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In a Crystal Land: Canadian explorers in Antarctica.

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1994

Seller ID: 26218


262pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0802003621 View more info

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The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition.

By: ALEXANDER, Caroline : photographs by Frank Hurley.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1998

Seller ID: 6111


First edition. Square 4to. 212pp, well illustrated. Quarter cloth with papered boards and dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. View more info

Wake of the Invercauld. Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: a great-grandaughter's pilgrimage.

By: ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Exisle Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 24013


Large 8vo. 256pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0908988028 ***The story of Robert Holden who was, along with 19 others, shipwrecked on the Auckland Islands in 1864. He was one of only three to survive and be rescued 12 months later. View more info

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Antarctic Eye: the visual journey.

By: ANDREWS, Lynne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hobart, Studio One: 2007

Seller ID: 24780


Large square 4to. 272pp, lavishly illustrated with 159 colour plates and b&w photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646478397 ***An intensive art-historical account of the imagery of Antarctica, documenting over 200 years and ranging from the historical and botanical to the modernist and postmodern. The winner of the University of Tasmania Prize - for the best book by a Tasmanian publisher - in 2009 and the Eric Hof... View more info

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Tasmania, the Antarctic and the Sub-Antarctic : a record of proceedings at a forum held by the Governor of Tasmania, 1 August 2003.

By: Antarctica:

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, [Government of Tasmania: 2004].

Seller ID: 35656


(The Governor's Forum no 4.) Small 4to. 92pp. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Eight Men in a Crate : the ordeal of the advance party of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-57. Based on the diary kept by Rainer Goldsmith, Medical Officer, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist.

Eight Men in a Crate : the ordeal of the advance party of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-57. Based on the diary kept by Rainer Goldsmith, Medical Officer, Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist.

By: ARNOLD, Anthea.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Norwich& Bluntisham, Bluntisham Books/Erskine Press: 2007

Seller ID: 23670


133pp, [9] publisher's advertisements, black & white and colour photographs, maps, diagrams. Laminated soft covers with turn-in flaps. Fine [new]. ISBN 1852970952 View more info

Antarctica : a traveller's tale.

By: BAILEY, Jean.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1980

Seller ID: 20325


With charcoal drawings by Lorraine Hannay. 182pp, colour plates, map on front endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0207138214 View more info

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Heard Island Papers.

By: Banks, M.R. & M.J. Brown (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: 2000

Seller ID: 29365


RSTPP, Vol 133, part 2. 4to. 77pp, numerous maps and illustrations (including a full page coloured map of the island). Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***Papers presented at the Heard Island workshop, Hobart, 29 June to 1 July 1998. Includes scientific papers and an archaeological survey of old sealers camps. View more info

Image for Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987.

Macquarie Island. Proceedings of a symposium on Macquarie Island held at the University of Tasmania, May 11 to 15 1987.

By: BANKS, M.R. & S.J. Smith (eds)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania: August1988

Seller ID: 3962


(PPRST, Volume 122, Part 1.) 4to. 308pp, illus, tables figures etc. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***33 papers on Management, History & Archaeology, Earth Sciences, Meteorology, Biological Sciences, Physics. View more info

Antarctica : an artist's logbook.

By: BARKER, David.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Auckland, Random Century: 1991

Seller ID: 29725


Oblong 4to. 128pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 1869411102 The NZ artist's log of the 1988 voyage of the Pelagic to the Antarctic Peninsula, via the Strait of Magellan and Drake Passage. View more info

The Nimrod Murders.

By: BEAUFORT, Simon.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norwich, Erskine Press: 2011

Seller ID: 30406


Small 8vo. 370pp. Soft covers. Fine (unused). ISBN 185297110X ***Fiction - on the eve of the departure of Ernest Shackleton's British Antarctic Expedition, in the refurbished sealer Nimrod, the body of an assistant biologist was found in the East India Docks. There was little doubt he had been murdered. View more info

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Antarctica : the last horizon.

By: BECHERVAISE, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Cassell: 1979

Seller ID: 6019


Revised and expanded edition of The Far South (1961). 4to. 138pp, well illustrated in colour & b&w. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0726904740 View more info

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Whaling in the Antarctic.

By: BENNETT, A.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Wm. Blackwood and Sons: 1931

Seller ID: 20269


Third impression. x, 222pp, 24 full-page plates. Original blue cloth, lettered in black. Edges lightly spotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

Narrative of a Whaling Voyage Round the Globe from the year 1833 to 1836. Comprising sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian Archipelago, etc. With an account of southern whales, the sperm whale fishery, and the natural history of the climes visited

By: BENNETT, Frederick Debell.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1970-71

Seller ID: 31047


(Bibliothecha Australiana #47.) Facsimile of the London, 1840 edition. Two volumes. xvi, 402pp & vii, 396pp; text illustrations, folding map in Vol II, zoological and botanical appendices. Simile vellum with blue title patches, clear dustwrappers. Fine. View more info

Shores of Macquarie Island.

By: BENNETT, Isobel.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby: 1971

Seller ID: 23750


Photography by the author. First edition. 76pp text & 48pp. illus (63 plates, 25 in colour), full page map, ep maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper. The boards very slightly bowed Owner's small name label at top corner of front paste-down endpaper. Good to very good. ISBN 0851792243 View more info

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Australians in Antarctica.

By: BETTS, M.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service: 1981

Seller ID: 19705


4to. 39pp, colour and b&w photographs, maps. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0642016194 View more info

SOUTH. Man and Nature in Antarctica. A New Zealand view.

By: BILLING, Graham.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1964

Seller ID: 19609


First edition. 4to. 207pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, coloured endpaper maps. Original canvas cloth (no dustwrapper), edges of cloth a touch browned. Very good. View more info

Image for Antarctic Photographs 1910-1916. Herbert Ponting & Frank Hurley : Scott, Mawson and Shackleton expeditions.

Antarctic Photographs 1910-1916. Herbert Ponting & Frank Hurley : Scott, Mawson and Shackleton expeditions.

By: BODDINGTON, Jennie (introduced by).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1979

Seller ID: 5258


Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. First edition. Oblong 4to. 124pp, with 95 full-page b&w photographic illustrations. Papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Storied Ice : exploration, discovery, and adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula region.

The Storied Ice : exploration, discovery, and adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula region.

By: BOOTHE, Joan N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley CA, Regent Press: 2011

Seller ID: 30195


Signed by the author. First edition. ix, 373pp, well illustrated with numerous black & white photographs, illustrations and maps. Appendixes (Antarctic Timeline; Antarctic Firsts; Glossary of Terms, Abbreviations, and Acronyms). Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 1587902249 View more info

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The Silence Calling : Australians in Antarctica 1947-97.

By: BOWDEN, Tim.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Seller ID: 3919


4to; xxviii, 593pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good to fine. ***The ANARE Jubilee History. View more info