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Polar Exploration

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BEYOND THE BARRIER WITH BYRD An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition, Adams, Harry
1 Adams, Harry BEYOND THE BARRIER WITH BYRD An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition
Chicago M. A. Donohue & Company 1932 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Spine faded. Binding could be tighter; Author Adams accompanied Admiral Byrd and the rest of the crew in exploring the Antarctic region by air, including flying over the South Pole, in the autumn of 1928 ; 8vo; 253 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE ENDS OF THE EARTH The Polar Regions of the World, Asimov, Isaac
2 Asimov, Isaac THE ENDS OF THE EARTH The Polar Regions of the World
New York Weybright and Talley 1975 0-679-40123-7 / 9780679401230 Hardcover; Second Printing Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Hines, Bob 
Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; What caused the great Ice Age, and is a new one on the way? Author Asimov tackles the question; B&W Illustrations; 363 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
3 Brown, D. C. JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Light foxing to off-white DJ. ; 8vo; 232 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC, Brown, D. C.
4 Brown, D. C. JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & chipping & slight tape repair to DJ ; On horseback from Finland to Norway in the Arctic ; 8vo; 232 pages 
Price: 23.77 USD
 
 
DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition, Byrd, Richard Evelyn
5 Byrd, Richard Evelyn DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Spine faded. Rear hinge started. Previous owner's name to title page ; Detailed account of Admiral Byrd's second trip to the South Pole in 1934. Stated first edition. dedicated to Edsel Ford; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 405 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition, Byrd, Richard Evelyn
6 Byrd, Richard Evelyn DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1935 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities; Stated second edition. dedicated to Edsel Ford ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 405 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole, Byrd, Richard Evelyn
7 Byrd, Richard Evelyn LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Shelfwear to spine ends. Front hinge weak, back hinge started ; expedition to the South Pole; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. the Flight to the South Pole, Byrd, Richard Evelyn
8 Byrd, Richard Evelyn LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. the Flight to the South Pole
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Binding not tight. Previous owner's inscription to first blank page ; Instruction sheet for Admiral Byrd prize letter contest laid in. Extra map of the Bay of Whales laid in, torn from another copy, as this volume has all maps bound in as they should be ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages 
Price: 66.92 USD
 
 
9 Byrd, Richard Evelyn LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. the Flight to the South Pole
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1930 0191010723 / 9780191010729 Hardcover; Sixth Printing Very Good+ 
Extremely light foxing to half title page. Hinges a bit weak; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole, Byrd, Richard Evelyn
10 Byrd, Richard Evelyn LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Binding not tight and showing webbing in front hinge ; expedition to the South Pole; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
11 Byrd, Richard Evelyn SKYWARD
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Small portion missing to top of spine. Darkening along edge of boards. Tiny open tear to ffep. Small open tears pp. 305-310; Byrd's evolution as an airman, from his days as an academy cadet to prominence as an Admiral. Includes a section on the past and future of aviation. If he only knew! ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 359 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
DOCTOR KANE OF THE ARCTIC SEAS, Corner, George W.
12 Corner, George W. DOCTOR KANE OF THE ARCTIC SEAS
Philadelphia Temple University Press 1972 0877220220 / 9780877220220 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Wear & slight sunning to price clipped DJ. Tape residue to endpapers; In only thirty seven years, Kane had many adventures. This book is primarily concerned with his expedition to the Arctic to search for Sir John Franklin, where he was stranded for two winters ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 306 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
NANSEN, De Selincourt, Aubrey
13 De Selincourt, Aubrey NANSEN
London Oxford University Press 1957 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Binding could be tighter; Brief life story of the Norwegian scientist, explorer, diplomat, and national hero ; 12mo; 166 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
14 De Selincourt, Aubrey NANSEN
London Oxford University Press 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Binding could be tighter ; The life of the Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, and national hero; 12mo; 166 pages 
Price: 27.37 USD
 
 
15 Ellsberg, Edward HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette"
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Binding starting to separate at title page and loose in a couple of other spots. Previous owner's markings to half-title page; The story of the ill-fated polar expedition ; 8vo; 421 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette", Ellsberg, Edward
16 Ellsberg, Edward HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette"
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Light rubbing to spine ends. Boards darkened and with spine lettering faded. Newspaper article on half title page. Former owner's name on title page; The story of the ill-fated polar expedition ; 8vo; 421 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
ANTARCTIC ICEBREAKERS, Fox, Lorene K.
17 Fox, Lorene K. ANTARCTIC ICEBREAKERS
New York Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc. 1937 Hardcover Very Good 
First and last few pages a bit tanned; A summary of all polar explorations, including numerous b&w photographs ; 8vo; 319 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958, Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund
18 Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958
Boston Little, Brown & Company 1958 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear with small tears and tape repair to DJ. Boards faded. Binding loose in spots ; Expedition leader Fuchs and his eleven charges set out to cross the last unexplored continent, Antarctica, with Everest co-conqueror Edmund Hillary as support party, crossing from the other direction. Large folded National Geographic map of Antarctica laid in; Color Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ADRIFT ON AN ICE-PAN, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
19 Grenfell, Wilfred T. ADRIFT ON AN ICE-PAN
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1935 Hardcover; Thirtieth Printing Very Good+ 
Parts of DJ tipped into front pastedown & both sides of front free endpaper. Previous owner's address sticker and written address to front pastedown ; A rescue mission goes heroically awry. Dogs are involved; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 69 pages 
Price: 48.94 USD
 
 
THE SEA AND THE ICE A Naturalist in Antarctica, Halle, Louis J.
20 Halle, Louis J. THE SEA AND THE ICE A Naturalist in Antarctica
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1973 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear to DJ extremities with chipping to spine ends. DJ price clipped; an examination of the birds and other fauna of the coldest darn place on earth; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 286 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
THE WHITE CONTINENT The Story of Antarctica, Henry, Thomas R.
21 Henry, Thomas R. THE WHITE CONTINENT The Story of Antarctica
New York William Sloane Associates 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Wear with open tears to DJ; Just about the last large portion of the earth's surface yet to be populated and exploited. Read what Antarctica was like before it melted ; 8vo; 257 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
NORTH OF THE CIRCLE, Illingworth, Frank
22 Illingworth, Frank NORTH OF THE CIRCLE
London Travel Book Club N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Top corners bumped. Wear & small open tears to DJ ; What is life really like north of the Arctic Circle? No date, circa early 1950s; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 254 pages 
Price: 23.77 USD
 
 
23 Ingstad, Helge EAST OF THE GREAT GLACIER
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1937 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Some chips and minor tears to DJ extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 269 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969, Keating, Bern
24 Keating, Bern THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969
New York Rand McNally & Company 1970 Hardcover; First Printing Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & chipping to DJ. Endpapers browned ; The quest to reach the Orient over the top of North America. Stated first printing; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 157 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
25 Lewis, David; George, Mimi ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1988 0393024873 / 9780393024876 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 8vo; 242 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
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