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In a Crystal Land: Canadian explorers in Antarctica.

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1994

Seller ID: 26218


262pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0802003621 View more info

Image for Wake of the Invercauld. Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: a great-grandaughter's pilgrimage.

Wake of the Invercauld. Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: a great-grandaughter's pilgrimage.

By: ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Exisle Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 24013


Large 8vo. 256pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. 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. View more info

Image for Tasmania, the Antarctic and the Sub-Antarctic : a record of proceedings at a forum held by the Governor of Tasmania, 1 August 2003.

Tasmania, the Antarctic and the Sub-Antarctic : a record of proceedings at a forum held by the Governor of Tasmania, 1 August 2003.

By: Antarctica:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, [Government of Tasmania: 2004].

Seller ID: 35656


(The Governor's Forum no 4.) Small 4to. 92pp. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987.

Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987.

By: BANKS, M.R. & S.J. Smith (eds)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: August1988

Seller ID: 3962


(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. View more info

Antarctica : an artist's logbook.

By: BARKER, David.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Auckland, Random Century: 1991

Seller ID: 29725


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. View more info

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Antarctica : the last horizon.

By: BECHERVAISE, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cassell: 1979

Seller ID: 6019


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 View more info

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Whaling in the Antarctic.

By: BENNETT, A.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Wm. Blackwood and Sons: 1931

Seller ID: 20269


Third impression. x, 222pp, 24 full-page plates. Original blue cloth, lettered in black. Edges lightly spotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Narrative of a Whaling Voyage Round the Globe from the year 1833 to 1836. Comprising sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian Archipelago, etc. With an account of southern whales, the sperm whale fishery, and the natural history of the climes visited

By: BENNETT, Frederick Debell.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1970-71

Seller ID: 31047


(Bibliothecha Australiana #47.) Facsimile of the London, 1840 edition. Two volumes. xvi, 402pp & vii, 396pp; text illustrations, folding map in Vol II, zoological and botanical appendices. Simile vellum with blue title patches, clear dustwrappers. Fine. View more info

Shores of Macquarie Island.

By: BENNETT, Isobel.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1971

Seller ID: 23750


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 View more info

SOUTH. Man and Nature in Antarctica. A New Zealand view.

By: BILLING, Graham.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1964

Seller ID: 19609


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. View more info

Image for Antarctic Photographs 1910-1916. Herbert Ponting & Frank Hurley : Scott, Mawson and Shackleton expeditions.

Antarctic Photographs 1910-1916. Herbert Ponting & Frank Hurley : Scott, Mawson and Shackleton expeditions.

By: BODDINGTON, Jennie (introduced by).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1979

Seller ID: 5258


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. View more info

Image for The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97.

The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97.

By: BOWDEN, Tim.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Seller ID: 3919


4to; xxviii, 593pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ***The ANARE Jubilee History. View more info

Image for The Crevasse : a critical response to Flaws in the Ice.

The Crevasse : a critical response to Flaws in the Ice.

By: BRADFORD, Karyn Maguire.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwich, Erskine Press: 2015

Seller ID: 34106


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. View more info

The ARCTIC WORLD.

By: BRUEMMER, Fred.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1985

Seller ID: 16004


First edition. Large 4to. 256pp, well illus in colour and b&w. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. View more info

The Cruise of the 'Cachalot' : round the world after sperm whales.

By: BULLEN, Frank T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1910

Seller ID: 15329


Reprint. Small 8vo. 376pp, frontis. Blue cloth, decorated in blind. Edges slightly yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Wicked Mate : the Antarctic Diary of Victor Campbell. An account of the Northern Party on Captain Scott's last expedition from the original manuscript in the Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

By: CAMPBELL, Victor.

Price: $66.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 2001

Seller ID: 13920


Edited by H.G.R. King. Foreword by Lord Shackleton. Reprint (first published 1998). 4to. 192pp, b&w photographs, illus, maps. Original gilt decorated cloth with dustwrapper. Fine [new]. ISBN 1852970715 View more info

An Analysis of the Composition of Tasmanian Whaling Crews 1860-1898.

By: CHAMBERLAIN, Susan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings: March,1983

Seller ID: 10846


in Vol 30/1, pp 7-19. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. Also in this issue: 'Tasmanian Members of Parliament 1888 and 1938', by Scott Bennett (pp 20-32). ***From Chamberlain's well-regarded but unpublished thesis on the Tasmanian whaling industry. View more info

The Loneliest Continent. The Story of Antarctic Discovery.

