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Image for BEYOND THE BARRIER WITH BYRD An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition

BEYOND THE BARRIER WITH BYRD An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition

By: Adams, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1932

Order Number: 16633


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 View more info

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THE ENDS OF THE EARTH The Polar Regions of the World

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Weybright and Talley: 1975

Order Number: 13692


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 View more info

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JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC

By: Brown, D. C.

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 13751


Wear & chipping & slight tape repair to DJ ; On horseback from Finland to Norway in the Arctic ; 8vo; 232 pages View more info

JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC

By: Brown, D. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 829


Light foxing to off-white DJ. ; 8vo; 232 pages View more info

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LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17172


Shelfwear to spine ends. Front hinge weak, back hinge started ; expedition to the South Pole; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

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LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. the Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13730


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 View more info

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DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15569


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 View more info

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LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13729


Binding not tight and showing webbing in front hinge ; expedition to the South Pole; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

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DISCOVERY The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 13748


Slight wear to extremities; Stated second edition. dedicated to Edsel Ford ; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 405 pages View more info

SKYWARD

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4103


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 View more info

LITTLE AMERICA Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. the Flight to the South Pole

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Order Number: 5315


Extremely light foxing to half title page. Hinges a bit weak; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 422 pages View more info

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MY ATTAINMENT OF THE POLE Being the Record of the Expedition That First Reached the Boreal Center, 1907-1909. with the Final Summary of the Polar Controversy

By: Cook, Frederick A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Mitchell Kennerley: 1912

Order Number: 18268


Boards with moderate edgewear. Spine a bit sunned. Spine ends with light fraying. Former owner's name and stamp on front endpaper; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 604 pages View more info

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DOCTOR KANE OF THE ARCTIC SEAS

By: Corner, George W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 814


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 View more info

NANSEN

By: De Selincourt, Aubrey

Price: $27.37

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13728


Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Binding could be tighter ; The life of the Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, and national hero; 12mo; 166 pages View more info

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HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette"

By: Ellsberg, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17170


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 View more info

HELL ON ICE The Saga of the "Jeannette"

By: Ellsberg, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 914


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 View more info

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ANTARCTIC ICEBREAKERS

By: Fox, Lorene K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1937

Order Number: 17283


First and last few pages a bit tanned; A summary of all polar explorations, including numerous b&w photographs ; 8vo; 319 pages View more info

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THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15889


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 View more info

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THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Vivian; Hillary, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18030


DJ with a 2" open tear and with chipping to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; 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; Color Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

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THE SEA AND THE ICE A Naturalist in Antarctica

By: Halle, Louis J.

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13199


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 View more info

Image for THE WHITE CONTINENT The Story of Antarctica

THE WHITE CONTINENT The Story of Antarctica

By: Henry, Thomas R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1950

Order Number: 16765


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 View more info

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NORTH OF THE CIRCLE

By: Illingworth, Frank

Price: $23.77

Publisher: London, Travel Book Club: N.D.

Order Number: 13742


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 View more info

Image for THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969

THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969

By: Keating, Bern

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally & Company: 1970

Order Number: 13859


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 View more info

ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA

By: Lewis, David; George, Mimi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 804


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 242 pages View more info

A CONTINENT FOR SCIENCE The Antarctic Adventure

By: Lewis, Richard S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Order Number: 818


One 1.5" tear to DJ back and with very minor soiling to DJ. Boards a bit sunned, especially towards edges ; 4to; 300 pages View more info