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1 Alexander, Caroline Endurance, The: Unpublished Photos by Frank Hurley

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1999, 1st printing. Alexander presents Hurley's astonishing photos of Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition. Dust jacket, square 8vo in black cloth, b&w photos throughout, 212pp, notes, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Allen, Edward W. North Pacific: Japan, Siberia, Alaska, Canada

New York: Professional and Technical Press 1936. The U.S. Commissioner and Secretary of the International Fisheries Commission presents a narrative centered about a particular trip of the 'Santa Ana,' into which are woven observations concerning relations between Japan and Russia, and the danger of Canada and the U.S. coming into conflict with Japan. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, titles and map on front board, frontis and 65 plates, bibliography, subject index, some light staining on rear board, light foxing on prelims o/w clean and tight with no marks, overall Good+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Anderson Vinland Voyage

New York: Funk & Wagnalls 1967, 1st. No dust jacket, boards slightly aged, contents as new, Good+. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Arms, Myron Riddle of the Ice

New York: Anchor Book / Doubleday 1998, 1st printing. In the idiom of Longitude and Into the Wild, this nautical adventure aboard a 50-foot sloop charts the bleakest landscape on our planet. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and slate paper, 8ppof b&w photos, maps, 267pp, very slightly canted, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. 
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5 Barbeau Pathfinders in the North Pacific

Caldwell ID: The Caxton Printers 1958, 1st US printing. An earlier book traced the pre-historic roots of Alaskan Indians to Siberia; the present volume enters the historical period with the arrival of the Russians in the Aleutians. Dust jacket slightly rubbed along top edge, beige cloth, 8vo, pictorial endpapers, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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6 Beaman, Libby Libby: Sketches, Letters and Journal of Libby Beaman

Tulsa OK: Council Oak Books 1987, 1st edition. Betty John, the author's grand-daughter, presents the sketches, letters and journal of Elizabeth DuBois Beaman, recorded in the Pribilof Islands, who sailed there in 1879 to become the first non-native American woman to set foot on the Pribilofs. No dust jacket (none issued?), small folio half-bound in dark red cloth and pictorial paper (facsimile of a page from her journal) with color plate pasted down on front board, illustrated throughout with drawings by the author, photos, and related images, 201pp, very light shelf-wear, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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7 Berton Drifting Home

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1973, 1st. Dust jacket rubbed, contents as new, near Fine. 
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8 Billing South: Man & Nature in Antarctica

Wellington NZ: A. H. & A. W. Reed 1964, 1st printing. The story of the New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme, embracing the whole story of a continent, its discovery and scientific investigation. Dust jacket tape repaired along edges, blue buckram, map endpapers, 207 photographs many in color, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Bonington, Chris Sea, Ice, and Rock

Dobbs Ferry NY: Sheridan House, Inc. 1993. The story of an extraordinary adventure above the Arctic Circle by two world-famous pioneers in their fields -- Chris Bonington, the mountaineer, and Robin Knox-Johnston, the sailor. Dust jacket, small 4to in blue cloth, color photos, sail and climbing glossaries, 143pp, clean and tight with no marks, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Byrd Little America

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1930, stated 1st. Aerial explorations in the Antarctic and the flight to the South Pole, with 74 illustrations and maps. No dust jacket, blue cloth rubbed, both hinges pulled and inexpertly repaired with tape, pencil erasures on blank pages in front, free fly missing, contents clean and all intact, good reading copy, Poor. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Byrd, Richard E. Discovery

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1935, 1st edition. Byrd presents his account of his second Antarctic expedition. No dust jacket, large 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, 95 illustrations, 2 maps, index, 405pp, boards with some shelf-wear and light spots, contents clean and tight, overall Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Calvert Surface at the Pole

New York: McGraw-Hill 1960, 1dt edition. The USS Skate was dispatched to discover whether a submarine could safely navigate beneath the Arctic ice cap and surface. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with one small chip lost from heel of spine, 8vo halfbound in navy and patterned paper, pictorial endpapers, 220pp, index, inscription on half-title o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Carrighar Wild Voice of the North

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co. 1959. The true story of Bobo, part wolf and part dog, and his life in Nome. Dust jacket, grey cloth, clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Carter, Robert R. Searching for the Franklin Expedition

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1998, 1st printing. Harold B. Gill and co-editor Joanne Young present Carte's journal describing the search for the lost Franklin expedition. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 20 b&w illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index, 201pp, as new, Fine/-. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Caswell Arctic Frontiers

Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press 1956, 1st edition. The US explorations in the far north from 1850 to 1909. Dust jacket, blue cloth, bibliography, index, 8vo, 232pp, near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Chapman, Walker Loneliest Continent, The

Greenwich CT: New York Graphic Society Publishers 1964, 1st edition. Resumes of some of the explorations of the southern continent, illustrated with photographs and maps by Rafael Palacios and Johanna Linch. Dust jacket, blue cloth, name/date on inside front endpaper, contents as new, Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Christopher, John White Voyage, The

New York: Simon and Schuster 1960 BCE. A novel of a motor vessel shipwrecked in the Arctic and the struggle by crew and passengers to return to civilization. Dust jacket slightly chipped, 8vo in blue cloth, name and bookplate on front endpaper, 212pp, no marks, clean and tight, Good+. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Clarke Mounties Patrol the Sea, The

Philadelphia: Westminster Press 1969. Thrilling story of the St. Roch, her construction and voyages, and the men who sailed her through the Arctic, including back and forth through the Northwest Passage. Dust jacket snagged with small portion of lower edge missing, blue cloth, 1-inch dent in front board, contents clean and tight, 7 plates, 1 map, overall Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Davis Uncle Sam's Attic

Boston: W. A. Wilde Company 1930. The story of US colonization of Alaska, the Great Country, through the eyes of a young female writer. No dust jacket, blue cloth, map endpapers, b&w photos, clean and tight, name on front endpaper o/w no marks, Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Davis, Mary Lee Sourdough Gold

Boston: W. A. Wilde Company 1933, 1st edition. Davis presents the log of a Yukon adventure, related by a real Sourdough who experienced the Klondike gold rush of 1898 and lived along the Yukon River the rest of his life. No dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, 42 b&w photos, 4-fold map in rear, 351pp, owner's name on inside front endpaper with lower corner of same removed o/w no marks, clean and tight, a rather nice copy of this unique and classic account, Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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