44pp, map, 2 plates. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine (unused). ISBN 1852970774 View more info

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Shackleton's Forgotten Expedition : the voyage of the Nimrod.

By: RIFFENBURGH, Beau.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury: 2004

Seller ID: 31563


First US edition. xxiv, 358pp, 16pp b&w illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 1582344884 View more info

Nimrod : Ernest Shackleton and the extraordinary story of the 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition.

By: RIFFENBURGH, Beau.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2004

Seller ID: 18952


358pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 0747574448 View more info

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A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions during the years 1839-43.

By: ROSS, Captain Sir James Clark.

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1847

Seller ID: 34697


With plates, maps and woodcuts. Two volumes. 8vo. [I] liv, 366pp (and chapter half-title leaves not included in pagination, 7 with woodcut vignettes), frontis and 4 other lithographic plates (one folding), 6 maps (two folding). [II] [v]-xii (but complete), 448pp (and chapter half-titles as above, 10 with vignettes), frontis and 2 other lithographic plates, 2 maps (one large folding), 2 text illustrations (one not listed); 16pp publisher's adverts (A List of Works of Gene... View more info

Image for Ross in the Antarctic : the voyages of James Clark Ross in Her Majesty's Ships Erebus & Terror 1839-1843.

Ross in the Antarctic : the voyages of James Clark Ross in Her Majesty's Ships Erebus & Terror 1839-1843.

By: ROSS, M.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Whitby, Yorkshire, Caedmon of Whitby: 1982

Seller ID: 19619


276pp, b&w illustrations, maps including 2 folding under flap at rear. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 090535527X View more info

Poles Apart. Parallel Visions of the Arctic and Antarctic.

By: ROWELL, Galen.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley CA, Mountain Light Press/University of California Press: 1995

Seller ID: 21961


Square 4to. 184pp, colour photographs, map eps. Soft covers. Near fine. ISBN 1857327551 View more info

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

By: Royal Society of Tasmania.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 2006

Seller ID: 29368


RSTPP, Volume 141, parts 1& 2. 4to. 214pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Scott's Last Expedition : the personal journals of Captain R.F. Scott, CVO, RN, on his journey to the South Pole.

By: Scott, Captain R.F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1964

Seller ID: 6892


First FS printing. 322pp, illus, ep maps. Decorated cloth in slipcase (extremities slightly rubbed). Spine slightly dulled, top edges coloured blue, others with a little spotting. Very good. View more info

Scott's Last Expedition : the personal journals of Captain R.F. Scott, CVO, RN, on his journey to the South Pole.

By: Scott, Captain R.F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1929

Seller ID: 17060


With a Biographical Introduction by J.M. Barrie and a Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. 5th impression of the one-volume edition first published in 1923. 8vo. 522pp, 2pp advts, frontis portrait, 16 other b&w plates, 2 full-page and other text illustrations, map on endpapers. Pictorial cloth; spine rubbed at the head and tail, dulled and most of the gilt lettering and in the penguin device worn away. Offsetting on half-title and last leaf, some spotting to edges and end... View more info

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Aurora Australis.

By: SHACKLETON, E.H. (ed).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Huntingdon, Bluntisham Books / Paradigm Press: 1986

Seller ID: 3984


Facsimile edition of 1000 copies. xxii, 194pp. Decorated canvas cloth with dustwrapper (now in protective sleeve). A fine clean copy. ISBN 0948285060 ***The 'first public edition', with a preface by Lord Shackleton and an introduction by John Millard. A high quality facsimile of the first book printed, for private circulation, at Cape Royds, Antarctica, in 1908. View more info

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Aurora Australis.

By: SHACKLETON, E.H. (ed).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1988

Seller ID: 7466


Facsimile reprint: xxii, 194pp. Papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 1862563098 ***Facsimile of the first book printed and published in Antarctica. View more info

Wildlife and Wilderness : an artist's world.

By: SHACKLETON, Keith.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Topsfield, Mass., Salem House: 1986

Seller ID: 19450


Oblong 4to. 120pp, illustrated in colour. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0881622176 ***Paintings of the polar regions. View more info

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Mon Expedition au Sud Polaire 1914-17.

By: SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest.

Price: $485.00

Publisher: Tours, Maison Alfred Mame et Fils: [1921].

