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  1. BAIN J. ARTHUR Life And Explorations Of Fridtjof Nansen illus. with 44 b/w. illus., plus 15 b/w. plates, (frontis. Dr. and Fru Nansen on ski). pub. London; Walter Scott, c.1900 New Edition, revised and considerably enlarged, or. dark blue cloth with bevelled boards, and gilt titles & gilt illustrations on spine (silver 'The Fram' sailing ship) & front board (portrait of Nansen). 8vo. pp.XX.450 + publisher's catalogue at rear. Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer who crossed the Greenland interior in 1888 and reached a record northern latitude of 86°13' during his North Pole expedition of 1893-1896. He studied zoology and oceanography, was a museum curator, and political activist who campaigned for Norway's separation from Sweden. He was active in working for the League of Nations and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on behalf of persons displaced by WWI. Geelong free lending library label to rear past-down e/paper, lacks front free e/paper, else very good bright copy.   Price: $85.00
  2. BARBER NOEL The White Desert with 10 illustrations from photo's, 1 map, pub. London Hodder and Stoughton 1958 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. Trans- Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958) Barber was the first Briton to reach the South Pole since Scott's party in 1912. Dustwrapper slightly chipped otherwise very good.   Price: $35.00
     
  3. BÉCHERVAISE JOHN The Far South. illus. With e/paper maps & 12 full-page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.104. Describes the history of Antarctica, its physical make-up and climate, its bird and animal life and the scientific work that is carried out there. Bechervaise led three ANARE wintering parties to Antarctica. Closed tear to d/w. otherwise very good.   Price: $35.00
     
  4. BÉCHERVAISE JOHN Blizzard And Fire. A Year at Mawson, Antarctica. illus. with frontis. & 12 full-page plates t/out. maps; pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1963 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.104. Story of Australia's 1959 Antarctic expedition to Mawson base - during which the 'Thala Dan' was in imminent peril of shipwreck, when two disastrous fires destroyed some of the expedition's huts, and tremendous gales played havoc with their aircraft. Dustwrapper price clipped otherwise fine.   Price: $45.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  5. BICKEL LENNARD This Accursed Land. "The Greatest Story Of Lone Survival In Polar Exploration" illus. with e/paper maps & 12 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Macmillan 1977 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.210. The story of Douglas Mawson's lone struggle to return to Commonwealth Bay after the death of his two companions, Mertz and Ninnis, during the 1912 Antarctic Expedition. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  6. BROWN D.A. ANARE Scientific Reports Series B (I) Zoology Pub. No.89 Breeding Biology Of The Snow Petrel Pagodroma Nivea (Forster). illus. with plates dgms. t/out. pub. Melb. Antarctic Div. Dept. of External Affairs 1966 or. grey wps. cr.4to. pp.64. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
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  7. BROWN NAN Antarctic Housewife. with col. frontis. & 15 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Hutchinson 1971 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.190. Nan Brown, a young housewife, became one of three women living on South Georgia island in the Falklands for two-and-a-half years. The extraordinary characters who lived and visited there offered comradeship; the trips across the island; her stories of the penguins, albatrosses and sea-elephants; and the dramatic snow storms and heaving seas all add pathos to this highly enjoyable and entertaining account. Near fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  8. BYRD RICHARD EVELYN Antarctic Discovery. The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition. illus. with frontis. & 46 full page plates t/out. maps, e/paper maps, pub. Lond. Putnam 1936 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXII.422 Slight foxing, else very good copy in the torn d/w.   Price: $95.00
     
