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The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition: Alexander, Caroline
New Alexander, Caroline The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition
1998 US 1st ed, 8vo, pp.213, photo frontis, 141 bw photos, map, black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #13029 $29.95 $9.95
A beautifully produced work presenting Frank Hurley’s wonderful photos of Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17) which attempted a crossing of the continent but instead found themselves fighting for survival in the Weddell Sea. A classic tale and a wonderful companion volume to L[read more]

Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan: Allen, Everett S.
New signedAllen, Everett S. Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan
1962 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 340, 36 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ edge tears, rubbed, unclipped, vg-, cloth w/ address stamp of Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, tight, fine #16757 $25.00
Biography of MacMillan, noted Arctic expedition leader, explorer and naturalist, and his expeditions to Labrador, Greenland, Ellsmere, Baffin, and the Canadian Arctic Islands (1908-1957). This copy is inscribed by MacMillan to Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, former president of the Harvard Mountaineering C[read more]

Alpinist #34 Spring 2011: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #34 Spring 2011
2011 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.98, color photos, wraps; new, unread #25703 $19.95
In this issue:
  • On Belay: Norway’s Lyngen Alps by Albert Leichtfried
  • Rock, Mountain, Climber by Katsutaka Yokoyama
  • Impressions from the Background: Karakoram by Tony Riley
  • Welcome to Fantasy Island: Socotra Island, Yemen by Mike Libecki
  • Dionysian F[read more]

Alpinist #44 Autumn 2013: Alpinist Magazine
Alpinist Magazine Alpinist #44 Autumn 2013
2013 Alpinist Jeffersonville, VT 4to, pp.106, color photos, wraps; new, unread #26541 $19.95
In this issue:
  • Mountain Profile: Sentinel Range, Antarctica by Damien Gildea, John Evans, Conrad Anker, & Patrick Degerman
  • On Belay: Trakta, Lofoten Islands, Norway by Signar Nilsen
  • Footfalls: Allison Hargreaves by Helen Mort
  • The Troll’s Gift by Andy Kirkpa[read more]

Alps. Alpe Neige Rock 1961
1961 Librairie Marguerat Lausanne 1st, 4to, pp.161, photo frontis, 3 color & 84 bw (3 fldg) photos, 4 maps, pictorial cloth; issued w/o dj, small split top spine, name, vg+. #23497 $35.00
This annual edition of Alpe Neige Rock includes articles by Bates (photos by Washburn), Rebuffat, and others, with a nice section on the Antarctic. The large-format photos are particularly striking. In French.[read more]

The Polar Times - Fall-Winter 2001, vol 2, #18: American Polar Society
American Polar Society The Polar Times - Fall-Winter 2001, vol 2, #18
2001 American Polar Society US 4to, pp.31, 1 color centerfold & many bw photos, illus, maps, wraps; new #22363 $4.00
A great resource for those interested in Arctic and Antarctic exploration, history, research, and current events. This is published twice yearly.[read more]

Belgicaekspedisjonen 1897-1899: Den Første Overvintring i Antarktis [The Belgian Expedition 1897-1899: The First Wintering in Antarctica]: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald Belgicaekspedisjonen 1897-1899: Den Første Overvintring i Antarktis [The Belgian Expedition 1897-1899: The First Wintering in Antarctica]
2009 Norway 1st, 8vo, pp.253, 84 bw photos, 3 color & 47 bw illus, plan, illus eps, wraps; new #27536 $24.95
Amundsen’s first foray to the Antarctic was when he served as first mate on Adrian de Gerlache’s Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99) in the ship “Belgica”. Although previous scientific work was conducted in Antarctic waters this was the first voyage of a scientific vessel to the Antarctic contine[read more]

My Life as an Explorer: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald My Life as an Explorer
1927 Doubleday, Page NY 1st, 8vo, pp.282, photo frontis, sketch, 2 maps, appendix, top edge yellow, medium blue cloth; cloth rubbed, name, some pencil notations, very good+ #9003 $65.00
Amundsen’s autobiography published one year before his death while searching for the dirigible Italia. In this he covers his early years, the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99), the Northwest Passage in the ship Gjøa (1903-06), the South Pole (1910-12), the Northeast Passage in the ship Maud (19[read more]

Roald Amundsen’s Diary from the Northwest Passage 1900-1907: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald Roald Amundsen’s Diary from the Northwest Passage 1900-1907
2018 Norway trade ed, 8vo, 2 vol, vol I pp.623, 90 color & 284 bw photos, 6 color & 29 bw illus, plan, 12 color & 5 bw maps, illus eps, vol II pp.631-1174, 131 color & 327 bw photos, 3 color & 1 bw illus, 4 plans, 3 color & 3 bw maps, appendices, illus eps, wraps; new #27538 $59.95
This is the first publication of Amundsen’s complete diary of the Gjøa expedition which made the first crossing of Canada’s Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is also the most complete collection of images from the expedition published in one book. Over the course of th[read more]

Roald Amundsen’s Diary from the Northwest Passage 1900-1907: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald Roald Amundsen’s Diary from the Northwest Passage 1900-1907
2018 Norway Deluxe ed 100 copies, 8vo, 2 vol, vI pp.623, 90 color & 284 bw photos, 6 color & 29 bw illus, plan, 12 color & 5 bw maps, vII pp.631-1174, 131 color & 327 bw photo, 3 color & 1 bw illus, 4 plans, 3 color & 3 bw maps, apps, page ribbons,; new #27537 $495.00
A Beautiful Presentation of Amundsen’s Northwest Passage Diary. Silver-lettered full red leather bindings in silver-lettered red cloth slipcase This is the first publication of Amundsen’s complete diary of the Gjøa expedition which made the first crossing of Canada’s Northwest Passage between[read more]

