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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]

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

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

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

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
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]

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
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]

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

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

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]

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

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]

Mawson’s Huts: The Birthplace of Australian Antarctic Heritage: [Mawson]
signed[Mawson] Mawson’s Huts: The Birthplace of Australian Antarctic Heritage
2008 Australia Collector’s signed & numbered ed #114/420, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 123 color & 118 bw photos, 2 figs, 5 color maps, page-ribbon, ½ blue calf & grey boards; signed by Sir Douglas Mawson’s seven grandchildren, issued w/o dj, bump to upper right corner, else new #25677 $475.00
This beautiful, large-format book presents the largest ever published collection of historic images taken by Douglas Mawson’s official photographer Frank Hurley during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE, 1911-14) – many being published for the first time. The AAE, led by Mawson who was late[read more]

Mawson’s Huts: The Birthplace of Australian Antarctic Heritage: [Mawson]
[Mawson] Mawson’s Huts: The Birthplace of Australian Antarctic Heritage
2008 Australia 1st trade ed, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 123 color & 118 bw photos, 2 figs, 5 color maps, photo eps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #25678 $145.00
This beautiful, large-format book presents the largest ever published collection of historic images taken by Douglas Mawson’s official photographer Frank Hurley during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE, 1911-14) – many being published for the first time. The AAE, led by Mawson who was late[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 1st, 4to, pp.320, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth; 2nd Revised ed, 4to, pp.320, photo frontis, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth #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]

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]

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