  9. BYRD RICHARD E. Alone. illus. with chapter head decorations, pub. Lond. Putnam 1939 2nd ed. or. blue cloth, 8vo. pp.302. Admiral R. E. Byrd's Personal experience as revealed from his diary. Alone and nearly dead, during the five months of polar darkness. Chapter headings include: 1933: The Idea; March- The decision; April The God of 2.5; The Night; May; The Intimation- The blow; June Despair-The Struggle-The Proposal; July Cold-The Tractors; August; The Searchlight. Almost fine copy.     Price: $65.00
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  10. BYRD RICHARD E Struggle. The Life of Commander Boyd. Written by Charles J.V. Murphy. illus. with frontis. & 6 full page plates t/out. pub. N.Y. Frederick A. Stokes 1930 fifth printing or. blue cl. 8vo. pp.XIV.386. fine copy.   Price: $50.00
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  11. CAMERON IAN Antarctica The Last Continent. History and discovery of Antarctica. profusely illus. t/out. many full page & col. They include rare prints from the Soviet Union, original and unpublished painting recently discovered in a British museum, and a map, chronology of expeditions, bibliography. pub. U.S.A. Little Brown & Co. 1974 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.256. Comprehensive coverage of the discovery and exploration of the Antarctic and its treatment by sealers, whalers, scientists and adventurers. Closed tear to d/w. else fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  12. CHERRY-GARRARD APSLEY The Worst Journey In The World. Being an account of Scott’s Last Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, especially of the winter, Polar and Search Journeys; with the diaries of those who took part. illus. with 9 dwgs. by Dr. Edward A. Wilson, and four maps one folding. pub. Lond. by the Author & distributed by Chatto & Windus 1951 one vol ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.LXIV.612. Slight foxing else near fine.   Price: $75.00
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  13. CHESTER JONATHAN Going To Extremes. Project Blizzard and Australia's Antarctic Heritage. Story of Exploration in the Antarctic. profusely illus. with plates t/out. mostly col. 31 maps, appendices, bibliog., index; pub. Syd. Doubleday 1986 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.308. Account of a private expedition in the "Southern Quest" which surveyed Mawson's hut with a view to possible restoration. Near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  14. CHIPMAN ELIZABETH Women On The Ice. illus. with 12 full page plates t/out. appendices including chronology listing all women visitors to the Antarctic, index, pub. Melbourne, M.U.P. 1986 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224 It was not until 1974 that women wintered as part of a government expedition in Antarctica, during the present era of scientific investigation. Chipman's research has revealed all the available information about women in Antarctica, and sets them against the historical background of exploration, exploitation and scientific research. Inscription f/free e/paper else fine.   Price: $35.00   Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  15. CHIPMAN ELIZABETH Australians In The Frozen South   Living & Working in Antarctica illus. with 1 map, 7 b/w illus. and 54 b/w photos in text plus 16 pages with 27 colour photos. pub. Melbourne. Thomas Nelson. 1978 1st.ed. or. pictorial laminated boards d/w. cr.4to. pp.90 Day-to-day activities, frustrations and excitement of life on a scientific station not only in summer, when the weather can be fine and the daylight hours are long, but also during the harsh Antarctic winter when blizzards rage and days blend into one long night. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  16. CHRISTIE E.W. HUNTER The Antarctic Problem. An Historical and Political Study. With e/paper maps, & 20 full page plates t/out. folding map at rear; pub. Lond. George Allen 1951 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.336. History & background, including chapters on Argentina and Chile in the Antarctic. Slightly chipped d/w. top of spine otherwise near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  17. COOKMAN SCOTT Ice Blink. The tragic fate of Sir John Franklin's lost Polar Expedition. illus. with plates t/out. pub. N.Y. John Wiley & Sons, 2000 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.244. "In 1845, Captain Sir John Franklin sailed into Arctic waters, the latest of many navigators to seek a "Northwest Passage" from the Atlantic to the Pacific. With him were 128 stalwarts of the Royal Navy; up-to-date maps and sophisticated tools; three years' worth of ample provisions; and two advanced ships, iron-clad, steam-heated and steam-powered. The ships were never seen again." Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
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  18. CURREY C.H. Notable Pathfinders To Antarctica. illus. with text plates, pub. Syd. Whitcombe & Tombs 1941 or. beige, illus. stiff wrappers cr.8vo. pp.64. ex. old School lib. copy (two lib. stamps) else fine copy.     Price: $25.00
     
  19. DAVIS J.K. High Latitude. illus. with frontis. 10 full page plates t/out. & 2 maps, appendix, index, pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1963 1st.ed. or.lt.blu. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.292. Author was Chief Officer of the 'Nimrod,' 1908. Chip to d/w. top of spine else near fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  20. DYSON JOHN The Hot Arctic. Portrait of the High Arctic territories ranging from American Alaska in the west, across Northern Canada to Greenland in the east, as it is today. illus. with many plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Lond. Heinemann 1979 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.290.     Price: $30.00
     
  21. EVANS R.G.R. EDWARD South With Scott. illus. with 31 full page photo plates by Herbert Ponting Official Photographer to the British Antarctic Expedition 1901-1913, folding map at rear containing three sectioned fold out chart of the course track of Scott's ship 'Terra Nova' another track chart showing the 'British Arctic Expedition 1910-1913' - Main Southern Journey. The third section depicts 'Journey's of the Western Geological Parties'. pub. Lond. Collins nd. 1950's or.cl. d/w. 8vo. 5pp.XII.284. Written with the younger reader in mind. v/good copy in the shelf worn d/w.   Price: $35.00
     
