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The Desolate Antarctic

By: Admiral Lord Mountevans

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15050229

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


172 pages. Covers have substantial rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have moderate wear. Spine has slight fading. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 15050229. Hardcover View more info

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Icemen : A History of the Arctic and it's Explorers

By: Conefrey, Mick & Jordan, Tim

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Boxtree: 1999

Seller ID: 13060765

ISBN: 0752213415

Condition: Good (ex-library)


189 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine has moderate lean. Cover is protected in clear, self-adhesive laminate. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. There are few places in the world that have the mystique of the Arctic, and fewer that have attracted the same heroic breed of explorers. This book tells their story, starting in 1841 with the doomed Franklin expedition which attempted to find a sea route between the... View more info

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South with Scott

By: Evans, Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: No date

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 12020457

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair


284 pages. Piece missing at top of spine. Water damage on rear board. Tanned pages with foxing on end pages. Page edges foxed. Hinges are taped. Orange boards with a grimey spine and edgewear to boards. Color frontispiece depicting Captain Scott. Includes three maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic & Antarctic. Inventory No: 12020457. Hardcover View more info

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South with Scott

By: Evans, Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-Type Press: No date

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 17060146

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair


284 pages. Moderate water damage to covers, text unaffected. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has considerable fading. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Short gift inscription in ink. Color frontispiece depicting Captain Scott. Includes three maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic & Antarctic. Inventory No: 17060146. Hardcover View more info

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Antarctic Adventure : The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58

By: Fuchs, Sir Vivian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16040146

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


190 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has mild foxing. Edges of dust jacket have substantial wear. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are significantly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Exploration. Inventory No: 16040146. Hardcover View more info

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The Desolate Antarctic

By: Montevans, Admiral Lord

Price: $47.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13050169

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


172 pages. Covers have substantial rubbing/wear. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. A history of exploration in the Antarctic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 13050169. Hardcover View more info

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Saving the Antarctic Wilderness : The Pivotal Role in its Complete Protection

By: Mosley, Geoff

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Envirobook: 2009

Seller ID: 17050035

ISBN: 0858812266

Condition: Very Good


120 pages. Covers have light creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. The threat of armed conflict in Antarctica was averted by the 1959 Antarctic Treaty but it wasn1t long before another threat loomed in the form of mining. If it was to be permitted it would end Antarctica's status as the world1s last great wilderness. A minerals convention was negotiated but, as one of the decision make... View more info

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South Latitude

By: Ommanney, F. D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15050230

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


308 pages. One of the 16 illustrations is loose. Covers have mild soiling. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Edges of pages are considerably browned. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 15050230. Hardcover View more info

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The Great White South, or, With Scott in the Antarctic

By: Ponting, Herbert G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1930

Edition: Ninth Impression

Seller ID: 17060145

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair


306 pages. Hinge is split at halft-title page. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have substantial wear. Spine has mild fading. No dust jacket with this book. Page edges are reasonably browned and slightly foxed. . Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Arctic & Antarctic. Inventory No: 17060145. Hardcover View more info

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South to the Pole : The early history of the Ross Sea Sector, Antarctica

By: Quartermain, Les B.

Price: $111.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12030424

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


481 pages. Front hinge is cracked and binding is quite loose. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket price-clipped. No inscriptions. History of exploration of the Ross Sea sector of Antarctica. Pasted into the front of the book is a typed letter (unsigned) from the author to Gladys Jack lamenting the passing of Keith Jack who was part of Shackleton's 1914-1917 stranded expedition to Antarctica. Also included are newspaper cl... View more info

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Seventh Continent : Saga of Australasian Exploration in Antarctica 1895-1950

By: Scholes, Arthur

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Travel Book Club: 1954

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 16040126

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


226 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean and mild fading. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and major chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are considerably browned. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Inventory No: 16040126. Hardcover View more info