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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]

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 2nd Revised ed, 4to, pp.320, photo frontis, approx. 900 color & bw photos/drawings/maps/paintings, pictorial cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #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]

The Physiography of the Ross Archipelago: [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Debenham, Frank
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Debenham, Frank The Physiography of the Ross Archipelago
1923 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.xiii, 40, 16 bw plates, 12 figs, 5 fldg maps in rear pocket, appendix, original green stapled wrappers; maps w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #27706 $195.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

Miscellaneous Data: [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Lyons, Col. H. G.
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Lyons, Col. H. G. Miscellaneous Data
1924 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.[iv], 75, 5 figs, tables, large fldg plan of “Terra Nova” in rear pocket, appendix, original green stapled wrappers; light fading to spine, plan w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #25789 $145.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

Physiography (Robertson Bay and Terra Nova Bay Regions): [Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Priestley, R. E.
[Scott, Robert Falcon – British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-13]. Priestley, R. E. Physiography (Robertson Bay and Terra Nova Bay Regions)
1923 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.x, 87, 87 bw plates, 3 fldg maps in rear pocket, original green stapled wrappers; maps w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #25790 $195.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

Determinations of Gravity: [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. Determinations of Gravity
1921 Harrison & Sons London 1st, 4to, pp.113, 4 bw plates, 4 figs, 55 tables, addendum slip, original green wrappers; fine #25792 $95.00
A host of reports containing interesting information were published for the Terra Nova expedition. Those by the Publications Committee, thirteen volumes, focused on the physical and physiographical material and observations. Those by the Trustees of the British Museum focused on biological and geolo[read more]

The Story of the Discovery: [Scott, Robert Falcon]
[Scott, Robert Falcon] The Story of the Discovery
1996 UK 4to, pp.32, 32 color & 21 bw photos, 8 color illus, map, wraps; new #22431 $12.95
A nice booklet done in conjunction with the Discovery exhibit in Scotland. Discovery was purpose-built for Scott’s 1901-1904 Antarctic expedition.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 1: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 1
Oct 2007 Ireland 8vo, pp.111, 16 bw photos, wraps; new #25095 $29.00
An interesting new journal with articles on Shackleton, the Antarctic Treaty, polar books, McClintock, and book reviews. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 10: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 10
Oct 2016 Ireland 8vo, pp.124, 19 color & 17 bw photos, 5 bw illus, 1 maps, wraps; new #27169 $35.00
This issue contains articles on the Shackleton Memorial, Shackleton crossing Antarctica, Scott Polar Research Institute archives, top 10 polar decisions, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 11: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 11
Oct 2017 Ireland 8vo, pp.157, 19 color & 23 bw photos, 2 bw illus, 4 color maps, wraps; new #27362 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Shackleton, de Gerlache, Hurley, Antarctic place names, the coldest place on earth, finding Franklin’s ships, preserving Antarctic heritage, the rescue of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition survivors from Elephant Island, book reviews and more. Previous volumes a[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 12: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 12
Oct 2018 Ireland 8vo, pp.146, 7 color & 19 bw photos, 5 color & 3 bw illus, 1 plan, 1 color & 2 bw maps, wraps; new #27505 $35.00
This issue contains articles including a Shackleton interview, two men in the Antarctic, the Endurance’s library, Antarctic place names, Douglas Mawson, Byrd’s introduction of machines, Amundsen’s South Pole letter, Scott Island, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 13: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 13
Oct 2019 Ireland 8vo, pp.161, 15 color & 28 bw photos, 7 color & 4 bw illus, 1 plan, 1 table, 2 bw maps, wraps; new #27581 $35.00
This issue contains articles on William Speirs Bruce, the First Fram Expedition (1893-96), Raymond Priestley, Kathleen Shackleton, South Orkney Islands, the importance of yachts in Arctic/Antarctic exploration, the Times Literary Supplement, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still availabl[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 2: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 2
Oct 2008 Ireland 8vo, pp.147, 15 color & 22 bw photos, map, wraps; new #25285 $35.00
This issue contains articles on the S. Y. Endurance, Antarctic sites outside the Antarctic, the ‘Kildare’ Shackleton harness, Arctic sovereignty, a biographical dictionary of South Georgia, and book reviews. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 3: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 3
Oct 2009 Ireland 8vo, pp.139, 18 color & 11 bw photos, sketch, 2 maps, wraps; new #25473 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Shackleton, Crean, Chile, medieval exploration of the North Atlantic, the Antarctic Treaty, Shackleton’s first public lectures, and book reviews. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 4: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 4
Oct 2010 Ireland 8vo, pp.165, 20 color & 29 bw photos, 2 plans/sketches, wraps; new #25666 $35.00
This issue contains articles on the Shackleton Autumn School, Scott, historic huts of the Antarctic, early Arctic films, great books of Shackletonia, Shackleton and fur sealing in the Falklands, and book reviews. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 7: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 7
Oct 2013 Ireland 8vo, pp.136, 8 color & 23 bw photos, 1 color & 1 bw illus, 7 bw maps, wraps; new #26607 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Amundsen, Shackleton and science, Filchner, Scott’s Irishmen, the Endurance, Oates, Antarctic place names, coins, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

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