  22. EVANS R.G.R. EDWARD South With Scott. illus. with 3 maps. pub. Lond. Collins 1926 tenth ed. full green calf glt ltg and dec. to spine, Cheltenham college emblem to front board; 8vo. pp.XII.284. Sline little browned otherwise very good copy. Price: $65.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
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  23. FILSON REX B. The Lichens And Mosses Of MacRobertson Land. illus. with maps, diagrams, plates t/out. pub. Melb. Antarctic Division Dept. of External Affairs Aust. 1966 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.168. first book pub. by the Antarctic Division.     Price: $40.00
     
  24. FINKEL GEORGE Antarctica. The Heroic Age. illus. with e/paper maps & 8 full page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Collins 1976 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.160. Detailing the 4 main expeditions to Antarctica between 1900 and 1914. Scott (1901-1904); Shackleton (1908-1909); Amundsen (1910-1912); and Scott (1910-1913) Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  25. FLETCHER HAROLD Antarctic Days With Mawson. A personal account of the British, Australian and New Zealand Research Expedition of 1929-31. illus. with 3 maps & e/paper maps frontis. & 13 full-page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Angus & Robertson 1984 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.314. The diaries of Fletcher, assistant zoologist on the expedition, are published here for the first time.  Very fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  26. FREUCHEN PETER Its All Adventure. Arctic experiences. illus. with frontis. & 15 full page plates t/out. e/paper illus., maps, pub. Lond. Heinemann 1938 1st ed. in English or. red cl. 8vo. pp.VI.488. very good copy.     Price: $120.00
     
  27. FREUCHEN PETER and Finn Salomonsen,  The Arctic Year  illus. with maps throughout. Maps on endpapers. pub. London, Cape, 1959 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. (aqua with white polar bear), 8vo. pp.438 Month-by-month study of life in the Arctic - by a noted Arctic explorer and Danish ornithologist, based on the authors' own experiences and includes Eskimo anecdotes. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  28. FUCHS SIR VIVIAN and SIR EDMUND HILLARY The Crossing Of Antarctica. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58. illus. with e/paper maps & 33 full page plates t/out. some col. pub. Lond. Cassell 1958 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.338. Slight foxing to fore-edge else near fine. Price: $35.00
     
  29. FUCHS SIR VIVIAN Antarctic Adventure. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. & 9 maps pub. Lond. Cassell 1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.190. The story of the Crossing of Antarctica rewritten to appeal specially to young people. Concentrating on the incredible adventures which Fuchs and his comrades went through when twelve men and eight vehicles with sledges and dog teams set out from Shackleton Base to cross more than 2 thousand miles of unexplored terrain, ending at Scott Base.   Price: $35.00
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  30. GIAEVER JOHN The White Desert. The Official account of the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition. illus. with frontis. & 30 full-page plates t/out. 10 maps pub. Lond. Chatto & Windus 1954 or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.304. An ownership inscription on the front endpaper. Very good copy in the sl. spotted d/w.   Price: $60.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  31. GILLHAM M.E. Sub-Antarctic Sanctuary. Summertime on Macquarie Island Foreword by P.G. Law illus. with 16 full-page plates, maps, 46 line-drawings within text, 4 appendices, bibliography, index; Lond. Victor Gollancz 1967. 8vo. or.cl. d/w. pp.224. An account, by a botanist, of a visit to a particularly desolate and lonely nature-reserve. Fine.   Price: $60.00
     
  32. GRIGGS ROBERT F. The Valley Of Ten Thousand Smokes illus. with 9 maps and 233 illustrations, extended photo folded in at frontis., photos, maps, map endpapers and map folded in at rear; pub. Washington The National Geographic Society 1922 (1912-1922), or. dark blue cl. gilt to front and spine, cr.4to. pp.340. The history of the National Geographic Society expeditions to one of the wonders of the world: "The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes and the prolonged study of one of the most gigantic volcanic eruptions in history, Alaska. Gilt to spine faded a little, front map parted at crease else almost fine copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  33. HALL LINCOLN Text Photographs by Jonathan Chester. The Loneliest Mountain. The Dramatic Story of the First Expedition to Climb Mt. Minto, Antarctica. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Syd. Simon & Schuster 1989 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.232.     Price: $45.00
     
