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Ice Bound : A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

By: Nielsen, Jerri

Price: $2.70

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Talk Miramax Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019053

ISBN: 0786866845

Condition: Very Good


Jerri Nielsen was a forty-six-year-old doctor working in Ohio when she made the decision to take a year's sabbatical at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on Antarctica, the most remote and perilous place on Earth. The "Polies," as they are known, live in almost total darkness for six months of the year, in winter temperatures as low as 100 degrees below zero--with no way in or out before the spring.During the long winter of 1999, Dr. Nielsen, solely responsible for the mental and physical fitness of a team of researchers, construction workers, and support staff, discovered a lump in her bre... View more info

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Ice Bound : A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

By: Nielsen, Jerri

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Talk Miramax Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050074S

ISBN: 0786866845

Condition: Fine


Jerri Nielsen was a forty-six-year-old doctor working in Ohio when she made the decision to take a year's sabbatical at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on Antarctica, the most remote and perilous place on Earth. The "Polies," as they are known, live in almost total darkness for six months of the year, in winter temperatures as low as 100 degrees below zero--with no way in or out before the spring.During the long winter of 1999, Dr. Nielsen, solely responsible for the mental and physical fitness of a team of researchers, construction workers, and support staff, discovered a lump in her bre... View more info

Operation Paraquat : The Battle for South Georgia

By: Perkins, Roger

Price: $71.25

Publisher: UK: Picton, 1986: 1986

Edition: First UK Edition.

Seller ID: 011197

ISBN: 0948251131

Condition: As New


Interesting for all Shackleton fans.the photography assists the reading of the saga of the Endurance. View more info

Scott's Last Voyage, through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting

By: Ponting, Herbert George; Savours, Ann

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 068826a

ISBN: 0275526704

Condition: Very Good


Edges worn, corners bumped. Foxing to page edges, Gift notation front pastedown. Tight, unmarked copy. Black & white illustrations throughout View more info

Antarctica

By: Porter, Eliot

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., E P Dutton: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035202G

ISBN: 0525055754

Condition: Nr Fine


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Antarctica

By: Porter, Eliot

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Arch Cape Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 070954

ISBN: 0157665719

Condition: Very Good


Worn aournd the edges, spine bumped. Light foxing to top of page block. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Gorgeous color photographs throughout. View more info

Scott of the Antarctic

By: Pound, Reginald

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, World Books: 1966

Seller ID: 070644

Condition: Very Good


Prior owner two-line notation on ffep. Minor wear around the edges. Pages browning. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. View more info

Scott of the Antarctic

By: Pound, Reginald

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Coward-McCann New York: 1966

Seller ID: 070650

Condition: Very Good


Wear to edges of boards and jacket. Price sticker front pastedown. Page block soiled. Scuffs to front of jacket. Price clipped. binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. View more info

A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY, Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole

By: Preston, Diana

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston 1998: 1998

Seller ID: 001183I


Hardbound F/F Illust. with B&W photos. View more info

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A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole

By: Preston, Diana

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051731S

ISBN: 0395933498

Condition: Near Fine


Blind stamp on half-title. Binding tight, pages clean. Illustrated. View more info

A Pole Apart: The Emerging Issue of Antarctica

By: Quigg, Philip W.

Price: $3.15

Publisher: Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 1982

Seller ID: 070992

ISBN: 0070510539

Condition: Very Good


Slight foxing to page edges. View more info

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Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13

By: Richard Farr

Price: $7.88

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR): 2008

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 074024

ISBN: 0374319758

Condition: Very Good


Apsley George Benet Cherry-Garrard has always dreamt of becoming an explorer. So in the spring of 1910, when Captain Robert Falcon Scott offers young "Cherry" the position of Assistant Zoologist aboard the "Terra Nova," Cherry considers himself the luckiest man alive. Cherry's luck, however, will soon change. Far off in the icy unknown of Antarctica, where temperatures plummet below -77F, exploration is synonymous with a struggle for life. Frostbite, scurvy, hidden ice chasms, and packs of hungry killer whales are very real dangers. But even these perils don't prepare Cherry for the expedition... View more info

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"Nimrod": The Extraordinary Story of Shackleton's First Expedition

By: Riffenburgh, Beau

Price: $7.20

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2005

Seller ID: 069377

ISBN: 0747572534

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to covers, foxing to page edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs View more info

Beyond the Barrier : The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica

By: Rodgers, Eugene

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012233

ISBN: 087021022X

Condition: Good


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Beyond the Barrier: The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica

By: Rodgers, Eugene

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A., Naval Inst Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 070255

ISBN: 087021022X

Condition: Fine


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Antarctica, My Destiny: A Personal History by the Last of the Great Polar Explorers

By: Ronne, Finn

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hastings House: 1979

Seller ID: 070458

ISBN: 0803804857

Condition: Very Good


Minor edgewear and minor soiling to page block. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs View more info

Antarctic Command

By: Ronne, Finn

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New Y, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 071017

Condition: Very Good Minus


Map endpapers. The story of the Ronne Expedition of 1946-1948. Boards worn at edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. Jacket chipped, torn, taped. View more info

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THE VOYAGES OF THE DISCOVERY, THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SCOTT'S SHIP.

By: Savours, Ann

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Virgin Books London: 1994

Seller ID: 000968I

ISBN: 0863698115

Condition: Very Good


384 pages Some shelfwear. View more info

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The Voyages of the Discovery

By: Savours, Ann

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom: Virgin Books, 1994: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001294

ISBN: 0-86369-811-5

Condition: Very Good


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The Voyages of the Discovery: The Illustrated History of Scott's Ship

By: Savours, Ann

Price: $11.25

Publisher: U. K., Virgin Books London: 1994

Seller ID: 080377

ISBN: 0863698115

Condition: New


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