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Image for Polar Dream : The Firsy Solo Expedition By a Woman and Her Dog to Tjhe Magnetic North Pole

Polar Dream : The Firsy Solo Expedition By a Woman and Her Dog to Tjhe Magnetic North Pole

By: Thayer, Helen

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Troutdale OR, NewSage Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 074048

ISBN: 0939165457

Condition: Near Fine


In 1988, at the age of 50, Helen Thayer became the first woman in the world to travel on foot to the magnetic North Pole, one of the world's most remote and dangerous regions. Her only companion was Charlie, her loyal husky, who was integral to her survival. Polar Dream is the story of their heroic trek and extraordinary relationship as they faced polar bears, unimaginable cold, and a storm that destroyed most of their supplies and food. A new epilogue, maps, and many pr... View more info

North to the Horizon

By: Thompson, Ruth Hunt

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Camden, Maine, U.S.A., Down East Books: 1981

Seller ID: 030127(P)

ISBN: 0892720808

Condition: VG+


Arctic Doctor And Hunter, 1913-1917. View more info

North to the Horizon Arctic Doctor and Hunter 1913 - 1917

By: Thompson, Ruth Hunt

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Camden, Maine, U.S.A., Down East Books: 1981

Seller ID: 070329

ISBN: 0-89272-080-8

Condition: Nr Fine


Tight unmarked copy. Black & white photographs. View more info

THE SEARCH FOR THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE

By: Thomson, George Malcolm

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Macmillan New York: 1975

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000633I

ISBN: 0026177501

Condition: Very Good


Sticker residue front flap has stained ffep. Illustrated throughout. View more info

THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE

By: Thomson, George Malcolm

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Book Club Associates London: 1975

Seller ID: 002780I


VG/VG. 288 pages, illust. View more info

The North-West Passage

By: Thomson, George Malcolm

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1975

Edition: First British

Seller ID: 070618

ISBN: 0 436 52048 6

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue boards with bright gilt lettering, worn around the edges. Foxing to front of page block. Bindiing tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. View more info

The Search for the North-West Passage

By: Thomson, George Malcolm

Price: $3.15

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 070620

ISBN: 0-02-617750-1

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to board edges. Sticker stain ffep. Top of page block foxed. Jacket soiled and worn around the edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. View more info

Shipwrecks of the Alaskan Shelf and Shore

By: Tornfelt, Evert E. and Burwell, Michael

Price: $36.00  $1.00

Publisher: Anchorage, U. S. Department of the Interior : Minerals Management Service: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 032268

Condition: Near Fine


A comprehensive list of shipwrecks that have occurred in Alaska from earliest Russian times (1741) to the pre-World War II era. Text, Bibliography; Tables - Table 2 Vital Statistics 105pp ; Table 3 Tonnage, Crew and Passenger Numbers, Losses and Vessel Values 52pp; Table 4 : Cargo Value and Losses 51pp; Table 5 : Whale Catches of Shipwrecked Vessels 4pp and Table 6 : Comparative Whale Catch Percentages for Shipwrecks, Nonwrecks (sic) and the Entire Whale Fleet 1pp. Bott... View more info

Plowing the Arctic

By: Tranter, G. J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1945

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 070761

Condition: Very Good


Blue boards with bright white lettering, slightly worn at edges. Two pin holes from ffep through page 58. Map endpapers. Binding tight, contents unmarked. Black & white photographs. View more info

Hudson's Bay Trader

By: Tweedsmuir, Lord

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Clerke & Cockeran London: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002092I

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated by 80 photographs; the log of a year in Baffin Land and 1938-1939 in the far north. Boards faded at bottom of spine and top of front. Price-clipped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

Harbor Improvements, St. Paul Alaska Salt Lagoon Entrance Channel

By: U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Price: $2.25

Publisher: U. S. Army Corps of Engineers: 1998

Seller ID: 052135S

Condition: Very Good


Environmental Assessment and finding of no significant impact. April 1998 View more info

Mid-Century Alaska

By: U. S. Department of Interior

Price: $4.50

Publisher: U. S. Department of Interior Office of Territories: 1951

Seller ID: 051258S

Condition: Very Good


Gold paper cover soiled, crease down front, half inch tear to top front cover. Inside pages clean, binding tight, Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Fold out map in back. View more info

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A Winter Away From Home : William Barents and the North-east Passage

By: Unwin, Rayner

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sheridan Dobbs Ferry 1995: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001639I

ISBN: 0924486856

Condition: Fine


Hardbound Fine in Fine DJ Dutch pilot's three successive voyages and the third and fatal one. View more info

Timeless Moments : Between Storm and Silence : The Last Wilderness in the Top of Europe

By: Van Passel, Wim

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Utrecht, Publishinghouse QM: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026565

ISBN: 9064818029

Condition: As New


Magnificent photographs of the Arctic, 80pp some foldout. View more info

Image for The Challenge of Arctic Shipping : Science, Environmental Assessment and Human Values (McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Ser.)

The Challenge of Arctic Shipping : Science, Environmental Assessment and Human Values (McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Ser.)

By: VanderZwaag, David L. (editor); Lamson, Cynthia (editor)

Price: $10.35

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1990

Edition: First Canadian

Seller ID: 019662

ISBN: 0773507000

Condition: As New


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MAN AND THE CONQUEST OF THE POLES

By: Victor, Paul-Emile

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Simon And Schuster New York: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 070993

Condition: Very Good


320 pages, mapped edps. Soiling to page edges, light foxing to early pages. Sticker ffep. Jacket chipped and worn around the edges, scuffed. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. View more info

Dr. Kane's Voyage to the Polar Lands

By: Villarejo, Oscar M.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 074956

Condition: Very Good


Mnor wear to edges of jacket and boards. Price-clipped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs and maps View more info

The Saga of a Supercargo

By: Waldo, Fullerton

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company: 1926

Seller ID: 070336

Condition: Very Good


Black boards with bright white lettering and bear on front, spine lettering slightly faded. bookplate ffep. Front hinge esposed, page block secure. Page edges beginning to brown. View more info

Grenfell : Knight - Errant of the North

By: Waldo, Fullerton

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company: 1924

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 070492

Condition: Very Good Minus


Boards worn around the edges and soiled. Front and rear hinges exposed. Price sticker ffep. Pages are secure and unmarked. View more info

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ARCTIC CROSSING : A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture

By: Waterman, Jonathan

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002219I

ISBN: 0375404090

Condition: Nr Fine


2,200 miles, 1997-99, by kayak, skis, dogsled and sailboat View more info