  34. HAYTER ADRIAN The Year Of The Quiet Sun. One Year at Scott Base, Antarctica: a personal impression. with e/paper maps & 6 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton 1968 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.192. New Zealand's contribution to Antarctic exploration is Scott Base, a permanent scientific station in the Ross Sea Dependency. Adrian Hayter was chosen as leader of the 1964-5 season. Slight foxing page edges else near fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  35. HELM A.S. and J.H. MILLER Antarctica. The story of the New Zealand Party of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition. With e/paper maps and 36 full page plates t/out. some col. pub. N.Z. Govt. Printer 1964 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.436. Near fine copy in dustwrapper.   Price: $75.00
     
  36. HILLARY EDMOND  No Latitude For  Error. illus. frontis. 20 full page plates t/out., several maps & diagrams pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.256. v/fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  37. HILLARY EDMUND  No Latitude For  Error.  Sir  Edmund Hillary's   personal  story  of  his  part  in  the   great Transantarctic Expedition. illus. with frontis. & 22  full page  plates  t/out., 6 maps, 2 dgms. pub. Lond.  Hodder  & Stoughton  1961  or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.256.  fine,  signed  by Edmund Hillary.    Price: $200.00
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  38. HURLEY FRANK Shackleton's Argonauts. A Saga of the Antarctic Ice-packs. illus. with 48 full page plates, e/paper maps, pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1948 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.188. Photographs by the author. The story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 expedition to the Antarctic, in the ship Endurance. Missing segment of dustwrapper on head of spine otherwise near fine. Price: $95.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  39. HURLEY FRANK Shackleton's Argonauts.  A Saga of the Antarctic Ice-packs. illus. with 48 full page plates, e/paper maps, pub. Syd. Angus & Robertson 1956 reprint or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.188. Photographs by the author. The story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 expedition to the Antarctic, in the ship Endurance. Very fine copy.   Price: $65.00
     
  40. HURLEY FRANK Shackleton's Argonauts.  The epic tale of Shackleton’s voyage to Antarctica in 1915. with e/paper illus. & many plates t/out. some full page pub. Syd. McGraw Hill 1979 reprint or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.186. Over 20 extra photographs in this ed. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  41. HUXLEY ELSPETH Scott Of The Antarctic. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. one double page map, pub. Lond. Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1977 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.304. sl. chipped d/w. else fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  42. JAMES DAVID That Frozen Land. The Story of a year in the Antarctic. illus. with 14 full page plates t/out. 2 folding maps pub. Lond. The Falcon Press 1949 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.204. Light edgewear, price clipped otherwise fine.   Price: $65.00
     
  43. JOYCE ERNEST MILLS The South Polar Trail. The Log of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. With an introduction by Hugh R. Mill. illus. with 61 photographs, pub. London Duckworth, 1929 1st. ed. or. med. blue cl. gold lettering on spine. 8vo. pp.220. Narrative of the Ross Sea party of Skackleton's "Endurance" expedition, sent to lay depots for the proposed crossing of the continent. Lacks front free e/paper, slight foxing to rear e/papers, otherwise a near fine copy.   Price: $1,400.00  (See picture-press   )  
     
