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Antarctica Calendar 2012
2012 NZ 13¼” wide x 18½” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months ; new #25883 $19.95
This is one of our favorite calendars! Here is a stunning collection of color images from the frozen south – Adelie and Gentoo penguins, icebergs, Antarctic Peninsula, and more! [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1999, 29 April UK 1st, 4to, pp.168-205, 20 color & 27 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #20845 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Nares, Oates, Ponting, Scott, Shackleton, and others, comprising 45 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1996, Sept 27 UK 1st, 4to, pp.106-150, 18 color & 32 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26070 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Byrd, Franklin, Hurley, Levick, Marston, Mawson, Nansen, Palmer, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scoresby, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, and others, comprising 59 lots. Of mountaineering interest, there are also five lots related [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1998, 8 April UK 1st, 4to, pp.138-169, 12 color & 12 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #23661 $19.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Bowers, Charcot, Cherry-Garrard, Doorly, Franklin, Hurley, Kane, Levick, Marston, Oates, Parry, Ross, Scott, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 33 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2003, 24-25 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.79-123, 25 color & 14 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #23742 $25.00
A great catalogue with items relating to Bellingshausen, Byrd, Charcot, Greely, Hurley, Mawson, Murdoch, Murray, Nordenskjold, Parry, Peary, Phipps, Ponting, Rae, Ross, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilkins, Wilson, and others, comprising 94 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices r [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1998, 17 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.138-219, 53 color & 18 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, corners bumped, near fine #20843 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Byrd, Franklin, Hurley, Joyce, Murray, Oates, Ponting, Scott, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 75 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2000, 18 April UK 1st, 4to, pp.119-247, 55 color & 47 bw photos, 11 color & 5 bw illus, wraps ; entire issue, bump to lower corner, else fine #20570 $29.00
A great collection of polar memorabilia (artifacts, photos, etc) from Amundsen, Byrd, Cherry-Garrard, Franklin, Nordenskjöld, Ponting, Scott, Shackleton, and others, comprising 120 lots. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2008, 25 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.152-183, 20 color & 18 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, new #25386 $19.00
Another nice catalogue with items relating to Brocklehurst, Cherry-Garrard, Hurley, Levick, Marston, Ponting, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, and others, comprising 33 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1997, April 10 UK 1st, 4to, pp.95-147, 18 color & 32 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #20844 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Bowers, Franklin, Hurley, Marston, Ponting, Ross, Scoresby, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 54 lots. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
1997, Sept 26 UK 1st, 4to, pp.126-155, 7 color & 22 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #25030 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Andrée, Borchgrevink, Byrd, Franklin, Kane, Levick, Marston, Murray, Oates, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Wilson, and others, comprising 36 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue – The Scott Relics
1999, 17 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.165-313, 79 (1 fldg) color & 51 bw (4 fldg) photos, wraps ; entire issue, corners bumped, very good #22803 $59.00
This was a widely anticipated auction featuring a number of fantastic items related to Capt. Scott. The most intriguing were 31 lots all from a small suitcase labeled ‘SCOTT/Personal Relics’. Other items relate to Franklin, Nansen, Nordenskjöld, Ponting, Shackleton, and others, comprising 123 lots [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue
2006, Sept 27 Christie's London 1st, 4to, pp.185-308, 101 color & 48 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #24636 $29.00
A sumptuous catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Brown, Cherry-Garrard, Davis, Doorly, Franklin, Hurley, Markham, Marston, Murray, Ponting, Richardson, James Ross, Sabine, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilson, and others, comprising 106 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realize [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue
2005, 21 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.130-208, 58 color & 25 bw photos, wraps ; entire issue, fine #25026 $25.00
A sumptuous catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Borchgrevink, Charcot, De Long, Forster, Franklin, Hurley, Keohane, MacKenzie, Marston, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilkes, Wilkins, Wilson, Worsley, and others, comprising 86 lots. Includes prices realized. [read more]

