Polar Exploration

  1. Bickel, Lennard.: Shackleton’s Forgotten Men: the untold tale of an Antarctic tragedy. London: Pimlico, 2001. 1st. UK edn. xi, 241pp. B/w photos., maps. All pp lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers very slightly bumped on top corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4152) £4.00

 

  1. Crane, David.: Scott of the Antarctic: a life of courage and tragedy in the extreme south. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006 1st. US edn. xiv, 637pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3521) £7.50

 

  1. Crane, David.: Scott of the Antarctic: a life of courage and tragedy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. 1st. US edn. xii, 572pp. B/w photos., maps. D/w with one tiny tear in top edge of back panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3519) £7.50

 

  1. Dunnett, Harding McGregor.: Shackleton’s Boat: the story of James Caird. Cranbrook: Neville & Harding, 1996. 1st. edn. x, 150pp. Numerous b/w illus., maps. Signed by the author. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3518) £40.00

 

  1. Evans, Admiral Sir Edward.: British Polar Explorers. London: William Collins, 1943. 1st. edn.b 48pp. Cold. and b/w illus. One of the Britain in Pictures series. Bookplate to front pastedown. D/w rubbed on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3454) £3.00

 

  1. Fiennes, Ranulph.: Mind Over Matter: the spic crossing of the Antarctic continent. London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1993. 1st. edn. (10)326pp. Numerous cold. photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3687) £5.00

 

  1. Fitzsimons, Peter.: Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Agge: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen. Sydney: William Heinemann, 2011. 1st. edn. xxvi, 737pp. Monochrome photos., maps. D/w with some very slight dust marking to rear panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4379) £20.00

 

  1. Fuchs, Sir Vivian and Hillary, Sir Edmund.: The Crossing of Antarctica: the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58. London: Cassell & Co., 1958. 1st. edn. xviii, 338pp. 30 cold. and numerous b/w photos., maps. Neat gift inscription. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges with two small tears in top edge of back panel. A clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3320) £7.50

 

  1. Furse, Chris.: Elephant Island: an Antarctic expedition Shrewsbury: Anthony Nelson, 1979. 1st. edn. 256pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos., maps. Binding very slightly cocked and d/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3686) £0.00

 

  1. Gurney, Alan: Below the Convergence: voyages toward Antarctica 1699-1839 New York: W. W. Norton, 1997 2nd. impression. (12)315pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3059) £9.00

 

  1. Gurney, Alan.: The Race to the White Continent: voyages to the Antarctic. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2000. 1st. edn. xii, 320pp. B/w illus. D/w very slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3316) £7.50

 

  1. Hempleman-Adams, David, Gordon, Sophie & Stuart, Emma.: The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic photography. London: Royal Collection Publication, 2011. Revised edn. 256pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos., maps. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4801) £15.00

 

  1. Herbert, Wally.: Across the Top of the World: the British Trans-Arctic Expedition. London: Longmans, 1969. 1st. edn. xii, 209pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and cornres otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4288) £7.50

 

  1. Herbert, Wally.: The Noose of Laurels: the discovery of the North Pole. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989. 1st. edn. 395pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. All pp slightly tanned. D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3744) £6.50

 

  1. Huntford, Roland.: Nansen: the explorere as hero. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1998. 2nd. impression. xiv, 610pp. B/w illus., maps. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3456) £6.00

 

  1. Huntford, Roland.: The Shackleton Voyages: a pictorial anthology of the polar explorer and Edwardian hero. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002. 1st. edn. 287pp. Numerous monochrome photos., maps. Introduced by Roland Huntford and picture research and captions by Julie Summers. D/w very clightly creased at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4154) £8.00

 

  1. Jones, Max.: The Last Great Quest: Captain Scott’s Antarctic sacrifice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 1st. edn. xvi, 352pp. Numerous b/w illus., text figures, maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3315) £7.50

 

  1. Larson, Edward J.: An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton and the heroic age of Antarctic science. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. 1st. edn. xiv, 326pp. B/w photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3308) £6.50

 

  1. Maguire, Rochfort: The Journal of Rochfort Maguire 1852-1854: two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, aboard HMS Plover in the search for Sir John Franklin London: The Hakluyt Society, 1988 1st. edn. Two vols. xiv, vi, 584 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w’s, a fine set. (Stock ref 2201) £25.00

 

  1. McGhee, Robert.: The Arctic Voyages of Martin Frobisher: an Elizabethan adventure. London: The British Museum Press, 2002. 1st. UK edn. x, 196pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w with two small, closed tears in front panel. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3517) £5.00

 

  1. Mills, Leif.: Frank Wild Whitby: Caedmon of Whitby, 1999. 1st. edn. xiv, 343pp. 21 b/w phoptos. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3676) £90.00

 

  1. Peary, Robert E.: The North Pole London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910 1st. UK edn. xii, 326pp. Numerous cold. and b/w plates, fold-out map. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Gift inscription to ffep. Some foxing to endpapers. Grey-blue cloth with white decdoration and gilt lettering a trifle rubbed on edges and scratched on back board. Overall, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2941) £50.00

 

  1. Preston, Diana.: A First Rate Tragedy: Captain Scott’s Antarctic expeditions. London: Constable & Co., 1999. Reprint. xiii, 269pp. 24 b/w illus., maps. Pictorial card covers slightly creased at bottom corner of front panel otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3307) £3.00

 

  1. Riffenburgh, Beau.: Nimrod: Ernest Shackleton and the extraordinary story of the 1907-09 British Antarctic expedition. London: Bloomsbury, 2004. 1st. edn. xxiv, 358pp.B/w photos., maps. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w a trifle dust marked otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3310) £7.50

 

  1. Smith, Michael.: An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean – an Antarctic survivor. Cork: The Collins Press, 2000. 1st. edn. 341pp. B/w photos., facsimiles, maps. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w a trifle faded on spine and creased on top edges otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4153) £20.00

 

  1. Stone, Gregory S.: Ice Island: expedition to Antarctica’s largest iceberg. Boston: New England Aquarium Press in association with Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, 2003. 1st. edn. 75pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w slightly dust marked otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4774) £8.50

 

  1. Thomson, John: Elephant Island and Beyond: the life and diaries of Thomas Orde Lees Norwish: Erskine Press & Bluntisham Books, 2003 1st. edn. 339pp plus 4pp publisher’s list. B/w photos., maps. Dent in back board. D/w, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3062) £0.00

 

  1. Thomson, John.: Shackleton’s Captain: a biography of Frank Worsley. Christchurch: Hazard Press, 2000. Reprint. 208pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Gift inscription to half-title. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3321) £4.00

 

  1. Williams, Glyn.: Arctic Labyrinth: the quest for th Northwest Passage. London: Allen Lane, 2009. 1st. edn. xx, 440pp. Cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3580) £9.00