  44. LANSING ALFRED Endurance. Shackleton's Incredible Voyage. illus. with e/paper maps & 12 full page plates t/out. pub. N.Y. Lond. McGraw Hill Co. Inc. 1959 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.VIII.282. In August 1914 Ernest Shackleton's third Antarctic expedition sailed from London. His ship was the Endurance, but little did her complement know that their own endurance would be tested to the full after the ship was trapped in the ice in the Weddell Sea late in 1915 and had to be abandoned. This was the beginning of a struggle for survival, with 28 men with three small boats striking out by sledge and boat across the hazardous Weddel Sea for Elephant Island. Their journey took from Christmas 1915 to April 1916. Small stain mark to edge of pages 248-282 (protrudes one cm in margin) does not intrude onto text. Very good otherwise.   Price: $50.00
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  45. LASERON CHARLES FRANCIS South With Mawson. Reminiscences of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. illus. with e/paper maps & 16 full page plates t/out. from photographs pub. Syd. Australasian Pub. Co. 1947 1st. ed. or. beige cl. 8vo. pp.224. This account by the Assistant Biologist of the First Australian expedition to King George V Land that wintered in 1912. Light edgewear, else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  46. LASERON CHARLES FRANCIS South With Mawson. Reminiscences of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. illus. with e/paper maps & 16 full page plates t/out. from photographs pub. Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1957. Second Edition. or. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224. This edition contains more and new photographs than were used in the 1947 first edition and have also been supplemented by some pictures by Captain Frank Hurley. This account by the Assistant Biologist of the First Australian expedition to King George V Land that wintered in 1912. The Australian expedition of 18 men who wintered in 1912, near the Arctic. And trekked by sledge across 600 miles or so across blizzard-swept glaciers of George V & Adelle Land, during the treks two of the party Ninnis & Mertz perished. Chip and closed tear to dust wrapper else near fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  47. LAW PHILLIP and BECHERVAISE ANARE Australia's Antarctic Outposts. Foreword by The Right Honrable C. H. Casey, Australian Minister for External Affairs, introduction by Philip Law; illus. with e/paper maps col. frontis. & plates some col. & full page, appendix and index. Endpapers illustrated by maps, each different, front endpage showing a map of Antarctica showing longitude and latitude, rear endpaper showing ANARE coastal exploration 1948 - 1956. pub. Melb. Oxford Uni Press 1957 1st.ed. or. blue/green cl. lettered in silver on spine 4to. pp.XXIII.152. Australia's efforts in scientific research and exploration in the South Polar region, Australian National Antarctic Research Stations (ANARE) by the Director of the Antarctic Division of the Department of External Affairs, and Officer in Charge, Heard Island, Mawson, The Antarctic Division. Very good copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  48. LAW PHILLIP Australia And The Antarctic. illus. with 2 full page plates & 2 maps pub. Qld. Uni of Qld. Press 1962 or.aqu.wps. cr.8vo. pp.22. John Murtagh Macrossan Memorial Lectures 1960. Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  49. LEWIS DAVID Ice Bird. The first single-handed voyage to Antarctica. Lone voyage around Antarctica by author and then on to Cape Town. illus. with e/paper  maps of Antarctica and inset maps of Anvers Island and South Orkney Islands, 20 full page plates t/out. some col. pub. Lond. Collins 1975 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.224. Light edgewear, else fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  50. LEWIS DAVID Ice Bird. The First Single-Handed  Voyage  to Antarctica.  with 24 full page plates t/out., e/paper  maps of Antarctica and inset maps of Anvers Island and South Orkney Islands. pub.  N.Y. W.W. Norton & Co. 1976 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo. pp.218. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  51. LAW PHILLIP Antarctic Odyssey. illus. with thirty-one colour photographs, 66 b/w. photos, maps, appendices, and index. pub. Melbourne Heinemann 1983 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.284. Law led the Australian expedition to establish a scientific research station in the Antarctic (Mawson) in 1954. Very fine.  Price: $35.00
     
  52. LOWE GEORGE Because It Is There. illus. with 32 full page plates t/out. & 6 maps pub. Lond. Cassell 1959 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.216.  New Zealand climber and explorer who took part in the 1953 Everest expedition. Mostly about his Antarctic experiences. Light edgewear, else fine.   Price: $50.00
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  53. McLEOD I.R. ANARE Interim Reports. Series A (IV) Glaciology Pub. No.90. Glaciological Observations in Enderby, Kemp, and Mac.Robertson Lands, Antarctica. illus. with dgms. t/out. pub. Melb. Antarctic Div. Dept. of Internal Affairs 1967 or. lt.grn. wps. cr.4to. pp.48.  Fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  54. MAWSON DOUGLAS The Home Of The Blizzard. Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. illus. with frontis. 92 photo-plates, 18 dgms. and 3 folding maps. pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton 1930 (Abridged Popular Edition) or. lt.bl. flecked cl. roy.8vo. pp.XXXII.438. Page edges slightly foxed otherwise near fine copy.   Price: $150.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  55. MELLOR M. Mass Economy Of Antarctica: Measurments At Mawson 1957. ANARE Scientific Reports Series A (IV) Glaciology pub. No.97. illus. with text plates dgms. pub. Melb. Antartctic Div. Dept. of External Affairs 1967 or. grey wps. cr.4to. pp.102. fine.     Price: $45.00
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  56. MIGOT ANDRE Translated from the French by Richard Graves   The Lonely South  Kerguelen and the Antarctic illus. with 38 photos, 3 maps, appendices; pub. London Hart-Davis 1958 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.206. French doctor who accompanied an Australian expedition to Mawson after spending a year in Kerguelen, known by Capt. Cook as "Desolation Island". Very good copy. Price: $35.00
     
  57. MIKKELSEN  EJNAR Conquering The Arctic Ice. illus. with frontis. & many plates t/out. some full page, 3 maps, one folding pub. Lond. William Heinemann 1909 1st ed. or. dec. cl. gilt ltg, to spine, 8vo. pp.XVIII.470, pages rough-trimmed to fore-edge, t.e.g. Account of the Anglo-American Polar Expedition, 1906-1907. A journal of the voyage through Bering and Beaufort Seas to Flaxman Island, the wintering there, the spring sledge trip over the pack ice of Beaufort Sea. Flaxman and Hershcel Islands in summer and fall; sledge journey from Herschel Island. Westward along the northern Alaskan coast, acrosse Seward Peninsula to Nome, up the Yukon and Tanana Rivers to Fairbanks and Valdez. Descriptions of the North Alaska and Mackenzie Eskimos, trail techniques, equipment, sledging, etc. Very slightly flecked to boards otherwise very good copy.   Price: $650.00
     
