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Arctic Visions; Pictures from a Vanished World

By: Bruemmer, Fred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books: 2009

Seller ID: 33091

ISBN: 1554700922

Condition: New in New dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 280 pages; New copy still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Two tears to the sealed shrinkwrp over the lower board. Oversize HC/DJ. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Twelfth [12th] Annual Report on Introduction of Domestic Reindeer Into Alaska 1902

By: Jackson, Sheldon

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1903

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 15716

Condition: Near Fine


Photo plates and large folding map, Alaska; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; 12th annual report considering the introduction of Siberian reindeer into Alaska. Notable annual for the profuse number of photographic plates and the massive fold-out colored map of Alaska. A bright solid copy with an immaculate, unhandled example of the map. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. Title lettering in gilt at spine is bright and clear. A much nicer copy than usually found of... View more info

In Arctic Seas : The Voyage of the Kite with the Peary Expedition : together with a transcript of the Log of the "Kite"

By: Keely, Robert N. and Gwilym George Davis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Rufus C. Hartranft: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.eb5499

Condition: Fair


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 524 pages; Original blue cloth; board edges bevelled. Titles and vignette/illustration to cover in gilt and silver. Gilt titling to spine a bit dull. Cloth over spine fragile with stress creases and cloth starting to crack in vertical direction. More pronounced separation in cloth over the rear hinge. Very small chip of cloth missing base of spine. Formerly in the ownership of a collegiate library with faded call number to spine, bookpla... View more info

Into the Wild

By: Krakauer, Jon

Price: $400.00

Publisher: New York, Villard: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 33195

ISBN: 067942850X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; [SIGNED] 1996 Villard. HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Inscribed by Krakauer on the half-title page to Kristin Keith, then an East Coast sales rep for Publisher's Group West. Signed after an evening of "a few too many drinks" according to the Krakauer inscription in her copy of "Eiger Dreams" - this copy is inscribed thus: "To Kristin, / My Comrade in the Literary / Trenches [? ] / It's Been A Fun Evening... View more info

Seven Men Among the Penguins an Antarctic Venture

By: Marret, Mario; Fitzgerald, Edward, ( Trans. )

Price: $16.89

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace& Co: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 0705W809221

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 269 pages; 1955 Harcourt brace HC/DJ Near perfect copy. Tight bright and exceptionally neat. Appears unread. Original unclipped dust jacket with just a hint of handling evidence. F/NF Gift quality copy. New mylar type dust jacket protector added to preserve condition View more info

Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon; Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii

By: Miers, Earl Schenck & Enrico Arno (Maps)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newark, DE, Curtis Paper Company & the Spiral Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30869

Condition: Very Good+


folding maps; woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; By the Spiral Press. 7th annual volume of Americana commissioned and produced by the Curtis Paper Co. Paperback in Tweedweave paper wraps with a saddle stapled binding. Bright clean and very neat; just trace storage stress to cover surfaces. Fold-out pictorial maps at front and rear from designs by Arno. Handsome copy. VG++ View more info

Thin Edge of the World

By: Migot, Andre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 0706A679137


Maps, B&W Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; 1956 Little Brown HC/DJ 1st edition. Square tight and very neat. No marks. Illstd with B&W photos and several maps. Tightly bound copy appears likely unread. Dust jacket is neat and clean with just mild edge and surface rubbing. NF/VG View more info

Research in the Antarctic, The Work of the British Antarctic Survey

By: Natural Environment Research Council

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Natural Environment Research Council: 1983

Seller ID: 32614

ISBN: 0856651028

Condition: Very Good


Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Slim 32 pp paperback in glossy, saddle stapled covers. Bright clean copy with mild stresses along the spine edge. Illustrated with color photographs. VG View more info

The Fur Seals and Other Life of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, in 1914; Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXXIV No. 820

By: Osgood, Wilfred Hudson & Edward Alexander Preble

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1915

Seller ID: 21610

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs and Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 172 pages; Oversize paperback in matte title-lettered covers. Soundly bound copy with light stress to the spine surface of the wraps; a short closed tear at the crown. Small red "duplicate" stamp to front cover. Prior owner's name penned neatly to title page; otherwise unmarked. Light general toning to pagestock, as expected. Mild rub and shallow chipping along top and bottom cover edges. Illustrated with B&W... View more info

In the Ghost Country; a Lifetime Spent on the Edge [Special Signed Edition]

By: Peter Hillary and John Elder

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33108

ISBN: 0743243692

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages; 1st printing. An unusual copy, signed by both Hillary and Elder on the title page and with an additional signed inscription by Hillary to the foot of the title page, referencing his most recent Antarctic trip. The book is inscribed to Kristin Keith, then the East Coast sales person for Publisher's West. By all appearances this appears to be something of an ad hoc special signed edition; a $50 price sticker has been appli... View more info

A Dash at the Pole.

By: Phelps, William Lyons & John Goss (Illust. )

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston, Ball Publishing Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31376

Condition: Very Good


Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 72 pages; Sound and clean in original light purple cloth with color pictorial title panel mounted to upper board; spine unlettered, as issued. Cloth color fading at spine and board edges to a gray tinted purple; a few small spots of soil or fading to cloth at spine. Superficial shelf bumping to top front corners. Illustrated throughout from whimsical renderings by Goss. Pages not numbered; [72] pp. Uncommon humorous take on the man... View more info

North: the Nature and Drama of the Polar World

By: Rodahl, Kaare

Price: $10.49

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0818J738582

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pages; 1953 Harpers HC/DJ Square, tight and neat. No marks. 1st edition with H-C date code on verso of title pg. Original dust jacket bright and neat with original publisher's $3.50 price front flap. A bright and tight example with only a touch of mild surface rubbing to DJ. NF/VG+ View more info

The Friendly Arctic; The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1927

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 24780

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs and maps, two folding; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 784 pages; Snugly bound and bright in original blue cloth with title-lettering brightlyin gilt to cover and spine. Superficial shelf bumping top edge of boards with just trace shelf rub to cloth at corners and spine ends. Illustrated with B/W photographs. Two large folding maps in pocket at rear of text, the smaller of which has a thin area of silverfish loss along a folded edge that protruded from... View more info

Nelson Crawford; Ramparts of Ice

By: Wechsler, Fredrica W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Academy of Sciences: 1994

Seller ID: 17922

Condition: Fine


Photographs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; Paperback in blue textured card stock covers with titles stamped in blind. Superb copy; bright, tight and fresh. Beautifully illustrated with B&W and color photographs. Gallery exhbition catalog; flier and photo postcard for the show are laid in at front. Superb copy; as new. Fine ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info