Seller ID: 33075


Traduction de M.-L. Landel. Large 4to. 380pp, b&w photographic illustrations, folding map. Pictorial cloth (the Endurance in the ice), spine decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Heart of the Antarctic : being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909. With and Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.Sc. An Account of the First Journey to the South Magnetic Pole by Professor T. Edgeworth David, F.R.S.

By: SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1909

Seller ID: 17154


First edition. Two volumes. [I] xlviii, 372pp, frontis portrait, 6 full-page coloured plates with titled tissues, 97 plates with 122 b&w illustrations (77 full-page) 2 double-page panoramas and one double-page spread with photographs of 16 expedition members. [II] xvi, 420pp, frontis, 6 full-page coloured plates with titled tissues, 93 plates with 141 b&w illustrations (51 full-page), 1 double-page plate, 3 folding maps and one tissue sheet with two panoramas in rear poc... View more info

South : the story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-17.

By: SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1986

Seller ID: 35560


376pp, a few text illustrations. Soft covers, light reading creases on spine. A good clean copy. ISBN 0712601112 View more info

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The Japanese South Polar Expedition 1910-12.

By: Shirase Antarctic Expedition Supporters Association (editors)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Norwich, Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press: 2011

Seller ID: 29651


Translated by Lara Dagnall & Hilary Shibata. 414pp, 8pp colour plates, b&w illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards, gilt lettering a decorations, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852971096 *** First published in Japanese in 1913. View more info

Touching the Void.

By: SIMPSON, Joe.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2008

Seller ID: 30149


With a foreword by Chris Bonnington, illustrated by Geoff Grandfield. 192pp. Pictorial papered boards, with the slipcase. A fine clean copy. ***Mountaineering in South America. View more info

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An Unsung Hero : Tom Crean - Antarctic survivor.

By: SMITH, Michael.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 2001

Seller ID: 23802


Large square 8vo. 342pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 0747253595 ***Crean - thrice an Antarctic expeditioner, serving both Scott and Shackleton (on the Endurance expedition) - was a Kerryman, and later ran the South Pole Inn, in Anascaul on the Dingle Peninsula. View more info

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The Coldest March : Scott's fatal expedition.

By: SOLOMON, Susan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 35313


384pp, illustrated. Quarter cloth and papered boards with dustwrapper. Tope edges a trifle spotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0300089678 ***Seeks to restore Scott's reputation; concluding that Scott's party was struck down by exceptionally frigid weather, 'a rare misfortune that confounded the men's meticulous predictions of what to expect'. View more info

Wild Life in the Subantarctic.

By: SORENSEN, J.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Christchurch NZ, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1951

Seller ID: 15989


Foreword by Dr R. A. Falla. xvii, 85pp, b&w photographs, maps. Original cloth (no d/w). Owner's name label and winscription on ffep. Very good. View more info

PENGUINS.

By: SPARKS, John & Tony Soper.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1987

Seller ID: 19295


Illustrated by John Gillmor. 2nd ed. 246pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Owner's small name-label. Very good. View more info

Metamorphic Rocks of Adelie Land (and other papers, in 6 parts). Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume III: Geology, Parts I-VI.

By: STILLWELL, F.L. et al

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1918-40

Seller ID: 29842


The six parts (complete) of AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume III. Large 4to - the first part sewn with wrappers drawn on and the others stapled in wrappers, as issued. Part I spine slightly chipped at head and tail, Part V has slight damp-staining at the head and foot margins of the pages, more so on the plates where some slight damage has been caused by them sticking together, but images barely affected. Otherwise a very good clean set. ***[I] Metamorphic Roc... View more info

Image for Australia in the Antarctic : interest, activity and endeavour.

Australia in the Antarctic : interest, activity and endeavour.

By: SWAN, R.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melb., MUP: 1961

Seller ID: 7493


432pp, coloured frontis, 32 illus/maps, endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper (light spotting, extremities rubbed, now in protective sleeve). Stain to lower corner of the upper board, edges a little spotted, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

COOPERS CREEK TO LANGTANG II.

By: TAYLOR, Peter.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1964

Seller ID: 14090


First edition. 239pp, well illus. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

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Scott's Men.

By: THOMSON, David.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1977

Seller ID: 16033


First edition. 332pp, 28 photographic illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine a trifle sunned). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0713910348 View more info

A Group of Gneisses (Sillimanitic and Cordieritic) from the Moraines at Cape Denison, Antarctica. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 10.