  58. MURRAY-SMITH STEPHEN Sitting On Penguins. People and Politics in Australian Antarctica. with e/paper maps & 8 full page col. plates, text illus. some full page pub. Syd. Hutchinson 1988 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.250.     Price: $45.00
     
  59. NANSEN FRIDTJOF His Life And Explorations. Written by J. Arthur Bain. Abridged ed. illus. with frontis. & numerous plates t/out. pub. Lond. S.W. Partridge & co. 1898 or.illus.cl. 12mo. pp.160.XX. fine copy.     Price: $40.00
     
  60. NICHOL J.R. Stepping Stones To The South Pole. illus. with frontis. 19 full page plates t/out. chronology, bibliog., index; pub. Sydney Angus and Robertson 1948 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXI.200. A discussion and timeline of many of the Antarctic expeditions that began with Diaz in 1487 until Douglas Mawson's aerial expedition in 1929-30. A fine copy in a near fine d/w. with two small chips to top edge.   Price: $60.00
     
  61. NORDENSKJOLD OTTO  Antarctica. Or Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole. Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. illus. with frontis. b/w. full page plates t/out. and photos in text. 4 maps one folding including another fold-out on back endpaper. pub. Melbourne M.U.P. 1977 reprint of the 1905 English edition or.cl. white with dark blue printing d/w. 8vo. pp.XVIII.608. First published in Swedish in 1904. The Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1906-4 wintered at Prow Hill Island on the east side of Antarctic Peninsula. The ship "Antarctica", operating independently, was crushed in the ice and the crew wintered at Paulet Island. The two year Swedish only the 3rd expedition to ever winter in the Antarctic. Near fine copy.   Price: $150.00
     
  62. OMMANNEY F.D. South Latitude. illus. with frontis. & 16 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Longmans 1947 or. blue cl. 8vo. pp.XII.308. The author was a lecturer in Zoology & made this voyage on board Royal Research Ship Discovery II expedition, sponsored by the Falkland Islands Govt. Whaling interest. A personal account of life among the whalers in South Georgia, & impression of the Antarctic, includes an account of Discovery's narrow escape. Little foxing to e/papers otherwise very good.   Price: $40.00
     
  63. PARER DAVID & Elizabeth Parer-Cook. The Survivor Douglas Mawson profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. frontis. portrait of Douglas Mawson, May 1914 e/paper maps of King George Land pub. Melbourne Alella Books 1983 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.160. The authors made a documentary film produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Natural History Unit to mark the centenary of explorer Douglas Mawson's birth. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  64. PIKE WARBURTON Through The Sub-Arctic Forest. A Record of a Canoe Journey from Fort Wrangel to the Pelly Lakes and down the Yukon River to the Behring Sea. illus. with advertisements, maps, one folding, frontis. & 17 full page plates throughout; pub. London: Ed Arnold, 1896 1st ed. or. dec. brown and gilt pictorial cl. pic. of moose on front board, glt. ltg to spine, 8vo. pp.XV.296.32 advts. fine copy.     Price: $600.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  65. PONTING HERBERT The Great White South. Or With Scott In The Antarctic. illus. with 96 full page plates pub. Lond. Gerald Duckworth 1947 reprint first pub. in 1921 or. light blue cl. 8vo. pp.306,96 (plates). Account of the Terra Nova Expedition under Scott by the Australian camerman on the expedition. Boards slightly flecked, very good otherwise.   Price: $45.00
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  66. PONTING HERBERT & Frank Hurley 1910-1916 Antarctic Photographs. Scott, Mawson and Shackleton Expeditions. profusely illus. with photo plates t/out. pub. Melb. Macmillan 1979 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to.obl. pp.120. Fine copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  67. PORTER ELIOT    Antarctica  illus. with map on end-papers, 87 full- coloured photographic plates, maps, index, pub. Richmond South Vic. Hutchinson of Australia 1978 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to.oblong pp.168 Portrait of the World's last mysterious continent lavishly illustrated with photographs of the wildlife, mountain scenery, glaciers and the well-preserved remains of the Scott & Shackleton huts. Dustwrapper slightly chipped otherwise fine.   Price: $65.00
     
