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Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue
2006, Sept 27 Christie's London 1st, 4to, pp.185-308, 101 color & 48 bw photos, wraps; entire issue, fine #24636 $29.00
A sumptuous catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Brown, Cherry-Garrard, Davis, Doorly, Franklin, Hurley, Markham, Marston, Murray, Ponting, Richardson, James Ross, Sabine, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilson, and others, comprising 106 lots. A great reference to unique items. Includes prices realize[read more]

Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[Antarctic/Arctic] Christie’s Exploration & Travel with The Polar Sale Auction Catalogue
2005, 21 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.130-208, 58 color & 25 bw photos, wraps; entire issue, fine #25026 $25.00
A sumptuous catalogue with items relating to Amundsen, Back, Borchgrevink, Charcot, De Long, Forster, Franklin, Hurley, Keohane, MacKenzie, Marston, Parry, Ponting, Ross, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Weddell, Wilkes, Wilkins, Wilson, Worsley, and others, comprising 86 lots. Includes prices realized.[read more]

The Book Collector - Polar Edition: [Antarctic/Arctic]
[Antarctic/Arctic] The Book Collector - Polar Edition
2018 Autumn UK pp.395-640, frontis, 9 color & 4 bw photos, 3 color & 4 bw illus, wraps; entire issue, new #27528 $34.95
This special edition of the quarterly Book Collector for bibliophiles is primarily devoted to Arctic and Antarctic material with articles on John Murray, Frankenstein(!), Oates, Shirase, Aurora Australis, Cherry-Garrard, and more.[read more]

Ships of Antarctica Postcards: [Antarctic]
[Antarctic] Ships of Antarctica Postcards
UK ; new #27307 $7.95
A nice set of 8 fascimile postcards depicting the expedition ships Belgica, Antarctica, Discovery, Francais, Endurance, Terra Nova, and City of New York. These are a mix of sepia-toned, color, and black and white. Our special import![read more]

Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue: [Arctic/Antarctic]
[Arctic/Antarctic] Bonhams Exploration & Travel Auction Catalogue
2006, 16 Sept UK 1st, 4to, pp.13-32, 28 color & 9 bw photos, photo eps, wraps; entire issue, fine #26235 $25.00
A wonderfully illustrated catalogue with 52 items relating to Evans, Shackleton, and Wilson. The bulk of the items, 34, comprise The Edward Adrian Wilson archive, the cornerstone of which is his manuscript report of the winter journey to the Emperor penguin rookery at Cape Crozier. Includes prices r[read more]

Antarctic Timeline Mug: [Dinnerware]
[Dinnerware] Antarctic Timeline Mug
Bone china, 8 ounces; new #26977 $19.95
This attractive mug depicts 20 salient dates and milestones in the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration from 1895 – 1922 and four images. See also our Arctic Timeline mug (#26978). To see all of our Dinnerware Items, click here.[read more]

Arctic Timeline Mug: [Dinnerware]
[Dinnerware] Arctic Timeline Mug
Bone china, 8 ounces; new #26978 $19.95
This attractive mug depicts 22 salient dates and milestones in the history of Arctic exploration from 1576 – 1969 and four images. See also our Antarctic Timeline mug (#26977). To see all of our Dinnerware Items, click here.[read more]

British Antarctic Expedition - Terra Nova R.Y.S. Bowl: [Dinnerware]
[Dinnerware] British Antarctic Expedition - Terra Nova R.Y.S. Bowl
Enamel, 6” diam; new #26683 $24.95
The members of Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1911-13) on the Terra Nova used enamelware for eating their regular meals in the Cape Evans hut. Each piece carries the expedition’s authentic stamp emblem designed by Edward Wilson. This enamel dinnerware set is hard-wearing, lightweight and ea[read more]

British Antarctic Expedition - Terra Nova R.Y.S. Mug: [Dinnerware]
[Dinnerware] British Antarctic Expedition - Terra Nova R.Y.S. Mug
Enamel, 10 ounces; new #26682 $19.95
The members of Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1911-13) on the Terra Nova used enamelware for eating their regular meals in the Cape Evans hut. Each piece carries the expedition’s authentic stamp emblem designed by Edward Wilson. This enamel dinnerware set is hard-wearing, lightweight and ea[read more]

Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13) Mug: [Dinnerware]
[Dinnerware] Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13) Mug
Bone china, 8 ounces; new #26680 $19.95
This attractive mug features an image of the Polar Party, Oates, Bowers, Scott, Wilson, and Evans, on one side and a commemorative logo of their arrival at the South Pole on 18 January 1912 on the other. See also our Shackleton mug (#26681). To see all of our Dinnerware Items,
Reception of the National Antarctic Expedition by the Presidents of the Royal and Royal Geographical Societies Luncheon at the East India Dock September 16, 1904... Sir Clements R. Markham... in the chair Plan of Tables: [Discovery Expedition]
[Discovery Expedition] Reception of the National Antarctic Expedition by the Presidents of the Royal and Royal Geographical Societies Luncheon at the East India Dock September 16, 1904... Sir Clements R. Markham... in the chair Plan of Tables
[1904] UK tri-folded, table-plan printed in red and black, 12.5” x 20” opened; fascimile, new #26122 $9.95
This is a facsimile copy of the scarce table seating plan used at the reception honoring the members of the National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04). The plan lists 152 invited guests including Armitage, Barne, Bernacchi, Crean, Joyce, Mulock, Nares, Royds, Scott, Shackleton, Skelton, Wild, Wilson, [read more]

