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Captain Hardscratch and Others : A Norwegian Immigrant's Recollections of Growing Up on a Remote Island in Alaska

By: Soberg, Ralph

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A., Hardscratch Press: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 069249

ISBN: 0962542938

Condition: Very Good


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The Man in the Ice: The Discovery of a 5,000-Year-Old Body Reveals the Secrets of the Stone Age

By: Spindler, Konrad

Price: $3.60

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Harmony Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031955

ISBN: 0517799693

Condition: Very Good


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Fridtjof Nansen Das Gewissen Der Welt

By: Sponsel, Heinz

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Frankfurt, Buchergilde Gutenberg: 1952

Seller ID: 070605

Condition: Good


Text in German. Mapped endpapers (route 1893-96), tipped in portrait. Toned textblock. View more info

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The Other Side of the Ice: One Family's Treacherous Journey Negotiating the Northwest Passage

By: Sprague Theobald

Price: $13.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Skyhorse Publishing: 2012

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067887

ISBN: 1616086238

Condition: As New


Sprague Theobald, an award-winning documentary filmmakerand expert sailor with over 40,000 offshore miles under his belt, always considered the Northwest Passage the sea route connectingthe Atlantic to the Pacific the ultimate uncharted territory.Since Roald Amundsen completed the first successful crossing ofthe fabled Northwest Passage in 1906, only twenty-four pleasurecraft have followed in his wake. Many more people have gone intospace than have traversed the Passage, and a staggering numberhave died trying. From his home port of Newport, Rhode Island, through the Passage and around Alaska ... View more info

The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First - Aid from Stanley to Byrd

By: Staff

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Burroughs Wellcome & Co.: 1934

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 031877

Condition: Near Fine


Red boards, gilt impress on cover (no spine lettering) bright and Fine.. Produced for the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition. Mostly Polar Exploration. Tight, clean, unmarked. Illustrated throughout View more info

Log Ports of Alaska

By: Staff

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska Maritime Agencies: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 049996

Condition: Near Fine


33pp. A port per page, colored map, descriptions, proforma call costs. For Southeast & South-Central View more info

Prudhoe Bay and Beyond : Second Edition

By: Staff

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Alaska, Sohio Alaska Petroleum Company: 1981

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 049998

Condition: Very Good


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Charting the Russian Northern Sea Route: The Arctic Ocean Hydrographic Expedition 1910-1915

By: Starokadomskii, Leonid Mikhailovich

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Arctic Institute of North America: 1976

Edition: First Canadian

Seller ID: 070906

ISBN: 0 7735 0210 6

Condition: Very Good


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Within The Circle

By: Stefansson, Evelyn

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1945

Seller ID: 029053(P)

Condition: Good


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Within the Circle : Portrait of the Arctic

By: Stefansson, Evelyn

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030169(P)

Condition: Very Good


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North to the Pole

By: Steger, Will; Schurke, Paul

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Times Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 060522

ISBN: 0812917049

Condition: Very Good


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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: 035007

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 previously unpublished expedition photographs are new to this second edition. A page-turner.... Fully captures the drama of wha... View more info

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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 previously unpublished expedition photographs are new to this second edition. A page-turner.... Fully captures the drama of wha... 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

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