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KUSIQ. An Eskimo Life History from the Arctic Coast of Alaska. Recorded, compiled by William Schneider. Im collaboration with Leona Kisautaq Okakok and James Mumigana Nageak.
Fairbanks, Ak.: University of Alaska Press. (1991). 330pp. Illus. Soft cover. A very good tight, clean copy. Oral Biography Series #2. S013.
$15.00
MY LIFE AS AN EXPLORER.
Garden City, New York:Doubleday, Page & Company. 1927. 282pp. 1st edition.  Illustrated. Hardcover.  Internally a very good copy with some light age-toning/foxing to the end-papers and title page; a previous owners signature to top of inside front board; and light age-toning/foxing scattered throughout. Externally blue boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn at edges, with some sun fading to bottom edge of front board.  The binding is tight but boards are just slightly warped. Overall, a very good solid copy.
$100.00
PEARY. The Man Who Refused to Fail.
NY:G. P. Putnam's. 1926. 404pp. Illustrated. A tight clean copy. Blue binding is sun-faded. A piece of tissue guard over frontispiece has stuck to the title page, with resulting small tears, otherwise, a very satisfactory copy. S010.
$22.50
PEOPLE OF THE ICE WHALE. Eskimos, White Men, and the Whale.
NY: E. P. Dutton. (1983). 285pp. With dust jacket. Hard cover. 1st. edition. A very good to fine, tight, clean copy. S018.
$17.50
SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. The personal journals of Captain R. F. Scott, CVO, RN on his journey to the South Pole. With an introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs.
London:The Folio Society. 1964. 322pp. + 16 illus. Hard bound. With slip case. 3rd. impression. Book in excellent condition. Binding mottled . Spine sun-faded. slip-case shows wear.
$15.00
SEA OF THE BEAR. Journal of a voyage to Alaska and the Arctic, 1921.
Annapolis, Md.: United States Naval Institute. (1964). 119 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover w/ dust jacket. Binding lightly sun faded at top edges, otherwise very good. Jacket lightly frayed at edges. Internally clean and bright, free of stray markings. Overall, a very good copy.
$20.00
SLEDGE : THE BRITISH TRANS-GREENLAND EXPEDITION, 1934
1st ed. Arctic Bibliography #10171. Illus., maps, plates, some folding. Boards cupped; foxed on edges and mildly throughout; front hinge weak. Good w/o dj.
$90.00
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD. A true story of Antarctic Survival. Foreword by Ranulph Fiennes.
438pp. Illus. Hard bound. With dust jacket. Fine copy. This is Douglas Mawson's firsthand account of his years spent in sub-zero temperatures and gale-force winds. At the heart of the story is Mawson's epic sledge journey from 1912 to 19`13, during which his companions B. E. S. Ninnis and Xavier Mertz both perished. This edition illustrated with more than ninety original photographs from the Mawson Collection of original prints and glass plates at the University of Adelaide. Originally published in Australia in 1996.
$32.50
ARCTIC EXPLORATIONS: THE SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN, 1853, '54, '55.
Philadelphia:Childs & Peterson. 1858. Two volumes. Illustrated. Hardcover. Both volumes show some light wear and scuffing to the boards but otherwise in very good condition. Interiors are clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for a previous owner's signature on the third free end-paper of both volumes. Pages show some light age-toning to the edges. Overall, this is a very good set.
$85.00
LITTLE AMERICA. Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic. The Flight To The South Pole
New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1930. Stated first edition. Illustrated with 4 maps, 2 folding at rear.  Hardcover. No dust jacket. Signed and inscribed on the half title by the author. "Just to say----Johnny, I'm glad we did it! Evelyn" and dated Nov. 21, 1930.  The blue boards are soiled and shelf-worn with the gilt dulled on spine and front cover. The page edges are soiled as well. Spine ends are worn and frayed, and 3 of 4 edge points are worn to boards. Internally, the hinges are intact and the binding is tight. Aside from the inscription, there are no other previous owners marks or signatures.  Overall, a near very good, solid copy. 
$60.00
NARRATIVE OF THE SECOND ARCTIC EXPEDITION MADE BY CHARLES F. HALL: His Voyage to Repulse Bay, Sledge Journeys to the Straits of Fury and Hecla and to King Williams Land, and Residence Among the Eskimos During the Years 1864-'69
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1879. 644pp. Illustrated with 2 steel engravings, wood engravings, photo-engravings, heliotyped, maps (including linen backed map in rear pocket, and sketches of coast-line drawn by Innuits. The binding is tight but front hinge has started.  Oversized. Green boards shelf-worn, rubbed and mottled. Wear to spine edges, with a 1/2 inch tear to top rear edge along gutter, and to edge points. Number sticker on lower spine but no other marks denoting a library copy.  Internally, some foxing scattered throughout. Title page, opposite steel engraving is foxed/age toned, with imprint from plate visible. Maps in very good condition. Overall, a very good copy.
$275.00
TO THE SIXTH CONTINENT. The Second German South Polar Expedition.
Translated and edited with an introduction by William Barr.  Bluntisham:The Erskine Press. 1994. 253pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn at the edges and spine but otherwise in very good, near fine condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy.
$150.00