Polar Exploration

1. Barczewski, Stephanie.: Antarctic Destinies: Scott, Shackleton and the changing face of heroism. London: Hambledon Continuum, 2007. 1st. edn. xx, 390pp. B/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3317) £12.00

2. 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

3. Crane, David.: Scott of the Antarctic: a life of courage and tragedy in the extreme south. London: HarperCollins, 2005. 1st. edn. xiv, 637pp. Numerous b/w photos. All pp lightly tanned and d/w very slightly creased on top edge otherwise a fine copy (Stock ref 3455) £10.00

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. Fiennes, Ranulph.: Captain Scott. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2003. 1st. edn. xiv, 508pp. Cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3581) £5.00

8. 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

9. Fisher, Margery and James.: Shackleton. London: James Barrie books, 1957 1st. edn. xvi, 559pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures and maps. D/w a little rubbed and frayed on corners and edges with several small, closed tears. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3675) £15.00

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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. Gift inscription to ffep. Price-clipped d/w chipped and worn with two small tears in top edge of front panel but, internally, clean and sound. (Stock ref 3319) £4.50

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. Marr, Scout.: Into the Frozen South. London: Cassell & Co., 1923. 1st. edn. x, 246pp. 29 b/w photos. Neat gift inscription to ffep. Some pp with fox spotting. Blue cloth boards rather rubbed on corners and edges with some fraying at spine head and tail. (Stock ref 3305) £8.00

21. 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

22. 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

23. Mirsky, Jeanette.: To the Arctic!: the story of northern exploration from earliest times. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1970. 2nd. revised edn. xxvi, 334, xviiipp. B/w illus., maps. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3583) £7.50

24. 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

25. Ponting, Herbert G.: The Great White South or With Scott in the Antarctic. London: Duckworth & Co., 1924. 6th. impression. xxvi, 305pp. Numerous b/w photos. Gift inscription to ffep. Front inner hinge a little weak. Rather rubbed and creased d/w over stained clue cloth boards. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3312) £15.00

26. 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

27. 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

28. Savours, Ann.: The Search for the North West Passage. London: Chatham Publishing, 1999. 1st. edn. x, 342pp. Many cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w very slightly rubbed along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3314) £10.00

29. Seaver, Edward.: Edward Wilson of the Antarctic: naturalist and friend. London: John Murray, 1933 Reprint. xxxiv, 301pp. Six cold. and 16 b/w plates, maps. Introduction by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Neat gift inscription tro ffep. Dark blue cloth, slightly spotted and bumped on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3306) £10.00

30. Shackleton, Ernest.: South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914-17. London: Pimlico, 1999. 2nd. impression. 208pp. Numerous b/w photo., maps. Pictorial card covers a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3516) £6.50

31. Smith, Michaek.: Shackleton, By Endurance we Conquer. Cork: The Collins Press, 2014 1st. edn. xi, 443pp. B/w photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3313) £7.50

32. Solomon, Susan.: The Coldest March: Scott’s fatal Antarctic expedition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. 1st. edn. xxii, 383pp B/w photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3520) £6.50

33. 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

34. 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

35. Tranter, G. J.: Plowing the Arctic. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1944. Reprint. 256pp. 20 b/w photos. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3318) £7.50

36. Tyler-Lewis, Kelly.: The Lost Men: the harrowing story of Shackleton’s Ross Sea party. London: Bloomsbury, 2006. 2nd. impression. (16)366pp. B/w photos., maps. Price-cliopped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3309) £7.50

37. Ussher, Jane.: Still Life: inside the Antarctic huts of Scott and Shackleton. Sydney: Murdoch Books, 2010. 1st. edn. 224pp. Numerous cold. photos. by Jane Ussher and essays by Nigel Watson. Pictorial cloth boards (no d/w issued), a fine copy. (Stock ref 3329) £20.00

38. Walton, E. W. Kevin: Two Years in the Antarctic London: Lutterworth Press, 1955 1st. edn. 194 pp. Many b/w photos., map. Inscribed by Vivian Fuchs, at that time Head of the Scientific Bureau of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Ex-libris mark of the broadcaster, Peter King, blind stamped to ffep. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed on edges and has two closed tears. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1803) £25.00

39. 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

40. Worsley, F. A.: Shackleton’s Boat Journey. London: Pimlico, 1999. New edn. 220pp. Numerous b/w photos. Introduction by Sara Wheeler. All pp very lightly tanned. Pictorial card covers, a very clean clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 3453) £4.00

41. Wright, Rear-Admiral Noel: Quest for Franklin London: Heinemann, 1959 1st. edn. xii, 258 pp. 10 b/w illus., text figures, maps. D/w rather rubbed and worn with several small, closed tears and faded on spine. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2148) £10.00