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PEARY. The Man Who Refused to Fail.
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.
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
SEA OF THE BEAR. Journal of a voyage to Alaska and the Arctic, 1921.
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
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
30 YEARS IN THE GOLDEN NORTH
30 YEARS IN THE GOLDEN NORTH New York:The Macmillan Company. 1932. 336pp. Folding map at rear. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Blue boards slightly soiled and shelfworn, with light sunfading to edges. Page edges lightly soiled. Internally a previous owners name is penciled to inside front board, but otherwise pages clean and bright.  The dust jacket is still in one piece but soiled and worn, with small chips and tears to edges and folds. *"Jan Welzl, a Czech by birth, a locksmith by trade, decided to seek his fortune in the Far North, traveled by wagon across the wilds of Siberia, then on a whaling ship up to the Arctic Circle. In simple, lively, humorous fashion he tells the story of his arduous journey, and of how he became a successful trader, with headquarters in a commodious cave on the rocky coast of New Siberia, an island in the Arctic Ocean, where he has lived for over thirty years."...dj $25.00
ENDURANCE. AN EPIC OD POLAR ADVENTURE
ENDURANCE. AN EPIC OD POLAR ADVENTURE New York:Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith. (1931). 1st U.S. edition, stated. xi+316pp. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Green boards soiled with white print on spine almose completely rubbed away, with penguin on front cover still bright, and with wear along edges and spine ends fraying. Internally, a previous ownersname is penciled to first free end-page but otherwise pages clean. The binding is tight with hinges intact. $300.00
NEAREST THE POLE. A NARRATIVE OF THE POLAR EXPEDITION OF THE PEARY ARCTIC CLUB IN THE S. S. ROOSEVELT, 1905-1906
NEAREST THE POLE. A NARRATIVE OF THE POLAR EXPEDITION OF THE PEARY ARCTIC CLUB IN THE S. S. ROOSEVELT, 1905-1906 New York:Doubleday, Page & Company. 1907. 1st edition. xx+411pp. Illustrated with 95 photographs by the Author, 2 maps, and a frontispiece in color by Albert Operti. Hardcover.  Green boards with gilt to front cover and spine still bright, lightly shelfworn, with wear to spine ends. Top edges gilt. Internally, end pages are age-toned with some darkening from articles left to long, as well as pages 50/51. In addition, pages 106 and 156 have age-toned from interacting with the plates opposite. Other pages are clean and the book is free of previous owners marks or signatures. Maps are present in rear. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  $195.00
THE NORTH POLE: ITS DISCOVERY IN 1909 UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE PEARY ARCTIC CLUB
THE NORTH POLE: ITS DISCOVERY IN 1909 UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE PEARY ARCTIC CLUB pNew York:Frederick A. Stokes Company. 1910. 1st edition. xxxii+373pp, plus map at end. Illustrated with color and black/white. Hardcover (with remains of dust jacket laid in). Light shelfwear to decorated boards and along edges. Edge points gently worn. Top edges gilt. Internally a previous owners signature is inked to 1st free end-page, but otherwise free of previous owners marks or signatures. Age-toning is found on any page adjacent to a plate, both color and black/white, with the tissue guard and frontispiece heavily age-toned with milder effect on title page.  The binding is tight and hinges intact.   $250.00
THE SHIP OF ICE. A Strange Story of Polar Seas
THE SHIP OF ICE. A Strange Story of Polar Seas London:Marcus Ward and Co. 1875. 1st edition. 279pp'24pp catalogue. Illustrated with 6 black/white plates and a color frontispiece and title page.  Hardcover.  Decorated red boards soiled and shelfworn, with much wear and chipping away of strip strip along gutters and spine edges, with edge points worn to boards. Internally a previous owners inscription to top of 1st free end-page but other wise clean. The binding is tight but slightly cocked, with hinges intact.  $65.00
TO THE SIXTH CONTINENT. The Second German South Polar Expedition.
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