The Northwest Passage: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship “Gjöa” 1903-1907 by… with a Supplement by First Lieutenant Hansen: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald The Northwest Passage: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship “Gjöa” 1903-1907 by… with a Supplement by First Lieutenant Hansen
1908 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, 2 vol, vI pp.xiii, 335, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 69 bw illus, color fldg map in pocket, vII pp.ix, 397, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 70 bw illus, color fldg map in pocket, teg, gilt-lettered spines & covers, black cloth; cloth w/ light wear, 2 bookplates in ea vol, vI fldg map w/ 2.5” tear, tight, fine #26719 $695.00
Account of the voyage of Amundsen’s ship Gjöa which made the first complete passage through the Northwest Passage. Amundsen and his crew of six were frozen in for two winters off King William Island and spent the time undertaking sledge journeys to determine the location of the North Magnetic Pole. [read more]

The Roald Amundsen Diaries: The South Pole Expedition 1910-12: Amundsen, Roald
Amundsen, Roald The Roald Amundsen Diaries: The South Pole Expedition 1910-12
2010 Norway 1st, 8vo, pp.411, 46 color & 212 bw photos, 3 color & 7 bw illus, 6 maps, illus eps, wraps; new #25628 $44.95
Amundsen’s daily diaries, written from the moment the South Pole Expedition left Norway until the telegram of their success, and never intended for publication, are now available in English for the first time, almost a 100 years after they were written. Some of the contents will be known to readers[read more]

The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the
Amundsen, Roald The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912
1913 Lee Keedick NY 1st ed, thick 8vo, 2 vol, vI pp.xxxv, 392, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 81 bw illus, fldg plan, 2 maps (1 fldg); vII pp.x, 449, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 52 bw illus, 20 maps/charts (1 fldg), appendices, teg, gilt-letter spine & covers, blue cloth; cloth bright, faint sign of former labels on ffep both vols, maps w/ orig folds & no tears, tight, fine #26720 $1,950.00
Amundsen's classic account of the discovery of the South Pole in 1911. This was published in the UK three months before word of Capt. Scott’s death became known. A classic work in the annals of polar literature. This nice set includes the oft-missing folding plan of the Fram. Conrad p.156, Renard[read more]

First Crossing of the Polar Sea: Amundsen, Roald & Lincoln Ellsworth
Amundsen, Roald & Lincoln Ellsworth First Crossing of the Polar Sea
1927 Doran NY 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 324, photo frontis, 32 bw photos, fldg map, fore-edge uncut, embossed cover, blue cloth; cloth w/ light corner wear, tight, very good #25765 $125.00
In 1926 Amundsen and 15 others, including Ellsworth and Riiser-Larsen from his flight the previous year, took two days to make the first crossing of the Arctic Sea, via the North Pole, in the airship Norge. Norge was designed by Umberto Nobile who Amundsen would die searching for in 1928. With the[read more]

To Everest Via Antarctica: Climbing Solo on the Highest Peak on Each of the World's Seven Continents: Anderson, Robert Mads
Anderson, Robert Mads To Everest Via Antarctica: Climbing Solo on the Highest Peak on Each of the World's Seven Continents
1996 Bateman NZ 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 219, 23 color photos, blue cloth; dj w/ sticker on back, unclipped, else fine, cloth, tight, fine #5539 $14.00
Rob Anderson started his Seven Summits Solo project following an ascent of Kosciuszko in 1991. Over the following four years he succeeded on five other continental high points, interspersed with two attempts on Everest. On his seventh overall visit to Everest, in 1995, he was defeated by poor weathe[read more]

Expedition South: Anderson, W. Ellery
Anderson, W. Ellery Expedition South
1957 Evans London 1st, 8vo, pp.208, photo frontis, 31 bw photos, appendices, map eps, blue cloth; cloth rubbed, tight, vg #27626 $9.95
Anderson applied to join an expedition to the Falkland Islands Dependencies within the Antarctic as a means of satisfying a life-long personal ambition and of re-orientating himself after 14years as a regular Army officer - the last three of which had been spent as a leader of guerrilla forces opera[read more]

SPRI 2014 Christmas Card – Endurance Rigging: Antarctic
Antarctic SPRI 2014 Christmas Card – Endurance Rigging
2014 SPRI UK bw photo image, 4” x 5.75”, text ‘Seasons Greetings’ on inside, w/ envelope; new #26970 $1.95
The rigging of the ship Endurance encrusted with rime, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17. Leader: Ernest Shackleton, Photographer: Frank Hurley[read more]

Antarctic. 1998 Belgica Expedition Centennial Celebration Postcard
1998 photo of expedition leader Adrian de Gerlache & commemorative stamp; new. #18942 $12.00
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Antarctic. 1998 Belgica Expedition Centennial Celebration Postcard
1998 photo of expedition zoologist and botanist Emil Racovita & commemorative stamp; new. #18943 $12.00
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The Arctic Council, 1851: Arctic
Arctic The Arctic Council, 1851
SPRI UK bw photo image, 6.5” x 4.5”, key plate to the engraving on inside, w/ envelope; new #26969 $1.95
Stephen Pearce’s famous painting of ‘The Arctic Council Planning a Search for Sir John Franklin’, painted in 1851, features John Franklin, James Fitzjames, John Barrow, George Back, William Edward Parry, Edward Bird, James Clark Ross, Francis Beaufort, Edward Sabine, W. A. Baille Hamilton, John Rich[read more]

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