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Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 8: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 8
Oct 2014 Ireland 8vo, pp.140, 14 color & 11 bw photos, 2 color & 1 bw illus, 1 map, wraps; new #26826 $35.00
This issue contains articles on Shackleton, hoosh, sea ice, heritage sites, other Antarctic crew members, place names with Irish origins, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 9: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Nimrod: The Journal of the Ernest Shackleton Autumn School. Vol 9
Oct 2015 Ireland 8vo, pp.162, 30 color & 13 bw photos, 13 bw illus, graph, 4 maps, wraps; new #27020 $35.00
This issue contains articles by John King Davis, on the Weddell Sea, Antarctica then and now, William Scoresby, Benjamin Leigh Smith, Shackleton, the Endurance, Cook’s second voyage, Antarctic place names, book reviews and more. Previous volumes are still available.[read more]

Shackleton Postcards: Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition 1914-1916: [Shackleton]
[Shackleton] Shackleton Postcards: Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition 1914-1916
1 color, 2 sepia, & 9 black/white; new #25471 $11.95
A nice set of 12 postcards, from photos taken by Frank Hurley, showing various scenes from Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition, 1914-16. These are a mix of sepia-toned, color, and black and white images. These match our 12 Endurance posters.[read more]

Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Extra Large: [Shackleton].
[Shackleton]. Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Extra Large
Black, 100% cotton, preshrunk, short-sleeve, unisex adult sizes Extra Large; new #25566 $19.95
The famous image on the front of this t-shirt shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and a portion of the crew of his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launching their lifeboat James Caird from Elephant Island. Below ths image is the text “1914 - 1916”. The back of the shirt is a color map depicting the ro[read more]

Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Large: [Shackleton].
[Shackleton]. Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Large
Black, 100% cotton, preshrunk, short-sleeve, unisex adult sizes Large; new #25565 $19.95
The famous image on the front of this t-shirt shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and a portion of the crew of his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launching their lifeboat James Caird from Elephant Island. Below ths image is the text “1914 - 1916”. The back of the shirt is a color map depicting the ro[read more]

Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Medium: [Shackleton].
[Shackleton]. Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Medium
Bloack, 100% cotton, preshrunk, short-sleeve, unisex adult sizes Medium; new #25564 $19.95
The famous image on the front of this t-shirt shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and a portion of the crew of his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launching their lifeboat James Caird from Elephant Island. Below ths image is the text “1914 - 1916”. The back of the shirt is a color map depicting the ro[read more]

Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Small: [Shackleton].
[Shackleton]. Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - Small
Bloack, 100% cotton, preshrunk, short-sleeve, unisex adult sizes Small; new #27235 $19.95
The famous image on the front of this t-shirt shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and a portion of the crew of his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launching their lifeboat James Caird from Elephant Island. Below ths image is the text “1914 - 1916”. The back of the shirt is a color map depicting the ro[read more]

Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - XX-Large: [Shackleton].
[Shackleton]. Shackleton Endurance Map T-Shirt - XX-Large
Beige, 100% cotton, preshrunk, long-sleeve, unisex adult size XX-Large; new #27751 $19.95
The famous image on the front of this t-shirt shows Sir Ernest Shackleton and a portion of the crew of his Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launching their lifeboat James Caird from Elephant Island. Below ths image is the text “Shackleton’s Great Open Boat Journey”. The back of the shirt is a c[read more]

Abramson, Howard S. Hero In Disgrace: The Life of Arctic Explorer Frederick A. Cook
1991 Paragon House NY 1st, 8vo, pp.xix, 250, 23 bw photos, map, green/white cloth; dj rubbed, vg, cloth fine. #14438 $27.00
The author asserts Cook did reach the North Pole, as well as the summit of McKinley.[read more]

Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan: Allen, Everett S.
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]

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]

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]

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]

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