By: TILLEY, Dr C.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1940

Seller ID: 29855


AAE Scientific Reports, Series A, Volume IV: Geology, Part 4, pp335-344, 1 plate (a couple of faint damp stains in top margins). Large 4to. Stapled in wrappers, as issued (extremities a little yellowed). Good to very good. . View more info

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The History of Modern Whaling.

By: TONNESSEN, J.N. and A.O. Johnsen.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London and Canberra, C. Hurst & Co. / ANU Press: 1982

Seller ID: 5241


Translated from the Norwegian by R.I. Christophersen. 798pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities a little rubbed, a few short clean tears to the edges closed with tape, on the outside of the wrapper, now in protective sleeve). A good to very good clean copy. ***A 'much shortened' version of the original four-volume work of 1959-70. View more info

Image for Survey and Excavation of Historic Sites on Macquarie Island. A report to the Department of Lands, Parks and Wildlife.

Survey and Excavation of Historic Sites on Macquarie Island. A report to the Department of Lands, Parks and Wildlife.

By: TOWNROW, Karen.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Dept of Lands, Parks and Wildlife: 1989

Seller ID: 19712


(Occasional Paper no 20.) 4to. 149pp, b&w photographs, line illustrations, maps. Stapled in cloth-backed soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0724621377 View more info

Image for Still Life : inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton.

Still Life : inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton.

By: USSHER, Jane (photographs) & Nigel Watson (essays).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney, Murdoch Books: 2010

Seller ID: 35235


Large 4to. 224pp, lavishly illustrated in colour, including several folding plates. Decorated cloth (as issued, without a wrapper). A fine clean copy. ISBN 1741967392 View more info

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The English at the North Pole.

By: VERNE, Jules.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge: nd

Seller ID: 34492


With 129 illustrations by Riou. iv, 314pp, b&w plates and text illustrations. Full calf prize binding of Stonyhurst College [Lancashire]. gilt rules and decorations, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. The spine a little faded and rubbed, slight marking to the boards. A little light foxing early and late, otherwise clean. One plate (at p203) has been loose and is ragged around the edges, but tipped back in. Bookplate of Lt. General Sir Charles Gairdner (Governor of WA 195... View more info

Antarctic Science.

By: WALTON, D.H.W. (ed).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 15365


4to. 280pp, b&w and colour photographs and illus. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 052126233X ***With contributions by C.S.M. Doake, J.R. Dudeney. I. Everson, R.M. Laws and D.W.H. Walton, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge. Introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs. View more info

Portrait of Antarctica.

By: WALTON, Kevin (and others).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1983

Seller ID: 8598


Square 4to. 168pp, map, colour and b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. Owner's name top corner ffep. ***A photographic collection covering fifty years of Antarctic exploration. View more info

Field Survey and Reduction of Magnetograph Curves / Analysis and Discussion of Magnetograph Curves. Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. Scientific Reports. Series B, Volume I: Terrestrial Magnetism, Parts I & II.

By: WEBB, Eric Norman & Charles Chree.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, Government Printer: 1925

Seller ID: 29863


AAE Scientific Reports, Series B, Volume I: Terrestrial Magnetism, Parts I & II. 286pp, 22 text illus, 18 plates (including 23 b&w photographs), 120 tables. Large 4to. Stapled with cloth-backed wrappers drawn on, as issued; head and tail of spine a little rubbed, tiny hole in front wrapper and title-page, otherwise very good clean copy. View more info

Scrambles amongst the Alps in the years 1860-69.

By: WHYMPER, Edward.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1984

Seller ID: 31036


(Classics of Exploration.) Facsimile of the first edition of 1871. 8vo. xx, 432pp, frontis, numerous plates & text illustrations (some coloured), 6 folding maps/plates at rear (2 coloured). Faux leather with simile spine labels and raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott.

By: WILSON, David M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2011

Seller ID: 33990


Square 4to. 192pp, predominantly photographic illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1408703009 View more info

Image for Birds of the Antarctic.

Birds of the Antarctic.

By: WILSON, Edward.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1967

Seller ID: 23926


Edited by Brian Roberts. First edition. Large 4to. 191pp, 316 illus in colour and b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper (spine repaired, in protective sleeve). The volume is slightly canted, otherwise a good to very good copy. ***From the original illustrations in the Scott Polar Institute, Cambridge. View more info