  68. PRICE A. GRENFELL The Winning Of Australian Antarctica. Mawson's B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. Voyages 1929-1931. Based on the Mawson Papers. illus. with frontis. & 57 b/w. photos (mostly by Hurley) 12 maps. pub. Sydney Angus & Robertson, 1962 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XVII.242. previous owner's name to f/free e/paper, else near fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  69. PRIESTLEY RAYMOND E. Antarctic Adventure. Scott's Northern Party. With a foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. illus. with  2 folding maps & 150 plates, pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1974 (first pub. Lond. T. Fisher Unwin 1914) or. dark blue cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.382 Dustwrapper has been little stained, front and rear of d/w. boards are fine.   Price: $145.00
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  70. QUAM LOUIS O. ed. by. Research In The Antarctic. illus. with Numerous photos and diagrams in text, one large folding map inserted ,index. pub. Washington: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1971 1st. ed. Publication No.93. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.768. The first single-volume report of the extensive scientific research conducted in the Antarctic since the International Geophysical Year, a compendium of scientific findings with 39 chapters by 46 contributors. Dustwrapper slightly faded to spine otherwise very good copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  71. QUARTERMAIN L.B. Two Huts In The Antarctic. illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. & 4 maps pub. New Zealand 1963 R. E. Owen, Government Printer; or.illus.wps. roy.8vo. pp.86. An account of huts used by the early explorers of Antarctica including the huts of Borchgrevinck, Shackleton, Scott. Includes info on restoration of the huts, as well as their history. Fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  72. QUARTERMAIN L.B. South To the Pole. The early history of the Ross Sea Sector Antarctica. illus. with endpaper maps, frontispiece map, 1 folding map at rear, 26 plates, glossary, bibliography, index; pub. Lond. Oxford Uni. Press 1967 or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.XX.482. The voyages of Bellinghausen, Cooke & Ross, the moving in to the modern age with the expeditions of Shackelton, Amundsen & Scott. Near fine copy.   Price: $125.00
     
  73. RALSTON KATHLEEN A Man For Antarctica. The Early Life of Phillip Law. illus. with frontis. e/paper dec. & 12 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Hyland House 1993 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.236.     Price: $45.00
     
  74. RANKIN NIALL Antarctic Isle. Wild Life in South Georgia. illus. with frontis. & 98 full page plates t/out. e/paper maps, pub. Lond. Collins 1951 or. blue cl. 8vo. pp.384. a small summer expedition to study and photograph the penguins, elephant seals and the great wandering albatross of S. Georgia. By sailing in his 42 foot motor yacht, on of the smallest craft to penetrate the waters of the South Polar region, Rankin was able to visit and photograph little-known bays and inlets. Including an account of whaling in the southern seas. Cloth slightly frayed bottom of spine. Gift inscription to f/free e/paper, very good copy otherwise.   Price: $100.00
     
  75. SAVOURS ANN Scott's Last Voyage. Through the Antarctic camera of Herbert Ponting. profusely illus. t/out. with photo plates some full page & tinted pub. N.Y. Praeger Pub. 1975 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.160.     Price: $40.00
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  76. SEAVER GEORGE Scott Of The Antarctic. A Study in Character. illus. with frontis. & 10 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. John Murray 1940 1st.ed. or. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. VIII.188. Chipped d/w. lacking piece at top of spine, otherwise very good.   Price: $45.00
     
  77. SCHOLES ARTHUR Fourteen Men. Story of the Australian Antarctic Expedition to Herd Island. with e/paper maps frontis. & 10 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Cheshire 1949 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.274. torn d/w. with pieces missing, else fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  78. SCHOLES ARTHUR Seventh Continent. "Saga of Australasian Exploration in Antarctica 1895-1950." illus. with 15 b/w photos. 3 maps. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1953 1st ed. A gripping human story of the fifty years of struggle since man first reached the shores of Antarctica. The seventh Continent and the last to be conquered. Fine copy in very sl. chipped d/w.   Price: $35.00 
     
  79. SCOTT Captain R.F. The Voyage Of The Discovery. One vol. Ed. illus. with map & 18 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. John Murray 1929 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XXIV.720. d/w. torn little fading to top and bottom of spine otherwise very good copy.     Price: $65.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
     
