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2018 Antarctic Calendar
2018 Antarctic Calendar
UK 8.25” wide x 23.5” high when opened, 2 color & 10 bw images, 12 months; new #27306 $14.95
A nice Antarctic-themed calendar featuring historical images depicting the expeditions of Amundsen, de Gerlache, Mawson, Nordenskiöld, Scott, Shackleton, and Wilkes.[read more]

2021 Antarctic Calendar
2021 Antarctic Calendar
2020 UK 8.25” wide x 23.5” high when opened, 1 color & 13 bw images, 12 months; new #27712 $19.95
A nice Antarctic-themed calendar featuring historical images depicting the expeditions of Amundsen, Bruce, Drygalski, Mawson, Scott,and Shackleton.[read more]

2023 Antarctic Calendar
2023 Antarctic Calendar
2022 UK 8.25” wide x 23.5” high when opened, 1 color & 12 bw images, 12 months; new #27763 $19.95
A nice Antarctic-themed calendar featuring historical images depicting the Antarctic expedition ships Antarctic, Belgica, Discovery, Endurance, Fram, Gauss, James Caird, Morning, Nimrod, Pourquoi-pas, Scotia, Southern Cross, and Terra Nova.[read more]

Antarctica 2010 Calendar
Antarctica 2010 Calendar
2010 NZ 13¼” wide x 18½” high when opened, 24 color images, 12 months; new #25422 $19.95 $9.95
This is one of our favorite calendars! Here is a stunning collection of color images from the frozen south – Adelie, Emperor, and King penguins, Borchgrevink’s Hut, Elephant seals, Mount Erebus, Mount Hershel, Orcas, Scott Base, Snow Petrels, and more![read more]

Antarctica Calendar 2012
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]

North Polar Chart, South Polar Chart
1913 A K Johnston Edinburgh/London 18” x 14.5”, color, single-sided, center fold; fine. #19403 $39.00
Each page contains a separate color chart with the Antarctic chart showing four expedition routes.[read more]

North Polar Chart, South Polar Chart
North Polar Chart, South Polar Chart
nd Erskine Norfolk, London 24¾” x 21½”, text states “South Polar Chart”, color, single side 24¾” x 21½”, text states “South Polar Chart”, color, single side; rolled, new #14480 $9.00
Nice chart showing routes of ‘HMS Challenger (1873-76)’, the German ‘Valdivia’ (1898-99), the Belgian ‘Belgica’ (1898-99), and the British ‘Southern Cross’ (1898-1900). This is a color copy of the original.[read more]

North Polar Regions/South Polar Regions Map
nd Hammond, NY 10.5” x 13.5”, color, double-sided, flat; fine. #15906 $19.00
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Souvenir de l’Expédition Antarctique Belģe – La „Belgica“ à la lisière de la banquise (Souvenir of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition – The Belgica at the edge of the pack ice): (Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99))
(Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99)) Souvenir de l’Expédition Antarctique Belģe – La „Belgica“ à la lisière de la banquise (Souvenir of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition – The Belgica at the edge of the pack ice)
1900 Nels Bruxelles 5.5” x 3.5”, bw; postally unused, fine #27914 $125.00
The Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99), led by Adrien de Gerlache, was the first Antarctic expedition to overwinter and the first of a purely scientific nature. Members included Roald Amundsen and Frederick Cook. The expedition is also noted for having taken the earliest known photographs of the[read more]

E. H. Shackleton C. V. O.: (British Antarctic Expedition (1907-09))
(British Antarctic Expedition (1907-09)) E. H. Shackleton C. V. O.
c.1910 3.5”x 5.5”, bw; postally unused, fine #27915 $75.00
The British Antarctic Expedition (1907-09), led by Ernest Shackleton, achieved many firsts - a new furthest south (88º 23’), first to the South Magnetic Pole, and the first ascent of Mount Erebus (12,448’). This postcard depicting Shackleton is the first from a set of 12 which were produced after th[read more]

Magnet – Amundsen at the South Pole: [Amundsen, Roald]
[Amundsen, Roald] Magnet – Amundsen at the South Pole
2-3/8” wide x 1.5” high, enamel; new #26089 $9.95
An enamel magnet, great for the refrigerator, featuring the famous photo of Amundsen and his team-mates at the South Pole.[read more]

Magnet – Ship Fram: [Amundsen, Roald]
[Amundsen, Roald] Magnet – Ship Fram
2-3/8” wide x 1.5” high, enamel; new #26090 $9.95
An enamel magnet, great for the refrigerator, featuring Amundsen’s ship Fram in the Antarctic ice.[read more]

Magnetic Bookmark – Amundsen Portrait: [Amundsen, Roald]
[Amundsen, Roald] Magnetic Bookmark – Amundsen Portrait
1.5” wide x 2.75” high, double-sided; new #26092 $7.95
A double-sided, magnetic bookmark with the classic Amundsen portrait and his signature.[read more]

“Like English Gentlemen” To Peter Scott. From the Author of “Where’s Master?”: [Anonymous]
[Anonymous] “Like English Gentlemen” To Peter Scott. From the Author of “Where’s Master?”
2023 UK Ltd ed 500, small 8vo, pp.65, photo frontis, 4 bw photos, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, cloth new #27897 $39.95
This is a facsimile edition of the uncommon first edition published circa 1913. Authored by either Sir John Ernest Hodder-Williams or, more likely, Sir James Matthew Barrie who wrote Peter Pan. It tells the tragic true story of the fate of Robert Scott and his companions on the return trip from the [read more]

Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[Antarctic/Arctic] Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2018, Sept 25 UK 1st, 4to, pp.162, 41 color & 41 bw photos, photo eps, wraps; entire issue, very fine #27527 $39.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue whose principal focus is the Joe Fitzsimmons Library of Antarctic Exploration. This includes items relating to Amundsen, Armitage, Bagshawe, Bellingshausen, Borchgrevink, Brown, Bruce, Bull, Charcot, Cherry-Garrard, Cook, Doorly, Drygalski, Fanning, Hurley, Joyce,[read more]

Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[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]

Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[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]

Christie’s Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue – The Scott Relics: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[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]

Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[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]

The Book Collector - Polar Edition: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[Antarctic/Arctic] The Book Collector - Polar Edition
2018 Autumn UK pp.395-640, frontis, 9 color & 4 bw photos, 3 color & 4 bw illus, wraps; entire issue, new #27528 $34.95
This special edition of the quarterly Book Collector for bibliophiles is primarily devoted to Arctic and Antarctic material with articles on John Murray, Frankenstein(!), Oates, Shirase, Aurora Australis, Cherry-Garrard, and more.[read more]

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