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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 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]

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
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: [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 – 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]

Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue: [Arctic/Antarctic]
[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]

Christie’s Frank S. Streeter Library Auction Catalogue – Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science, Volume One: A-J: [Arctic]
[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]

Fridtjof Nansen: Scientist and Humanitarian: [Nansen, Fridtjof]
[Nansen, Fridtjof] Fridtjof Nansen: Scientist and Humanitarian
2008 Norway 1st, square 8vo, pp.87, 5 color & 73 bw photos, 1 color & 4 bw illus, photo eps, wraps; new #25631 $19.95
Nansen, receipient of the 1922 Nobel Peace Prize, was a politician and diplomat in addition to being a polar explorer. This is the story of his tireless work on the refugee situation in Europa in the aftermath of the Great War. Illustrated with many of Nansen’s own photos.[read more]

Antarctica: Great Stories from the Frozen Continent: [Reader's Digest]
[Reader's Digest] Antarctica: Great Stories from the Frozen Continent
1988 Reader's Digest Surry Hills 2nd Revised ed, 4to, pp.320, photo frontis, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #18173 $39.00
A large work with hundreds of photos covering the continent, wildlife, and exploration. The majority of the book is a chronological coverage of exploration from 1501 to 1983, profusely illustrated. This is an excellent quick reference to the achievements of different expeditions.[read more]

The Physiography of the Ross Archipelago: [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Debenham, Frank
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Debenham, Frank The Physiography of the Ross Archipelago
1923 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.xiii, 40, 16 bw plates, 12 figs, 5 fldg maps in rear pocket, appendix, original green stapled wrappers; maps w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #27706 $195.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

Miscellaneous Data: [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Lyons, Col. H. G.
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Lyons, Col. H. G. Miscellaneous Data
1924 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.[iv], 75, 5 figs, tables, large fldg plan of “Terra Nova” in rear pocket, appendix, original green stapled wrappers; light fading to spine, plan w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #25789 $145.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

Physiography (Robertson Bay and Terra Nova Bay Regions): [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Priestley, R. E.
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Priestley, R. E. Physiography (Robertson Bay and Terra Nova Bay Regions)
1923 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.x, 87, 87 bw plates, 3 fldg maps in rear pocket, original green stapled wrappers; maps w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #25790 $195.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

Determinations of Gravity: [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Wright, C. S.
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Wright, C. S. Determinations of Gravity
1921 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.113, 4 bw plates, 4 figs, 55 tables, addendum slip, original green wrappers; fine #25792 $95.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

The Story of the Discovery: [Scott, Robert Falcon]
[Scott, Robert Falcon] The Story of the Discovery
1996 UK 4to, pp.32, 32 color & 21 bw photos, 8 color illus, map, wraps; new #22431 $12.95
A nice booklet done in conjunction with the Discovery exhibit in Scotland. Discovery was purpose-built for Scott’s 1901-1904 Antarctic expedition.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 10: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 10
Oct 2016 Ireland 8vo, pp.124, 19 color & 17 bw photos, 5 bw illus, 1 maps, wraps; new #27169 $35.00
This issue contains articles on the Shackleton Memorial, Shackleton crossing Antarctica, Scott Polar Research Institute archives, top 10 polar decisions, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 8: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 8
Oct 2014 Ireland 8vo, pp.140, 14 color & 11 bw photos, 2 color & 1 bw illus, 1 map, wraps; new #26826 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Shackleton, hoosh, sea ice, heritage sites, other Antarctic crew members, place names with Irish origins, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 9: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 9
Oct 2015 Ireland 8vo, pp.162, 30 color & 13 bw photos, 13 bw illus, graph, 4 maps, wraps; new #27020 $35.00
This issue contains articles by John King Davis, on the Weddell Sea, Antarctica then and now, William Scoresby, Benjamin Leigh Smith, Shackleton, the Endurance, Cook’s second voyage, Antarctic place names, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Abramson, Howard S. Hero In Disgrace: The Life of Arctic Explorer Frederick A. Cook
1991 Paragon House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 250, 23 bw photos, map, green/white cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #14438 $27.00
The author asserts Cook did reach the North Pole, as well as the summit of McKinley.[read more]

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