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The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition: Wilson, David M.
Wilson, David M. The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition
2011 US 1st, 4to, pp.191, photo frontis, 109 bw photos, sketch, 11 maps, illus eps, grey cloth; dj & cloth new #25850 $34.95
The official expedition photographer for the British Antarctic Expedition (1910-13) was Herbert Ponting. However, Ponting was not a member of the Southern Party which set out toward the South Pole. It was under Ponting’s tutelage that Captain Robert Scott learned the intricacies of polar photograp[read more]

Facsimile Reproductions of Antarctic Watercolours - Set A: Natural History: Wilson, Edward
Wilson, Edward Facsimile Reproductions of Antarctic Watercolours - Set A: Natural History
Image size 8.25” x 5.5”, print size 11.75” x 8.25”, color w/ light olive margins; new #26974 $9.95
One of three sets of facsimile reproductions of Wilson’s fabulous watercolours created over the course of his two Antarctic expeditions, 1901-04 and 1910-12. This set focuses on natural history and contains the following six images which are suitable for framing: 1. School of porpoises 2. Sea Le[read more]

Facsimile Reproductions of Antarctic Watercolours - Set B: Landscapes: Wilson, Edward
Wilson, Edward Facsimile Reproductions of Antarctic Watercolours - Set B: Landscapes
Image size 8.25” x 5.5”, print size 11.75” x 8.25”, color w/ light olive margins; new #26975 $9.95
One of three sets of facsimile reproductions of Wilson’s fabulous watercolours created over the course of his two Antarctic expeditions, 1901-04 and 1910-12. This set focuses on landscapes and contains the following six images which are suitable for framing: 1. The Sisters, Cape Adare 2. Penguin[read more]

Facsimile Reproductions of Antarctic Watercolours - Set C: Scenery: Wilson, Edward
Wilson, Edward Facsimile Reproductions of Antarctic Watercolours - Set C: Scenery
Image size 8.25” x 5.5”, print size 11.75” x 8.25”, color w/ light olive margins; new #26976 $9.95
One of three sets of facsimile reproductions of Wilson’s fabulous watercolours created over the course of his two Antarctic expeditions, 1901-04 and 1910-12. This set focuses on scenery and contains the following six images which are suitable for framing: 1. Observation Hill from the foot of Crat[read more]

Diary of the Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic Regions 1901- 1904: Edited from the original mss. in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge by Ann Savours: Wilson, Edward A.
signedWilson, Edward A. Diary of the Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic Regions 1901- 1904: Edited from the original mss. in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge by Ann Savours
1966 Blandford London 1st, thick 8vo, pp.416, color frontis, 1 bw photo, 54 color plates, 33 bw plates, 74 text illus, 7 maps (1 fldg), appendices, gilt lettered spine, gilt facs signature on front, dark blue cloth; inscribed by Ann Savours (editor) to the ship Dolphin, dj w/ tears front/back, good+, cloth tight, near fine #25656 $189.00
This is Wilson’s unabridged diary from his time with Scott's British National Antarctic Expedition (1901-04). Wilson was the Junior Surgeon, Zoologist, expedition artist, and Scott’s confidant. A richly illustrated work. Uncommon. Conrad pg.122, Renard 1714, Rosove 357.A1, Spence 1030.[read more]

Joy of Mountains – A Climber’s Life: John Harrison (1932 – 1966): Wilson, John
Wilson, John Joy of Mountains – A Climber’s Life: John Harrison (1932 – 1966)
2012 NZ 1st, oblong 8vo, pp.256, 45 color & 114 bw photos; 5 color & 21 bw illus, wraps; new #27201 $44.95
John Harrison died in an avalanche in 1966 when he was helping to search for four young climbers missing on the Otira face of Mount Rolleston in Arthur's Pass National Park, NZ. The death of one of the country’s leading climbers while he was on a search and rescue mission shocked the nation. In a no[read more]

Polar Mariner: Beyond the Limits in Antarctica – A Reminiscence of Voyageing for 20 Years to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic: Woodfield, Capt. Tom
Woodfield, Capt. Tom Polar Mariner: Beyond the Limits in Antarctica – A Reminiscence of Voyageing for 20 Years to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic
2016 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.v, 202, 34 color & 18 bw photos, 3 color maps, wraps; new #27216 $25.95
Captain Woodfield made 20 seasonal voyages to the Antarctic on three research ships between 1955 and 1974. Starting as a Junior Deck Officer he worked for The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey which in 1964 became the British Antarctic Survey. The arts of exploration and survival during his ea[read more]

Shackleton’s Boat Journey: Worsley, F. A.
Worsley, F. A. Shackleton’s Boat Journey
1987 US rep, 8vo, pp.220, 39 bw photos, 2 maps, wraps; name, fine #16844 $9.95 $4.95
Worsley was the captain of Shackleton’s ship ‘Endurance’ which was crushed in the Antarctic ice in 1915. This book focuses on their amazing open boat journey to Elephant Island and South Georgia. A classic account and companion to Worsley’s other book ‘ Endurance’. To see all of our Sale Items, <[read more]

In Shackleton's Footsteps: A Return to the Heart of the Antarctic: Worsley, Henry
Worsley, Henry In Shackleton's Footsteps: A Return to the Heart of the Antarctic
2011 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 233, 32 color & 30 bw photos, graph, 2 maps, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #26063 $24.95
The main objective of Shackleton’s British Antarctic Expedition (1907-09) was to reach the South Pole. On January 9th, 1909 Shackleton and his three companions turned back, just 97 miles shy of the Pole. One hundred years later, in October 2008, a team that included descendants of that original pa[read more]

Blazing Ice: Pioneering the Twenty-First Century’s Road to the South Pole: Wright, John H.
Wright, John H. Blazing Ice: Pioneering the Twenty-First Century’s Road to the South Pole
2012 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 295, 20 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; dj & cloth new #26231 $29.95
The Antarctic is the last vast terrestrial frontier. Just over a century ago, no one had ever seen the South Pole. Today odd machines and adventure skiers from many nations converge there every summer, arriving from numerous starting points on the Antarctic coast and returning some other way. But[read more]

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