By: CHAPMAN, Walker.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn., New York Graphic Society: 1964

Seller ID: 21967


Small 8vo. 279pp, 27 illus. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Image for The Voyage of the 'Why Not?' : the journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition 1908-1910.

The Voyage of the 'Why Not?' : the journal of the Second French South Polar Expedition 1908-1910.

By: CHARCOT, Dr Jean.

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton: [1911]

Seller ID: 34231


English Version by Philip Walsh. First edition in English. 4to. viii, 316, folding photographic frontis with tissue guard & 41 plates (48 b&w photographs, 3 sketches, one map). Original blue-grey cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt and with a penguin blocked in white, title and gold-blocked ship illustration on the upper board. Extremities a little rubbed, some splash marks on spine and lower board, the white from the spine penguin somewhat abraded. Rough opening of ... View more info

Image for Going to Extremes : Project Blizzard and Australia's Antarctic heritage.

Going to Extremes : Project Blizzard and Australia's Antarctic heritage.

By: CHESTER, John.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Doubleday: 1986

Seller ID: 18797


Foreword by Dick Smith. First edition. 4to. 308pp, illus in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A little light spotting on edges and endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0868241717 ***Project Blizzard spent the summers of 1984-85 and 1985-86 at Cape Denison, conserving Mawson's huts. Much also on Australia's involvement with Antarctic exploration and science. View more info

Australians in the Frozen South : living & working in the Antarctica.

By: CHIPMAN, Elizabeth.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melb., Nelson: 1978

Seller ID: 5363


Small 4to. 90pp, frontis map, 18pp colour plates, other b&w illus. Illustrated papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Image for Antarctic Odyssey : in the footsteps of south polar explorers.

Antarctic Odyssey : in the footsteps of south polar explorers.

By: COLLIER, Graham.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 1999

Seller ID: 32077


Photographs by Patricia Graham Collier. 4to. 194pp, well illustrated in colour, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0786706538 View more info

Image for The Shackleton Letters: behind the scenes of the Nimrod expedition.

The Shackleton Letters: behind the scenes of the Nimrod expedition.

By: DALY, Regina W. (ed)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norwich, Erskine Press: 2009

Seller ID: 25799


450 numbered copies, signed by the editor on a bookplate laid onto the half-title. viii, 360pp, illustrated, folding coloured map at rear paste-down. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852971010 View more info

Image for Trial By Ice : the Antarctic Journals of John King Davis.

Trial By Ice : the Antarctic Journals of John King Davis.

By: DAVIS, John King : edited by Louise Crossley.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norwich, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 1997

Seller ID: 3928


700 copies. Large 8vo. 248pp, 37 plates and a map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852970472 ***The first publication of the journals of 'arguably the greatest of the ship's captains in the age of Antarctic exploration'. View more info

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With the "Aurora" in the Antarctic 1911-1914.

By: DAVIS, John King.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 2007

Seller ID: 24331


Introduction by Beau Riffenburgh. Facsimile edition (of Spence 354). Small 4to. xxxiv, 183pp, frontis portrait, 1 folding & 7 full-page maps, full-page plan of the ship, 68 text maps, many other illustrations. Blue cloth-textured papered boards, ship device and title gilt-blocked to the upper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852970960 View more info

Image for Fifteen Months in the Antarctic [Voyage of the Belgica].

Fifteen Months in the Antarctic [Voyage of the Belgica].

By: De Gerlache de Gomery, Adrien.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 1998

Seller ID: 6637


First edition in English. Translated by Maurice Raraty. Foreword by Baron Gaston de Gerlache de Gomery. 202pp, illus. Papered boards, decorated in gilt (as issued, without dustwrapper). Fine. ISBN 1852970545 ***First published as 'Voyage de la Belgica: quinze mois dans l'Antarctique' (Bruxelles, 1902). An account of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition of 1897-99, by its commander. The first publication in English. View more info

Image for In the Arctic : tales told at tea-time.

In the Arctic : tales told at tea-time.

By: DEBENHAM, Frank.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Erskine Press: 1997

Seller ID: 33767


Edited by Barbara Debenham. Small 8vo. 124pp, illustrations, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards, blocked in gold and on the upper board and spine. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852970499 View more info

Image for In the Antarctic : stories of Scott's last expedition.

In the Antarctic : stories of Scott's last expedition.

By: DEBENHAM, Frank.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Erskine Press: 1998

Seller ID: 35257


With illustrations by Edward Wilson and the author. Facsimile reprint (first published 1952). Small 8vo. 146pp, sketch illustrations, sketch-map on the endpapers. The secondary binding of blue cloth-textured papered boards, blocked in gilt and on front and spine (the primary binding was a blue-green buckram). A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852970553 ***Debenham was a junior member of Scott's expedition. This collection of stories deals 'chiefly with the lighter side of those f... View more info

Image for In the Antarctic : stories of Scott's last expedition.

