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A Voyage to the Whale Fishery 1822.

By: Scoresby, William.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Constable & Co, 1980

Edition: Later Edition


Hardback in grey cloth boards, in Very Good condition, with dust wrapper, also in Very Good condition, in an archival dust wrapper. First published in 1823, this edition from 1980. With eight b&w oull-out maps, charts and plates. ppxliii, 472. A Voyage to the Whale Fishery: including researches and discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland, made in the summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin of Liverpool by William Scoresby Junior, Commander. View more info

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A Woman in the Polar Night.

By: Ritter, Christiane.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd for the Travel Book Club., 1955

Edition: 1st UK Edition


Hardcover in light blue cloth covered boards, some very light fading and discolouration to spine, light shelfwear, previous owners name in ink on ffep but otherwise in Very Good condition, unclipped dustwrapper with some small chips missing from top and bottom of spine and flaps, small closed tears internally repaired but otherwise in Very Good condition. First UK edition, pp 188, b&w photographs and illustrations. View more info

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Amid Snowy Wastes.

By: Gordon, Seton.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1922

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardback in original publisher's dark blue cloth with illustration to front cover and spine. Very slight edge wear to cloth, some light foxing, otherwise in Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations and two maps (1 folding), pp206. Previous owner's name to front edge page. No dust wrapper. A narrative of his own personal observations and experiences, this book is the outcome of a visit to the Spitsbergen Archipelago in the summer of 1921 as photographer with the Oxf... View more info

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Farthest North: The Voyage and Exploration of the Fram 1893-96

By: Fridtjof Nansen

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2002

Edition: 1st Thus


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First of this edition, pp 527, b&w illustrations. In 1893 Fridtjof Nansen set off on one of the greatest journeys of exploration ever undertaken. The remarkable three-year project involved building a special ship, designed to ride out the savage pressure of the ice, to sail round the north of Russia into the Kara and Laptev Seas and then, using his intuition as to arctic currents, deliberately freeze the ship into the ice to... View more info

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Frigid Women.

By: Riches, Sue & Riches, Victoria.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Eye Books, 2010. 9781903070741, 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Illustrated card covers, some slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good+ condition. 2010 Edition, SIGNED BY AUTHORS, pp 227, b&w illustrations. A mother and daughter account of an adventure to the North Pole, signed by both authors. S16. View more info