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Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in the Polar Seas and Regions.

By: Leslie, Sir John and Others

Price: $135.00  $121.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd: 1835

Seller ID: 042385

Condition: Very Good


'Edinburgh Cabinet Library : Polar Seas and Regions' (Spine lettering). Armorial bookplate on pastedown, personal bookplate on ffep. a.e.m. Folding map frontispiece. 484 pages. Fourth revised and enlarged edition. Illustrated with fifteen engravings. View more info

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The Last Run : A True Story of Rescue and Redemption on the Alaska Seas

By: Lewan, Todd

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperCollins Publishers: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 023313a

ISBN: 0060196483

Condition: New


It was the catch of a lifetime. In late January 1998, after a miserable stretch of fishing that hadn't paid for even their groceries, the five-man crew of a seventy-nine-year-old Alaska schooner called the La Conte risked one last run to the Fairweather Grounds, despite the approach of bad weather. The young skipper, a father-to-be, was convinced fish could be found on the shoals, and his instincts were right: they hit the mother lode. For eighteen hours their lines h... View more info

FISHCAMP, Life on an Alaskan Shore

By: Lord, Nancy

Price: $11.25  $10.13

Publisher: Island Press Washington: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006674I

ISBN: 1559635258

Condition: Fine


Hardbound F/F 261 pages. Inscribed on ffep, signed on title page. View more info

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Early Warming ; CRISIS AND RESPONSE IN THE CLIMATE - CHANGED NORTH

By: Lord, Nancy

Price: $5.40  $4.86

Publisher: Berkeley, Counterpoint: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008142I

ISBN: 1582438021

Condition: As New


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Beyond the Rim

By: Lovelady, Gordon Keith

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: New York, Greenwich Book: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 070466

Condition: Very Good


Fictional account. Minor wear to edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Jacket is a bit soiled, worn around the edges with some small chips. Tear at top of spine mended with tape. View more info

Conquering Seas

By: Luard, L.

Price: $5.40  $4.86

Publisher: New York, Longman's Green and Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 070301

Condition: Fair to Good


Blue boards worn around edges. Browning to endpapers. Top of page block stained. Jacket chipped and soiled. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

Two Against the Arctic : The Story of a Restless Life Between Greenland and Alaska

By: Lutgen, Kurt

Price: $5.85  $5.27

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 070786

Condition: Very Good


Boards worn around edges, slightly shelf-cocked, top of page block lightly foxed. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated with black & white drawings. Jacket is chipped around the edgdes, and worn at front flap fold. In plastic wrapper. View more info

The Private Journal Of Captain G.F. Lyon of H.M.S. Hecla During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry 1821-1823

By: Lyon, Captain G.F., R.N.

Price: $36.00  $32.40

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044258

ISBN: 087636-001-0

Condition: Near Fine


1/1950 copies. This copy not signed or numbered. Top rear corner bumped. View more info

COME AWAY FROM : SEEKING CAPTAIN KIDD'S TREASURE

By: Macfarlane, David

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: Scribners London: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 008039I

ISBN: 0356202577


First edition. Hardbound Fine in Fine DJ Basically Newfoundland history by anecdotal research View more info

Hot Coffee and Other Wild Goose Tales : A Collection of Travel Stories and Personal Narratives from on, Off, and Under Solid Ground

By: MacWilliams, Gary

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: Craig AK, Stone Arts of Alaska: 2008

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 045255

ISBN: 0615263585

Condition: New


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FATAL JOURNEY: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson-a Tale of Mystery and Murder in the Arctic

By: Mancall, Peter C.

Price: $6.75  $6.08

Publisher: New York, MJF Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 067138

ISBN: 1606711733

Condition: Near Fine


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Polar Dance: Born of the North Wind

By: Mangelsen, Thomas D.

Price: $37.50  $33.75

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Images of Nature: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Mangelsen

Seller ID: 069933

ISBN: 0963308084

Condition: Near Fine


Special Edition. Photographs by Thomas D. Mangelsen, story by Fred Breummer. Soiling to bottom front corner of page block, fading to rear flap fold and part of rear jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked copy. Size: Oversize Oblong View more info

Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-west Passage

By: Markham, Captain Albert Hastings

Price: $13.50  $12.15

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead:

Seller ID: 070334

Condition: Good Plus


Dark blue boards worn and soiled, but gilt lettering and ship illustration bright. Shelf-cocked. Hinges exposed, but binding tight. Contents unmarked. Illustrations include fold out map. View more info

A Life Of John Davis, The Navigator 1550-1605, Discoverer Of Davis Straits.

By: Markham, Clements R.

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: London, George Philip & Son Ltd.: 1891

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 030278(P)

Condition: Good


Front hinge exposed. Inside back boards discolored. View more info

The Canadian Rockies

By: Martin, Jean Chiaramonte

Price: $9.00  $8.10

Publisher: Edison, New Jersey, U.S.A., Wh Smith Pub: 1989

Seller ID: 070780

ISBN: 0831711698

Condition: Near Fine


Full-length color photos. View more info

The Third Voyage of Martin Frobisher to Baffin Island 1578

By: McDermott, James (Editor)

Price: $54.00  $48.60

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 2001

Edition: Series III Volume 6

Seller ID: 011777

Condition: New


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GOING TO EXTREMES

By: McGinniss, Joe

Price: $5.85  $5.27

Publisher: Knopf New York: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003216I

ISBN: 0394511727

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. VG/VG. 285 pages of Alaskan experiences. Gift inscription front pastedown. View more info

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GOING TO EXTREMES

By: McGinniss, Joe

Price: $2.70  $2.43

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 073805

ISBN: 0452263018

Condition: Near Fine


285 pages of Alaskan experiences. View more info

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Race to the Polar Sea: The Heroic Adventures of Elisha Kent Kane

By: McGoogan, Ken

Price: $5.85  $5.27

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Counterpoint: 2008

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 063220

ISBN: 1582434409

Condition: As New


In the mid-1800s, geographers revived the ancient idea that at the top of the world, encircling the North Pole, lay a temperate "Open Polar Sea." Without doubt, the voyager who discovered this balmy basin would etch his name forever in the annals of exploration. Among those drawn to the challenge was Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, a handsome, charismatic figure from a leading Philadelphia family. In the Philippines, Kane had lowered himself into a live volcano. In Egypt, he had s... View more info

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The Voyage of the 'Fox' (Cloth Bound Pocket Ser.)

By: McLintock, Captain Francis

Price: $5.85  $5.27

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Konemann: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 021516

ISBN: 3829008953

Condition: New


The voyage that located the sorry remains of the Franklin expedition a decade later. View more info