  80. COTT ROBERT F. Capt. Scott's Last Expedition. Vol. I being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott.Vol. II being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition, arranged by Leonard Huxley, with a preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. illus. with 2 photogravure frontispieces, 6 photo plates, 2 folding maps, pub. London Smith, Macmillan & Co. Empire Library 1913. 8vo, original blue dec. cloth; 2 vols., pp.Vol.I XVIII.498 Vol.II.VIII.432. Slight fading to spines otherwise very good bright set.   Price: $150.00
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  81. SCOTT R.F. Scott's Last Expedition. The personal journals of Captain R.F. Scott, C.V.O., R.N., on his journey to the South Pole. illus. with frontis. & 14 full page plates t/out. e/paper maps, pub. Lond. John Murray 1954 or.cl. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.XVIII.522. fine in torn d/w.     Price: $40.00
     
  82. SHACKLETON E.H. Aurora Australis 1908-09. From Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Facsimile of less than 100 bound copies of Aurora Australis which was written, edited, illustrated, printed and bound in a very small hut on the edge of the Antarctic sea in the winter of 1908. illus. with 9 full page dwgs. & several text plates, pub. Syd. Bay Books 1988 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.unnumbered (XXIV.180).  Fine.    Price: $50.00
     
  83. SMITH D. MURRAY Arctic Expeditions From British And Foreign Shores, from the Earliest Time to the Expeditions of 1875-1876. illus. with 26 litho. plates, 2 folding charts pub. Edinburgh Thomas Liddell 1877 or. elaborately blind and gilt-stamped dark brown leather, bevelled boards, all edges gilt, heavy quarto; pp.824. Includes Parry, Ross, Franklin, the search for Franklin, the discovery of the NW Passage, Belcher, Rae, M'Clintock and other expeditions. Little chipped at spine, cracked, missing map replaced facsimile, but overall a very good copy.     Price: $600.00  (See picture-press   )  
     
  84. STEFÁNSSON VILHJALMUR The Friendly Arctic The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions illus. with many photos & 7 text maps, (3 folding) and 2 folding maps in pocket at rear. Appendix, index, preface, foreword, introduction. pub. London George G. Harrap & Co. 1921 or. blue cl. gilt lettering to front cover and spine, 8vo. pp..XXXI,784 With Narrative of the expedition, under the auspices of the Canadian government...to investigate the comparatively unknown areas of the western Canadian Arctic...from Nome, Alaska..the loss of the Karluk., sledge and boat trips. Bottom edge corner to front board bumped, lacks f/free e/paper, silverfishing to edge of maps in pocket, else very good bright copy.   Price: $200.00    Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
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  85. SWAN R.A. Australia In The Antarctic. Interest, Activity and Endeavour. illus. with e/paper maps col. frontis. & 28 full page plates t/out. 10 maps, appendices, references, bibliography, index. pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.432. An account of Australian expeditions in Antarctica, including the first sealers and whalers in the early nineteenth century. Near fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  86. TEMPLE PHILIP   The Sea And The Snow. The South Indian Ocean Expedition to Herd Island. illus. with e/paper maps & 14 full page plates t/out. pub. Melb. Cassell 1966 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.188. Near fine copy.     Price: $65.00
     
  87. THOMSON R.B. The Coldest Place On Earth. Story of the Wilkes-Vostok Antarctic Traverse expedition. illus. with e/paper maps & 16 full page plates pub. Reed Auckland & Sydney 1969 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.192. 900 uncharted miles trek from Australian Wilkes Base to the South Geometric Pole at Russian Vostok Base. They then retraced route back to Wilkes by mechanized transport. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
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  88. WEDDELL JAMES A Voyage Towards The South Pole. Performed in the Years 1822-24 Containing an Examination of the Antarctic Sea. (1827). To the Seventy-Fourth Degree of Lattitude: And A Visit to Tierra Del Fuego, with a Particular Account of the Inhabitants. illus. with 3 folding maps and one folding chart. First pub. in 1825 this 1970 reprint is of the second edition pub. in 1827 or. cl. d/w. 8vo. pp. X.324.     Price: $125.00
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  89. WEETMAN CHARLES All About Antarctica. Compiled from books, magazine and newspaper articles, news reports and other records of Antarctic Exploration. pub. Melb. Ramsay, Ware Pub. 1948 or.lt.blu. & white stiff illus. wrappers 12mo. pp.192. Almost fine copy. Charles Weetman was Assoc. Ed. of Walkabout Geographical Magazine. 1934-1942.   Price: $45.00
     
  90. WEEMS JOHN EDWARD Peary. The Explorer And The Man. Based on his personal papers. illus. with e/paper maps & 12 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Eyre & Spottiswoode 1967 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.362. fine.     Price: $45.00
   
   
 
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