Card – Group of the Shore Party, Officers & Crew S. Y. Endurance, Weddell Sea Base: [Hurley, Frank]
[Hurley, Frank] Card – Group of the Shore Party, Officers & Crew S. Y. Endurance, Weddell Sea Base
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 6.5” x 4.75”, blank inside, printed on the back "Group of the Shore Party, Officers & Crew S. Y. Endurance, Weddell Sea Base Group photograph of the expedition members under the bow of the ship Endurance Imperial Trans-Antarctic Exped; protective card sleeve, new #27044 $4.95
A greeting card showing the group photograph of the expedition members under the bow of the ship Endurance, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17). Photographer: Frank Hurley (1885-1962). See also our poster of this same image (#22526).[read more]

SPRI 2014 Christmas Card – Shackleton Watching his Men Hauling the ‘James Caird’ Across the Ice, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17): [Hurley, Frank]
[Hurley, Frank] SPRI 2014 Christmas Card – Shackleton Watching his Men Hauling the ‘James Caird’ Across the Ice, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17)
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge color card w/ envelope, 8.25” x 5.75”, “Season’s Greetings” printed inside; new #27045 $3.95
Following the sinking of the Endurance, Shackleton and his men spent six days man-hauling their three boats across the soft, broken ice of the Weddell Sea before deciding to camp and wait for drift to bring them closer to land. This is the 2015 Christmas card of the Scott Polar Research Institute. P[read more]

Mawson’s Huts: The Birthplace of Australian Antarctic Heritage: [Mawson]
signed[Mawson] Mawson’s Huts: The Birthplace of Australian Antarctic Heritage
2008 Australia Collector’s signed & numbered ed #114/420, 4to, pp.192, photo frontis, 123 color & 118 bw photos, 2 figs, 5 color maps, page-ribbon, ½ blue calf & grey boards; signed by Sir Douglas Mawson’s seven grandchildren, issued w/o dj, bump to upper right corner, else new #25677 $475.00
This beautiful, large-format book presents the largest ever published collection of historic images taken by Douglas Mawson’s official photographer Frank Hurley during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE, 1911-14) – many being published for the first time. The AAE, led by Mawson who was late[read more]

Card – Beautiful broken ice, Reflections and Terra Nova, 1911: [Ponting, Herbert]
[Ponting, Herbert] Card – Beautiful broken ice, Reflections and Terra Nova, 1911
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 8.25” x 5.75”, printed inside "Beautiful broken ice, reflections and Terra Nova, 7th January 1911, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13 Photographer Herbert Ponting, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge"; protective card sleeve, new #27047 $4.95
A lovely image of the ‘Terra Nova’ in the ice during Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13). Herbert Ponting has left us with a wealth of images covering the important early exploration of the Antarctic continent. This study, made on a dead calm day, shows a berg in the last stages of [read more]

Card – Captain Oates Tending Ponies aboard Ship during the Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-13: [Ponting, Herbert]
[Ponting, Herbert] Card – Captain Oates Tending Ponies aboard Ship during the Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-13
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 8.25” x 5.75”, printed inside "Captain Oates and some of the ponies aboard ship. British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13 Photographer: Herbert Ponting, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge"; protective card sleeve, new #27046 $4.95
Captain Lawrence ‘Titus’ Oates, on Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13), was a member of the polar party which arrived at the South Pole after Roald Amundsen. On their return from the pole, only miles short of their resupply at One Ton Depot, it was Oates who crawled bootless out of [read more]

Card – Grotto in an Ice Berg, Terra Nova in the distance, 1911: [Ponting, Herbert]
[Ponting, Herbert] Card – Grotto in an Ice Berg, Terra Nova in the distance, 1911
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 5.75” x 8.25”, printed inside "Grotto in an ice berg, Terra Nova in the distance, Griffith Taylor and Charles Wright in the foreground 5th January 1911 Photographer: Herbert Ponting, Scott Polar Research Institute, Univ of Cambridge"; protective card sleeve, new #27049 $4.95
An iconic image of the ‘Terra Nova’ framed in the opening of an iceberg during Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13). Herbert Ponting has left us with a wealth of images covering the important early exploration of the Antarctic continent. Not long after arriving in Antarctica, Ponting[read more]

Card – The Terra Nova and a Berg at Ice-foot, 1911: [Ponting, Herbert]
[Ponting, Herbert] Card – The Terra Nova and a Berg at Ice-foot, 1911
Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge bw card w/ envelope, 5.75” x 8.25”, printed inside "The Terra Nova and a berg at ice-foot, 16th January 1911. British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13 Photographer: Herbert Ponting, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge"; protective card sleeve, new #27048 $4.95
A lovely image of the ‘Terra Nova’ moored to the ice during Capt. Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13). Photographer: Herbert Ponting.[read more]

Antarctica: Great Stories from the Frozen Continent: [Reader's Digest]
[Reader's Digest] Antarctica: Great Stories from the Frozen Continent
1988 Reader's Digest Surry Hills 1st, 4to, pp.320, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth; 2nd Revised ed, 4to, pp.320, photo frontis, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth #18173 $39.00
A large work with hundreds of photos covering the continent, wildlife, and exploration. The majority of the book is a chronological coverage of exploration from 1501 to 1983, profusely illustrated. This is an excellent quick reference to the achievements of different expeditions.[read more]

Observations on the Aurora: [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Wright, C. S.
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Wright, C. S. Observations on the Aurora
1921 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.viii, 46, 4 figs, 19 tables, appendix, original green wrappers; very fine #25793 $79.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, such as this one, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

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