[Antarctic/Arctic] Swann Galleries - The Polar Library of John M. Levinson Auction Catalogue
May 24, 2007 US 1st, 8vo, pp.88, 48 color & 18 bw photos, photo eps, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26867 $27.95
A very nice catalogue featuring the polar collection of Dr. John Levinson (1927-2009) in two parts with items listed chronologically. The Arctic section (1748-1983, 88 lots) has books by Barrington, Phipps, Kotzebue, Barrow, Beechey, Ross, Franklin, Parry, Beechey, Back, Rae, Goodsir, Armstrong, Bel [read more]

[Antarctic] The Antarctic Pilot: Comprising the Coasts of Antarctica and All Islands Southward of the Usual Route of Vessels
1948 Hydrographic Dept, Admiralty London 2nd ed, 8vo, pp.xlii, 371, 61 bw photos, 59 illus, 12 figs, charts, 7 maps (3 fldg), appendix, blue cloth ; cloth spine lightly faded, rear hinge cracked, very good+, maps w/ original folds, 1 small tear, else fine #26587 $145.00
This second edition of The Antarctic Pilot included, in addition to the Antarctic coast, the following islands - South Georgia, South Sandwich islands, South Orkney islands, South Shetland islands, Peter I øya, Bouvetøya, Prince Edward islands, Iles Crozet, Iles de Kerguelen, Heard island, McDonald [read more]

[Antarctic]. English, Robert Sailing Directions for Antarctica: Including the Off-Lying Islands South of Latitude 60°
1943 USN Hydrographic Office, GPO Washington, DC 1st, 4to, pp.xiii, 312, 9 bw fldg panoramas, 192 bw photos, 28 illus, charts, appendices, lg color fldg map in pocket, white cloth ; cloth w/ light browning to edges, tight, pans & map w/ original folds & no tears, fine #9105 $29.00
In addition to sailing directions for the Antarctic coast and outlyingi islands this also includes an opening chapter on Exploration, Ice Terms, Ice, Ice Navigation, Currents, Meteorology, Optical Phenomena, Beacons, Health & Living Conditions, Flora, Fauna, and Whaling; as well as a bibliography. [read more]

[Arctic/Antarctic] Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2006, 16 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.13-32, 28 color & 9 bw photos, photo eps, wraps ; entire issue, fine #26235 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with 52 items relating to Evans, Shackleton, and Wilson. The bulk of the items, 34, comprise The Edward Adrian Wilson archive, the cornerstone of which is his manuscript report of the winter journey to the Emperor penguin rookery at Cape Crozier. Includes prices r [read more]

[Arctic] Christie’s Frank S. Streeter Library Auction Catalogue – Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science, Volume One: A-J
2007, April 16-17 Christie's NY 1st, 4to, pp.349, many color & bw photos, green cloth ; issued w/o dj, cloth w/ light rubbing, else fine #26915 $29.00
Frank Streeter (1918-2006) was an investor, philanthropist, and rare book collector specializing in Pacific voyages and exploration. Frank inherited the book collecting gene from his father, Thomas Streeter (1883-1965), who is regarded as the greatest American book collector of the 20th century and [read more]

[Austrian Alpine Club] Members Handbook
1951 Austrian Alpine Club London small 8vo, pp.152+72, wraps ; vg #26208 $5.00 $2.00
A guide to huts and chalets throughout Austria, with a separate section on hotels. In German. To see all of our Sale Items, click here. [read more]

[Cherry-Garrard]. The South Polar Times Vol IV
2010 UK facs ltd 500 #’ed copies, 4to, pp.xiii, 3-87, [106], 91-227, color frontis, 4 bw photos on card w/ tissue, 11 color & 19 bw photos, 34 color & 16 bw illus, 2 maps, appendices, ribbon, gilt lettered spine & front, blue cloth w/ color port in gilt frame ; issued w/o dj, cloth new #25684 $395.00
Ninety-seven years after the facsimile publication of Volume III, the South Polar Times is complete with this facsimile publication of the manuscript of Volume IV, held by the Scott Polar Research Institute. All four volumes of this expedition ‘magazine’ were single-copy products from Scott’s two e [read more]

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