In the Antarctic : stories of Scott's last expedition.

By: DEBENHAM, Frank.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Erskine Press: 1998

Seller ID: 12580


With illustrations by Edward Wilson and the author. Facsimile reprint (first published 1952). Small 8vo. 146pp, sketch illustrations, sketch-map on the endpapers. The primary binding of blue-green buckram, blocked in gilt and on front and spine (later copies were in blue cloth-textured papered boards). A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852970553 ***Debenham was a junior member of Scott's expedition. This collection of stories deals 'chiefly with the lighter side of those fateful ... View more info

An Account of Two Voyages to the South Seas. [I]: Astrolabe, 1826-1829. [II]: Astrolabe and Zélée, 1837-1840.

By: DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S.C. (edited and translated by Helen Rosenman).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1987

Seller ID: 5237


First edition. Two volumes. 634pp, 56 plates, text illustrations and maps. Canvas cloth boards with spine labels, with the slipcase. A very good clean set. *** The first comprehensive translation of the official records of D'Urville's two expeditions to the south seas, Australia and Antarctica. View more info

Image for Captain Cook's Second Voyage : the journals of Lieutenants Elliot and Pickersgill.

Captain Cook's Second Voyage : the journals of Lieutenants Elliot and Pickersgill.

By: ELLIOT, John & Richard Pickersgill : edited by Christine Holmes.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Caliban Books: 1984

Seller ID: 31981


8vo. 98pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0904573397 View more info

The Lichens and Mosses of MacRobertson Land.

By: FILSON, Rex B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canberra, Antarctic Division, Dept. of External Affairs: 1966

Seller ID: 3935


4to. 170pp, 41 plates in colour and b&w, 42 figures (maps, illustrations). Cloth with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. View more info

This Everlasting Silence : the love letters of Paquita Delprat and Douglas Mawson, 1911-1914.

By: Flannery, Nancy Robinson (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 20236


Reprint. 154pp, b&w photographs. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ISBN 0522851916 View more info

Image for This Everlasting Silence : the love letters of Paquita Delprat and Douglas Mawson, 1911-1914.

This Everlasting Silence : the love letters of Paquita Delprat and Douglas Mawson, 1911-1914.

By: Flannery, Nancy Robinson (ed)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 20237


First edition. Small 8vo. 154pp, b&w photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (slight surface rubbing). Bookshop stamp on head and foot edges, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0522848702 View more info

Image for Ninety Degrees North : the quest for the North Pole.

Ninety Degrees North : the quest for the North Pole.

By: FLEMING, Fergus.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Granta: 2001

Seller ID: 34115


470pp, b&w illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1862074496 View more info

Image for Antarctic Days with Mawson: a personal account of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition of 1929-31.

Antarctic Days with Mawson: a personal account of the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition of 1929-31.

By: FLETCHER, Harold.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Seller ID: 3937


First edition. 313pp, b&w photographs, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for Antarctica : leaves from a diary kept on board an exploring vessel.

Antarctica : leaves from a diary kept on board an exploring vessel.

By: FORD, C. Reginald.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Erskine Press: 2015

Seller ID: 34222


Facsimile: first published by Whitcombe & Tombs as No.7 in the New Zealand Booklet Series, 1906. Here presented in a papered box with the cover of the booklet laid onto the lid, and accompanied by a 12pp booklet 'Charles Reginald Ford 1880-1972: notes on an adventurous life' by Crispin de Boos; a coloured reproduction of 4pp (285x215mm) advertisement for the graphic lecture 'Farthest South' presented by Ford in Australia (J.C. Williamson was the promotor); and two reprod... View more info

Image for Terra Antarctica : looking into the emptiest continent.

Terra Antarctica : looking into the emptiest continent.

By: FOX, William L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard: 2007

Seller ID: 35129


312pp, colour photographs. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1593761481 View more info

Italian Alps. Sketches in the Mountains of Ticino, Lombardy, the Trentino, and Venetia.

By: FRESHFIELD, Douglas W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1937

Seller ID: 21581


Blackwell's Mountaineering Library. 246pp, 16 sepia photographs. Original cloth (spine lightly sunned, dusty marking, a couple of tiny holes in the cloth near lower edge of front board and on front joint). Spotting on first and last few leaves and edges, and, for some bizarre reason, on pp62-67, otherwise interior clean. Gift inscription on ffep. Good. View more info

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

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

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